Past events in the School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music


2nd July - Stanford's Requiem

29th June - Professor Scott Wilson Inaugural lecture

24th June - Summer Festival Orchestra

23rd June - miniBEAST x Creative Exchange

22nd June - Music Society Performance Platform

22nd June - Brass Band

21st June - University Music Scholars

20th June - Early Modern Vocal Ensemble

19th June - Sing for the City

18th June - Love to Death: A Night at the Opera

17th June - Young Pilgrims

15th June - Wind Band and BlowSoc

13th June - University of Birmingham Folk Band

11th June - The Black Peril

10th June - Imperial Encounters

14th May - Osun's Story

13th May - Ligeti Quartet

9th May - Knowing the Stasi

6th May - David Quigley - CANCELLED

4th May - Multi-modality: Practice and Perspectives

28th-30th April - Raising Icarus

26th April-28th June - Sing for the City

30th March - Professor Sara Jones inaugural lecture

27th March - Symphony Orchestra and String Orchestra

26th March - University Chorus and Birmingham Symphonic Brass

25th March - Jazz Orchestra feat. Sara Colman

23rd March - Tippett Quartet and Emma Abbate

22nd March - 'Que horas ela volta?'

20th March - University Camerata

19th March - A Musical Heritage

18th March - Elodie Chousmer-Howelles and Stella Marie Lorenz - CANCELLED

18th March - Brass Band and Chamber Choirs

14th March - CEMPR Early Music Small Ensembles

13th March - New Music Ensemble

12th March - Wind Band

11th March - The Hermes Experiment

11th March - Instrumental Choirs Gala

11th-12th March - BEAST @ Centrala

4th March - Chetham's School of Music

25th February - Theo Plath and Aris Blettenberg

23rd February - Riot Ensemble feat. Gośka Isphording

18th February - Oxford Lieder: wom3n - CANCELLED

16th February - Film screening of Happy Birthday Niedersachsen

12th February - University Baroque-Classical Orchestra

11th February - Gonzaga Band: Alla Milanese

4th February - Linarol Consort: Baisiez moy

28th January - Lecture-Recital 2: Rhapsodies and Fantasies

21st January - Lecture-Recital 1: Rhapsodies and Fantasies


8th December - Feminist translation practices: historical perspectives

5th December - Philharmonic Orchestra

4th December - University Chorus

3rd December - Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Collective

1st December - University Carol Service

28th November - Symphony Orchestra and String Orchestra

27th November - Wind Band

26th November - Oxford Lieder

26th November - Chineke! Chamber Ensemble

21st November - Brass Band and Chamber Choirs

20th November - Instrumental Choirs Gala

19th November - King Edward's Schools

19th November - Birmingham University Singers and University Upper Voices

12th November - Samuele Telari

10th November - Alexandra Dariescu

6th November - BEASTdome

5th November - Di Xiao

30th October - Linguistics for MFL teachers: Teachers and PGCE students' online CPD event

29th October - Heroic Elegies

26th October - Groove Into the Woods

22nd October - George Xiaoyuan Fu

15th October - Naomi Sullivan and Kumi Matsuo

8th October - Anneke Scott and Geoffrey Govier

1st October - Randall Goosby and Jonathan Ware

8th-10th September - Information Overload? Music Studies in the Age of Abundance

28th-30th July - Birmingham Music Analysis Conference 2021

22nd-24th July - Pre-modern comparative literary practice in the multilingual Islamic world(s)

23rd June - miniBEAST Sharing Platform

22nd June - University Brass Band

22nd June - In conversation with... Roxanna Panufnik

21st June - University Creative Exchange

21st June - Summer Solstice Sound Bath

18th June - University Samba Band

18th June - Jazz Singing workshop

17th June - Brass Band Slow Melody soloists

17th June - In conversation with... Sheku Kanneh-Mason

17th June - Choral Singing workshop

15th June - Bartók duets

15th June - In conversation with... Trish Clowes

14th June - University Brass Band

14th June - In conversation with... John Rutter

27th-28th May - Gender and Sexuality in the Neoliberal University - Conference

12th May - Art and Belonging in the West Midlands

5th May - Transnationalism: Memory, Migration and Relationality

30th April - Word/Music/Image: Migration and Gender Workshop

23rd April - Flight of the Monarchs

22nd-24th April - BEAST FEaST 2021: Recalibration

15th April - (Bio)art & ecologies of non/living matters

10th April - My Long Journey into Translating Olfa Youssefs Perplexity of a Muslim Woman

