#PoTW – Censorship: Case Studies and Conflicting Interpretations

Robert Darnton’s Panizzi lectures at the British Library will provide a detailed account of how censorship operated under three authoritarian regimes, Bourbon France in the eighteenth century, British India in the nineteenth century, and Communist East Germany in the twentieth century. The discussion of those lectures, or at least the first two of them, in… Continue reading #PoTW – Censorship: Case Studies and Conflicting Interpretations

The Institute of Modern Languages Research launches: An interview with Charles Forsdick part 1

Despite, or because of, current challenges facing the sector, the newly launched Institute of Modern Language Research (IMLR) is determined to emphasise the pivotal role of modern languages in humanities research. This is due to the obvious multilingualism, internationalism and interdisciplinarity of its work, but also to the fact that its research agendas, along with the professional… Continue reading The Institute of Modern Languages Research launches: An interview with Charles Forsdick part 1