Online Events 2021-22

The following virtual events are scheduled, to which all are welcome. To participate, please click on the link provided for each event. 

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Calendar of Online Events - Summer 2022
20 Apr 2022
16:00-18:00
In Dialogue with Martin Buber (1): Developing a Dialogical Politics
Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought Seminar Series
Speakers: Paul Mendes-Flohr (Chicago), Johan Siebers (IMLR), and Vic Seidler (Goldsmiths, London)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26037

 

25 Apr 2022
18:30-20:00

Grupo de Lectura Mujeres escritoras - Session 3
Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing (CCWW Reading Group in Spanish)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25895

 

26 Apr 2022
15:00-16:00
Languages and Environments Reading Group 1
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25989

 

27 Apr 2022
18:00-19:00
The Second Generation: Theoretical Concepts of the Lived Experience
Speaker: David Clark (London)
Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies Seminar
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25916

 

4 May 2022
16:00-18:00
In Dialogue with Martin Buber (2): Dialogue In and 'After' the Covid-19 Pandemic
Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought Seminar Series
Speakers: Paul Mendes-Flohr (Chicago), Muhammad Zaman (Boston), and Jessica Brown (The Global Lehrhaus)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26103

 

9 May 2022
17:00-18:00

Horizontalism and Historicity in Argentina: Cultural Dialogues of the Post-Crisis Era
Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26112

 

12 May 2022
17:45-19:00

Himmelstraum, Alptraum, und 'träumerische Verwechslung des geistigen und leiblichen Genusses': Schattierungen und strukturelle Funktionen des Traummotivs in E.T.A. Hoffmanns 'Kater Murr'
Speaker: Ricarda Schmidt (Exeter)
English Goethe Society Lecture
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24692

 

13 May 2022
11:45-16:30
Modern Languages and Inclusivity: Sharing Ideas and Practices
Symposium

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25364

 

17 May 2022
13:00-14:30

War Crimes and Colonel Blimp
Speaker: James Brown (London)
Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory/Birkbeck Guilt Working Group Seminar

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26274

 

18 May 2022
16:00-18:00
In Dialogue with Martin Buber (3): A Stroll through the Woods with Buber: Reflections on Environmental Ethics
Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought Seminar Series
Speakers: Paul Mendes-Flohr (Chicago), Kate Pahl (Manchester Metropolitan), and Essi Maria Ikonen (Aarhus)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26104

 

19 May 2022
15:00-16:00
Languages and Environments Reading Group (2)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25993
(re-scheduled to 10 June 2022)

 

19 May –
20 May 2022
Politics of Vulnerability in Contemporary Women's Writing and Creative Practices
CCWW Conference
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26022

 

23 May 2022
16:00-18:00
In Dialogue with Martin Buber (4): The Charismatic Leader and the Life of the Community
Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought Seminar Series
Speakers: Federico Filauri (IMLR); Johan Siebers (IMLR)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26306
 

 

25 May 2022
17:00-18:30

Mark Fisher in Translation: Transnational Communities of Capital Realism
Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Round-Table Discussion
Speakers: Matt Colquhoun and Alejandro Galliano

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26072

 

26 May 2022
16:00-17:30
Still Standing: Notes from the Ti Kai Project, Dominica
Speakers: Adom Philogene Heron (London); Marica Honychurch (Photographer); Jeanne Royer (Student); Polly Patullo (Author/Publisher)
Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Seminar

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26203

 

30 May 2022
18:30-20:00

Grupo de Lectura Mujeres escritoras - Session 4
Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing (CCWW Reading Group in Spanish)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25896

 

6 June 2022
16:00-18:00
In Dialogue with Martin Buber (5)
Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought Seminar Series
Speakers: tbc
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26311
 

 

8 Jun 2022
14:00-17:00
Latin American Plant Humanities Workshop

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26197

 

10 Jun 2022
13:00-14:30
Justice on the Slaughter-Bench Revisited
Speaker: Alan Norrie (Warwick)
Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory/Birkbeck Guilt Working Group Seminar

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26292

 

10 Jun 2022
15:00-16:00
Languages and Environments Reading Group (2)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25993
(re-scheduled from 19 May)

 

14 Jun 2022
16:00-17:00
Carribean Studies Seminar Series
Speaker: Kadija George (Brighton)

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25307

 

