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Research Colloquia, Special Lectures and Readings


Michaelmas 2022

Thursday 17 November, 4.30-6pm, Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity 

Dr. Jessica Ruffin (University of Michigan/MIT) – “Amphibious Critique”


Lent 2023

Thursday 26 January, 4.30-6pm, Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity

Prof. Shuangzhi Li (Fudan University) – “Colonial Past and Polyphonic Narrative in Trojanow's and Thome's Novel”


Easter 2023

Thursday 11 May, 4.30-6pm, Seniour Parlous, Gonville & Caius College

Prof. Dieter Heimböckel (University of Luxemburg) – "Mit Abstand betrachtet. Zum Verhältnis von Interkulturalität und Inkommensurabilität"


Thursday 1 June, 12.30-2pm, ONLINE

Dr. Yejun Zou (Sun-Yat Sen University) - "The Depiction of the Chinese Revolution in East German Documentaries"


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If you have any questions about these colloquia, please get in touch with Dr Stephanie Galasso (for Thursday Research Colloquia) and Dr Doriane Zerka (for Monday Research Colloquia).


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