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“Bonds & Boundaries” Conference – Registration Now Open

Registration for this Summer’s Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference Bonds & Boundaries, taking place on the 18th and 19th June at UCL is now open.

For details and to register, follow this link and sign up. Attendance is free, however, registration is compulsory as places are limited.

The schedule for the conference is available here. Further information including details of keynotes and their abstracts will be posted here soon. For further information about the conference, see the Call for Papers and follow us on Twitter  @CultureInqUCL or use #BondsandBoundaries

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Seminar Meeting 11th March 5:30 pm

Our next seminar meeting will take place this Wednesday 11th Jan at 5:30pm in the FIGS common room (which is G07 in the German and Scandinavian Department, 16 Gordon Square).

Stefano Rossoni will be talking about “The Interplay between Sexuality and Fiction in the Novels of J. M. Coetzee, Milan Kundera, Philip Roth and Mario Vargas Llosa”. No need to prepare anything, just come and listen to Stefano’s presentation over wine and nibbles, with a discussion afterwards.

The calendar for this term can be found here.

Hope to see you on Wednesday,

The Society for Comparative Cultural Inquiry

Seminar Meeting Wednesday 25th February 5.30 pm

Our next seminar meeting will take place this Wednesday 25th Jan at 5:30pm in the FIGS common room (which is G07 in the German and Scandinavian Department, 16 Gordon Square).

Wenqing Peng will be talking about “An ancient Chinese historical novel ‘Three Kingdoms’ and its translation in the West”. No need to prepare anything, just come and listen to Wenqing’s presentation over wine and nibbles, with a discussion afterwards.

The calendar for this term can be found here, and we still need speakers for 11/3 and 25/3, so just let us know if you’d like to present.

Hope to see you on Wednesday,

The Society for Comparative Cultural Inquiry

Seminar Meeting Wednesday 11th February 5.30 pm

Our next seminar meeting will take place this Wednesday 11th Feb at 5:30pm in the FIGS common room (which is G07 in the German and Scandinavian Department, 16 Gordon Square).

Melissa Powell  will be talking about “Anna Magnani and the Italian ‘Earth Mother’: Ideologies of the Mother and Nationhood in Cinema”. No need to prepare anything, just come and listen to Melissa’s presentation over wine and nibbles, with a discussion afterwards.

The calendar for this term can be found here, and we still need speakers for 11/3 and 25/3, so just let us know if you’d like to present.

Hope to see you  on Wednesday,

The Society for Comparative Cultural Inquiry

Seminar Meeting Wednesday 14th January 5.30 pm

Our next seminar meeting will take place this Wednesday 14th Jan at 5:30pm in the FIGS common room (which is G07 in the German and Scandinavian Department, 16 Gordon Square).

Gabriella Caminotto will be talking about Doing ‘Women’s Work’: Gendered Discourses in UK Higher Education Administration.No need to prepare anything, just come and listen to Gabriella’s presentation over wine and nibbles, with a discussion afterwards.

The calendar for this term can be found here, and we still need speakers for 28/1, 25/2, 11/3 and 25/3, so just let us know if you’d like to present.

Hope to see you  on Wednesday,

The Society for Comparative Cultural Inquiry

Seminar Meeting Wednesday 3rd December 5.30 pm

Our next seminar meeting will take place this Wednesday 3rd Dec at 5:30pm in the FIGS common room (which is G07 in the German and Scandinavian Department, 16 Gordon Square).

Alex Woodcock will be giving a presentation titled “Theories of Mind in International Relations”.

No need to prepare or bring anything, just come along to listen to Alex’s presentation over wine and nibbles, with a discussion afterwards.

The complete calendar with all the info is available here. Please let me know if you’re interested in presenting later in the term: 17/12 is still free.

See you then,

The Society for Comparative Cultural Inquiry

Seminar Meeting Wednesday 19th November 5.30 pm

Our next seminar meeting will take place this Wednesday 19th Nov at 5:30pm in the FIGS common room (which is G07 in the German and Scandinavian Department, 16 Gordon Square).

Elizabeth Harvey Kattou will be giving a presentation titled “Short Stories as Social Protest”.

No need to prepare or bring anything, just come along to listen to Elizabeth’s presentation over wine and nibbles, with a discussion afterwards.

The complete calendar with all the info is available here. Please let me know if you’re interested in presenting later in the term: 17/12 is still free.

See you then,

The Society for Comparative Cultural Inquiry