3rd April - Iraqi Women's Stories Re-Reading their pathways of activism in translation

2nd-18th April - Sound Explorers

27th March-3rd April - Feminist activism and translation in a transnational world

24th March - Creative Exchange - Lockdown Compositions Part 2

24th-26th March - Romance grammars, context and contact workshop (RGCC2021)

20th March - Transnational Feminist Translation: Ongoing Challenges

19th-20th March - Brass Band Weekend

10th March - In-Between Spaces

26th February-31st August - Oliver Wass

22nd February - Between Articulate Challenges & Multifaceted Meanings: Reflections with al-Jurjānī

12th February-31st August - The Linarol Consort

29th January-31st August - The Hermes Experiment


14th-15th December - Birmingham University Singers at Tenbury Wells

14th-15th December - Birmingham University Singers at Tenbury Wells

13th December - Boxwood and Brass: A Georgian Country House Christmas

11th December - (Im)Mobilities – Art, Agency and Migration. Followed by a staged reading of Suicidal Dog & Laika

9th December - University Carol Service

8th December - University Chorus

7th December - Philharmonic Orchestra

6th December - A New Song

4th December - Diversifying Curriculum - cancelled

4th December - Ziyu He and Marie Hauzel

1st December - Wind Band and String Orchestra

30th November - Symphony Orchestra

29th November - Binchois Consort

29th November - Jazz Orchestra

24th November - Birmingham University Singers and University Women's Choir

23rd November - Music Society Gala Concert

22nd November - King Edward's Schools

22nd November - Brass Band and Saxophone Choir

20th November - The poetics and politics of creation and translation

20th November - Madeleine Carroll blue plaque unveiling

18th-19th November - Mahler's Symphony of a Thousand

16th November - Music and the Hanseatic League

15th November - Onyx Brass

8th November - Sam Leak Trio

8th-9th November - BEASTdome

7th November - Beyond Baudelaire: Music, Poetry, and Translation day

7th November - French Fables

6th November - Freddy Kempf

1st November - Messiaen: Visions de l'Amen

30th October - Martin Roscoe and Peter Donohoe

27th October - Samba Band

25th October - Kenneth Hamilton Lecture-recital

23rd October - International projects: funding opportunities

23rd October - Tenebrae: Path of Miracles

18th October - Siwan Rhys piano George Barton percussion

17th October - Memory as a contestatory force

16th October - Normality

16th-21st October - Protest in Print: '1968' in reviews

11th October - In-Between Spaces: Central and Eastern European Art and Artists in the UK

11th October - The Primrose Piano Quartet

11th October - Projection - Revolutions: 1989 in 2019

9th October - Electroacoustic music in Latin America

8th-11th October - Youth Art Exhibition

7th-11th October - Revolutions: 1989 in 2019

4th October - The Hermes Experiment

29th September - Music in the Making

6th September-25th October - Sound-Art Installation - Revolutions 1989 in 2019

22nd-23rd June - Birmingham International Piano Competition

21st June - Festival Voices

14th-16th June - A Little Night Music

7th June - Redirection in Portuguese Studies: Challenges of the 21st Century

3rd-5th June - Final Year Recitals

24th May - Ceri Owen & Gareth Brynmor John Lecture-Recital

22nd May - Music, Enactivism and Extended Mind

20th May - CANCELLED Leon McCawley - piano

17th May - Florian Kitt & Carlos Rivera-Aguilar

14th May - LCAHM annual conference

10th May - Callino Quartet

8th May - Pavel Kolesnikov

2nd-4th May - BEAST FEaST 2019: fast-forward rewind

25th-27th April - Intersecting Identities: Race, Sex, Nation

10th April - Italian Musical Migration to the British Isles

29th March - Word Music Image event

29th March - Giuseppe Guarrera

27th March - Research Poster Competition

24th March - University Philharmonic Orchestra

23rd March - University Chorus

22nd March - University Women's Choir

22nd March - University Brass Band & Chamber Choirs

17th March - University Symphony Orchestra

16th March - University Camerata

15th March - Fidelio Trio

15th March - Birmingham University Singers & Yale Glee Club

13th March - Quatuor Bozzini

10th March - University Music Society Instrumental Gala

9th March - Wind Orchestra Night

8th March - Chetham's School of Music

8th March - University Jazz Orchestra

6th March - A Cultural History of Animal Predators and Human Fear

1st March - New Music Ensemble

1st March - BEASTdome: Headlong...

