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October 2018

Fulfilling Indigenous Peoples’ and Minority Rights to Culture and Language

October 11, 2018 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Senate House, University of London, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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The conference is supported by the Cassal Trust Fund and OWRI Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community, and is jointly convened by the Human Rights Consortium, the Institute of Modern Languages Research (School of Advanced Study, University of London), and Brunel University Law School - also in association with Senate House Library and the 12th Native Spirit Film Festival. Keynote speaker and Public Lecture at 4.00pm: Fernand de Varennes, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues (Université de Moncton, University of Pretoria).…

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Dinámicas transculturales: Argentina, Reino Unido, España: siglo XX

October 19, 2018 at 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Universidad de Salamanca, 37008 Salamanca Spain + Google Map


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January 2019

Call For Papers: Exploring the Transnational Neighbourhood: Integration, Community and Co-Habitation

January 10, 2019 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A conference of the UCD Humanities Institute, University College Dublin in collaboration with the Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London. Call for papers deadline: 10 January 2019 Conference dates: 25-27 September 2019, Dublin Global mass migration on an unprecedented scale; dangerous journeys across the Mediterranean by refugees who are fleeing persecution and warfare; the loss of family and friends; the loss of home; the challenge of integrating the arrivants / arrivantes; and conflicting notions…

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April 2019

The Politics of Contemporary German Culture

April 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm - April 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm
St Andrews University

At the University of St Andrews. Supported by the OWRI/IMLR Regional Conference Scheme. Co-organisers: Dr Dora Osborne (St Andrews), Dr Katya Krylova (Aberdeen), Dr Frauke Matthes (Edinburgh) This conference seeks to understand how the contemporary cultural landscape in Germany and Austria is being shaped by current political concerns and to consider, through dialogue between academics and practitioners, how this affects German Studies as a discipline and a practice. Five themed panels will focus on political or politicized aspects of contemporary life…

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May 2019

Living with/on the Border: writers, language and identity in north-east Italy from the end of World War II to the present.

May 10, 2019 at 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Senate House, University of London, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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This conference examines writing and identity in north-east Italy. We will explore the experiences, reflected in writers from the 1940s to the present, of the migrations of peoples between ex-Yugoslavia and Italy as a result of the end of WWII and its on-going aftermath. These experiences were often traumatic and are reflected in culture, language and concepts of identity and belonging (or not). Organisers, chairs and presenters: Jane Everson; Katia Pizzi Confirmed plenary speaker: Claudio Magris (Trieste) Other confirmed speakers:…

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