16 Jun –
17 Jun 2022
A New 'Feminist' Novel? Popular Narratives and the Pleasures of Reading
Keynote speakers: Serena Todesco; Agnès Martin-Lugand
Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing Conference

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26251

 

20 Jun 2022
16:00-18:00
In Dialogue with Martin Buber (6)
Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought Seminar Series
Speakers: tbc
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26312

 

21 Jun 2022
12:00-13:30

Mediating HIstorical Responsibility
Speakers: Guido Bartolini and Joseph Ford
Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory/Birkbeck Guilt Working Group Seminar 
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26260

 

22 Jun 2022
18:00-19:00

Encounter: Birgit Weyhe and Katy Derbyshire
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25951

 

27 Jun 2022
18:30-20:00
Grupo de Lectura Mujeres escritoras  - Session 5
Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing (CCWW Reading Group in Spanish)

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26250

 

28 Jun 2022
16:00-17:30

Cuba: Vivir entre ciclones / Cuba: Living between Hurricanes
Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Film Screening

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26035

 

29 Jun 2022
18:00-19:00
Erna Pinner's Graphic and Literary Production in London Exile: An Example of Cultural and Ideological Transference
Speaker: Dolors Sabaté Planes (Santiago de Compostela/IMLR)
Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies Seminar
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26354

 

29 Jun–
30 Jun 2022
Climate, Capital and Tourism in the Americas
Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Conference

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26036

 

30 Jun 2022
17:45-19:00

'Erkundung des Dunkels' - Thomas Mann liest Freud
Speaker: Friedhelm Kröll (Nuremberg)
English Goethe Society Ida Herz Lecture
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25183

 

4 July 2022
16:00-18:00
In Dialogue with Martin Buber (7)
Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought Seminar Series
Speakers: tbc
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/26313

 

 

 

Calendar of Online Events - Autumn 2021
2 Sept-
3 Sept 2021

The Raw and the Refined: Commodities, Processing, and Power in Global Perspective
Commodities of Empire International Workshop
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23878

2 Sept 2021
16:30-17:30
'Tate not State': Refining Sugar, Capitalism and Corporate PR in the British Commonwealth in the 1940s and 1950s
The Raw and the Refined: Commodities, Processing, and Power in Global Perspective Workshop Keynote Lecture
Speaker: Erika Rappaport (Santa Barbara)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24558
8 Sept 2021
12:00-13:30
 
Autofiction: A Female Francophone Aesthetic of Exile
Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing Seminar
Speakers: Antonia Wimbush (Liverpool); Leslie Barnes (Australian National University); Amaleena Damlé (Durham); Natalie Edwards (Adelaide)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24520
9 Sept 2021
17:00-19:00
The Latin American Community in London: An Intergenerational Conversation
Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Seminar
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24562
24 Sept 2021
16:00-17:00

Strange Bedfellows! Satire between the Covers of Hans Sachs's Der verdorben edelman mit dem weichen Beht
Speaker: Sharon Baker (IMLR)
2021 Friends of Germanic Studies Lecture
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24781
29 Sept 2021
18:00-19:00

Debating the Zeitgeist and Being Second Generation
Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies Seminar
Speakers: Miriam David and Merilyn Moos (London)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24608

30 Sept -
2 Oct 2021
Narratives of Selfhood and Ambivalence
Keynote speakers: Shirley Jordan (Newcastle); Natalie Edwards (Adelaide); Christopher Hogarth (South Australia)
Conference
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24529
7 Oct 2021
17:00-18:30


How to Teach a Hegemonic Language? Reflections on Putting al-Hariri's Impostures (published 1111) into Fifty Different Englishes
Convocation Seminars in World Literature and Translation
Speaker: Michael Cooperson (University of California)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24675

12 Oct 2021
16:00-17:30

Caribbean Studies Seminar Series
Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Seminar
Speaker: Mimi Sheller (Dean, Global School, Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24542

14 Oct 2021
17:00-18:00
The Second World War in the Contemporary Graphic Novel: A Conversation with Nora Krug
Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory Seminar
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24560

19 Oct 2021
17:00-18:00

Languages and Environments Reading Group

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24800

20 Oct 2021
15:30-17:00

On the Trail of Aliens in 1930s Bloomsbury
2021 Bloomsbury Festival
Guided Walk with Clare George
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24610
21 Oct 2021
17:00-18:00

