Town Planning Review 90.3 Featured Article

The editors of Town Planning Review have selected 'Effects of gentrification and real-estate market escalation on gay neighbourhoods' by Dr Daniel B. Hess as the Featured Article for Town Planning Review 90.3. The paper will be free to access for a limited time here. When asked to describe the paper and highlight its importance, the … Continue reading


Poet and Translator in Conversation: An Interview with Lieke Marsman and Sophie Collins

This piece was originally published on the Poetry Book Society blog. PBS Translation Members will soon be receiving the Summer PBS Recommended Translation. George Szirtes' choice for Summer 2019 is Lieke Marsman's very personal collection The Following Scan Will Last Five Minutes, translated from Dutch by Sophie Collins, published by Pavilion Poetry. This book was written in the … Continue reading


Liverpool University Press to co-publish Ars Judaica: The Bar-Ilan Journal of Jewish Art from 2019

Ars Judaica (established 2005) is an annual peer-reviewed publication of the Department of Jewish Art at Bar-Ilan University. It showcases the Jewish contribution to the visual arts and architecture from antiquity to the present from a variety of perspectives, including history, iconography, semiotics, psychology, sociology, and folklore. As such it is a valuable resource for art … Continue reading


D’Argenson’s Considérations

Andrew Jainchill is the editor of the May Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment volume D’Argenson, Considérations sur le gouvernement, a critical edition, with other political texts, which utilises rare manuscripts and previously unstudied archival sources to produce the first critical edition of d’Argenson’s Considérations. Enlightenment political theory has received a great deal of scholarly attention … Continue reading


The Following Scan Will Last Five Minutes – In Conversation with Lieke Marsman and Sophie Collins

A work of poetry, social criticism and autobiography, Lieke Marsman's The Following Scan Will Last Five Minutes is an honest and dryly comic account of a period in the author’s life that elides pretension in search of autonomy and self-knowledge. Beautifully translated by the poet Sophie Collins, the book also includes a translator’s note in the form … Continue reading