Photos from the launch: Migration and the Contemporary Mediterranean @TORCHOxford

Migration and the Contemporary Mediterranean: Shifting Cultures in Twenty-First-Century Italy and Beyond, edited by Claudia Gualtieri, was launched on Friday 25 January at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH). Volume editor Claudia Gualtieri (University of Milan) was joined by Elleke Boehmer (Professor of World Literature in English at Oxford) and Maeve Moynihan and Lena Hart … Continue reading

Book launch: Migration and the Contemporary Mediterranean @TORCHOxford

Migration and the Contemporary Mediterranean: Shifting Cultures in Twenty-First-Century Italy and Beyond, edited by Claudia Gualtieri, will be launched on Friday 25 January at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH). Migration and the Contemporary Mediterranean: Shifting Cultures in Twenty-First Century Italy and Beyond is a new publication in the TORCH Race and Resistance Programme‘s … Continue reading

Book launch: Unbridling the Western Film Auteur

The English Language and Foundation Studies Centre will be launching two new books by ELFSC staff. Among them is Unbridling the Western Film Auteur, edited by Emma Hamilton and Alistair Rolls. The book renders a complex portrait of the Western auteur by considering the genre in a transnational context. It proposes that narrow views of auteurism should … Continue reading

Book Launch: Anna Rosenbaum’s ‘The Safe House Down Under’ at the Embassy of the Czech Republic

Originally posted on the Embassy of the Czech Republic’s website On July 4 the Embassy of the Czech Republic hosted the launch of Anna Rosenbaum’s book The Safe House Down Under, the story of Australia’s immigration policy towards the admission of Czechoslovak refugees trying to escape the Nazi regime. Ondřej Boháč, Chargé d´Affaires a.i. of … Continue reading

Book launch: Blick Mead: Exploring the ‘First Place’ in the Stonehenge Landscape

Blick Mead: Exploring the ‘First Place’ in the Stonehenge Landscape, by David Jacques, Tom Phillips and Tom Lyons, will be launched at 7.30pm on Wednesday 7 March at the Old Bishop’s Palace in Ely. The authors will be introducing their book, tracing the evolution of the Blick Mead dig from its local community-based origins to its current … Continue reading

Irish President Michael D. Higgins at launch of Reimagining Ireland Reader

On Tuesday 27 February, we were delighted to welcome a very special guest to the launch of The Reimagining Ireland Reader: Examining Our Past, Shaping Our Future. The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, was in attendance at the launch, which took place at IT Tallaght in Dublin. The event was preceded by the 25th … Continue reading

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 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: 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: 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

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