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KuroDalaiJee KuroDalaiJee | Anarchy of the Body

13th February, 2023 in Author’s corner

In ‘Anarchy of the Body’, art historian KuroDalaiJee sheds light on vital pieces of postwar Japanese avant-garde history by contextualizing the social, cultural, and political trajectories of artists across Japan in the 1960s.

Japanese studies Book launch event and symposium | Art Platform Japan | 23 February, Tokyo

12th February, 2023 in Latest news

The translation initiative of Art Platform Japan (APJ) has commissioned the translation of two books that will shed new light on the narrative of contemporary Japanese art, hoping that these publications will elevate the understanding of an…

Tot de bodem Herbekijk het debat ‘Tot de bodem. De toekomst van landbouw in Vlaanderen’

10th February, 2023 in Latest news

Op maandag 30 januari 2023 vond het debat ‘Tot de bodem’ plaats. Tijdens dit debat gingen Maïka De Keyzer (KU Leuven), Heleen Desmet (Bond Beter Leefmilieu), Zuhal Demir (Vlaams minister van Justitie en Handhaving, Omgeving, Energie en Toerisme) en H…

Maïka De Keyzer Maïka De Keyzer | Tot de bodem

21st December, 2022 in Author’s corner

Het huidige debat is sterk polariserend: landbouw versus ecologie, vermarkting versus subsistentie, schaalvergroting versus familiebedrijven, comparatieve voordelen en specialisatie versus diversiteit, enzovoort. Met het boek ‘Tot de bodem’ wil edito…

Pieter Verstraete Pieter Verstraete | Stilte in de klas

2nd December, 2022 in Author’s corner

In zijn boek ‘Stilte in de klas’ verkent Pieter Verstraete aan de hand van niet eerder ontgonnen archiefmateriaal de geschiedenis van de pedagogische betekenis van stilte.

Sarah Hegenbart Sarah Hegenbart | From Bayreuth to Burkina Faso

29th November, 2022 in Author’s corner

Sarah Hegenbart traces the path from Wagner’s introduction of the Gesamtkunstwerk in Bayreuth to Schlingensief’s attempt to charge the idea of the total artwork with new meaning by transposing it to the West African country Burkina Faso.

Pierre-Philippe Fraiture Pierre-Philippe Fraiture | Unfinished Histories

22nd November, 2022 in Author’s corner

‘Unfinished Histories’ explores how the imperial past has lived on in Belgium, but also in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Burundi.

Annelies Andries | Giuseppe Verdi: Ernani Annelies Andries | Giuseppe Verdi: Ernani

22nd November, 2022 in Author’s corner

In het volume Giuseppe Verdi: Ernani in de reeks Operatheek toont Annelies Andries hoe esthetische idealen botsten met de praktische vereisten van een operaproductie.

Lesly Deschler Canossi and Zoraida Lopez-Diago Lesly Deschler Canossi and Zoraida Lopez-Diago | Black Matrilineage, Photography, and Representation

15th November, 2022 in Author’s corner

The Diamond Open Access publication ‘Black Matrilineage, Photography, and Representation: Another Way of Knowing’ emerges from the project Women Picturing Revolution. The editors and co-funders of the project, Lesly Deschler Canossi and Zoraida Lopez…

University Press Week 2022 Writing an Academic Book | Experiences of First-time Authors

15th November, 2022 in Author’s corner

Me-Linh Riemann, author of ‘Leaving Spain’, and Pedro Moura, author of ‘Visualising Small Traumas’ share their experiences on writing their first academic book.

Nidesh Lawtoo Nidesh Lawtoo | Homo Mimeticus

15th November, 2022 in Author’s corner

In his book ‘Homo Mimeticus’ Nidesh Lawtoo proposes a new theory of one of the most influential concepts in western thought (mimesis) to confront some of the hypermimetic challenges of the present and future.

Bekeh Utietiang Ukelina Bekeh Utietiang Ukelina | Who Owns Africa?

8th November, 2022 in Author’s corner

‘Who Owns Africa?’ addresses the role of foreign actors in Africa and their competing interests in exploiting the resources of Africa and its people.