Enlightenment

The Age of Lightness

Marine Ganofsky and Jean-Alexandre Perras are co-editors of Le Siècle de la légèreté: émergences d’un paradigme du XVIIIe siècle français, the April Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment volume, which analyses the importance and the different issues of the notion of lightness in the conceptions and the representations of eighteenth-century France. France is a light-hearted … Continue reading

History, News

LUP Announces New Ancient History Series

Liverpool University Press is delighted to announce a new series in Ancient History, spearheaded by series editors Colin Adams (Liverpool), Fiona Hobden (Liverpool), Cristina Rosillo-López, (Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla) and Susan Mattern (Georgia), supported by an international editorial board. Liverpool Studies in Ancient History is a major new international series showcasing high quality research … Continue reading

Art, Enlightenment, History, Irish Studies, Jewish Studies, Literature, Modern Languages, News, Poetry

International Women’s Day 2019

To celebrate International Women's Day this year, we've curated a list of recent work by our brilliant female authors. Keep reading to find out more about some of the key titles by women from across our disciplines! Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement by Naomi Seidman Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov movement she … Continue reading

History

Inside the Kingdom of Hayti, ‘the Wakanda of the Western Hemisphere’

This post was originally published on The Conversation US. Marvel’s blockbuster “Black Panther,” which recently became the first superhero drama to be nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award, takes place in the secret African Kingdom of Wakanda. The Black Panther, also known as T’Challa, rules over this imaginary empire – a refuge from the colonialists … Continue reading

News

Liverpool University Press: Forward-looking for 120 years

This year Liverpool University Press will be 120 years old. The UK’s third oldest university press, after Oxford and Cambridge, came into being on the 4th October 1899 with its founding Secretary/Director an Irish immigrant to Liverpool ‘possessed (of) a semi-divine inspiration, being endowed with a fertile imagination and a robust constitution,’  who left school … Continue reading