Christoph Lindner – Between Global Cities: Dutch-American Urban Photography

Event Date: 20 & 21 May 2011 Centre for Creative Collaboration 16 Acton Street London, WC1X 9NG Royal Holloway School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Beyond the Global City: Visual, Verbal and Virtual Experiences This is the third in a series of major colloquia organized by the interdisciplinary ‘Global Cities and Visual Culture’ research group established in 2008 in …

Richard J. Williams – Globalization’s Uncanny Ruins

Event Date: 20 & 21 May 2011 Centre for Creative Collaboration 16 Acton Street London, WC1X 9NG Royal Holloway School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Beyond the Global City: Visual, Verbal and Virtual Experiences This is the third in a series of major colloquia organized by the interdisciplinary ‘Global Cities and Visual Culture’ research group established in 2008 in …

Beyond the Global City: Visual, Verbal and Virtual Experiences

Event Date: 20 & 21 May 2011 Centre for Creative Collaboration 16 Acton Street London, WC1X 9NG   Royal Holloway School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Beyond the Global City: Visual, Verbal and Virtual Experiences This is the third in a series of major colloquia organized by the interdisciplinary ‘Global Cities and Visual Culture’ research group established in 2008 …

Trauma and the Early Modern (2)

Event Date: Friday 13 May 2011 Bedford Square 2Gower Street London WC1E 6DP   Trauma and the Early Modern (2) TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Les Remords d’Oreste (1862), by William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905) On the face of things, there seems something ineradicably modern about trauma as a concept. Born, as ‘traumatic neurosis’, alongside …

Feasting on food porn: what are we consuming?

Event date: 13 December 2010 Royal Holloway Faculty of Arts Feasting on food porn: what are we consuming? A roundtable discussion with James Abadi, Ruth Cruickshank, Mark Dredge, John Ellis, Mike Hoare and Carol Vallejo The recent explosion of food and drink in the print media, TV, film and the Internet prompts us to feast yet reminds us we are …

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Trauma and the Early Modern (1)

Event Date: Tuesday 24 November 2010 5.00 pm Royal Holloway, IN 032     Trauma and the Early Modern (1) TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Speakers: Professor John O’Brien, (Royal Holloway), Beginnings and Trauma Dr Timothy Chesters, (Royal Holloway), Divine Trauma On the face of things, there seems something ineradicably modern about trauma as a …

Robert Eaglestone and Dan Stone – Trauma and History: Approaches to the Holocaust

Event Date: Tuesday 12 October 2010, 5.00 pm Venue: Royal Holloway, Room WIN 1-05 School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series Professor Robert Eaglestone and Professor Dan Stone– Trauma and History: Approaches to the Holocaust Abstract: How should we write and talk about the Holocaust? Do the facts speak for themselves, or do they defy …