22nd February - A Fantasy...

18th February - University Gamelan Ensemble

15th February - Consortium5

13th February - Binchois Consort

11th February - CEMPR ensembles

9th February - The Sharp Family: Early Modern Vocal Ensemble & CEMPR

8th February - Anneke Scott & Steven Devine

6th February - Dunedin Consort

4th February - Harmonie Band

3rd February - Duo Trobairitz

1st February - Jonian-Ilias Kadesha & Jean-Sélim Abdelmoula

30th January - Language, Sexuality, Wellbeing

25th January - Kenneth Hamilton Lecture Recital

25th January - University Jazz Orchestra

23rd January - Speculations, Traps and Interpretations: Networks in 15th and 16th Century Art and Music

18th January - Kenneth Hamilton Lecture Recital


5th December - Musical Institutions after the Internet

5th December - Research seminar: MAP 2 workshop

28th November - Transforming Knowledge's

28th November - Mediating Materialities: A Tale of Carpet, Screens, and Parchment

21st November - Public engagement opportunities with Art UK

20th November - Working in Multilingual Administration

14th November - Nan Goldin and the reclining nude

7th November - Is there a 'Music of Asia'?

23rd October - An Introduction to the Translation Industry and Translation Project Management

20th June - Big Band

19th June - Critical Media in the Arts: Time, Materiality, Ecology

19th June - Wind Band and Symphony Orchestra

16th June - Jazz Collective and Big Band

15th June - CPD Networking and Good Practice Event for MFL Teachers

13th June - Chamber Ensembles

13th June - Research seminar: Imogen Hart

12th June - miniBEAST

10th June - Five Hundred Years of Keyboard Music

30th May - Art, Architecture and Capital Flows - Stephen Zacks

22nd May - Cultural Agents Workshop

9th May - Decolonializing the Curriculum

9th May - Transforming Knowledge

9th May - Carpets and the Pliable Plane(s) of Modernism, 1900s-1960

21st March - A Research Event with Professor Tim Dean (University of Illinois, USA)

14th March - Music and Animal Songs

9th March - The 'Longue Durée' of the Querelle des femmes: Gender, Materiality, Form

28th February - 'Nothing Really Changes': Musical Processes in and as Time in ingenga and Related Works / Whose Liberation? Iranian Popular Music and the Fetishisation of Resistance'

14th February - Listening Through a Beam of Intense Darkness: a biopsychosocial approach to post-acousmatic composition

31st January - Media Power and the Online Dance Remake: Remixing Beyoncé's "***Flawless" in the YouTube Archive

19th-20th January - Imagining the Body in France and the Francophone World

17th January - The Leuven Chansonnier: A New Later Fifteenth-Century Song Source


13th December - Thomas Bock and his contemporaries' representation of Tasmanian Aboriginal people, from a contemporary Tasmanian Aboriginal perspective

29th November - Schemata and Satire in Haydn's Joke Quartet

29th November - You Get Me?: Islamic Masculinity

18th November - Identity and Vinyl Culture

15th November - A Japanese emperor goes to Italy: The Italian adaptation and reception of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado

8th November - 'Forging Links' with Impact: Charles Burdett on 'Transnationalizing Modern Languages: Approaches to Impact'

8th November - Dia De Los Muertos Event

1st November - Location and Memory in my Creative Process

25th October - Queer Film and Television in Mexico since 2000

18th October - Opera in Video Games

11th October - Magical Realism and Negotiating the 'foreign' in Contemporary Southeast Asian Art

4th October - Powers of Hearing: Acoustic Sensing and Technologies of Listening during the First World War

28th-30th June - Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain conference

15th June - Modern Languages networking and workshop event

23rd-24th May - Art History in settler states: cultural studies of the colonies

5th-6th May - Queering Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies

22nd March - How late is late modernism?

