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Institute of Modern Languages Research

Facilitating, initiating and promoting dialogue and research for the Modern Languages community

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Speaker: Anne Fuchs (University College Dublin) talks about her recently published book 'Precarious Times'.
Kafka in Quarantine

Kafka in Quarantine

2020-04-2236:04

Institute of Modern Languages Research Speaker(s): Prompted by the Royal Ballet’s streaming of its 2011 ballet ‘Metamorphosis’ (‘Die Verwandlung’), Seán Williams (University of Sheffield) talks about reading and watching Kafka in confined a...
Beat Furrer in conversation with Edward Nesbit AHRC OWRI project ‘Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community' A series of talks on the relationship between music and language, created as part of the AHRC Open World Research Initiative; ‘Cro...
How to navigate an archive: Looking for witchcraft trials in the State Archive of Venice and in the ecclesiastical Archive of Udine: a personal experience from the early 1960s Carlo Ginzburg is one of the most original and influential historians of ...
Carla Mereu (Bristol); Katie Brown (Bristol); Kit Yee Wong (BBK)
This one-day workshop aims to probe whether the label and concept of a ‘minor literature’ (Deleuze/Guattari, 1975) can be usefully applied to contemporary writing by female Jewish authors in Germany and Austria. The workshop will explore what the t...
Dr Jorge Pinto (University of Lisbon) This seminar focuses on the language situation in Cape Verde. Portuguese pidgins were the first Romance pidgins to emerge and gave rise to creoles throughout the world. Since independence, the role and status of...
Speaker: Sheila Lecoeur (Imperial College London) A lecture by Dr Sheila Lecoeur on the publication of her volume Mussolini's Greek Island: Fascism and the Italian Occupation of Syros in World War II. The lecture will focus on the legacy of the Ital...
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2018-01-2401:53:11

This seminar investigates the relation between thought, spontaneity and movement - in short, living thought, or thought thinking experience. Spontaneity and movement are nothing fixed, and so it seems that a philosophical understanding of them must als...
Speakers: Dr Andrea Hammel (Aberystwyth), Stephanie Homer (IMLR), Ursula Krechel (Berlin) and Ruth Barnett (London) The Kindertransport enabled nearly 10,000 child refugees to flee from Nazi-occupied territories to the UK in 1938-39. It is remembere...
Translating Development Introduction Hilary Footitt (University of Reading) Panel 1: Translators in Development NGOs Chair: Wine Tesseur Alberto Sanz Martins (Translations manager, Oxfam GB) Jessica Matthews (Internal communications officer...
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PROCESS PHILOSOPHY - 1

2017-06-1901:43:10

This seminar investigates the relation between thought, spontaneity and movement - in short, living thought, or thought thinking experience. Spontaneity and movement are nothing fixed, and so it seems that a philosophical understanding of them must als...
Institute of Modern Languages Research Showcasing Research Excellence: the Journal of Romance Studies Inaugural Annual Symposium Panel 1: Showcasing research excellence Slavery in Enlightenment America – Crèvecoeur’s Bilingual Approach J...
Institute of Modern Languages Research Showcasing Research Excellence: the Journal of Romance Studies Inaugural Annual Symposium Panel 1: Showcasing research excellence The Vamp Rehabilitated: Carmen de Burgos’s mujer fría in the light of A...
Institute of Modern Languages Research Showcasing Research Excellence: the Journal of Romance Studies Inaugural Annual Symposium Panel 1: Showcasing research excellence A Meditation on Fernando Pessoa Bernard McGuirk (University of Nottingha...
Institute of Modern Languages Research Showcasing Research Excellence: the Journal of Romance Studies Inaugural Annual Symposium Panel 2: Showcasing research projects Matrixial Creativity and the Wit(h)nessing of Trauma: Reconnecting Mothers a...
Institute of Modern Languages Research Showcasing Research Excellence: the Journal of Romance Studies Inaugural Annual Symposium Panel 2: Showcasing research projects The Values of French Literature and Language in the European Middle Ages Si...
Institute of Modern Languages Research Showcasing Research Excellence: the Journal of Romance Studies Inaugural Annual Symposium Keynote Beyond Modern Languages? Jo Labanyi (New York University) This event is kindly supported by Liverpool...
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2017-05-2211:15

This seminar investigates the relation between thought, spontaneity and movement - in short, living thought, or thought thinking experience. Spontaneity and movement are nothing fixed, and so it seems that a philosophical understanding of them must als...
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2017-05-0802:22:03

This seminar investigates the relation between thought, spontaneity and movement - in short, living thought, or thought thinking experience. Spontaneity and movement are nothing fixed, and so it seems that a philosophical understanding of them must als...
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