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Listen back to CoHaB recordings on Diaspora Studies

Between 21 – 26 March, the University of Northampton School of the Arts hosted the Centre of Home and Belonging Summer school, which featured a number of high profile speakers on Diaspora Studies.  It is our great pleasure to offer you the chance to listen back to talks by Professor Linda McDowell (Oxford University) and Professor Pnina Werbner (Keele University).

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CoHaB summer school open lectures on diaspora studies

Submitted by Dr. Larissa Allwork.

The University of Northampton is one of six members of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network called Diasporic Constructions of Home and Belonging (CoHaB). Other partners are the Universities of Munster, Mumbai, Oxford, SOAS and Stockholm.

This March the 12 international postgraduate students affiliated to CoHaB will be coming to The University of Northampton School of the Arts to engage in CoHaB’s core module on Diaspora Studies. There will also be two postdoctoral students from COMPAS and the English Faculty at Oxford University, who have arranged the programme and will oversee the teaching of the core module of the Summer School on Diaspora studies.

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University represented at Holocaust Memory Re-visited conference

Submitted by Dr. Larissa Allwork.

School of the Arts researcher Dr Larissa Allwork will be representing the University of Northampton at the internationally prestigious ‘Holocaust Memory Re-visited’ conference at Uppsala University in Sweden (21-23 March 2013).  Dr Allwork will be contributing her research on British/Lithuanian Holocaust memorialisation efforts to the Uppsala conference which addresses recent cultural endeavors to depict and commemorate the Holocaust and Nazi era crimes.  Dr Allwork is currently working with Professor Janet Wilson on the EU-Marie Curie funded Centre of Home and Belonging project and Dr Sonya Andermahr’s Working Group for Interdisciplinary Research in Trauma, Narrative and Performance.