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Lecture – Fin-de siècle Riga as a Modern Metropolis and the Birth of Latvian Literature as World Literature

On.11 April, Benedikts Kalnačs (University of Latvia) will be giving a lecture on the topic of ‘Fin-de siècle Riga as a Modern Metropolis and the Birth of Latvian Literature as World Literature‘.
This lecture will be held in the Maison du Savoir, Campus Belval (11:30 a.m.) as part of the ‘Weltliteratur’ lecture series. No registration is required.

11th volume of MIS working papers recently published

In.the eleventh volume of MIS working papers, Dieter Heimböckel tackles the concept of displacement. The Germanist explores this concept as an analytical tool for examining the phenomenon of displacement, reconstructing the concept’s circulation in various disciplinary concepts in order to do so. Heimböckel concludes by developing the productive relationship between the concept of travelling and displacement.

New publication – La rencontre avec l’autre

Under the leadership of C. Cicotti and S. Cuoghi, the book ‘La rencontre avec l’autre. Phénoménologie interculturelle dans l’Europe contemporaine’ has just been published. It brings together numerous authors from the Key Area MIS and tackles new questions of otherness, immigration and encountering different mentalities and cultures. The books contains nine contributions from a variety of disciplines and is available in bookshops.

Lecture – Peripheral Worlding: The Nexus of National/World Literatures

On.4 April, Marko Juvan (Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts) will be giving a lecture on the topic of ‘Peripheral Worlding: The Nexus of National/World Literatures.
This lecture will be held in the Maison du Savoir, Campus Belval (11:30 a.m.) as part of the ‘Weltliteratur’ lecture series. No registration is required.

Lecture – Weltliteratur und Intertextualität bei Orhan Pamuk: Nachahmer, Kopisten, Illustratoren

On.28 March, Oliver Kohns (Université du Luxembourg) will be giving a lecture on the topic of ‘Weltliteratur und Intertextualität bei Orhan Pamuk: Nachahmer, Kopisten, Illustratoren’.
This lecture will be held in the Maison du Savoir, Campus Belval (11:30 a.m.) as part of the ‘Weltliteratur’ lecture series. No registration is required.