Book launch, Environmental Studies, Genre fiction

Book launch for #Cli-Fi #climatechange fiction #academicbookweek @acbookweek

                            Please join us for a wine reception and discussion of climate change! Cli-Fi: A Companion, edited by Axel Goodbody and Adeline Johns-Putra, will be launched at the Oxfam Bookshop (56 St Giles, Oxford) at 6 pm on Wednesday 11 March. Volume… Continue reading Book launch for #Cli-Fi #climatechange fiction #academicbookweek @acbookweek

Cultural Studies, Disability Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies

New Book Series! #Disability, #Media, #Culture #proposals welcome @BAFTSS @SCMStudies @MeCCSA2020

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series Disability, Media, Culture  Series Editors: Dr Alison Wilde and Dr Murray Simpson (University of Dundee) Globally today, television, film and the internet comprise the principal sources of cultural consumption and engagement. Despite this, these areas have not featured strongly in the… Continue reading New Book Series! #Disability, #Media, #Culture #proposals welcome @BAFTSS @SCMStudies @MeCCSA2020

Competition, German, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, prize

Submissions are invited! 2020 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies @WIGSblog @AGS_tweets

The Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang Oxford invite submissions for their 2020 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies. Submissions are invited from early career scholars in German Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the prize will receive a… Continue reading Submissions are invited! 2020 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies @WIGSblog @AGS_tweets

Francophone literature, French, French Literature, French studies, nineteenth-century studies, Women's Studies, Young Scholars Competition

Winners of the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies in the following categories: Joint Winners in Nineteenth Century Giada Alessandroni Amongst Women: Literary Representations of Female Homosociality in Belle Epoque France, 1880–1914 to be published in French Studies of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries in 2020… Continue reading Winners of the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies

Music, Religious Studies

June Boyce-Tillman Celebration Concert

‘WE SHALL GO OUT WITH GRATITUDE WITHIN US’, a concert in celebration of the life and work of Rev. Prof. June Boyce-Tillman MBE, was held on 4 November 2019. Many friends, family, musicians, colleagues and alumni came together for the event. A video of the concert is now available on YouTube here. June Boyce-Tillman is… Continue reading June Boyce-Tillman Celebration Concert

German Literature and Culture, German Studies

Book launch for Rey Conquer’s Reading Colour

Reading Colour: George, Rilke, Kandinsky, Lasker-Schüler by Rey Conquer will be launched on Thursday 5 December from 4 to 6 pm at the Vernon Harcourt Room, St Hilda’s College, Oxford. Joining Rey to discuss the book will be Dr Nick Gaskill (Oriel College) and Prof Tony Phelan, Keble College. Please RSVP georgina.paul@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk by Monday 2… Continue reading Book launch for Rey Conquer’s Reading Colour

Award, Eastern Europe, Exile Studies, Women's Studies

Jana Buresova awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk

Jana Buresova has been awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk by the Czech Republic for her book The Dynamics of Forced Female Migration from Czechoslovakia to Britain, 1938–1950. Dr Buresova was honoured at an event at the Czech Embassy on 5 November 2019. The Honorary Silver Medal is awarded by the Ministry of… Continue reading Jana Buresova awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk

Ireland, Irish Studies, Music

Photos from the launch: Ceol Phádraig

Ceol Phádraig: Music at St Patrick’s College Drumcondra, 1875-2016, edited by John Buckley and John O'Flynn, was launched at the Teachers' Club, Parnell Square, Dublin, on Wednesday 20 November. Congratulations to the editors and contributors! Photos from the event: John Buckley with chapter contributor Patricia Flynn Dr Pauric Travers, who launched the book, with guests… Continue reading Photos from the launch: Ceol Phádraig

German, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, New Publications

New books in German Studies

We are pleased to announce our new titles in German Studies: Rey Conquer, Reading Colour: George, Rilke, Kandinsky, Lasker-Schüler Winner of the 2018 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies, Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham   Natalie Eppelsheimer, Roads Less Traveled: German-Jewish Exile Experiences in Kenya, 1933–1947   Dirk Göttsche (ed.), Memory and… Continue reading New books in German Studies

Music, Religious Studies

International Network for Music, Spirituality and Wellbeing website launches

The International Network for Music, Spirituality and Wellbeing website has launched! 'The International Network for Music, Spirituality and Wellbeing embraces the social, personal, spiritual and political aspects of wellbeing. Our mission is to promote wellbeing in individuals, communities, organisations and the environment, through the use of music.' Read more about their activities here. The network… Continue reading International Network for Music, Spirituality and Wellbeing website launches