No. 12 Great Ormond Street
The Mysterious Case of Dora Fabian and Mathilde Wurm

2021 Bloomsbury Festival
Online Talk by Charmian Brinson (Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies, IMLR)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24609
22 Oct 2021
13:00-14:00


Guilt in Freud
Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory (CCM) and Birkbeck Guilt Working Group
Speaker: Naomi Segal (IMLR)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24690

 

22 Oct 2021
15:00-16:00
CCWW Precarious Homes - Queer Homemaking I

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24071

25 Oct 2021
18:00-19:30

Austria Made in Hollywood
Speaker: Jacqueline Vansant (Michigan)
Ingeborg Bachmann Centre for Austrian Literature & Culture Online Talk
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24780

28 Oct 2021
17:00-18:30

Latin American Anthropology Seminar Series
Inaugural Session
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24589

28 Oct-
29 Oct 2021

CCWW Women’s Historical Fiction Across the Globe
Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing Conference
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25075

4 Nov 2021
18:00-19:30
Love, Lies, Justice: A Viennese Ratline
Speaker: Philippe Sands, QC (University College London)
The 2021 Martin Miller and Hannah Norbert-Miller Memorial Lecture
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24975
5 Nov 2021
12:00-13:00
Towards a Taxonomy of Guilts: Part 1
Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory Seminar (CCM)

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25078

11 Nov 2021
16:00-17:30

Cannibal Translation and Latin American Anthologies of World Literature
Part of the Convocation Seminars in World Literature and Translation in collaboration with the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)
Speaker: Isabel Gómez (University of Massachusetts Boston)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24989

11 Nov 2021
17:00-18:30
Latin American Anthropology Seminar Series
Speaker: Carolina Angel Botero (Bogotá)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24588
16 Nov 2021
16:00-17:30
Caribbean Studies Seminar Series
Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Seminar
Speaker: Jake Subryan Richards (LSE)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24545
17 Nov 2021
18:00-19:00
 


Pandemic Recovery: Emotion, Language and Health in Schools 
2021 Being Human Festival
Online Panel Discussion
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24626

18 Nov 2021
17:45-19:00
Isolation Reading in 1944: Richard Strauss, the Complete Works of Goethe and 'Metamorphosen'
Speaker: Mark Austin (Conductor and Independent Scholar)
English Goethe Society Lecture
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24625
19 Nov 2021
15:00-16:00
CCWW Precarious Homes - Queer Homemaking II

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24075

23 Nov 2021
17:00-18:30

Un Conversatorio Sobre el Nexo Estado-Crimen en América Latina y el Caribe
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25044

25 Nov 2021
17:00-18:30
Latin American Anthropology Seminar Series
Speaker: Sofia Ugarte (Cambridge)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24590
26 Nov 2021
09:45-16:30
69th National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25191
1 Dec 2021
18:00-19:30
Legal Identity, Race and Belonging in the Dominican Republic: From Citizen to Foreigner
Online Seminar

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24630

1 Dec -
2 Dec 2021
Innocence and Experience: Childhood and the 1930s Refugees
Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies / Insiders/Outsiders Festival Conference
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24623
2 Dec -
4 Dec 2021
Pockets, Pouches & Secret Drawers
Online Conference

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22520

7 Dec 2021
16:00-17:30
Caribbean Studies Seminar Series
Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Seminar
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24546
9 Dec 2021
17:00-18:30
Latin American Anthropology Seminar Series
Leave if You're Able: Deportation, Migration, and Survival in Honduras

Speaker: Amelia Frank-Vitale (Princeton)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24591
10 Dec 2021
12:00-13:00
Towards a Taxonomy of Guilts: Part 2
Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory Seminar (CCM)

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25079

10 Dec 2021
15:00-16:00
CCWW Precarious Homes - Neoliberalism, the Family, and Bourgeois Domesticity I

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24077

13 Dec 2021
17:00-18:00

A Horizon of (Im)possibilities
Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) Discussion
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25222

 

15 Dec 2021
17:00-18:30
Shifting Shores: Swahili and World Literature
Speaker: Clarissa Vierke (Bayreuth)
Part of the Convocation Seminars in World Literature and Translation
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25288

 

 

Calendar of Online Events - Spring 2022

12 Jan 2022-
13 Jan 2022

Religion in Latin America and the Caribbean: Past, Present and Possible Futures
Centre for Latin America and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) Conference

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24548

 

