On our radar
Tenure-Track Professorship in World Literature,Vienna
The University of Vienna invites applications for a tenure-track professorship in the field of World Literature/Weltliteratur at the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies.
Swedish Research Institute's Travel Grant, Istanbul 2018
The Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul has announced a number of travel grants reserved for a limited stay at the institute in the fall of 2018.
Call for Submissions: Islam in World Literary Imaginations
Edited by Sarah R. bin Tyeer, Claire Gallien and Mohammad Salama.
Cosmopolitanism in European Historical Literatures
Professor Helena Bodin from our group will be talking on the topic "European Cosmopolitanism from Byzantine and Constantinopolitan Perspectives" at the coming spring workshop of the research group RELICS (Researchers of European Literary Identities, Cosmopolitanism and the Schools) at the University of Ghent.
World Literature, Context and Global Studies. Workshop at Stockholm University
Welcome to a one-day workshop gathering on the topic of world literature, context, and global studies, organized by Louise Nilsson, Stefan Helgesson and Gül Bilge Han at the Department of English, Stockholm University.
Our Uncommon Ground - Conference at Durham University
In three weeks time, Dr Christina Kullberg from our programme will be joining UK colleagues in a panel at the conference Our Uncommon Ground: Modern Languages and Cultures for the 21st Century at Durham University (16-18th April 2018). Her paper is entitled "The Archipelagic longue durée of Caribbean Literatures".
African Literature and the Press
Dr Erik Falk from our group is currently visiting our network partners at the Paul Valéry University of Montpellier for the conference "African Literature and the Press", organized by Dr Claire Ducournau. His paper is titled "Writing East Africa in the world: Transition’s early years".
Researching World Literature (Lund Literary Society)
Annika Mörte Alling, Paul Tenngart and Christian Claesson will be presenting our research programme at the Lund Literary Society tonight and also discussing methods and theories in the study of World Literature.
The Harems of Constantinople in Stories by Elsa Lindberg-Dovlette
Prof. Helena Bodin is currently visiting the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul, where she recently gave a lecture entitled "Seclusion vs. Accessibility – the Harems of Constantinople in Stories by Elsa Lindberg-Dovlette".