Collective Worship and Religious Observance in Schools published

«An important achievement: ‹important› in addressing increasingly controversial issues, ‹achievement› in bringing legal and education experts together. Since the 1944 Education Act introduced a requirement for daily acts of collective worship in schools, society has become increasingly secular and diverse. How to reconcile such diversity with aspirations of many to maintain a religious perspective? This … Continue reading

New paperback edition available: A Hero for the Atomic Age

«This wonderful, original book offers a major contribution to the politics of race and racism, to the history of the Cold War and to the emergent field of Atlantic Studies.» (Professor Paul Gilroy, London School of Economics and Political Science) «I can only say that I found this to be one of the more enlightening … Continue reading

Movement and Connectivity published

Through a series of case studies from Southern and Eastern Africa, Oceania, and Europe, Movement and Connectivity: Configurations of Belonging explores the analytical usefulness of the concept of «mobility» for anthropological thought and theorization. The book scrutinizes mobility through long-term ethnographies that encompass life histories of individual persons, cyclical household developments, and the evolution of … Continue reading

Leading-Edge Research in Public Sector Innovation published

Government and non-profit innovation has emerged as a strong cross-disciplinary research field with its own schools of study. Innovation is studied in fields and organizations that are open to trying out new policies, programs and processes. In twenty-two years of publication, The Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal (TIJ) has published papers and books … Continue reading

Photos from the book launch: Writing for Freedom

Alberica Bazzoni’s Writing for Freedom: Body, Identity and Power in Goliarda Sapienza’s Narrative was launched on Monday 5 February at Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages at the University of Oxford. Jennifer Burns (University of Warwick) moderated a fascinating discussion on contemporary Italian women’s writing with Alberica and Ursula Fanning (University College Dublin). A wine … Continue reading

Vacancy: Book Fairs and Conferences Coordinator

Peter Lang International Publishers is seeking a full-time Book Fairs and Conferences Coordinator in our Oxford office. Reporting to the Global Marketing Manager, we are seeking an enthusiastic, well-organised and detail-oriented candidate to support our global sales and marketing efforts for print and electronic books. You will be responsible for organising our participation in book … Continue reading

Blick Mead in the news: Stonehenge tunnel plan could destroy site

University of Buckingham archaeologist David Jacques, who co-edits the book series Studies in British Mesolithic and Neolithic for Peter Lang and has a forthcoming book on Blick Mead, is drawing attention to the dangers of the Stonehenge tunnel. Read more about the latest at the University of Buckingham site and in the news here and … Continue reading

Vacancy: 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. Fluency in … Continue reading

Invitation for submissions: Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

The Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang Oxford invite submissions for their 2018 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies. Submissions are invited from early career scholars in German Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the prize will receive a … Continue reading

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