Tuesday, 25 October 2011

MUP @ Frankfurt

This year's Frankfurt bookfair was extremely busy for MUP. We were out and about meeting new contacts and building relationships with many colleagues from across the world.

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

The 19th French Film Festival

The 19th French Film Festival (9 November – 7 December) presents an unparalleled selection of le cinéma français in leading cinemas around the country, including London Ciné Lumière, Edinburgh Filmhouse, Glasgow GFT, Manchester Cornerhouse, Warwick Arts Centre and Aberdeen Belmont Picturehouse.

There are a wealth of genres to suit all tastes and impressive performances from an array of established stellar names and emerging talents.

If you appreciate French cinema, take a closer look at the list of events taking place throughout the French Film Festival.

Monday, 10 October 2011

Gower Street Lecture Series and Amnesty International present The Oxford Amnesty Lecture on Religion and Rights

Ticket holders should contact Waterstone's Gower Street (tel. 020 7636 1577) for a full refund.

The lecture, which will be held on 24th October at 7pm, will feature eminent speakers from the renowned Oxford Amnesty Lectures on Religion and Human Rights.

Watestone's Gower Street are organising a series of lectures in October and November, kicking off with ARAB SPRING: Tariq Ali in Conversation with Ted HonderichTed Honderich, Tariq Ali on 17th October.

Both lectures will take place in the Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL, Darwin Building, Malet Place, WC1E 7JG. Tickets available in-store or online.

Thursday, 6 October 2011

Abandoning Historical Conflict? wins the prestigious Brian Farrell book prize

The Political Studies Association of Ireland has just announced Abandoning Historical Conflict? by Peter Shirlow, Jon Tonge, James McAuley and Catherine McGlyn, is this years winner of The Brian Farrell book prize for the best book on politics by a member of the Political Studies Association of Ireland.

Previous winners include The Irish Voter: The Nature of Electoral, Competition in the Republic of Ireland by Michael Marsh, Richard Sinnott, John Garry and Fiachra Kennedy, Irish Freedom: The History of Nationalism in Ireland by Richard English and The Lost Revolution: The Story of The Official IRA and The Workers’ Party by Brian Hanley and Scott Millar.

Monday, 3 October 2011

The Wanderers and critical realism in nineteenth century Russian painting

New exhibition at Stockholm's National Museum opens to rave reviews.

David Jackson, author of The Wanderers and critical realism in nineteenth century Russian painting, has assisted with planning the exhibition.

If you're planning a trip to Stockholm, be sure to drop into the National Museum. The exhibition is open until 22nd January 2012, so you have plenty of time.