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This list links up all members of the Standing Conference on ab initio German in the UK and Ireland. The Standing Conference is open to all third level institutions and guests are also welcome.

The purpose of this list is to enable communication between teachers of German ab initio in the UK and Ireland.

A list linked to discussions of research discussions in creative writing as relates to research council considerations around AHRC Creative Writing research training project (2005-2007)

This Jiscmail has been set up to facilitate connections between UK based researchers, and researchers in the Labex Pasts in the Present cluster of excellence (Labex PasP) who are interested in applying for the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and Labex PasP 2021 joint funding opportunity. This funding opportunity will support collaborative transnational and transcultural research across one or more of the themes of: The environmental arts and humanities: landscapes, memory, and experiences #Controversial and contested pasts and heritages Futures and futurology: anticipating, imagining and understanding diverse futures Projects are expected to start on 1 February, 2022 and last between 18-30 months. #This funding opportunity closes on 5 October 2021, at 16:00 GMT+1.

The ALCS list aims to promote the scholarly study and teaching of the language, culture, history and society of the Low Countries by facilitating communication between interested scholars and teachers.

This is a restricted discussion list for Members of the Angela Carter Society, which seeks to celebrate and promote the study and appreciation of the life and work of Angela Carter. Join now: www.angelacartersociety.com.

Multi-disciplinary discussion group for members of the Association for the Study of Modern Italy, and interested others. Topics cover all areas of interest to the student of modern Italy, e.g. politics, history, arts, literature, popular culture, business and industry, science and technology.

Assessing Accession - Central & Eastern Europe in the EU is a Research Forum that aims to bring together researchers, academics, students and practitioners with a specific interest in developing a broader understanding of how the EU's political institutions and policy-making structures have impacted on, and been impacted by, the EU's new Central and East European member states.

The AUPHF Executive Committee list is a private list for members of the executive of the Association of University Professors and Heads of French.

For use by BASEES members to promote discussion and make announcements about events in Slavonic and East European Studies.

Borders and Borderlands in Medieval and Early Modern Europe is a research network based at the University of Bristol. The network organises research events and encourages grant applications.

Discussion and news list for practitioners and readers of current poetry and poetics, with emphasis on recent postmodern and innovative poetries in Britain and Ireland.

The BusinessDiscourseNet is a list dedicated to dialogue and information exchange between scholars from a variety of disciplines, research and teaching traditions, who are interested in the new multidisciplinary field of Business Discourse.

This list has been created for the discussion of issues surrounding the electronic publication of Cancioneros. Topics for discussion include, but are not restricted to,transcription of original documents, collation, variation, mss description, etc.

This list is used by the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing (CCWW) at the Institute of Modern Languages Research. The Centre promotes and facilitates national and international research on contemporary writing by women in French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish (including Catalan and Galician)

The list caters primarily the communication needs of the collaborative research network "Centrifugal Europe: State, Sovereignty and the future of European integration", wider community of scholars of European Studies and scholars working on aspects of societal, national and European integration processes across the EU member-states. The mailing list will be used to facilitate exchange, communicate news and updates of research activities of the network.

This list is a discussion and announcement forum for researchers, archivists, museum professionals and art practitioners working on cinema, film and the museum. It is a list for scholarly research and interdisciplinary exchange of ideas in any area related to these concerns.

Discussion list for the network of UK researchers associated with the pan-European CLARIN project, building an infrastructure for the support of advanced research in the humanities using electronic language resources.

This list is available to all post-graduate students in Classics, Classical Archaeology, Ancient History, Ancient Philosophy, etc. for the dissemination of relevant and useful information (conferences, seminars, projects, publications, jobs, etc.).

Welcome to the mailing list of the EUROCALL Special Interest Group (SIG) in Computer Mediated Communication (CMC). We would like to use this space to create opportunities for members to share information regarding interests, projects and practices.

