‘Safety in the skies’: Author Simon Bennett interviewed on Australian radio programme Rear Vision

Author Simon Bennett was interviewed on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation National Radio programme Rear Vision on Sunday 21 August. The episode, titled ‘Safey in the skies – the story of aviation security’, focused on the history of aircraft hijackings. To listen to the programme, or read a transcript, click here. To read more about Simon … Continue reading

Tune in tonight to hear author Albrecht Dümling on ABC Radio National

Author Albrecht Dümling will be interviewed by Phillip Adams on Late Night Live on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation National Radio at 10 pm AEST. For more information, and to listen to the broadcast, click here. ‘Of the 9,000 German and Austrian Jewish refugees who made the journey to Australia, at least 100 were talented musicians, … Continue reading

The Vanished Musicians reviewed in Australia’s Limelight magazine

Limelight, Australia’s Classical Music and Arts Magazine, features an article by Clive Paget about The Vanished Musicians: Jewish Refugees in Australia by Albrecht Dümling. Read the article here. The book is being launched at multiple events in Australia in the next few days: SYDNEY TODAY: 23 August — 6 pm Goethe Institute ‘Book Launch: The … Continue reading

Reminder – Deadline for Young Scholars Competitions is 31 August!

The deadline for the 2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competitions in Education Studies and in Linguistics is 31 August 2016. We welcome your proposals!   Please see details below about each competition: 2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Education Studies. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­for academic monographs in the area of … Continue reading

Travel Texts and Moving Cultures published

How does the experience of travel transform culture over time? This question is at the heart of this book, which brings together two main areas of scholarship: the cultural analysis of German literature and film and the emerging field of mobilities studies, which places movement and travel at the centre of human experience. The author … Continue reading

Vom bürgerlichen zum sozialen Trauerspiel Gerhart Hauptmanns published

In diesem Buch geht der Autor der Frage nach, inwiefern sich die beiden Dramen Dorothea Angermann und Vor Sonnenuntergang Gerhart Hauptmanns von ihren Vorgängern unterscheiden und wie sie sich literaturgeschichtlich einordnen lassen. Die beiden Schauspiele wurden von Hauptmann zur Zeit der ersten deutschen Demokratie der Weimarer Republik verfasst und behandeln neben den individuellen Umständen einzelner … Continue reading

New book series: Transamerican Film and Literature

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new book series Transamerican Film and Literature Series Editors James Ramey, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Cuajimalpa, México Maricruz Castro Ricalde, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México Lauro Zavala, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Xochimilco, México This series publishes scholarly contributions to the growing and ever-changing fields of film and literary studies … Continue reading

Author Simon Bennett on aviation security

Simon Bennett, author of How Pilots Live, has contributed to numerous recent articles on the subject of aviation security in light of recent events: http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/wirtschaft/unternehmen-und-konjunktur/kann-ich-frankreichferien-annullieren/story/29661251 http://www2.le.ac.uk/news/blog/2016-archive/july/expert-comment-terror-attack-in-france http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/07/01/world/airport-security-around-the-world.html

Book launches and events for The Vanished Musicians

The Vanished Musicians: Jewish Refugees in Australia by Albrecht Dümling will be launched at multiple events in Australia in late August and early September: SYDNEY 21 August  — 4 pm Emanuel Synagogue ‘From Berlin to Sydney: Jewish Refugee Musicians’ With guest speakers Albrecht Dümling, composer George Dreyfus AM and Anthony Kay and a live music … Continue reading

Book launch for Shifting Memory, Fragile Impunity: Commemoration and Contestation in Post-Dictatorship Argentina and Uruguay

Fragile Memory, Shifting Impunity: Commemoration and Contestation in Post-Dictatorship Argentina and Uruguay, by Dr Cara Levey, will be launched at 5.30pm on Monday 5 September at University College Cork. The launch will take place in the Social Area on the first floor of Block B in the O’Rahilly Building. The speakers will be Dr Helena … Continue reading

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