On 15-16 April 2021, Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) will host “Bodies Matter”, a two-day conference on histories and theories of the body. The Conference Committee encourages participation from a diverse range of researchers across the humanities and social sciences.
The conference will feature keynote lectures by Dr Elleke Boehmer, Professor of World Literature in English, University of Oxford and Dr Willemijn Ruberg, Associate Professor in Cultural History, Universiteit Utrecht. Final remarks and a concluding session will be supervised by Dr Frans-Willem Korsten, Senior University Lecturer at LUCAS.
Aarhus | 14-16 January 2021 Venues: Nobel Park, Building 1481-1485, Jens Chr. Skousvej 2-4 Auditoriums 1440-1443, Taasingegade 3, Studenterhus Aarhus (Meeting rooms), Nordre Ringgade 3, City: Aarhus C ECTS: 3 Partners: ECHOES researchers, Warsaw University, University of Rennes, UWE Bristol, The Research Program Cultural Transformations, The Research Program at the Department of Global […]
The series aims to publish innovative, multidisciplinary and cutting edge new scholarship in Global Cultures and Politics irrespective of subject matter, methodological approach or theoretical angle. The series brings the latest academic contributions in Global Studies, Cultural Analytics and Literary Studies to bear on the most timely societal challenges and scientific debates in our contemporary […]
We are now accepting submissions for our inaugural issue. The journal welcomes articles that examine Latin American women’s contributions to intellectual history and the cultural sphere more broadly. Accepting submissions in English, Portuguese, and Spanish, Mistral explores ideas and the arts in all their forms, from the pre-colonial period to the present day.
29 May 2020
On May 29th, Prof. Dr. Pablo Valdivia (University of Groningen) will give an online lecture as part of the international seminar series ‘Migración mixta en contextos de crisis’, organized by the University of Antioquia (Colombia). The lecture will be in Spanish. More details can be found here.
In this page we will collect selected contributions reflecting on the role of literature and the humanities during (and after) the Corona crisis. If there is any link / material that you would like to share with us, please send an email to email@example.com.
Online lectures with Q&A | 24 April – 26 June 2020
The current worldwide health crisis is also a crisis of social structures and cultural values. New national and cultural divides are arising, debates on solidarity and economic inequality are omnipresent, fake news are spreading, isolation leads to unprecedented social hardships.
Amsterdam | 12-13 November 2020
In the creation of nation-states during the 19th and 20th century, standardized and official languages were of key importance to develop feelings of belonging to social collectivities through the public sphere. However, contemporary global neoliberal conditions have put pressure on Romantic notions such as belonging, togetherness and culture, that used to be seen as the building blocks of national identity.
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De fiertalen binne Nederlânsk, Frysk, Dútsk en Ingelsk.
The deadline for submission of abstracts is 5 May 2020 (extended deadline)
On 13 and 14 November 2020, the 7th Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food will take place in the Aula of the University of Amsterdam. This year’s topic is:
Food and the Environment: The Dynamic Relationship Between Food Practices and Nature