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Winner of the Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Memory Studies published: Networked Remembrance by Samuel Merrill

«In this rich and fascinating book Samuel Merrill explores the underground transport networks of London and Berlin. Networked Remembrance marks a significant addition to the literature on intersections between memory, space and urban culture.» — Matthew Gandy, Professor of Geography, University of Cambridge «Merrill’s richly illustrated text offers uniquely moving accounts about the ‹everyday undergrounds› … Continue reading

Consuming Irish Children published

As far as Irish history is concerned, consuming Irish children was not only a matter for Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal. Late nineteenth-century Ireland saw the emergence of a thriving home-grown advertising industry, and the Irish child played a pivotal role in developing a nascent consumer state from the 1860s until 1921. Through extensive analysis … Continue reading

Devolutionary Readings published

The September 1997 vote approving devolution, albeit by a tiny margin, was a watershed moment in recent Welsh history. This volume of essays considers the English-language poetic life of Wales since that point. Addressing a range of poets who are associated with Wales by either birth or residence and have been significantly active in the … Continue reading

Pentecostal-Charismatic Prophecy published

«This book provides the most important account of prophecy among Pentecostal and Charismatic Christians in recent years. Working from an empirical-theological approach, it offers major insights from a study of Kenyan Pentecostals. Dr. Muindi should be congratulated for moving the boundary of knowledge in such a significant manner. I commend this study to all scholars … Continue reading

Spirituality and Music Education published

‘Dr June Boyce-Tillman is a pioneer. It is due to her inspiration and boundless energies that an important new and ground-breaking compendium has been assembled. This rich and diverse collection of contributions eloquently challenges the long-held opinion that there are some issues about which we cannot speak. The articles cross cultural boundaries and provide ample … Continue reading

Book launch: Writing the Great War

Nicolas Bianchi and Toby Garfitt’s edited collection Writing the Great War / Comment écrire la Grande Guerre? will be launched in the Common Room, History Faculty at the University of Oxford on Tuesday 28 November at 5.30 pm. The launch will take place during the drinks reception to follow Professor John Horne’s valedictory Leverhulme lecture … Continue reading

Book launch: Landscapes of Memory

Patrizia Violi’s monograph Landscapes of Memory: Trauma, Space, History will be launched at the Memory and Space Conference at the Senate House in London on Thursday 30 November at 6.30 pm. Professor Violi will also be giving a keynote address at the conference. To register for the conference, please click here.

Book launch: Shakespeare and German Reunification

Emily Oliver’s monograph, Shakespeare and German Reunification: The Interface of Politics and Performance, will be launched at the German Department at King’s College London on Thursday 23 November at 6 pm. The event will take place as part of a multiple book launch to celebrate recent publications by current and former members of the German … Continue reading

How Pilots Live author Simon Bennett working with the National Police Air Service

Dr Simon Bennett, author of How Pilots Live, is working with the National Police Air Service on research to improve patient safety. Read the latest news about his research here. On How Pilots Live: «I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to understand what our ‘glamorous’ way of life is really like; to … Continue reading

Bruno Munari: The Lightness of Art published

Bruno Munari was one of the most important and eclectic twentieth-century European artists. Dubbed the «Leonardo and Peter Pan» of contemporary art, he pioneered what would later be labelled kinetic art, playing a key role in the constitution and definition of the aesthetic programmes of groups such as Movimento Arte Concreta and Programmed Art. He … Continue reading

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