15th March - QawwaliBEAST

15th March - Speaking statues

14th March - Online Ovids: the exiles of Marie Darrieussecq and Saviana Stãnescu

8th March - Capturing sounds, designing notation, writing music

7th March - Tracking signposts to a Caribbean film aesthetic

1st March - The Ten Commandments, music, and popular belief in Reformation England

1st March - O Say Can You See: American art, propaganda, and the First World War

22nd February - Fragile Crown: the case for restitution of el Penacho to Mexico from the Vienna Weltmuseum

21st February - Imperial Networks: Spreading images of Black Africa through early twentieth century postcards

8th February - Nineteenth-Century Bach? Emulation and assimilation of Joseph Joachim's Bach performing practices - A practical experiment

8th February - Seurat's public

7th February - From French literature to world literature in French

1st February - Title to be confirmed

25th January - Portraiture and the colonised: The problem and a case study

18th January - The social life of chords


8th December - Jazz Collective Christmas swing-along

5th December - University Carol Service

4th December - Philharmonic Orchestra

3rd December - University Chorus

2nd December - Birmingham University Singers and University Women's Choir

30th November - Title to be confirmed

29th November - Ramon Llull in Birmingham

28th November - Airpower in the French Empire: the Armée de l'Air in the levant (1918-1940)

26th November - Symphony Orchestra

23rd November - Performing Brahms: reading between the lines of the notation

20th November - CEMPR and Early Modern Vocal Ensemble

19th November - Wind Band and Sax Choir

18th November - 500 years of madness in culture and society - Public dialogue

18th November - Early modern madness

16th November - Title to be confirmed

16th November - Mapping Paris: artists' studios in the 18th-Century city

16th November - Beirut, 1982

12th November - BEASTdome: Envision

9th November - Music is a footnote to tuning: microtonality and the practice of intonation in contemporary string performance

7th November - Paradox in the work of Edouard Glissant

4th November - Eloquence in sound and stone: English music and alabaster images, 1380-1520 - A symposium and concert

2nd November - Avant-Garde music for latex balloons

29th October - Music Experience Day

26th October - Space, sight, and sound in the Renaissance palace: adventures with the MARI project

26th October - Thomas Cole's journeys: towards a transregional history of American art

24th October - History of Art virtual open day

12th October - Cognitive transformations: the literary archive

12th October - Francis Newton Souza, suffering, and masculinity

7th October - BEASTdome: Emergence

25th September - Music in the making

15th-16th September - Line, word and gesture: visualising thinking in the Hispanic world

1st-2nd July - The medium and the message: re-evaluating form and meaning in European architecture c. 1400-1950

23rd June - Symphony Orchestra: Pre-Tour Concert

17th June - Festival Voices: Celebrating Shakespeare

17th June - Summer Festival Buffet

16th June - Big Band

12th June - UoB Music Society Wind Band and Nottingham University Wind Orchestra

12th-15th June - The Beggar's Opera

11th June - Birmingham Proms in Chancellor's Court

10th June - miniBEAST

8th June - Brass Band and Saxophone Ensembles

7th June - Jazz Collective

6th June - Chamber Ensembles

6th-17th June - Summer Festival of Music

18th May - Church Design in Counter Reformation Venice

12th May - Sweetness and electric light at the Grosvenor Gallery

5th May - Final Year Recitalists

3rd May - Final Year Recitalists

27th April - Final Year Recitalists

25th April - Final Year Recitalists

24th March - Final Year Recitalists 5

24th March - University Wind Band and Saxophone Choir

23rd March - Pete Stollery

21st March - Final Year Recitalists 4

21st March - University Camerata

19th-20th March - Orchestral Weekender

18th March - Chamber Choirs and Brass Band

17th March - Picnic in the desert

17th March - Beer: Dark Matter

16th March - Claudia Molitor

16th March - The Modernist Making of an International Rhythmic 'Race'

