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Dr Stephanie Bird represents UCL in Beijing

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Dr Stephanie Bird (German Department) is currently in Beijing as a visiting lecturer at Peking University. On 25 October she also lectured at The Bookworm Beijing on ‘Representing Trauma and the Possibility of Comedy’ which provided a unique opportunity to consider the relationship between trauma and comedy in literature and film.

Dr Stephanie Bird represents UCL in Beijing

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Dr Stephanie Bird (German Department) is currently in Beijing as a visiting lecturer at Peking University. On 25 October she also lectured at The Bookworm Beijing on ‘Representing Trauma and the Possibility of Comedy’ which provided a unique opportunity to consider the relationship between trauma and comedy in literature and film.

Europe and the Holocaust - Shifts in Public Debates in Poland, Germany and the UK

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Europe and the Holocaust - Shifts in Public Debates in Poland, Germany and the UK

The panel investigates shifts in the role of the Holocaust in European public debates in the recent past. Contrasting developments in Poland, Germany, and Great Britain, we will identify common threads as well as differences in perceiving, presenting, memorizing the mass murder of European Jewries.

UCL Behaviour Change Month – November 2012

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UCL Behaviour Change Month in November 2012 will comprise a series of cross-disciplinary talks, discussions and workshops, and lead up to a £10,000 research prize workshop in January 2013.

Discussion Seminar for Humanities Students

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A group of students have discussed setting up a seminar for graduate students with an interest in literature, culture, translation or gender studies, art, language, or any related subject, regardless of department.

Between the lines

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A new podcast series has been established at UCL’s School of European Languages, Culture and Society, organised by Professor Timothy Mathews and Dr Simon Cooke, Post Doctoral Fellow in English at Edinburgh University.

UCL & I.B. Tauris Publishing Competition

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We are pleased to announce a unique training and publishing opportunity is now open for suitable PhD students.

Students publish new books on Scandinavia

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Students from undergraduate to PhD level have pooled their skills to publish two new books on Scandinavia.

A Small Town Near Auschwitz: Ordinary Nazis and the Holocaust

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A Small Town Near Auschwitz

Mary Fulbrook’s new book, "A Small Town Near Auschwitz - Ordinary Nazis and the Holocaust", explores the role of Udo Klausa, the principal civilian administrator of Bedzin, a town that lies just 25 miles from Auschwitz.

New postgraduate scholarships in the humanities from the Wolfson Foundation

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UCL has been chosen by the Wolfson Foundation as one of a select group of UK universities to receive postgraduate student support in the humanities.

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