Past Events

Thu 07 Nov

The Idea of Europe

Is culture the heart of Europe, and if so, is it doing enough to lead Europe – and challenge it?… Read More >

Wed 06 Nov

Why – and what – Europe is worth fighting for?

A workshop on history, literature and activism led by Srećko Horvat* What is the future for the EU? What is… Read More >

Wed 21 Nov

Literature and Politics: John Banville and Fintan O’Toole in conversation with Lara Feigel

Is literature always political? Does the writer have more political responsibility than other citizens, or less? What was the role… Read More >

Mon 13 Nov

Guido van der Werve in conversation with John-Paul Stonard

The Dutch artist Guido Van der Werve makes films based on his personal interests, including extreme sports. For Nummer Vierteen: Home (exhibited… Read More >

Wed 08 Nov

John Banville and Brian Dillon in conversation with Lara Feigel

Is melancholy, as Freud thought, an indulgent, unproductive form of mourning? Or can it be a form of sadness that… Read More >

Thu 02 Jul

Save the Date: Conference, 2-3 July 2015, King’s College London

Keynotes: Stephen Brockmann (Carnegie Mellon University) Jennifer Fay (Vanderbilt University) Confirmed speakers include: Richard Bessel (University of York) Giles MacDonogh… Read More >

Thu 02 Jul

Conference: Beyond Enemy Lines, 2-3 July 2015

We are pleased to announce our upcoming conference, to be hosted by King’s College London at the Strand Campus on… Read More >