16th March - Akounak tedaiat taha tazoughai

15th March - On Memory: Recital and Conversation

12th March - University Women's Choir and Birmingham University Singers

11th March - Visualising Sound 2: Workshop Day

11th March - BBC Philharmonic

9th March - "Nature and Mystery": The influence of Bartók's night music in Italy

9th March - Using literature to teach language: an Italian case-study

9th March - Happy Housewives: Ida Applebroog's History of Feminism

9th March - Angela Hewitt

7th March - CEMPR Small Ensembles

7th March - Exhibition Launch: Empires of Emptiness

6th March - University Chorus and City of Birmingham Choir with Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra

5th March - When yesterday we met... Storytelling through song

5th March - Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller at Carnegie Hall 1939

4th March - Alexander Ullman

4th March - David Rees-Williams Trio

2nd March - Seascape in the mist: lost in Mendelssohn's Hebrides

2nd March - Careers after Art History

29th February - Performance Practice Recital

24th February - Title to be confirmed

24th February - Love and money in Abraham Ortelius's Album Amicorum

23rd February - Difficult heritage? Reflections on fascist architecture and its legacy in contemporary Italy

22nd February - Harmonieband

20th February - Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

19th February - Judith Weir

19th February - Moments of Weightlessness

19th February - Composers in Conversation

19th February - Friday Night Classics: Rodgers and Hammerstein

18th February - BODY CLOCK Interactive Installation

18th-19th February - Jazz Collective

17th February - miniBEAST featuring Erik Nyström

17th February - Erik Nyström

17th February - Fidelio Trio

16th February - VENUE CHANGE: Aisha Orazbayeva and Joseph Houston

16th February - Joel Sachs

15th February - Gamelan Ensemble

15th February-15th May - Empires of Emptiness: Fortresses of the Sahara and the Steppe

13th-14th February - BEAST and SOUNDkitchen present: BEASTdome Pantry Sessions

12th February - Visualising Sound 1: Art and Music Workshop Day

12th February - Hermes Ensemble

12th February - New Music Ensemble

10th February - Ellen Fallowfield

7th February - Chamber Orchestra and EMVE

3rd February - Historically informed performance and the boundaries of musical discourse

3rd February - Fantasy Figures: Inspiration and Reality

27th January - Music and ritual in action: tackling HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

20th January - Cadence and formal articulation in Nineteenth-Century Sonata forms

20th January - Fascist Fountains

19th January - Book launch


9th December - Title to be confirmed

9th December - Peter Blake's 'God's Own Junkyard' (1964)

1st December - An Italian 'Marxian-Jungism'? Towards a Materialist Rethinking of Analytical Psychology

26th November - Interdisciplinary Italy: Experimentation and Transgression across the Arts

25th November - Title to be confirmed

25th November - The Eye Wandering the Ceiling

25th November - quartet-lab replaced by Pieter Wispelwey and Paolo Giacometti

15th November - University Baroque Orchestra

11th November - The interpretive process as research

11th November - The Avant-Garde's Alternative Professionalism

10th November - Book launch

6th November - Nathaniel Vallois and David Quigley

4th November - The Horn of Africa in Tel Aviv

1st November - Music Experience Day

28th October - Micro-Architecture

21st October - Bax's In Memorias [sic]

21st October - The Syrian Entanglement

15th October - A talk with Basque writer Kirmen Uribe

9th-11th September - The Royal Musical Association annual conference 2015

26th August - RMA 2015 Programme - Abstracts

3rd-4th July - House, work, artwork: feminism and Art History's new domesticities

19th-20th June - Music and Realism: comparative historical perspectives

18th-19th June - Artistic Interventions in the Virtual Space

7th-19th June - Summer Festival of Music

28th May - Encallados (Stranded)

21st May - Tots volem el millor per a ella (We all want what's best for her)

18th May - Taking time - A Composer's reflection on how he works [full video available]

13th May - Ottiero Ottieri: un caso letterario. Industry, mental illness and politics in Ottieri's work

8th May - Oliver She

7th May - Aupa Etxebeste (Hurray Etxebeste)