This list is primarily for Classicists interested in the interaction of cognitive science with classical material, but it is also intended to be a place for interdisciplinary connection with those in e.g. cognitive humanities, psychology, philosophy, neuroscience. It is primarily a forum for the dissemination of relevant information on conferences, seminars, publications, research projects, etc.

The mailing list is for members of the EU COST funded network New Speakers in a Multilingual Europe

This list is for students and researchers of all disciplines who share an interest in creative critical writing. It is used to announce events, calls for papers, publications and other relevant material and, so doing, to foster a sense of community around creative-critical work.

For attendees of the interdisciplinary seminar series, with critical interest in the construction and management of gender sexuality in the medical, discursive and cultural spheres.

The culthist mailing list is used for conceptual debates in Cultural History, academic announcements, and related issues.


A list for researchers in any aspect of the western monastic tradition from late antiquity looking forward in time, with the aim of fostering exchanges across the research community.

This list connects the participants of the 'Decolonising Modern Languages Symposium' (Birmingham/IMLR-Sept.2020). It gathers and disseminates ideas, examples of practice and scholarship to all those embracing the decolonial approach in language and culture research and education.

A list to discuss themes, ideas, events, and work aimed at decolonising classics, classical studies, ancient history, and archaeology (including reception studies and teaching and learning).

This is a list that hopes to initiate a lively dialogue on diasporas and their involvement in media cultures. This list aims at attracting mainly academic scholars doing research on minorities, diaspora and the media, as well as minority and NGO representatives, who are active in the field. This is an open-access list.

This list is for research and teaching in Modern Languages which engages with digital media and technologies, with a primary focus on languages other than English. We will share announcements of events connected to the Digital Modern Languages Seminar Series, and invite you to share announcements connected to your own digital events and projects.

Dix-neuf is a mailing list run under the auspices of the Society of Dix-Neuvi�mistes. This society was established to provide a scholarly focal point for nineteenth-century French studies in the UK and Ireland. It organizes events bringing together both postgraduates and academics and publishes articles in its online journal.

This list is owned by the European Network for Avant-garde and Modernism studies (EAM). It may be used for calls for papers or contributions and for employment opportunities. Individuals may announce the publication of monographs or edited volumes. Only posts strictly relevant to the EAM community will be allowed.

This list is used by members of the AHRC Early Modern Dress & Textiles Research Network to make announcements, raise discussion and disseminate information relating to the Network projects and themes

East-West-Research, set up under the ESRCs East West Programme, is a forum for the discussion of research problems and findings in relation to all aspects of social, economic, and political transformation in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

A discussion list for academic staff interested in Enquiry-Based Learning EBL as a teaching methodology for all aspects of modern languages curricula in higher education.

Email list for researchers assessing the European Capital of Culture

This list is for the discussion of issues relating to the European Cultural Policy and Practice and the related subject pedagogy of universities and independent organisations. Cross disciplinary approaches including Museums, Heritage, Galleries, Performing/Visual Arts, Festivals, etc are encouraged.

JISCMAIL for CES' European Integration and Global Political Economy Network

For the discussion,sharing and development of EPBC teaching materials which will help academics and students to learn more about European literature, languages and culture

Lista de correo da Asociación Internacional de Estudos Galegos para o intercambio de información relacionada cos Estudos Galegos, perspectivas profesionais, e para favorecer o networking entre os seus membros.

EUPOP2012 is the inaugural conference of the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA). 11-13th July 2012 at the London College of Fashion.

We are the subject association of scholars working on Germanic languages in the UK and Ireland and we live at www.fgls.ac.uk. We have biennial meetings and a lovely mailing list. And we are very friendly and welcoming.

This is a mailing list for academics, researchers and professionals working on the use of film and other media for language learning.

This list is used to facilitate interdisciplinary discussion of folktales, fairy tales and fantasy literature. Contributions may include research enquiries as well information about relevant publications and events.

This list is intended to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information between researchers interested in the French broadcasting media.

