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Cara Courage interviewed on the Today programme

    Cara Courage, editor of The Archers in Fact and Fiction: Academic Analyses of Life in Rural Borsetshire, has been interviewed on Radio 4’s Today programme about the Academic Archers 2017 conference. Please click here to listen (the interview is at 1h 43m 22s).   If you have ever wondered about the ethical implications of Dr … Continue reading

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New in Paperback: The World Makers

«The World Makers offers a rich and detailed account of late seventeenth-century theories of the Earth. Written with impeccable scholarship and a highly engaging prose style, this book sheds considerable light on a seminal period in the history of modern science.» (Professor Peter Harrison, University of Oxford) «Though modestly presented as an introduction to debates … Continue reading

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Navigating Maritime Languages and Narratives published

The book collects scholarly essays in the fields of English and French maritime terminology and sea literature. It focuses on the linguistic, literary and cultural exploration of the sea, considering new directions for research in the vast domain of «thalassology». Structured into two sections, which reflect its two main areas of enquiry (terminological and literary) … Continue reading

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Capital-in-Crisis, Trade Unionism and the Question of Revolutionary Agency published

The entry of the capital relation into its epoch of structural crisis forms the basis for the development of the author’s conception of revolutionary agency. Drawing on the work and achievements of both Marx and Hungarian socialist thinker István Mészáros, May relates the emergence and deepening of the structural crisis to the decline of trade … Continue reading

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Book launch: Comparative Becomings: Studies in Transition

Comparative Becomings: Studies in Transition, edited by Michael G. Kelly and Daragh O’Connell, will be launched on Friday 24 February at University College Cork. The event will take place in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures as part of a multiple book launch to celebrate recent publications by members of the School.      

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Mazes and Amazements published

Borges gained his first lessons in philosophy from his father while still a young boy – an intimate home schooling that grew into a long-term obsession. Its ubiquitous presence in his thought and writing has made him one of the most distinctive literary philosophers in the West, expressing itself in a wide-ranging array of fictional … Continue reading

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Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory in the Irish Times

  Marguérite  Corporaal, Christopher Cusack and Ruud van den  Beuken have published an article in the Irish Times about their new edited volume Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory: Transitions and  Transformations. Please click here to read the article in full. Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory presents the latest research from Irish studies scholars … Continue reading

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Latest news on Blick Mead from Peter Lang series editor David Jacques

Peter Lang series editor David Jacques and colleagues have published a new article on their discoveries at Blick Mead near Stonehenge in Current Archaeology (Issue 324). Click here to read the article. For information about his series co-edited with Graeme Davis, Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic, click here.

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Peter Lang series editor awarded France’s order of merit

Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey, editor of the series Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, has been awarded France’s second highest national order of merit, becoming a Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite. Dr Alyn Stacey is an Associate Professor in the Department of French at Trinity College Dublin, where she is also the … Continue reading

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Series re-launch: European Connections: Studies in Comparative Literature, Intermediality and Aesthetics

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the re-launch of the series European Connections under new editorship: European Connections: Studies in Comparative Literature, Intermediality and Aesthetics   http://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/EC Series Editors: Hugues Azérad (Magdalene College, University of Cambridge) and Marion Schmid (University of Edinburgh) Editorial Board: Vincent Ferré (University Paris-Est Créteil), Robin Kirkpatrick (University of Cambridge), … Continue reading

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