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Jewish Italian Authors of the 20th Century - Alain Elkann

Tuesday 26 June 2012
Alain Elkann, born in New York in 1950, is a distinguished Italian novelist, intellectual, and journalist, who has written extensively about the Jews in Italy, their centrality to Italian history, and the relation between the Jewish faith and other religions. He writes regularly for "La Stampa", "Lo Specchio", "Nuovi Argomenti", "Capital", "Amica", "Panta" and other newspapers and magazines.

Project Archivist sought for Martin Miller and Hannah Norbert-Miller Archive

Tuesday 26 June 2012
Applications are now invited for an archivist to catalogue the Martin Miller and Hannah Norbert-Miller Papers and make the Archive accessible in response to academic demand. The project involves sorting, accessioning, cataloguing, listing and indexing the material and manuscripts comprising the Miller Archive to archival standards. The post, funded by the Martin Miller and Hannah Norbert-Miller Trust Fund, is available on a 9-month fixed-term contract, with a possible 3-month extension.

Dr Anne Simon appointed to Fixed-Term Lectureship in German at the Institute

Tuesday 26 June 2012
The Institute is delighted to announce that Dr Anne Simon, formerly of Bristol University, has been appointed to the fixed-term Lectureship in German, replacing Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex who will be on research leave in 2012-2013. Dr Simon will take up her post on 10 September 2012.

Institute awarded AHRC Skills Development Grant

Thursday 8 March 2012
The Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies has been successful in obtaining a £38k award from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, in the framework of their Skills Development Call. The IGRS will be working closely with colleagues at King’s College and the University of London Institute in Paris on offering a programme on Modern Languages and Film, targeting postgraduate research students working on Film Studies in Schools of Modern Languages in the UK.

Cultural Memory

Thursday 8 March 2012
at the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies (IGRS). Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural in nature the Centre provides a forum for literary scholars, historians, cultural critics, sociologists, practising artists and others with an interest in the research and study of memory.

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