Events

Manus Prison Theory

CERES Seminar (in collaboration with EngLit Research Seminar and Metaforum): “Manus Prison Theory: Border Regimes, Displacement, Literature. A conversation with Behrouz Boochani (via live stream) and Omid Tofighian”

Date: Thursday 13 February, 12:00-14:30 Location: Holland College, Pater Damiaanplein 9, 3000 Leuven In the wake of the publication of his award-winning novel No Friend but the Mountains (Picador 2018), author Behrouz Boochani and translator Omid Tofighian developed a critical, creative and political project under the banner “Manus Prison Theory”. The project is based on interdisciplinary … Continue reading CERES Seminar (in collaboration with EngLit Research Seminar and Metaforum): “Manus Prison Theory: Border Regimes, Displacement, Literature. A conversation with Behrouz Boochani (via live stream) and Omid Tofighian”

CERES Symposium: ‘Circulation of Symbolic Goods’

Date: Tuesday, 21 January 2020 Location: KU Leuven, Brussels Campus (Warmoesberg 26, Brussels, Belgium), T'Serclaesgebouw, Raadzaal 07.16 This symposium brings together researchers working at the intersection of sociology, translation studies, reception studies, and world literature studies to share new work and explore opportunities for international collaborative research. The gathering is the first in a series … Continue reading CERES Symposium: ‘Circulation of Symbolic Goods’

22/11/2019: CERES/Research Group English Literature Seminar: Paul Tenngart (Lund University): “Cosmopolitan and Vernacular Dynamics in World Literature.”

CERES Seminar, in cooperation with the Research Group English Literature. Date: Fri 22 November, 2pm-4pm Location: Faculty of Arts, KU Leuven, Blijde Inkomstraat 31, 3000 Leuven (MSI 01.28) Participation is free, but please register by e-mail to Ernest DeClerck. Paul Tenngart presents the research programme on “Cosmopolitan and Vernacular Dynamics in World Literature”, based at Stockholm University … Continue reading 22/11/2019: CERES/Research Group English Literature Seminar: Paul Tenngart (Lund University): “Cosmopolitan and Vernacular Dynamics in World Literature.”

13/11/2019: CERES Seminar: Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations/De welvaart van landen: a seminar with translator Jabik Veenbaas

Date: Wed 13 November, 1.30pm-3pm Location: KU Leuven Campus Brussel, Paternosterzaal (6306, Hermes 3 Building) Earlier this year, Jabik Veenbaas published the first complete Dutch translation of Adam Smith’s classic The Wealth of Nations (1776). CERES invites the translator to discuss the importance of the work, the background and genesis of his translation, and particular … Continue reading 13/11/2019: CERES Seminar: Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations/De welvaart van landen: a seminar with translator Jabik Veenbaas