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Matthias Buschmeier | European Literatures of Military Occupation

12th June, 2024 in Author’s corner

Focusing on the literary works of writers from various European countries that were occupied by Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union or the Allies during and after World War II, the editors of European Literatures of Military Occupation seek to unravel the…

Theofanis Tsiampokalos | Plutarch and Rhetoric

3rd June, 2024 in Author’s corner

In his book, Plutarch and Rhetoric, Theofanis Tsiampokalos offers new insights into Plutarch’s seemingly moderate attitude towards rhetoric.

Paulo Beer | Truth and Suffering Paulo Beer | Truth and Suffering

15th April, 2024 in Author’s corner

Paulo Beer is a psychoanalyst, professor and researcher in São Paulo, Brazil. Understanding how one can think about truth within psychoanalysis and philosophy of science opens interesting possibilities to think and treat suffering differently. I…

Ágnes Györke and Tamás Juhász Ágnes Györke and Tamás Juhász | Urban Culture and the Modern City

15th April, 2024 in Author’s corner

In Urban Culture and the Modern City editors Ágnes Györke and Tamás Juhász expand the scope of literary urban studies by focusing on Budapest and Hungarian small towns

Luc Sterckx Luc Sterckx | Corporate Governance from Startup to Scale-up

8th April, 2024 in Author’s corner

In his book ‘Corporate Governance from Startup to Scale-up’ Luc Sterckx provides firsthand advice on how early-stage companies can be governed in an efficient and workable manner, regardless of their limited financial resources.

Paul Nnodim and Austin Okigbo Paul Nnodim and Austin Okigbo | Ubuntu

8th February, 2024 in Author’s corner

This anthology edited by Paul Nnodim and Austin Okigbo weaves interdisciplinary perspectives into the discourse on African relational ethics in dialogue with Western normative ideals.

Peter J. Freeth and Rafael Treviño Peter J. Freeth and Rafael Treviño | Beyond the Translator’s Invisibility

24th January, 2024 in Author’s corner

‘Beyond the Translator’s Invisibility’ demonstrates the value of understanding the visibilities of translators and translation in the plural and adds much-needed nuance to one of translation studies’ most pervasive, polarizing, and imprecise concepts…

Simone Wille | Collecting Asian Art Markéta Hánová, Yuka Kadoi, and Simone Wille | Collecting Asian Art

16th January, 2024 in Author’s corner

‘Collecting Asian Art: Cultural Politics and Transregional Networks in Twentieth-Century Central Europe’ examines museum collections of Asian art in the region of Central Europe, rather than the well-known collections of Western European and North Am…

Peter De Cuyper | Newcomers Navigating the Welfare State Peter De Cuyper | Newcomers Navigating the Welfare State

20th December, 2023 in Author’s corner

In ‘Newcomers Navigating the Welfare State’ the authors explore the policies and practices related to social assistance and labour market activation for newcomers and the factors that influence individuals’ access to their rights. Q&A with editor Pet…

Willem Bruls | Georges Bizet : Les Pêcheurs de perles Willem Bruls | Georges Bizet : Les Pêcheurs de perles

11th December, 2023 in Author’s corner

Auteur en dramaturg Willem Bruls gidst de lezer door dit bijzonder jeugdwerk uit 1863 van de Franse componist Georges Bizet.

Who does Leuven University Press help #SpeakUP? Who does Leuven University Press help #SpeakUP?

14th November, 2023 in Author’s corner

From Monday November 13 to Friday November 17, members of the Association of University Presses celebrate University Press Week. Nienke Roelants, managing director, explains WHO Leuven University Press helps #SpeakUP.

Who does Leuven University Press help #SpeakUP? What does #SpeakUP mean at Leuven University Press?

13th November, 2023 in Author’s corner

From Monday November 13 to Friday November 17, members of the Association of University Presses celebrate University Press Week. Mirjam Truwant, acquisitions editor, explains WHAT #SpeakUP means at Leuven University Press.