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New publication: History, Remembrance and Religious Education

How should the Holocaust be taught in schools, and to what end? What role should religious education play in recounting and remembering this human catastrophe? How has the nature and purpose of religious education changed and developed over time? What contribution should religious education make to identity formation, particularly regarding the role of memory, heritage … Continue reading

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New series: Transnational Cultures

Transnational Cultures promotes enquiry into the cultural products of transnationalism with a particular focus on the visual arts, literature, music, performance, cinema and new media. With the growth of diasporic communities, migratory crossings and virtual exchange, cultural production beyond, across and traversing borders has become an increasing focus of scholarship within historical, contemporary and comparative … Continue reading

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New publication: The Long Seventh Century

This volume represents a selection of papers presented at the 2013 Edinburgh Seventh Century Colloquium, showcasing the latest scholarship from a rising generation of academics. The volume traverses the globe from Iran to the Atlantic and from Sweden to the Sahara and ranges from the establishment of the early Islamic state to the beginnings of … Continue reading

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New publication: Returning the Gaze

This book is proposed as a contribution to postcolonial critiques of the colonial and postcolonial exotic. It investigates the exotic as a representation of colonial cultural difference in colonial discourse, culture and history, and its oppositional rewritings in postcolonial thought and literature. Its analyses of the exotic include classical Arabo-Islamic ethnographic texts, Marco Polo’s and … Continue reading

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Vacancy: Production Manager

We have an opening for a production manager to oversee production at our Oxford office. This role would suit a production controller looking for more responsibility and the next step in their career. Key duties: Manage the UK based production department and work closely with the Global Production Manager Facilitate the smooth production of both … Continue reading

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Book launch: The Inclusion Delusion? Reflections on Democracy, Ethos and Education

On Thursday 29 January, the launch of The Inclusion Delusion? Reflections on Democracy, Ethos and Education, edited by Dr Aislinn O’Donnell, took place in the Department of Learning, Society and Religious Education at Mary Immaculate College in Limerick. The book was launched by Professor Sharon Todd, Head of Education at Maynooth University. As part of … Continue reading

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Second edition of Japan Copes with Calamity published

Four years after the 3.11 disaster in Japan, this acclaimed collection of ethnographies in English on the Japanese communities affected by the giant Tohoku earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disasters continues to be the only one of its kind. With a new preface offering an update on the affected communities, this volume brings together studies by … Continue reading

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New publication: Time and Space in Contemporary Greek-Cypriot Cinema

Why does the 1974 war in Cyprus remain so dominant in Greek-Cypriot cinema? How has this event shaped the imagination of contemporary filmmakers, and how might one define the new national cinema that has emerged as a result? This book explores such questions by analysing a range of Greek-Cypriot films that have hitherto received little … Continue reading

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Book launch: The Inclusion Delusion? Reflections on Democracy, Ethos and Education

The Inclusion Delusion? Reflections on Democracy, Ethos and Education, edited by Aislinn O’Donnell, will be launched at 6pm on Thursday 29 January 2015 in the Department of Learning, Society and Religious Education at Mary Immaculate College in Limerick. The launch will follow a lecture by Professor Sharon Todd, Head of Education at Maynooth University, on … Continue reading

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Winner of the 2014 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Memory Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2014 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Memory Studies: WINNER Dr Samuel Merrill Excavating Buried Memories: Mnemonic Production in the Railways Under London and Berlin   We are also pleased to announce the runner-up in the competition: RUNNER-UP Dr Alice Wittgenstein In the Presence … Continue reading

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The Summer Oxford Art Fair 8-9 August 2015 at the Fishes Pub - Botley, North Hinksey

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