Modos de producción, revolución y transición al capitalismo en América Latina

Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla Ctra. de Utrera, 1, 41013, Sevilla, Spain

This international conference is hosted in collaboration with Universidad Pablo Olavide, Seville, and Universitat Jaume I. Poster Call for Papers For more information please contact: This event is organised by the Institute of Modern Languages Research in collaboration with the Universidad Pablo de Olavide and Universitat Jaume I

International Symposium on Translingual and Transcultural Studies

This international symposium aims to contribute to the intellectual and multidisciplinary framework of studying translingual and transcultural communication that will help develop a better understanding of key issues in the practice of this important and complex field of research. Jointly organized by Zhejiang University (China) and Durham University (UK), the symposium brings together scholars who […]

Embodied Encounters and the Senses in Modern Languages

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

This half-day workshop will explore research across languages as an embodied, sensory process. Scholars working with film, literature and participatory methods will focus particularly on questions of positionality and the role the senses play in the experience of the languages, cultures and objects we research. We will explore the opportunities and challenges of carrying out […]

Iberian Sound Cultures

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

Recent years have seen a growing interest in ‘sound studies’, a field of study that addresses the role of the auditory in culture and society. This one-day symposium seeks to establish a dialogue between sound studies and Iberian cultural studies. It intends to examine the place of sound both across a range of Iberian contexts […]

Beyond Words: Multimodal Encounters in Translation

Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Research into the theory and practice of translation has traditionally focused on the conversion of source texts into target texts. However, during the past decade the rise and sprawl of […]

The Politics of Contemporary German Culture

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 […]

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

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

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 […]

Transnational Perspectives on the Study of Spanish in Society

The University of Edinburgh South Bridge, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Languages travel and adapt to the new circumstances faced by their speakers. The growth of the Spanish language has always been transnational in nature, insofar as any expansion has been grounded in cultural and economic exchange. Therefore, at this conference, we wish to bring together those with scholarly interests in the situation of the Spanish […]

Proletkult and the Languages of Modernity

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

Proletkult refers to the Proletarian Cultural-Enlightenment Organization (Proletarskie kul'turno-prosvetitel'nye organizatsii). The institution was autonomous from the Bolshevik party, but is regarded by many as the cultural arm of the revolution. Founded in 1917, it was tasked with developing radical avant-garde aesthetics tailored to the working classes and their emergent role in modern industrial culture. Proletkult […]