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Humanities Book Launch 2022

Friday 20th May 2022, 1 - 3.30 PM

Room FAB3.31


Free Event – All invited - Booking not required


1.00 - Daniel Katz (ed.), Be Brave to Things: The Uncollected Poetry and Plays of Jack Spicer (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2021)
1.15 - Tom Geue and Elena Giusti (eds), Unspoken Rome: Absence in Latin Literature and its Reception (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021)
1.30 - Stephen Houlgate, Hegel's Logic - Hegel on Being (2 vols) (Bloomsbury 2021)
1.45 - Pierre-Philippe Fraiture, Past Imperfect: Time and African Decolonization, 1945-1960 (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2021)
2.00 - David Lines, Spheres of Conflict and Rivalries in Renaissance Europe (Bonn: Bonn University Press, 2020)
2.15 - Break - refreshments near staircase opposite FAB3.36
2.30 - David Anderson, Resistance, Protest and Rebellion in Kenya: Colonial Crimes, 1890-1963 (London: Routledge, in press)
2.45 - David Lambert and Peter Merriman (eds), Empire and Mobility in the Long Nineteenth Century (Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2020)
3.00 - Guido van Meersbergen, Ethnography and Encounter, The Dutch and English in 17thC South Asia (Brill 2021); Trading Companies and travel knowledge in the early modern world (Routledge 2021)
3.15 - Tim Lockley, Military Medicine and the Making of Race: Life and Death in the West India Regiments, 1795-1874 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020)
3.30 - refreshments near staircase staircase opposite FAB3.36



Michael Bycroft, Gems and the New Science, Matter and Value in the Scientific Revolution, (Chicago, forthcoming 2022)

Emma Campbell, Reinventing Babel: Translation and Untranslatability in Medieval French Texts (c. 1120– c. 1250), (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2022/23)

Susan Carruthers, "Dear John": Love and Loyalty in Wartime America, (Cambridge: Cambridge University press, 2022)

Quassin Cassam, Extremism: A Philosophical Analysis - 1st Edition ,

Benjamin Ferguson, Routledge Companion to Libertarianism (Routledge, 2022)

Mary Harrod, Heightened Genre and Women's Filmmaking in Hollywood: the Rise of the Cine-fille, Palgrave Macmillan (2021).

David James, Practical Necessity, Freedom, and History: From Hobbes to Marx (OUP, 2021)

Silvija Jestrovic, Performances of Authorial Presence and Absence The Author Dies Hard, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020)

Mark Knights, Trust and distrust: corruption in Britain and its Empire 1600-1850 (OUP, 2021)

Stuart Middleton, The Paradox of Democracy: Progressive politics and the search for democratic values in Britain, 1918-1958 (CUP forthcoming 22/23)

Anna Ross, Rethinking Statehood in an Age of Revolution, 1830-70 (OUP, forthcoming)

Ben Smith,The Dope: The real history of the Mexican drug trade, (W. W. Norton & Company, 2021)

Charles Walton, Social Rights and the Politics of Obligation in History (CUP, March 2022)