19 Jan 2022
18:00-19:00
The Impact of Exile on the Life and Work of the Artist Jo Bondy (1937-2015)
Speaker: Jennifer Taylor (RCGAES)
Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies Seminar
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25363

 

21 Jan 2022
15:00-16:00
Neoliberalism, the Family, and Bourgeois Domesticity II
Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing (CCWW) Seminar/Reading Group
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24078
25 Jan 2022
16:00-17:30
Caribbean Studies Seminar Series
Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) Seminar
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25303

 

3 Feb 2022
17:00-18:30
Latin American Anthropology Seminar Series
Speaker: Deborah Fromm (Campinas, Brazil)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24592

 

3 Feb 2022
18:00-19:30

Fanny Mendelssohn's 'Divan'
Speaker: Anhad Arora (Merton College, Oxford)
English Goethe Society Prawer Lecture
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24691

 

9 Feb 2022
18:00-19:00

Spreading the Word: 'Enemy Aliens' Contribute to British Wartime Propaganda Operation
Speaker: Charmian Brinson (RCGAES)
Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies Seminar
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25254

 

10 Feb 2022
16:00-18:00
Believing the Image: Political Torture on Film
Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) Round-Table Discussion

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25365

 

17 Feb 2022
17:00-18:30
Latin American Anthropology Seminar Series
Speaker: Andrea Urrutia Gómez (Mexico)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24593

 

22 Feb 2022
16:00-17:30
Caribbean Studies Seminar Series
Speaker: James Cantres (Hunter College, NY)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25304

 

23 Feb 2022
17:00-18:00
Zusammen 'Weiter Schreiben'! A Dialogue between Writers across Languages and Cultures (in German)
Speakers: Annett Gröschner, Wadid Nabi, and Annika Reich
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25698

 

25 Feb 2022
11:45-16:15
Future Directions in Modern Languages Conference
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25353

 

28 Feb 2022
18:30-20:00

Grupo de Lectura Mujeres escritoras - Session 1
Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing (CCWW Reading Group in Spanish)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25892

 

3 Mar 2022
17:00-18:30
 
Latin American Anthropology Seminar Series
Speaker: Sasha Flatau (LSE)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24594

 

3 Mar 2022
17:00-18:00
Uncanny Valleys: Austrian Literature and Film in the New Millennium
Book presentation and conversation with photographer Lois Hechenblaikner
Ingeborg Bachmann Centre for Austrian Literature & Culture Event
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25783

 

4 Mar 2022
13:00-14:30
Power and Silence: Charlemagne's Unspeakable Sin
Centre for the Study of Cutural Memory (CCM) Seminar

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25865

 

4 Mar 2022
14:00-17:30
 
Sketching/Scripting Women — Women and Comics in the Arab World
Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing (CCWW) Seminar
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25230

 

7 Mar 2022
16:00-17:00

‘WHO CARES?’ In Contemporary Women’s Writing & Film
1. Care, (Geo)politics, and the Social
Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing Seminar Series
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25686

 

10 Mar 2022
17:45-19:00
'Incredible, that's literature!' Attempts at Re-moralizing Politics, Academic Disciplines and the Professions with the Help of 'belles-lettres'
The 2022 English Goethe Society Wilkinson-Willoughby Lecture
Speaker: Wolf Lepenies (Berlin)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24654
17 Mar 2022
17:00-18:30
Latin American Anthropology Seminar Series
Speaker: Ulises Villafuerte (Dalhousie)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/24595

 

18 Mar 2022
09:00-16:20
Women's Narratives of Ageing and Care
Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing (CCWW) Conference
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25056

21 Mar 2022
16:00-17:00

‘WHO CARES?’ In Contemporary Women’s Writing & Film
2.  Care and the Non-Human

Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing Seminar Series
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25687

 

23 Mar 2022
18:00-19:00
'Sea Air' — Some Tales of Internment
Speaker: Sonia Lambert
Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25873

 

25 Mar 2022
11:45-16:15
Modern Languages and Inclusivity: Sharing Ideas and Practices Conference
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25364
 

28 Mar 2022
16:00-17:00

‘WHO CARES?’ In Contemporary Women’s Writing & Film
3. Care and Neoliberalism

Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing Seminar Series
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25688

 

28 Mar 2022
18:30-20:00

Grupo de Lectura Mujeres escritoras - Session 2
Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing (CCWW Reading Group in Spanish)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25894