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eMigrating Landscapes Seminars

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The eMigrating Landscapes Project aims at conceptualizing and presenting various cultural, literary and artistic perspectives on emigration, migration and displacement of border crossings.

It is also the online platform for seminars on Contemporary Emigration and its Literary and Artistic Representations.

Organised by Dr Urszula Chowaniec and UCL SSEES, with the co-operation of Off_Press, Polish Cultural Institute, UCL European Institute and friends, eMigrating Landscapes has been created with the aim of initiating and stimulating transnational, transcultural and transdisciplinary dialogues on emigration and migration, displacement and the crossing of numerous borders.

Past Events

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Autumn Term 2014
 2014-15 Autumn Term Programme

"Coming Out Polish Style" by Sławomir Grüberg & Katka Reszke

6 November 2014, 6:30pm, UCL SSEES Room 433

Screening followed by discussion panel with Professor Anne White (UCL SSEES) and Dr Richard Mole (UCL SSEES)

Spring Term 2013

Crossing the Borders of Reading, Writing and Translating in Women’s Literature and Scholarship

Dr Richard Mole (UCL SSEES)

Debate on three new publications by Urszula Chowaniec, Ursula Phillips and Marzenna Jakubczak.

The seminar focused on problems surrounding:

  • gender constructs and crossing in literary scholarship after 1989 in Poland
  • potential connections between post-colonial and post-communist research
  • the role of translation in contemporary global university systems

25 April 2013

eMigrating Landscapes @ UCL Festival of the Arts

A drop in session to meet some of the Polish artists and activists living in London: you will meet film makers, photographers, poets, writers, thinkers and teachers who came to London to start new lives and to make the capital a bit different.

11-12 May 2013