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

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

New publication: ‘Power to Observe’

This book was the winner of the 2013 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Irish Studies. Irish women flourished in the publishing world at the turn of the twentieth century, and a number of the most popular and prolific of these authors chose to live and work in Britain. As expatriates, these women occupied a … Continue reading

New publication: The Irish Short Story

Often hailed as a ‘national genre’, the short story has a long and distinguished tradition in Ireland and continues to fascinate readers and writers alike. Critical appreciation of the Irish short story, however, has laboured for too long under the normative conception of it as a realist form, used to depict quintessential truths about Ireland … Continue reading

New publication: Embodied Peacebuilding

In the areas of peacebuilding and conflict resolution, the word ‘reconciliation’ has often been branded a negative term because it implies a resolution agreed upon by all parties in a given society, which for many seems an unachievable ideal. This book looks at the concept of reconciliation from a theological point of view, analysing its … Continue reading

New publication: Higher Education and Second Language Learning

This volume explores the challenges involved in facilitating student learning of second languages at university level. Easy access to information and communication technologies inside and outside the classroom, alongside an increasing tendency for students to play an active role in shaping their own learning, are having a significant impact on second language learning and teaching … Continue reading

New publication: Media and Cosmopolitanism

This collection of essays examines the relationship between the media and cosmopolitanism in an increasingly fragmented and globalizing world. This relationship is presented from multiple perspectives and the essays cover, amongst other themes, cosmopolitanization in everyday life, the mediation of suffering, trauma studies, and researching cosmopolitanism from a non-Western perspective. Some of the essays explore … Continue reading

New publication: Identidad en tiempos de vanguardia

Los estudios comparativos de Federico García Lorca y Salvador Dalí han tendido a concentrarse en aspectos biográficos. Este libro supera tal enfoque analizando la representación del narcisismo, el genio y la violencia en los poemas, las pinturas, las conferencias y las autobiografías de Lorca y Dalí. Tales temas se examinan principalmente desde las ópticas del … Continue reading

New publication: Lectures croisées

This selection of essays by Alan Raitt provides a series of cross-readings of nineteenth-century French literary authors and texts. The collection revolves around Flaubert and Villiers de l’Isle-Adam, the two authors with whom Raitt is most associated, situating them and their principal works in relation to each other, as well as to Balzac, Nerval, Baudelaire, … Continue reading

New publication: The Life and Ministry Of Prophet Garrick Sokari Braide

This study investigates the life and activities of Garrick Sokari Idikatima Braide, an African prophet, missionary and revivalist, in the evangelization of the Niger Delta area of Nigeria from 1890 to 1920. The book focuses on Braide’s revival movement and its impact on the mainstream churches and the grassroots spread of Christianity, which reached over … Continue reading

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