Dundee conference inspires special edition of poetry journal

| Books, Creative Writing, English, Humanities, Students

The Open Library of Humanities have just published a special edition of their Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry, featuring papers first heard at a conference held at the University of Dundee in March 2015. The conference ‘New Papers in Contemporary British Poetry’ aimed to showcase new critical work on poets now living and working in Britain, and to provide a platform for doctoral and early-career researchers in the field to disseminate their research.  It featured participants from across the UK, and now five of those papers have featured as essays in the Journ...

History links with South Africa strengthened following award of British Academy Fellowship

| History, Humanities

We are delighted to announce that Dr Lindie Koorts (University of the Free State, South Africa) and Dr Matt Graham (University of Dundee) as co-investigator have been successful in achieving a British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowship recently.  The fellowship is worth £111k over 3 years for their project on 'The Age of Opportunism: Paul Kruger’s Transvaal, 1886-1899'.   The project will see a range of activities hosted by the Scottish Centre for Global History at the University of Dundee and the International Studies Group at the University of the Free State in South Africa. As...