7th May - Trouble at the Vale: Chelsea anarchists in the 1890s

6th May - La Venexiana

5th May - Visual anthropology in Sardinia

28th-30th April - BEAST:FEaST 2016

27th April-2nd June - Monday Lunchtime Series

27th March - Barber Lunchtime Series: Lady Barber's Legacy

26th March - Palpitatingly modern luxury: electrifying the country house

25th March - Barber Evening Series: Nash Ensemble

24th March - Classicality and experimental writing in Giuseppe Pontiggia

22nd March - Philharmonic Orchestra

20th March - Barber Lunchtime Series: Tesla Quartet

19th March - Seeing spiritually and seeing the spiritual: seeking some perspective on Pieter Bruegel's paintings

19th March - Spain and Portugal in the early seventeenth century: a Viceroy's viewpoint

15th March - Saxophone Ensemble

14th March - University Chorus

13th March - Symphony Orchestra

12th March - Time and space: another look at Jacopo de' Barbari's View of Venice, c. 1500

11th March - Title to be confirmed

6th March - Barber Lunchtime Series: Piano4Hands

4th-7th March - Mary of Burgundy: the reign, the 'persona' and the legacy of a European princess

3rd March - Title to be announced

1st March - Voyages of Discovery

27th February - Barber Lunchtime Series: New Music Ensemble

26th February - 'Better Than Before'?: Actor-Network-Theory and László Moholy-Nagy's occupational therapy courses

25th February - Music Research Colloquium: Agnieszka Pluta

20th February - Barber Lunchtime Series: Gansch and Middleton

18th February - Barber Evening Series: Dante Quartet

17th February - 'The Republic of the Mad'. radical psychiatry in Italy in the 1960s and 1970s and the end of the asylum

11th February - Life on mars before Life on Mars: music and Adam Adamant Lives

11th February - From pride to humiliation: an Oral History project in Hialeah

6th February - Barber Lunchtime Series: Rose Consort of Viols

5th February - Trickster, charlatan, apparition, king: representing royal impostors in post-revolutionary France

4th February - The language of leadership

29th January - "Utter lack of true dramatic feeling": Exploring Jan Steen's The Wrath of Ahasuerus

28th January - In materna lingua: nuns and polyphony in early 16th-century Italy

21st January - Music Research Colloquium: Rodney Sharman

21st January - Music Research Colloquium: Richard Rijnvos

21st January - Barber Evening Series: VOCES8


11th December - Piety, peasants, proverbs, and other peculiar pictures: making sense of Pieter Bruegel's paintings

9th December - Maternal dislocations: memory, selfhood and mother-tongue in Goliarda Sapienza's and Elena Ferrante's works

27th November - A collective response: feminism, film, performance and Greenham Common

26th November - Memory and affect: issues from Spain and Portugal

24th November - Selfish Women and Other Inconvenient Deviants

18th November - Voidances: on Maurice's Blanchot's fiction

13th November - Cubomania: collage, destruction and desire

12th November - Monsters and prodigies in early modern Europe

23rd October - Of shepherds and sheep: the fortunes of pastoral metaphor in Christian imagery c. 1100

15th October - Editing medieval texts in the Digital Age: the Estoria de Espanna project

13th-17th October - Insider's View: a festival of Russian art, performance and research

9th October - Photo albums and fancy dress: encounters with the African archive

20th September - History of Art taster day 2014

11th July - Premiere of music inspired by the work of Yves Bonnefoy

12th-13th June - Contemporary Caribbean visual culture: artistic visions of global citizenship

3rd June - Modern Languages networking and workshop event for MFL teachers

15th May - La Plaga (The Plague)

13th May - O Apóstolo (The Apostle)

8th May - Urte Berri On, Amona! (Happy New Year, Grandma!)

7th-8th May - Curating Art History

16th April - Short stories in translation

27th March - Schoenberg, Gesamtkunstwerk and fantasies

20th March - Transnational art education in the 19th Century

19th March - Bloodpeople, dangerous sex, and dead men walking: how to tell?