This list is for all those working in the field of Galician Studies to make announcements and share information about research, teaching, and developments in Galician Studies.

This list is intended as a news service and discussion forum for historians of Germany based in the UK and beyond. Membership is open to everyone with an interest in German history - academic or research student.

Announcement list for events, projects and publications. This list is used to support networking among German foreign language teachers.

This list acts as a bulletin board and discussion forum for matters relating to research and teaching in any field of academic German Studies. It advertises the activities of the Association for German Studies in Great Britain and Ireland (AGS).

The list will be used to provide information to and allow discussion between participants in the German Philosophy Seminar at the IGRS (University of London), convened by Dr. Johan Siebers, and to inform members of other relevant events.

Forum for members of the German Studies Library Group, both librarians and academics. The Group is concerned with provision of high quality library services in the field of German studies and seeks to enhance services by co-operative projects and good communication between members.

The German Screen Studies Postgraduate Network connects UK-based research students working in all areas of German language film, television and other visual media.

This list supports the network of Heads of Modern Languages in UK Higher Education.

<HTML> The Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas was founded in February 1984. Its aims are to promote and encourage the study of the history of all branches of linguistic thought, theoretical and applied, and including non-European traditions. Its fields of interest include the history both of the major subject areas of linguistics and also of more specialised topics, such as writing systems, literacy, rhetoric, and the application of linguistic ideas within professional and technical fields. <p>For further information on the society, please see our <a href= "http://www.henrysweet.org/">website</a>.</p> <p>Society membership and journal subscription are now managed by Taylor & Francis. Annual membership includes a print + online package (3 issues of Language & History) for &#163;42 (student rate: &#163;16.50). Alternatively, you can opt out of paper copies with an online- only subscription for &#163;39 (student rate: &#163;12). For more information on how to become a member, please visit the <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation? show= societyInformation&journalCode=ylhi20#.V4d"> Taylor & Francis website</a>.</p>. </html>

Many different disciplines are interested in Hercules. This list is for anyone interested in the hero in any medium or period. Researchers and artists of all kinds can use it to find: i) information about Hercules in particular genres/media/periods, and ii) potential collaborators for projects.

The Historical Fictions Research Network aims to create a place for the discussion of all aspects of fictional historical narrative. We welcome people working on prose, drama, visual art, reception studies, musicology, museum displays, film, tv, gaming, wargaming, graphic novels, transformative works and any other areas engaged in the narrative construction of the fictional past.

The Highland Research Network is an interdisciplinary forum for discussion and exchange of information relating to the landscape, culture and history of the Scottish Highlands.

Founded in 2005, the network's members are academic researchers in historical sociolinguistics from all over the world. Our activities consist of conferences and summer schools and our webpage is http://hison.sbg.ac.at/

This mail list aims at providing up-to-date information on research, publications and initiatives related to nineteenth-century Spain. Scholars from the UK, the US, Canada and Spain are involved in the project.

Supporting research into the history of second/foreign language learning, teaching and assessment.

IBERIA provides a forum for the dissemination of information and the discussion of matters of common concern among subject specialists, librarians, academic staff, postgraduate students and others in the field of Spanish and Portuguese studies.

This mailing list exists to support the research initiatives of the In Via Dante Network. We aim principally to foster dialogue between PGR and ECR Dantisti across different institutions in the British Isles and further afield.

This is a general discussion forum for Irish studies with an initial focus on the Queen's University Belfast and JSTOR digitization project which will deliver 100 full text journals, 205 full text monographs and 2,500 manuscript images with detailed metadata. The resource will be free in the UK and Ireland. It is anticipated that list members will engage in discussion on the development of further research resources relating to Ireland.

This list is dedicated to scholarly discussions in any field of Italian studies. The list owner(s) will also post information regarding publications of interest. Members of the list are encouraged to share their expertise, professionally and politely, with others.

This list is to provide information, networking and support to lecturers and others involved in the initial training of teachers of languages in the UK.

Language Policy special interest group of the British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL).

