Francophone literature, French, French Literature, French studies, nineteenth-century studies, Women's Studies, Young Scholars Competition

Winners of the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies in the following categories: Joint Winners in Nineteenth Century Giada Alessandroni Amongst Women: Literary Representations of Female Homosociality in Belle Epoque France, 1880–1914 to be published in French Studies of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries in 2020… Continue reading Winners of the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies

Music, Religious Studies

June Boyce-Tillman Celebration Concert

‘WE SHALL GO OUT WITH GRATITUDE WITHIN US’, a concert in celebration of the life and work of Rev. Prof. June Boyce-Tillman MBE, was held on 4 November 2019. Many friends, family, musicians, colleagues and alumni came together for the event. A video of the concert is now available on YouTube here. June Boyce-Tillman is… Continue reading June Boyce-Tillman Celebration Concert

German Literature and Culture, German Studies

Book launch for Rey Conquer’s Reading Colour

Reading Colour: George, Rilke, Kandinsky, Lasker-Schüler by Rey Conquer will be launched on Thursday 5 December from 4 to 6 pm at the Vernon Harcourt Room, St Hilda’s College, Oxford. Joining Rey to discuss the book will be Dr Nick Gaskill (Oriel College) and Prof Tony Phelan, Keble College. Please RSVP georgina.paul@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk by Monday 2… Continue reading Book launch for Rey Conquer’s Reading Colour

Award, Eastern Europe, Exile Studies, Women's Studies

Jana Buresova awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk

Jana Buresova has been awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk by the Czech Republic for her book The Dynamics of Forced Female Migration from Czechoslovakia to Britain, 1938–1950. Dr Buresova was honoured at an event at the Czech Embassy on 5 November 2019. The Honorary Silver Medal is awarded by the Ministry of… Continue reading Jana Buresova awarded the Honorary Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk

Ireland, Irish Studies, Music

Photos from the launch: Ceol Phádraig

Ceol Phádraig: Music at St Patrick’s College Drumcondra, 1875-2016, edited by John Buckley and John O'Flynn, was launched at the Teachers' Club, Parnell Square, Dublin, on Wednesday 20 November. Congratulations to the editors and contributors! Photos from the event: John Buckley with chapter contributor Patricia Flynn Dr Pauric Travers, who launched the book, with guests… Continue reading Photos from the launch: Ceol Phádraig

German, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, New Publications

New books in German Studies

We are pleased to announce our new titles in German Studies: Rey Conquer, Reading Colour: George, Rilke, Kandinsky, Lasker-Schüler Winner of the 2018 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies, Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham   Natalie Eppelsheimer, Roads Less Traveled: German-Jewish Exile Experiences in Kenya, 1933–1947   Dirk Göttsche (ed.), Memory and… Continue reading New books in German Studies

Music, Religious Studies

International Network for Music, Spirituality and Wellbeing website launches

The International Network for Music, Spirituality and Wellbeing website has launched! 'The International Network for Music, Spirituality and Wellbeing embraces the social, personal, spiritual and political aspects of wellbeing. Our mission is to promote wellbeing in individuals, communities, organisations and the environment, through the use of music.' Read more about their activities here. The network… Continue reading International Network for Music, Spirituality and Wellbeing website launches

Book launch, Islamic Studies, Religious Studies

Book launch: Power-Knowledge in Tabari’s «Histoire» of Islam

Power-Knowledge in Tabari’s «Histoire» of Islam: Politicizing the past in Medieval Islamic Historiography by Amir Moghadam and Terence Lovat will be launched at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford on 22 November 2019. The launch will take place in Talbot Hall, LMH in Norham Gardens at 2 pm. All are welcome! «This is an outstanding work on… Continue reading Book launch: Power-Knowledge in Tabari’s «Histoire» of Islam

Australian Studies, Book launch, conference, Indigenous Studies

Book launch for Matteo Dutto’s Legacies of #Indigenous Resistance at the European Association for Studies of #Australia (#EASA)

Matteo Dutto's book Legacies of Indigenous Resistance: Pemulwuy, Jandamarra and Yagan in Australian Indigenous Film, Theatre and Literature was launched at the European Association for Studies of Australia (EASA) annual conference in Toulon, France in September 2019. Australian Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives series editor Anne Brewster, Mitchell Rolls and Stephen Muecke all spoke at the event, alongside author Matteo… Continue reading Book launch for Matteo Dutto’s Legacies of #Indigenous Resistance at the European Association for Studies of #Australia (#EASA)