Dr. Ingrid Sharp (German)'s article for The Conversation on von Richthoven, the German WWI 'air ace', shows how the 'Red Baron' is symbolic of the changing face of 'heroism' after WWI
We were delighted to have Prof. Steven Vanderputten (Vakgroep Geschiedenis, Universiteit Gent) in Leeds on Tuesday, 21 October 2014, for the second IMS Open Lecture of the 2014-2015 academic year.
Prof Graham Loud and two postgraduate research students from the Institute for Medieval Studies, James Hill and Audrey Thorstad, attended the 'Dynamic Middle Ages' postgraduate-training conference
The many faces of Sigurd the Dragon-Slayer, IMS Work in Progress Seminars Starts at 1:00 am.
Now and Forever: The Many Faces of Tommy/Poilu Relations on the Western Front - Dr Chris Kempshall (University of Sussex) Starts at 5:00 pm.
In collaboration with the 28th Leeds International Film Festival, Dr Lee Broughton will introduce a screening of Buster Keaton's 'The General'. Starts at 1:00 pm.
Postcolonial literatures, diasporic and transcultural writing, representations of adoption, theories of postcolonialism and transculturation, postwar and contemporary British fiction
My thesis examines the relationship between domestic tradition and national identity in the literature of Rabindranath Tagore and W.B.Yeats.