Events in Modern Languages

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Empires of Emptiness: Fortresses of the Sahara and the Steppe

Empires of Emptiness: Fortresses of the Sahara and the Steppe

Date
15/02/2016 - 15/05/2016
Description
How do empires expand into deserts? Despite their apparently limited value and significant logistical difficulties, the conquest of deserts has often mobilised sizeable resources from some of the world's most notable empires.
The IGS, 1996–2016: Twenty Years of Studying Germany from the Outside

The IGS, 1996–2016: Twenty Years of Studying Germany from the Outside

Date
05/05/2016
Description
the Institute for German Studies (IGS) will hold a one-day conference to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its official opening by the then German Foreign Minister, Klaus Kinkel. Keynote speaker: Dr. Wilhelm Schönfelder, Germany's former Ambassador to the European Union.

Irish discourses on Germany - from the Economic Crash of 2008 to the Centenary of the Easter Rising in 2016

Date
17/05/2016
Description
IGS Project Research Seminar – (Not) Made in Germany? Imagining Germany from the Outside, Dr. Joachim Fischer (University of Limerick)

Graphic Encounters: Coming to Terms with Germany's Past and Present in Contemporary Graphic Novels

Date
19/05/2016
Description
IGS Project Research Seminar – (Not) Made in Germany? Imagining Germany from the Outside, Professor Christina Kraenzle (York University, Toronto) & Dr Nina Mickwitz (University of the Arts, London)

Curating Recent German History: The exhibition 'Unification - German Society in Transition'

Date
24/05/2016
Description
IGS / Modern Languages Joint Seminar, Dr. Doris Müller-Toovey (Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin)"

'The New Edition of Hitler's Mein Kampf'

Date
23/06/2016
Description
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Magnus Brechtken. Discussant: Prof. Maiken Umbach (University of Nottingham).
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