Leverhulme Lecture IV - Professor Sven Erik Larsen

Publication date: Feb 5, 2013 2:59:40 PM

Start: Apr 24, 2013 6:00:00 PM
End: Apr 24, 2013 8:00:00 PM

Location: UCL Ramsay Lecture Theatre, Christopher Ingold Building, Gordon Street, WC1H 0AJ

Svend Larsen

Professor Svend Erik Larsen (Aarhus Universitet, Denmark)

Professor Larsen has been awarded a Leverhulme Visiting Professorship to spend January-June 2013 based at UCL Scandinavian Studies.

This is the final event in a series of four Leverhulme Lectures which Professor Larsen is presenting, alongside leading Masterclasses for postgraduate students, and helping launch a new collaboration between UCL Scandinavian Studies, Dutch and SSEES: Learning From Small Nations.

Title: The Limits of Forgiveness: Writing Reconciliation in South Africa

Many South African writers have discussed the limits of the bold attempt to use forgiveness as an instrument to national reconciliation.