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What, if anything, can the experience of (research on) Eastern Europe say to us as we head towards Brexit? Lessons may lie above all in getting to grips with the tempo and nature of political change, its (un)predictability and likely channels.
1 August 2016
Starts: Aug 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM
On Thursday night, for the third time since January 2015, President François Hollande was faced with a mass murder on French soil. An ashen-faced Hollande, almost looking like a broken man, appeared on television on Friday at 4am and declared: “This is undoubtedly a terrorist attack; the whole of France is under the threat of an Islamic terrorist attack”.
18 July 2016 More...
Starts: Jul 18, 2016 12:00:00 AM
In addition to marking a politically decisive moment in British history, the campaigns in advance of the referendum on the UK’s membership in the EU were exciting objects of study for Classicists in terms of the political use of oratory.
11 July 2016 More...
Starts: Jul 11, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Remembering, re-writing, re-telling… The poetry of Irit Amiel
Publication date: Sep 16, 2013 02:02 PM
Start: Nov 07, 2013 12:00 AM
7 November 2013
Masaryk Common Senior Room
16 Taviton Street
London WC1H 0BW
A discussion covering contemporary Jewish poetry and the notion of displacement, celebrating the publication of Dark Flashes, the latest collection of Irit Amiel’s poetry to be published in English translation (OFF_PRESS, UK).
- Introduction ‘Mapping Childhood: The Generation of Irit Amiel ‘ by Prof. Joanna Michlic, a specialist in Polish-Jewish relations.
- Short reviews/opinion by the editor of the book and the poet Wioletta Grzegorzewska and the literary scholar and translator Dr Ursula Phillips.
All are welcome to this free event but pre-registration is essential.
This event is supported by UCL European Institute's Call for Proposals