Decolonizing Africa and African Development published

The book is an intellectual and political response to Thomas Sankara’s challenge to the African people to dare to invent their own future, an echo of Patrice Lumumba’s call for them to write their own history. Exploring the history of Africa’s underdevelopment and the short-circuiting of the Pan-African movement, it argues for the revival of … Continue reading

Winner of the 2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Linguistics

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Linguistics:   WINNER Dr Prafulla Basumatary The Bodo Verb: A Descriptive–Pedagogic Study We are also pleased to announce the runner-up in the competition: RUNNER-UP Dr Sender Dovchin Language, Sociolinguistic Authenticity and Social Media   We congratulate both … Continue reading

Rethinking the Human Person published

Recent developments in the natural and social sciences have brought great benefits to humanity, both in terms of our material wellbeing and our intellectual and conceptual capacities. Yet, despite a broad ethical consensus and highly developed innate faculties of reason and conscience, there seems to be a significant discrepancy between how we ought to behave … Continue reading

Author Janick Julienne interviewed in the Irish Times

    Janick Julienne, author of Un irlandais à Paris : John Patrick Leonard, au cœur des relations franco-irlandaises (1814–1889), has been interviewed in the Irish Times. Dr Julienne was asked to contribute her thoughts about John Patrick Leonard, who she calls ‘the central, unavoidable character in Franco-Irish relations’, as part of the regular feature ‘An Irishwoman’s Diary’. … Continue reading

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