NEWS & EVENTS

BA Timetable

Winter Term 2019/2020

MA Timetable

Winter Term 2019/2020

Dr Ken Ó Donnchú: Literary Remnants of Irish Franciscans in Prague

Thursday 31 October, Room 111, 17:30-19:10

  

Zoë Conway and John Mc Intyre: an evening of Irish music

Kampus Hybernská, 22 October, 20:00

  

Dr Alan Rawes: Alfieri, Byron and the Politics of Tyranny

Wednesday 30 October, 14:10-15:45, Room 111

  

Workshop: Byron's Manfred - Necessity and Emancipation

Thursday 31 October, 15:50-17:20, Room 111

  

Dr Monika Kocot: Alan Spence and the Japanese Poetic Tradition

Monday 11 November, Room 111, 17:30-19:00

  

Dr Monika Kocot: Voices and Messages in Edwin Morgan’s Poetry

Wednesday 13 November, Room 111, 14:10-15:45

  

Prof. Murray Pittock: Edinburgh and Smart Cities of the Enlightenment

Wednesday 6 November, Room 111, 14:10-15:45

  

PhD Course on Rhetoric in Philosophy and Literature

Starts 23 October (Wed 15:50-17:25, Room 34)

  

 

Prof. Murray Pittock: Edinburgh and Smart Cities of the Enlightenment

Wednesday 6 November, Room 111, 14:10-15:45

Professor Murray Pittock (University of Glasgow): "Edinburgh and Other Smart Cities of the Enlightenment: The Analogue Age of Data, Diversity and Adaptability, 1660-1750"

The lecture will take place on Wednesday 6 November at 14:00 in Room 111 (Faculty of Arts main building, nám. Jana Palacha 2, Prague 1). All welcome.

Murray Pittock is Bradley Professor at the University of Glasgow, Pro Vice-Principal and Honorary Scottish History Adviser to the National Trust for Scotland. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Royal Historical Society and the English Association and a prize lecturer of both the RSE and the British Academy. He has held senior appointments at the universities of Strathclyde, Edinburgh and Manchester, and visiting appointments in history and literature globally at universities including Yale, Trinity College, Dublin, New York University, and Charles University, Prague. Recent publications include The Scots Musical Museum (2 vols, 2018); Culloden (2016) and Material Culture and Sedition (2013). His current projects include The Collected Works of Allan Ramsay (funded by the AHRC, 2018-23), The Scottish Heritage Partnership (on VR and Immersive design and procurement, funded by EPSRC-AHRC) and Robert Burns and the Scottish Economy (funded by Scottish Government).

Full profile: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/critical/staff/murraypittock/

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