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Science and Literature Seminars: Francis Galton, Karl Pearson and the Biographical Laboratory

This talk will explore Francis Galton's use of biography; it will account for his use of biographical dictionaries as the basis for his early work in eugenics, including his own attempts to institute a so-called 'Golden Book of Thriving Families' as foundational work for early British sociology. More...

Starts: Dec 2, 2014 5:30:00 PM

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Science and Literature Seminars: Francis Galton, Karl Pearson and the Biographical Laboratory

This talk will explore Francis Galton's use of biography; it will account for his use of biographical dictionaries as the basis for his early work in eugenics, including his own attempts to institute a so-called 'Golden Book of Thriving Families' as foundational work for early British sociology. More...

Starts: Dec 2, 2014 5:30:00 PM

CenTraS Seminars: Film musicals in translation: textual choices for the song episodes

Starts: Dec 3, 2014 4:00:00 PM

Portraying Perpetrators screening: 'Aftermath' (2012)

This contemporary drama was inspired by the 1941 progrom in the Jewish community of Jedwabne and the book Neighbors by Jan T. Gross. It tells the story of two brothers intent on finding out what happened in their village during the war and how their own family became entangled in the murder of their Jewish neighbours. In Poland, the film was very controversial and reignited the controversy about the role Poles played in the Holocaust. More...

Starts: Dec 10, 2014 7:00:00 PM

CenTraS Seminars: Towards a micro-history of translators and translation. Speaker: Prof. Jeremy Munday

Starts: Jan 13, 2015 4:00:00 PM

CenTraS Seminars: Corpus tools for translators

Starts: Jan 27, 2015 4:00:00 PM