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New director Nienke Roelants New director for Leuven University Press

1st March, 2023 in Latest news

LEUVEN, March 2023 – Leuven University Press welcomes Nienke Roelants as its new director. As of 1 March 2023, she succeeds Veerle De Laet in this position. Nienke has extensive professional experience at various educational and trade publishing hous…

Colonial Legacies Hybrid Event | History, Memory and Archives: Contemporary Lens-Based Art from the Democratic Republic of Congo, 8 March, Oxford

23rd February, 2023 in Latest news

The globalisation of the artworld in the 1980s and 1990s and its expansion beyond a Eurocentric matrix led to the proliferation of alternative perspectives onto shared colonial histories in artistic work. This shift coincided with the archival turn i…

BLN Boekpresentatie | Grotius’ Annales en Lipsius’ Monita | 24 maart, Leiden

22nd February, 2023 in Latest news

Recentelijk zijn de delen 10 en 11 van Bibliotheca Latinitis Novae verschenen. U bent van harte welkom op de lezingenmiddag en boekpresentatie. Vrijdag 24 maart 2023Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden, Vossiuszaal, Witte Singel 27, 2311BG Leide…

From Bayreuth to Burkina Faso Book Launch | From Bayreuth to Burkina Faso | 10 March, Berlin

21st February, 2023 in Latest news

Opera Village Africa, a participatory art experiment by the late German multimedia artist Christoph Schlingensief, serves as a testing ground for a critical interrogation of Richard Wagner’s notion of the Gesamtkunstwerk. In her book From Bayreu…

Ferenczi Dialogues Online Book Launch | Ferenczi Dialogues | 8 March 2023

17th February, 2023 in Latest news

Join the book launch of Ferenczi Dialogues with authors Raluca Soreanu, Jakob Staberg and Jenny Willner. Ferenczi Dialogues: On Trauma and Catastrophe presents the contribution of Sándor Ferenczi to a psychoanalytic theory of trauma and discusse…

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…

Contemporary Photography in France Book Launch | Contemporary Photography in France | November 12 | Paris

24th October, 2022 in Latest news

The Jeu de Paume bookstore and Leuven University Press invite you to meet Olga Smith, art historian, specialist in contemporary art and photography on the occasion of the publication of the book ‘Contemporary Photography in France. Between Theory and…

NEW SERIES : Central Africa Collection/Collection Afrique Centrale

15th October, 2022 in Latest news

New series ‘Central Africa Collection/Collection Afrique Centrale’ coming soon. Mission statement of the collectionCentral Africa has been one of the cradles of African humanities, yet the region has not benefitted from an academic book series. Our n…

Book Launch 'Homo Mimeticus' Book Launch | ‘Homo Mimeticus’ | Friday, Nov. 18th 2022 | 4:00pm – 5:30pm CET

14th October, 2022 in Latest news

Imitation is, perhaps more than ever, constitutive of human originality. Crossing disciplines as diverse as philosophy, aesthetics, and politics, Homo Mimeticus proposes a new theory of one of the most influential concep…

Stilte in de klas Boekvoorstelling ‘Stilte in de klas’ – 1 november 2022 – Leuven

5th October, 2022 in Latest news

‘Stilte in de klas. Een geschiedenis van de pedagogische omgang met stilte op school’ Dinsdag 1 november 2022 van 15u-18u15u-16u30 | Zaal Couvreur, Campus Sociale Wetenschappen, Edward Van Evenstraat 4 te Leuven Korte inleiding door Pieter Verst…

Europees burgerschap in de klas Boekvoorstelling ‘Europees burgerschap in de klas’ – 19 oktober 2022 – Provinciehuis Leuven

14th September, 2022 in Latest news

EUROPEES BURGERSCHAP IN DE KLAS | CASUSSEN MET PANELGESPREKWOENSDAG 19 OKTOBER | PROVINCIEHUIS LEUVEN | 16.00 – 18.00 UUR Hoe werk je rond Europees burgerschap in jouw klas? Het nieuwe boek ‘Europees Burgerschap in de klas: Casussen voor mondige…