German, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, New series

Book proposals welcome: German Studies in America

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to invited book proposals for the German Studies in America series: German Studies in America Series Editors: Celia Applegate, Gail Hart, Kai Evers, Susan Gustafson and Peter Meilaender German Studies in America publishes research across the field of German studies in the broadest sense, from literary criticism to cultural studies.… Continue reading Book proposals welcome: German Studies in America

Australian Studies, Book launch, Jewish studies

Book launch: The Safe House Down Under

The Safe House Down Under: Jewish Refugees from Czechoslovakia in Australia 1938-1944, by Anna Rosenbaum, will be launched at 2pm on Sunday 18 March at the Sydney Jewish Museum. The main speaker will be Mark Alfred Dreyfus, Shadow Attorney General and Shadow Minister for National Security. Please click here for more information and to RSVP.  … Continue reading Book launch: The Safe House Down Under

history, Religious Studies, Scotland

History Scotland article about Thomas Chalmers by David C. Jackson

David C. Jackson has published an article in History Scotland about nineteenth-century Scottish theologian Thomas Chalmers, the subject of his newly published book The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers: Following His Journey from Anstruther to Glasgow. Please click here to read the article. Dr Jackson's book follows the life and work of Thomas Chalmers (1780–1847) from… Continue reading History Scotland article about Thomas Chalmers by David C. Jackson

Book launch, history, Religious Studies, Scotland

Book launch: The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers

The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers, by David C. Jackson, will be launched at 3pm on Wednesday 25 April at the University Chapel, Glasgow. Copies of the book will be sold during the event by the academic bookseller John Smith. The full address of the launch venue is Chapel Corridor (South), West Quadrangle, Main… Continue reading Book launch: The Pilgrimage and Conversion of Thomas Chalmers

vacancies

Applications welcome for Desk Editor and Editorial Assistant posts – Deadline tomorrow!

Desk Editor We are pleased to be recruiting for a full-time Desk Editor in our busy Oxford office. We are seeking an enthusiastic, well-organised and detail-oriented candidate to support our editorial and production teams. The ideal candidate will be a native English speaker and have experience with editorial book production and knowledge of academic copy-editing.… Continue reading Applications welcome for Desk Editor and Editorial Assistant posts – Deadline tomorrow!

Health and Safety, Industrial Relations, New series, Social Science

Systems Thinking for Safety series launched: Simon Bennett ‘aiming to save lives’

Dr Simon Bennett's new book series Systems Thinking for Safety is featured on the University of Leicester website in an article titled 'Academic aiming to save lives through publishing new series'. Read the article here. Systems Thinking for Safety Edited by Simon Bennett This series draws on the success of the systems-thinking approach to safety… Continue reading Systems Thinking for Safety series launched: Simon Bennett ‘aiming to save lives’

Book launch, Postcolonial, Postcolonial Studies

Book launch: Fighting Words: Fifteen Books that Shaped the Postcolonial World

Fighting Words: Fifteen Books that Shaped the Postcolonial World, edited by Dominic Davies, Erica Lombard and Benjamin Mountford, will be launched at the Australian National University on Tuesday 20 February 2018 at 4pm. The event will include a panel discussion with Elleke Boehmer, Michael R. Griffiths, Benjamin Mountford and Christina Twomey. The launch will take place in Room 2.02… Continue reading Book launch: Fighting Words: Fifteen Books that Shaped the Postcolonial World

Art, Art History, Book launch, Italian Studies

Book launch: Bruno Munari: The Lightness of Art

Bruno Munari: The Lightness of Art, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello, Matilde Nardelli and Margherita Zanoletti, will be launched at 6pm on Wednesday 21 February at the Museo del Novecento in Milan. Speakers will include the architect Mario Piazza, the designer and curator Federica Sala and Francesco Tedeschi, an art historian from Milan's Università Cattolica del… Continue reading Book launch: Bruno Munari: The Lightness of Art

Book launch, Ireland, Irish Studies

Book launch: The Reimagining Ireland Reader

The launch of The Reimagining Ireland Reader: Examining Our Past, Shaping Our Future, edited by Eamon Maher, will take place at IT Tallaght in Dublin at 6.30pm on Tuesday 27 February. The book will be launched by Derek Hand, Head of the School of English at Dublin City University.  The event will be preceded by… Continue reading Book launch: The Reimagining Ireland Reader

Competition, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, Women's Studies

Entries welcome: 2018 Women in German Studies Book Prize

Peter Lang are delighted to be sponsoring the 2018 Women in German Studies Book prize, which has just been announced on the Women in German Studies blog. The Women in German Studies Book Prize (for first books) was established in 2015. Sally-Ann Spencer (Victoria University of Wellington) was the inaugural winner. Her monograph,  Contemporary German-English… Continue reading Entries welcome: 2018 Women in German Studies Book Prize