This list would be an email forum for teaching practitioners and researchers involved in the Language Futures project.

This is the mailing list for Science, Text and Culture in Latin America, an AHRC-funded research network organised by Dr Joanna Page (Cambridge) and Dr Maria Blanco (Oxford).

List for those interested in Latin American cultural products created for the Internet, and new discourses, practices and communities generated by such cultural products. See the project blog at: http://latamcyber.wordpress.com/

This will be the main means of communication for the Liverpool Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (formerly Liverpool Centre for Medieval Studies) - a hub for research, research networking and support in the field of medieval and Renaissance Studies in the UK, and especially in the North West.

The Libyan Epigraphy Research Network is a community of researchers and heritage professionals with an interest in the inscriptions of the ancient provinces that overlap with the area of modern Libya.

The Linguistics in MFL project will assess the potential for the inclusion of linguistic topics in the Further Education MFL curriculum.

Announcements and discussions relevant to libraries with collections in the Celtic languages (Welsh, Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Breton, Cornish, and Manx).

This list carries announcements of UK calls for conference papers, conferences and other events (meetings, conferences, seminars etc) in English literature, language, linguistics and cultural studies. Please note that it does not carry announcements about publications. It is administered by the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

How is literary production constrained by political, cultural and social factors? The Literature under Constraint (LUC) project addresses this central question in relation to French literature from 1980 to the present day. The LUC networked is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

This list is used by members of the Sir David Lyndsay Society to share information, questions and research discussion relating to the work of Sir David Lyndsay (c. 1486-1555)

This list is for scholars and archivists, etc, interested in the mass digitization of original textual materials, particularly digital photography of medieval manuscripts.

This list is used by members of the UK Medical Anthropology academic community to disseminate information about meetings, awards and courses and to encourage collaborative research initiatives.

This list is used by medievalists working IN Scotland (not necessarily ON Scotland) for networking: looking for potential collaborators for research; planning, announcing or advertising conferences, workshops, events, publication opportunities, jobs, studentships, post-docs, grants etc.

This interdisciplinary mailing list, co-ordinated by Helen Coffey and Leah Clark at the Open University, is aimed at scholars interested in life in buildings, institutions and broader geographical areas during the middle ages and early modern period. It will allow scholars from various disciplines to share news of relevant publications and events as well as other research and teaching initiatives.

This list is for sharing information about research on menstruation: planned events, new publications, funding calls etc. It was founded by the members of the Wellcome Trust-funded interdisciplinary Menstruation Research Network.

This list provides updates and announcements on research training in Modern Languages https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/graduate-study/research-training

MONC brings together scholars and professionals working on modernism in Wales to facilitate better communication and collaboration.

The principal aim of the Network (funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council) is to enable cross-cultural and interdisciplinary dialogue on the study of motherhood, exploring what representations and narratives of motherhood in contemporary women-authored European literatures can contribute to different disciplines.

a list for scholars working on world popular musics in Spanish and Portuguese

To disseminate information regarding interdisciplinary north-west seminars. To forge connections between researchers with corresponding interests throughout the north-west. To promote research of the early modern period, in any discipline.

This list will facilitate communication among staff and post-graduate medievalists at the University of Nottingham.

This public list supports the "Text-Critical Thursdays" seminar run by the IGNTP.

This list is used by the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing to make announcements to its members about forthcoming events, study opportunities, research initiatives and online activities.

The list is meant for announcements about events, publications or courses with regard to Old Frisian studies.

A list for the discussion of developments in opera scholarship and research. Conference announcements may be included.

A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of new publications, events, CFPs, and questions relating to smell and the past. The list is intended to be a space where the growing number of scholars interested in smell and the past across all disciplines (including the arts, humanities, social sciences, and sciences) can network and share research.

Peripheral Identities is the title of an interdisciplinary research project based at Lancaster University which involves research into minority cultures and identities within Europe. The focus is on cultural production, with special attention to literature, language and the arts. The purpose of the list is to facilitate information exchange, interdisciplinary research, and joint publications between academics working in any aspect of this field.

