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Undergraduate student wins overseas position in psycholinguistics
3 July 2015
Georgia-Ann Carter, an undergraduate student about to take a Year Abroad on her BA (Hons) in English Language & Linguistics, has just successfully interviewed for a student assistantship at the prestigious Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics. Georgia, who will be spending the forthcoming academic year in the Netherlands, studying at Radboud University in Nijmegen, will be assisting part-time at the Institute for ...
Symposium on 'Religion and the Global City'
3 July 2015
Dr Anna Strhan, from the Department of Religious Studies, is co-organising a symposium alongside Dr David Garbin, from the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR), entitled 'Religion and the Global City', to be held on Friday 11 September 2015, with funding from the Leverhulme Trust, the Department of Religious Studies, and SSPSSR. This symposium adopts a non-reductive stance in exploring city dynamics of religious presence ...
Patricia Novillo-Corvalán on Latin-American literature and medicine
2 July 2015
Dr Patricia Novillo-Corvalán from the Department of Comparative Literature has just edited a new collection, Latin American and Iberian Perspectives on Literature and Medicine (Routledge, 2015). The collection is the first study to examine the representation of illness, disability, and cultural pathologies in modern and contemporary Iberian and Latin American literature. Innovative and interdisciplinary, the collecti...
July edition of The Reasoner now available
2 July 2015
The Reasoner is our monthly digest highlighting exciting new research on reasoning, inference and method in the broadest meaning of the term. The latest issue, July 2015, is now available. The July contents include: Editorial – Angela Breitenbach Interview with Hannah Ginsborg – Angela Breitenbach Progic 2015 and Spring School on Inductive Logic, 20-24 April – Pavel Janda Belgrade Graduate Conference in Philosophy and Logic,...
Anna Strhan publishes on urban evangelicals
1 July 2015
Dr Anna Strhan from the Department of Religious Studies has just published a new book entitled Aliens & Strangers? The Struggle for Coherence in the Everyday Lives of Evangelicals (Oxford University Press, 2015). The book is an ethnographic study of a conservative evangelical Anglican church in London, and examines evangelicals' relational practices and everyday interactions in a cosmopolitan, global city. St John’s is a vibrant church, w...