Reminder: 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competitions in Irish Studies and Nineteenth-Century Studies, due 31 July!

Reminder: Submissions due by 31 July 2017 The Oxford and Dublin offices of Peter Lang are delighted to announce the 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in the fields of Irish Studies and Nineteenth-Century Studies. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in each field for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial … Continue reading

Photos from the book launch: Between Categories: The Films of Margaret Tait and (Re)imagining African Independence

Between Categories: The Films of Margaret Tait: Portrait, Poetry, Sound and Place by Sarah Neely and Re(imagining) African Independence: Film, Visual Arts and the Fall of the Portuguese Empire, edited by Maria do Carmo Piçarra and Teresa Castro, were launched on Thursday 29 June at the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS) conference in Paris. … Continue reading

Peter Lang at the Society for Italian Studies conference

We are delighted to be attending the Society for Italian Studies conference at the University of Hull from 27-29 June 2017. Please come by the Peter Lang bookstand to see our latest publications in Italian Studies and meet with Christabel Scaife, Senior Commissioning Editor. A 30% conference discount will be available!    

Peter Lang at the NECS-European Network for Cinema and Media Studies conference

Lucy Melville, Publishing Director at Peter Lang Oxford, will be attending the NECS-Network for Cinema and Media Studies conference at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 between 29 June and 1 July. Lucy would be happy to meet conference attendees at the Peter Lang bookstand in the publishers’ forum. A selection of our latest publications in film … Continue reading

Book launches at the NECS-European Network for Cinema and Media Studies conference

  We are delighted to announce that two of our recent publications will be launched at the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS) conference in Paris. The books to be launched are Between Categories: The Films of Margaret Tait: Portrait, Poetry, Sound and Place by Sarah Neely and (Re)imagining African Independence: Film, Visual Arts … Continue reading

David Jacques on BBC Radio 4: ‘The Stonehenge Tunnel’

Series editor David Jacques, Blick Mead project director, responds to plans for the Stonehenge tunnel on the BBC Radio 4 programme Making History: The Stonehenge Tunnel. To listen to the broadcast, click here. For information about his series co-edited with Graeme Davis, Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic, click here.

New book series: Medical Humanities: Criticism & Creativity

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series   Medical Humanities: Criticism & Creativity   Edited by Maria Vaccarella (University of Bristol) and Kimberly R. Myers (Penn State College of Medicine) This series showcases innovative research, creativity and pedagogy in the interdisciplinary field of medical humanities. Books in the … Continue reading

New book series: Documentary Film Cultures

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series   Documentary Film Cultures     Edited by Dafydd Sills-Jones (Aberystwyth University) and Pietari Kääpä (University of Warwick) This series provides a space for exploring the development of documentary film cultures in the contemporary context. The series takes an ecological approach … Continue reading

Paul Campbell interviewed on @BBCRadio4 ‘Thinking Allowed’

Paul Ian Campbell, winner of the British Sociological Association Philip Abrams Memorial Prize for his book Football, Ethnicity and Community: The Life of an African-Caribbean Football Club, was interviewed about his research on @BBCRadio4 ‘Thinking Allowed’ in a broadcast on ‘Sport and Philosophy – Inside an African-Caribbean Football Club’. Click here to listen to the … Continue reading

Oliver Ready speaking at Pushkin House in London

Oliver Ready, author of Persisting in Folly: Russian Writers in Search of Wisdom, 1963-2013, will be speaking about his book at the Pushkin House in London on Tuesday 20 June 2017. The title of his talk will be ‘Schools for Fools? The Cult of Folly in Recent Russian Writing’. Click here to register for the … Continue reading

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