Discussion list linked to the research network and seminars held at the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, London, and the University of Kent: Photography: Theory, Practice, Debate.

Mailing list for announcements and academic exchange in the field of political discourse analysis

This network is concerned with how the past is consciously and unconsciously referenced and recycled in historic and contemporary popular cultural forms.

This list is hosted by the Centre for Port and Maritime History (University of Liverpool / Liverpool John Moores University), but is open to all scholars working on Port and Maritime Studies.

UK/Ireland German studies mailing list specifically dedicated to postgraduate and early career researcher's topics and issues.

This list will promote discussion between postgraduates working in the field of Francophone Postcolonial studies, and will inform members of forthcoming SFPS postgraduate events

The list is used by memebers of the Network at the IGRS to discuss translation and other issues related to psychoanalysis in French studies.

This list is used by members of the Network at the IGRS to discuss translation and other issues related to psychoanalysis and Hispanic studies

This list is used by members of the Network at the IGRS to discuss translation and other issues related to psychoanalysis and Italian studies

This list is a forum for discussion of issues around the development of publishing studies as a discipline in the UK and internationally, and for the dissemination of news about forthcoming events, funding opportunities and publications in this field of study. Included within this topic are publishing culture generally, book, serials and publishing history; economic, political and social issues associated with the development, sale and dissemination of intellectual property; design, typography and production of print and electronic media; audience and reception studies, among others.

This list was retained (archived) on 11/02/2022. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. For all enquires, please contact help@jisc.ac.uk Announcement list for Renaissance and Early Modern seminars, conferences and other events in Scotland

The figure of the Prostitute is a highly enduring and controversial figure. This group engages in academic discussion around this topic. We hope to explore and engage with all aspects of the subject area and we invite all in all fields of study to engage and participate.

A list for university tutors/coordinators of student residence abroad, undertaken as part of degree programmes.

This list was retained (archived) on 11/02/2022. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. For all enquires, please contact help@jisc.ac.uk The Rome Research Network was created to promote and aid research into renaissance or early modern Rome. Through our mailing group and annual work-in-progress seminar we aim to provide an arena for the exchange of ideas, intellectual queries and practical help in all aspects of the study of Rome from c. 1400-1700. All those undertaking postgraduate research in this field are welcomed to post information about relevant events and publications or to ask for advice about any aspect of their research.

This group is connected to the Royal Studies Network, a new community of scholars working on research with royal themes or those with an interest in monarchal topics. It is designed to support the sharing of ideas, research, conferences, publications etc which would appeal to the group members. Ideally this group will also provide a forum which will enable members to find other individuals to develop collaborative research projects with, both in the UK and globally.

Forum for discussion of research and scholarly topics in Russian literature.

This list is for members of the UK academic community studying all aspects of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.

Discussion list for Russian teaching and Russian and Slavonic linguistics.

This list is used by an international group of academics and practitioners dedicated to analysing and producing material on Scotland, in a variety of disciplines (i.e. history, literature, language, politics, etc.). It will be used primarily for the announcement of relevant events, and as a discussion forum.

An open list to discuss the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network, and related topics such as Digitisation, Metadata, Resource Discovery Protocols, Educational Technology and Electronic Copyright. Discussion of the content and use of SCRAN is on SCRAN-USERS@jiscmail.ac.uk

List for members of the European Chapter of the Society for Economic Botany to share news, events, queries and discussions on ethnobotany/economic botany.

this is an academic mailing list focused on sexuality and gender in central and eastern europe.

This list is for announcements of relevance to postgraduate students in Slavonic and East European studies at UK universities, or postgraduate members of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies.

The listserv will provide a platform to connect scholars, museum curators and other stakeholders with a specialism/interested in Scotland's relationship with Europe in the C19th and now.