19th March - '"Anglifizierung" und "Globalisierung": Aktuelle Diskurse zu Entlehnungen und moderner Sprachpurismus

18th March - Spatial Planning, Photography, and Modernity in Post-War France

13th March - Synthetic dreams: colour-film-music in the 1920s

12th March - The language of leadership

6th March - Queer cinemas between France and Spain

5th March - Ahead, Athwart, Askance: tropes of perversion in contemporary Hispanophone cinema

5th March - "The Full Monty" into Europe? Issues of cultural untranslatability from a comparative perspective: investigating the German and French versions of this 1990s British comedy

4th March - Modelling citizens: negotiations of agency and belonging through the medium of Italian migration literature

27th February - Court on canvas: tennis in art

26th February - Anti-Positivism and the Esoteric in early Twentieth-Century Mexican thought and literature

25th February - Translating Frantz Fanon

19th February - Introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

12th February - Theorising Informality from the ground up in Russia

12th February - "Wir sind das Volk": the dominance of 1989

28th January - The living and the poetic intention: Édouard Glissant's biopolitics of literature

21st January - Blacks out: Italy's melancholic whiteness

15th January - Hitler's female helpers

6th-8th January - The Royal Music Association's 2014 Research Students' Conference


12th December - Unthinking Shah Rukh Khan and Global Bollywood

11th December - Alternatives to the nation-state? Political fiction and Joseba Sarrionandia´s 'The Frozen Man'

10th December - The face that launched a thousand sonnets: Simonetta Cattaneo Vespucci and the quest for Florentine identity at the turn of the 15th century

28th November - Sexology and literature: on the uses and abuses of fiction

27th November - Mourning for the victims: Leningrad memorial cemeteries

27th November - The politics and poetics of representing male bodies in contemporary Caribbean art: Cuba and the Dominican Republic

19th November - Michelangelo's Grace: self portrayal and religious identity in two of his Pietàs

16th November - 54th National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies

14th November - Great exhibitions in the margins. Cultures of international exhibitions 1840-1940

13th November - Masterclass: languages in action

13th November - Choteo: el humor, la política y la cultura en Cuba

13th November - Büchner the optimist

6th November - Masterclass: try a new language

1st-2nd November - Post-socialism playing global: computer gaming industries and digital media culture

30th October - Genre Studies and Russian texts

28th October - The Life and Afterlife of Early Musics

24th October - The paradigm of music: Kandinsky, Duchamp, & Nam June Paik

22nd October - Postmemory and the graphic novel: how to tell your grandparents' stories of the Second World War

12th October - Strategies of imperial control in arid and semi-arid environments

10th October - Broadcasting modernity in 1968 Spain

9th October - Firing the canon: the politics and poetics of exclusion

28th September - Genre and Memory

1st-2nd July - Negotiating Boundaries - The Plural Fields of Art History

26th June - Race, Biopolitics and Violence in Francophone Postcolonial Studies

10th June - Workshop 6 - Communicating Genre: the author, the text and the audience

23rd May - Els nens salvatges (The Wild Ones)

21st May - Transatlantic Crossings: Local Memories and Global Justice

16th May - Doentes (Sick People)

10th May - Réseau-F Postgraduate Consortium for French and Francophone Studies

9th May - Zorion perfektua (Perfect Happiness)

29th April - Workshop 5 - Genre and canons of representation

21st March - Women & War - The Politics of Life Writing: Spying, Treason and Antifascist Resistance

21st March - Danger and Disenchantment: Thoughts on Narrative and Neue Sachlichkeit

20th March - Irene Nemirovsky and Suite francaise

20th March - Art History speed workshop

19th March - Looking For Traces of Empire

18th March - Unearthing the Past: A boat laden with...

18th March - Robert Atkinson, Architect of Cinemas

18th March - Dany Laferrière: A Restless Child of Haiti

18th March - A leg to stand on: prosthetics, art and robots

14th March - Picture Post and the Photo Essay: Emigre Photographers and Cultural Narratives in Britain 1938-45

13th March - Research Round Table

7th March - Joining a Professional Body

7th March - Knight's Move. What can be the contribution of artistic research to World Art Studies?

