Upcoming Research Seminar:
To be announced.
|The Centre for Intercultural Studies research seminars are informal events aimed at humanities research students and staff who work across cultural, disciplinary and/or language boundaries. They address audiences with a range of specialisms and backgrounds, and focus on issues of research design and methodology.|
18.03.2009. Adrienne Janes (Aberdeen). Laughter, Identity and Language in Joyce, Beckett and others.
04.03.2009. Aino Rinhaug (Oslo/IGRS). Literature, Heredity and Genealogy: Reading Antonio Lobo Antunes.
18.02.2009. Phrae Chittiphalangsri (CIS). Sanskrit Classics in English and French, 1780-1880.
04.02.2009. Nick Piercey (Dutch). Football and the media in Rotterdam 1910-1920.
21.01.2009. Elisa Moroni (SSEES). Russian Oral Poetry in Translation.
03.12.2008. Nana Sato-Rossberg (Ritsumeikan University, Japan/Centre for Intercultural Studies). Bronislaw Pilsudksi and Ainu oral narratives.
19.11.2008. Christine Knoop (French/Comparative Literature). Conceptions of Authorship in Milan Kundera.
05.11.2008. Elettra Carbone (Scandinavian Studies). The image of Italy in 19th and 20th-century Nordic literatures.
22.10.2008. Margherita Zanoletti (Sydney/UCL Affiliate). Self in translation. From Piero della Francesca to Brett Whiteley.
17-18.04.2008. 'With/Out Theory. The Role of Theory in Translation Research'. Organised by CIS research students. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the UCL Graduate School.
75 delegates, 17 papers, 6 poster presentations, 6 discussants. Keynote speakers: Maria Tymoczko (Massachusetts, Amherst) and Ian Mason (Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh).
29.10.2008. Helena Carvalhao Buescu (University of Lisbon), History as Traumatic Memory: Das Africas.
27.02.2008. Nabiha Jerad (University of Tunis, Tunisia), The Postcolonial Maghreb: Identity, Migration, Gender.
09.11.2007. Rosi Braidotti (University of Utrecht, Netherlands), Multiple Belongings: Nomadic Subjects?
21.03.2006. Susan Petrilli (University of Bari, Italy), Interpretation, Metaphor, Translation. A Semiotic Perspective.
23.11.2005. Michael Worton (UCL), Reading Pictures, Visible and Invisible. The Representation of Art in Contemporary Fiction.
Two-day seminar with Rosi Braidotti:
'Not Of This Place'. Migration and its Memory. 8-9 November 2007
Rutvica Andrijasevic (Oxford), Subjectivity and Uneasy Womanhood: Women Trafficking »« Lars Fischer (Arts & Humanities, UCL), In and Out Exile: Attitudes among 19th and 20th Century German Socialists »« Robert McKenzie (SOAS), ‘The Disease of Traveling’: African Migration to Cairo and Beyond »« Nir Cohen (Arts & Humanities, UCL), I Left My Heart in Mykonos: Constituting Israeli Lesbian Identity in Greece »« Claire Thomson (Arts & Humanities, UCL), ‘A Texture Holding A Text’: Danish Cinema and the Architectonics of Belonging »« David Amias (Tavistock Clinic), Reflections on Language, Memory and Loss: Family Therapy, Refugees and Interpreters »« Archie Smith (PSR, Berkeley), African-American, Male, Religious, Counselor-Teacher: An Outsider’s Perspective »« Joyce Chia (Laws, UCL), Legal Visions of Migration »« Richard Mole (SSEES, UCL), Sexuality and Health Among London’s East European Migrants »« Claire Lindsay (Arts & Humanities, UCL), Unhomely Mexico (After NAFTA) »« Piet van Boxtel (Oxford), Books and Manuscripts: Companions of the Traveling Jew »« Yosefa Lozhitsky (East London), The White Continent is dark: Bertolucci’s Besieged.
Two-day seminar with Homi Bhabha:
'Extreme History'. 11-12 May 2006
Rosi Braidotti (Leverhume Visiting Professor, Birkbeck College), Towards an Ethics of Affirmation »« Angela Debnath (Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UCL), Violence with the Purest of Intentions. India's Intervention in East Pakistan, 1971 »« Susanne Kord (German, UCL), Imagining the German Nation. Colonialism, Race and Revolution in German Literature during the War of Liberation »« Nicola Miller (History, UCL), Testimony and Taboo. History after State Terror in Argentina and Chile »« Dragana Obradovic (Slavonic and East European Studies, UCL), Writing War in Sarajevo »« Renos Papadopoulos (Tavistock Clinic; University of Essex), The Refugee Trauma Revisited. Adversity-Activated Development and Storied Communities »« Ivana Radacic (Laws, UCL), The Treatment of Gender-Based Violence in International Criminal Law »« Tsila Ratner (Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UCL), Commemoration and Memory. Patterns of Remembrance and Representations of the Holocaust in Israeli Literature »« Michael Safier (Development Planning Unit, UCL), 'Transformative Violence'? Cosmopolitan Principles of Ethical Interventionism in Extreme Conflicts »« Esther ten Dolle (Dutch, UCL), A Murder in Indonesia.