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Street art of Argentina

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Tanya Filer

Tanya Filer looks at how street art in Argentina is used to commemorate tragedies.

Tanya is Collaborative Exchange Scholar at Yale University from summer 2014.She is also a final-year doctoral candidate in Latin American Studies in SELCS, completing a thesis on "Secrecy and the Production of Political Intimacy in Argentina, 1983 - 1999."

Dr Geraldine Brodie - Translating Idomeneus

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Dr Geraldine Brodie, teaching fellow in SELCS hosts a debate, "Translating Idomeneus" at the Gate Theatre in Notting Hill. Read more about the evening on the Gate Theatre's Blog.

Professor John Dickie comments on Pope meeting mafia victims' families

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John Dickie

Commenting on the pope meeting with mafia victims' families for the first time, Professor John Dickie (UCL Italian) said:

Italian affiliate student premiers new play

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A play about the Battle of Culloden in 1746, La ballata del drago e del leone - Alba gu bràth (‘The Ballad of the Dragon and the Lion - Scotland Forever’) was written by Valerio Bruner, an affiliate student in the Italian Department 2009-10.

Professor Philippe Marliere on BBC Radio 4

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Professor Philippe Marlière (UCL SELCS) comments on France’s reaction to the recent revelations on President Francois Hollande’s personal life.

Book Release - Entering the Frame: Cinema & History in the Films of Yervant Gianikian and Angela Ricci Lucchi

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Professor Robert Lumley has published his study of two protagonists of contemporary art and avant-garde cinema in Italian.

Hans Keilson Book Release

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A book on the German-Jewish writer and psychoanalyst Hans Keilson co-edited and with an introduction by Andreas Martin Widmann (UCL German Department) has just been released.

FIGS Research Scholarships

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The application details and deadline for the FIGS Research Scholarships have been announced. There are five awards of £5,000 each. The UCL Faculty of Arts and Humanities webpage Postgraduate Research Studentships gives further details.

Wolfson Scholarship Deadline Announced

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The deadline for applications for the Wolfson Scholarship will be 5pm on 17th January 2014.

For more information, please see the SELCS Prospective Research Students page.

FIGS Funding

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Applications are invited for up to £1,500 for the following sources of funding:

  • Theme based conferences
  • interdisciplinary seminar series
  • Workshops
  • Postgraduate Research Studentships.

£5000 Grants from CHIRP

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CHIRP (Centre for Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Projects) invites applications to its Small Research Grants Scheme, for grants of up to £5000.

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