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La Guerra de los Tres Años (1857-1861)

La Guerra de los Tres Años (1857-1861)

Will Fowler's new history of the Mexican 1857-61 Civil War was published on 21 February 2020

Max Czollek’s visit

Max Czollek’s visit

The Department of German will be hosting the German Jewish author Max Czollek as a writer in residence from 9 to 15 February 2020

Writer in residence - Laurence Tardieu

Writer in residence - Laurence Tardieu

The School hosted French writer Laurence Tardieu as writer in residence from 11 to 29 November 2019

Dr Saeed Talajooy gave BIPS 2019 Annual Lecture

Dr Saeed Talajooy gave BIPS 2019 Annual Lecture

On 25 November 2019, Dr Saeed Talajooy gave BIPS 2019 Annual Lecture entitled ‘The Depiction of the Intelligentsia in Early Twentieth-Century Iranian Drama’

Creative writing competition

Creative writing competition

French department took part in a creative competition co-organised with the Universities of Napier and Edinburgh

30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

While out in Berlin, Tom Smith has been following the events in the run-up to the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989.

Chronicles in Stone

Chronicles in Stone

Victoria Donovan’s monograph Chronicles in Stone: Preservation, Patriotism and Identity in Northwest Russia has been published with Cornell University Press.

“Enthusiasm” exhibition

“Enthusiasm” exhibition

The “Enthusiasm” exhibition exploring historic migration from South Wales to Ukraine at the turn of the twentieth century is continuing its tour of Ukraine.

Lost detectives project

Lost detectives project

Claire Whitehead has been awarded £11,496 by the University’s Knowledge Exchange and Impact Fund for Stage 2 of her ‘Lost Detectives’ project.

Visit to Portland, Oregon

Visit to Portland, Oregon

Seán Allan co-convened a series of panels on ‘Documenting socialism: East German perspectives on documentary film’ at the annual meeting of the German Studies Association in Portland, Oregon.