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

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)

African Studies, Book launch, Italian Studies, migration studies

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

Archaeology, Book launch, history

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

Book launch, Irish literature, Irish Studies

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

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

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

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