This mailing list allows members of the International Association for the Study of Spanish in Society to share information such as calls for papers, announcements of publications and events, and funding opportunities, for example.

This is used by the members of the Association for the Study of Sport and the European Union, a research network of academics interested in the impact of European politics and policies on sport and vice-versa.

Stage Translation Research Adaptation Practice is an international discussion forum for researchers and practitioners interested in stage translation and adaptation. It is intended that this forum will help subscribers to create networks and further the discipline.

Teaching undergraduate and/or postgraduate linguistics.

Enables Celtic scholars involved in terminology, lexicography and language engineering for Welsh, Gaelic, Cornish, Irish, Manx and Breton to share their work and develop common approaches to research in this area.

Fforwm i drafod testunau Cymraeg ar ffurf gyfrifiadurol. Trafodir creu arch if o destunau o bob cyfnod; safonau encodio, tagio, ffontiau, setiau cymeri adau, trefn goladu, a meddalwedd. (A forum, chiefly in Welsh, for discussing Welsh texts in computer-readable form.)

This list aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum for discussing the theory and practice of textual scholarship, as well as for disseminating news, announcements and calls for papers. It is maintained for and on behalf of the international community of textual scholars by Barbara Bordalejo and endorsed by the Society for Textual Scholarship and the European Society for Textual Scholarship

A significant group within the DH community is engaged in the creation of various types of electronic editions and yet we still lack a theoretical framework specifically dedicated to digital editions. This list provides a space to start conversations about this fundamental aspect of or work.

An e-forum for onomasts, historians, archaeologists, and historical geographers researching aspects of the origins, spatial organization, economic function, social status and physical setting of settlements containing the place-name element -thorp (and its variants).

The list will be linked to the Arts and Humanities Research Council 'translating cultures' theme, and will allow discussion of questions relating to this subject area.

A Translation Studies forum used by postgraduate students to stir up debates and make announcements on forthcoming events. Students are invited to help each other out by exchanging research and content-related questions. Issues to be discussed in this context include translation theory, literature, cultural studies, linguistics, DTS, cognitive theory and sociotranslatology. Experienced scholars are also welcome.

To connect researchers working on the study of persistence, recurrence, transmission and transformation of tunes, especially in (but not confined to) traditional and popular culture. Historical, comparative, ethnographic, computational, archival approaches welcome. International, inter- and intra-cultural perspectives welcome. Open to all bona fide researchers with relevant interests.

The UACES members' email list for members to circulate information about events, jobs, etc. subject to the usage policy that can be viewed at www.uaces.org/email

This list is used by the University Council of Modern Languages to share developments, events, and initiatives of relevance to the UK's Higher education languages community.

The Urban Place Names list brings together those interested in the critical study of place names and naming practices in urban areas. It is intended to be interdisciplinary in focus and includes perspectives from Cultural Politics, Geography, Linguistics, Sociology and Urban Planning (among others).

A mailing list for scholars and others interested in the textual history of the Latin Bible (Vetus Latina) to share information and news. Announcements of projects, publications and conferences are welcome. Questions and discussions will be entertained so long as they are on an appropriate topic and do not become repetitive, lengthy or depart from civilised discourse. Contributions may be in any language. The archive is visible to the public, but e-mail addresses can only be seen by registered members.

The list is aimed at providing a forum in which practice can be shared between language and related studies practitioners in Higher Education who are using Virtual Learning Environments

A mailing list for all those interested in Weimar Film and its academic discussion.

This list enables collaboration between the individual Library Groups for West European Languages and will facilitate the dissemination of information and discussion of issues in West European studies in the UK

A forum for members of the organisation Women in German Studies (founded 1988) and associates to discuss matters of common interest with regard to research and teaching.

The UK women-in-exile-studies mailing list is used to promote research on German-speaking women refugees of the 1930s and 1940s and facilitate discussion among interested researchers.

Discussion of topics related to the Year Abroad at UK and Irish universities

This list is for all parties interested in organising events as part of International Year of Light 2015.


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