6th March - Known (un)knowns. Creating an Aesthetic of Knowing in Recent Cinematic Red Army Rote Armee Faction

6th March - The Book of Invisible Bridges

5th March - French research seminar

5th March - The status of Basque: situations and prospects

26th February - Radical Memorial Ethics. Peter Weiss' Trip to Auschwitz in 1964

23rd February - Workshop 4 - Genre in translation: crossing cultural, linguistic, disciplinary, media and other boundaries

21st February - Working for a Translation Company

21st February - Between Authenticity and the Multiple: Käthe Kollwitz, graphic dissemination and dealership

20th February - Sin and the Self: Confession and Individuality in Twelfth-Century German Literature

19th February - French research seminar

7th February - Working as a Freelance Translator

7th February - Civil Liberty and the Irish Poor: the Visual Cultures of Catholic Emancipation 1828-9

6th February - Careers with Languages

31st January - The Memory of the image in Jean-Luc Godard's "Histoire(s) du cinema" (1998)

31st January - August Sander and the Artists

17th January - Kazimir Malevich and the Journey into Space

15th January - Dante as a European poet


14th December - Silvio Berlusconi and Post-modern Politics

10th December - Workshop 3 - Genre and new technologies

6th December - 'A Ghetto of Voluntary Formation: Israel Zangwill's Whitechapel' and 'The Split Man and the Crowd Master: John Rodker and Wyndham Lewis'

30th November - (Ex)Changes: Short Fiction in Portugal, the United Kingdom and Ireland (1980-2010)

28th November - The Diversity of Carnival Cultures and their Imported Versions in Post-Unification Berlin

27th November - Maghrebi-French Disidentifications: Queer Performances of Gender, Religion, and Citizenship

24th November - Workshop 2 - Genre, gender and identity

22nd November - Translating for the EU

22nd November - Transnational and local feminisms: The campaign for legal abortion in 1970s Rome and the impact of French and US debates

22nd November - Joshua Reynolds: Portraiture in Action

21st November - - Exploring Shakespeare Translations with Digital Tools

8th November - Multilingualism in the EU

8th November - American Water: Industry and Contemplation in Mid-Nineteenth Century American Painting

6th November - French research seminar

25th October - Literary Translation – a Publisher's and a Translator's View

17th October - Julius Evola and European Neofascism

17th October - Calculating Divas: Caribbean Economic Imaginaries in the Novels of Mayra Santos Febres

6th October - Workshop 1 - Genre: theory, methodology and practice

4th October - Instructing the Prince through Text and Image: the 15th Century Burgundian Prose Romance of Florimont

26th September - Modern Languages Lecture Series: Inaugural Lecture

22nd September - History of Art sixth form study day

17th-21st July - DAAD German Studies Summer School

8th June - Society for Italian Studies Postgraduate Colloquium 2012

9th May - What Happens to a Holocaust Testimony When it is Translated?

26th-27th March - Collapsing Europe?

26th-27th March - After the 'New Art History'

22nd March - Tania Bruguera in Cuba

21st March - Grass's Hundejahre and Mimesis

20th March - Not on the same wavelength: Radio Vichy versus Radio London in 1944

14th March - Telling Lives: Autofiction and Other Lies in Contemporary Basque Literature

13th March - La décolonisation de l'Algérie: Un roman pour comprendre huit ans de guerre

12th March - Basque poetry and music recital

8th March - Duchamp, Death and 'Liberty': From 'Dust Breeding' to 'Etant Donnés'

6th March - Dr Pierpaolo Antonello

29th February - Eduardo Chillida and Jorge Oteiza: A Posthumous Confrontation

29th February - I cento passi (One hundred steps)

29th February - "Unsre letzte Arbeit war die Befreiung der Toten…". Über ein Bruchstück im Nachlaß von

28th February - Homais's Struggle with the Blind Beggar in Madame Bovary

28th February - My Name is Antonino Calderone

27th February - Meet the Author - Dacia Maraini

27th-29th February - Italy and the Mafia

23rd February - The Child in the 'cine religioso': The Excesses of Performance in Ladislao Vadja's Marcelino pan y vino (1955)

23rd February - The Young Modern Woman: A Paradoxical Image of 1920s Cinema

7th February - Gabriele Rossetti exul immeritus

1st February - The Importance of German Studies at British Universities

26th January - Reassessing Exile Studies: The Kindertransport in British Memory Culture

24th January - Intellectual or jester? Comedians in contemporary Italy

24th January - Imagining 'whiteness' in the Antillean imagination

19th January - Art, performance and activism in contemporary Japan

18th January - Through the Iron Curtain and into the Cold