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Does Eastern Europe have lessons for Brexit Britain

In the aftermath of the EU referendum a number of Central and South East Europeanists wrote blogs reflecting on possible parallels between Brexit and break-ups of multinational socialist states like Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia in early 1990s.
Sean Healy
1 August 2016
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Starts: Aug 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Hollande's response to the Nice massacre will please only the far right

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”.
Philippe Marlière
18 July 2016 More...

Starts: Jul 18, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Roman oratory and the EU referendum campaigns

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.
Gesine Manuwald
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


When:
7 November 2013, 5.00pm

Please visit Eventbrite to register

Where:
Masaryk Common Senior Room
UCL SSEES
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).

Programme:
  • 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