News in Modern Languages

Using "Mediated Testimony" to Combat Holocaust Denial

Using "Mediated Testimony" to Combat Holocaust Denial

Description
Professor Sara Jones writes about the suspension of two Al Jazeera journalists for an anti-Semitic video that propagated Holocaust denial.
Date:
Friday 24 May 2019
Dr John Goodyear opened the Chinese art exhibition Die Kunst der Kontraste

Dr John Goodyear opened the Chinese art exhibition Die Kunst der Kontraste

Description
German Teaching Fellow Dr John Goodyear opened the Chinese art exhibition Die Kunst der Kontraste (The Art of Contrasts) at the Elisabeth-Anna-Palais in Oldenburg, Germany on Tuesday 7 May 2019.
Date:
Friday 10 May 2019
Everyone Must Die: A Guide to Survival

Everyone Must Die: A Guide to Survival

Description
Professor Andrew Ginger led a workshop at Columbia University, New York (5th April) under this title for the "Living Corpses" series of research events.
Date:
Friday 10 May 2019
Electoral fraud, popular protest, fighting for democratic rights: what can we learn from 1989 in 2019?

Electoral fraud, popular protest, fighting for democratic rights: what can we learn from 1989 in 2019?

Description
Professor Sara Jones writes on the 7 May anniversary of the East German elections.
Date:
Tuesday 7 May 2019
British and German soldiers' stories reveal historic cinema and theatre insight

British and German soldiers' stories reveal historic cinema and theatre insight

Description
A University of Birmingham expert is joining forces with British Army and the Bundeswehr to help strengthen bonds between German and British soldiers through his research into their shared entertainment history.
Date:
Wednesday 17 April 2019
Goya's Black Paintings, on BBC Radio Scotland Sunday Morning with Richard Holloway and Andrew Ginger

Goya's Black Paintings, on BBC Radio Scotland Sunday Morning with Richard Holloway and Andrew Ginger

Description
Professor Andrew Ginger is in conversation with Richard Holloway and Dr Claudia Hopkins on Spanish painter Francisco Goya's celebrated Black Paintings, on the March 17th edition of BBC Radio Scotland's Sunday Morning.
Date:
Thursday 4 April 2019
Eighth International Symposium of the Network of Nineteenth-Century Hispanists to meet in Madrid

Eighth International Symposium of the Network of Nineteenth-Century Hispanists to meet in Madrid

Description
The international network on nineteenth-century Hispanic studies - co-founded and co-led by Professor Andrew Ginger - will be held at Madrid's Museum of Romanticism on 26th and 27th April.
Date:
Thursday 4 April 2019
Europa und der Brexit?

Europa und der Brexit?

Description
John Goodyear will be joining the Lower Saxony's Minister for Europe Birgit Honé, Seb Dance MEP and Christos Katsioulis for a podium discussion at the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Hannover
Date:
Tuesday 26 March 2019
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