7 October.State of the German Nations (annual panel discussion). Christophe Fricker/Mark Allinson/Anna Havinga (University of Bristol). 5pm. **. Contact: Christophe Fricker.
13 October. Catherine Mason (QMUL): From National Socialism to the Red Army Faction: An Unexpected Collision with the Penguin Book of German Verse. German ‘Tee mit Thema’ series. 1-2pm. In person. Contact: Steffan Davies. Room LR8. Woodland Road.
20 October. School of Modern Languages Seminar (1): Qualitative methods. Rhiannon Daniels and Steffan Davies. 43 Woodland Road, G.01, as hybrid event, i.e. with option to join online. Organiser and contact: Christophe Fricker.
21 October. Professor Antoine Lilti, Professor A. Lilti (EHESS, Paris). A perspective on The Enlightenment. 5.15 pm. In person. 43 Woodland Road, G.01. Contact: Marianne Ailes
25 October. James Rann (University of Glasgow) Red Threads: Fashion, Poetry and Identity in Revolutionary Russia. 1pm. Contact: Connor Doak.
25 October. Xavier Mas Craviotto (University of Bristol) Book launch La gran nàusea. 6.00- 7.00 pm, Old Council Chamber, Wills Memorial Building. Contact: Joanna Crow.
26 October. Italian: Dante Week – 1. 5.30-7.30 – Humanities Lecture Theatre (in person, if possible). Contact Tristan Kay and Rhiannon Daniels.
28 October. Dante Week – 2 - 5.30-7.30: Online. Lele Gragnolati, Elena Lombardi, Francesca Southerden. Contact: Tristan Kay and Rhiannon Daniels.
9 November. Italian: Paolo Bartoloni. ‘The Place of Art and Art as Place: On designing and redesigning the sense of space through art’. Contact: Ruth Glynn. 5.15 pm. Online.
15 November. Italian: Goffredo Polizzi. ‘Reimagining the Italian South: Representing the southern border in contemporary Italian literature and cinema’ Contact: Ruth Glynn. 5.15 pm. Online.
6 December 2021. German Department Christmas Lecture 2021. Prof Tom Kuhn, St Hugh’s College, Oxford, The love of detail: Brecht and his poems. 6.15pm (to be confirmed). In person: Contacts: Steffan Davies/Anna Havinga. Room LT3. Woodland Road.
8 December. School of Modern Languages seminar (2). Negotiating the line between theory and practice. Connor Doak. 43 Woodland Road, G.01, as hybrid event, i.e. with option to join online. Organiser and contact: Christophe Fricker.
9 December. Kate Holland (University of Toronto) on Dostoevsky. Online. Contact: Connor Doak.
Date TBC. Chris Pendergast, ‘Translating Proust’. In Person. Contact: Marianne Ailes
3 February. Dr. Rachel Haworth (University of Leeds). Contact: Catherine O’Rawe. 5.15 pm. In person.
7 February. Katy Turton. Writing Women into the Russian Revolution 6pm. Online. Contact: Connor Doak.
16 February. School of Modern Languages Seminar. Methods (3): Quantitative Methods. James Hawkey and Lucas Nunes Vieira. 43 Woodland Road, G.01, as hybrid event, i.e. with option to join online. Organiser and contact: Christophe Fricker.
24 February. Derek Offord (University of Bristol, Emeritus) Ayn Rand and the Russian Intelligentsia. 6pm. In person. Contact: Connor Doak.
2 March. Dr S. Van de Peer (QMU, Edinburgh). The cinematic work of Jocelyne Saab. 2.15 pm. In person. Contact: Marianne Ailes.
10 March. Dr Cecilia Brioni (Trinity College Dublin). Online. Details to follow.
17 March. Hannah Parker (Aleksanteri Institute, Helsinki). Materialising Soviet Selves: Letters, Loyalty and Gender, 1936-40. 6pm. Online. Contact: Connor Doak.
23 March. School of Modern Languages Seminar. Methods (4): Engaging the expertise of crowds and fans. Carol O’Sullivan and Xiaochun Zhang. Venue and modes of attendance tba. Organiser and contact: Christophe Fricker.
Date TBC. Raymond Kuhn (Prof. emeritus QMUL). The media in France and the presidential elections. 2.15 pm. In person. Contact: Marianne Ailes.