Appel à candidature : Professor/Associate Professor of French Studies (Melbourne, Monash University, 2016)

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Monash University is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate as Professor/Associate Professor of French Studies within the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts.

You will have a dynamic research and teaching profile, with outstanding expertise in one or more areas of French studies; interdisciplinary approaches and new theoretical engagements are particularly welcome.

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Séminaire : « Exposer la Grande Guerre au musée-mémorial national australien » (Paris, 22 octobre 2014)

Mémorial de CamberraSéminaire Arts & société : Exposer la Grande Guerre au musée-mémorial national australien. Le refus de la modernité au service de la fondation d’origines sacrées


Intervention de Romain Fathi :

Le 25 avril 1915, des soldats australiens, intégrés aux forces britanniques, débarquent dans les Dardanelles. De ce premier engagement militaire national, lescontemporains ont tiré l’origine de la nation. Alors même que l’Australie fut colonisée bien avant, c’est en 1915 que le récit national commence dans ce qui a été et est redevenu le schéma narratif national prédominant. Dans la toute nouvelle capitale australienne, Canberra, encore vierge de toute construction, il fut décidé de construire un musée-mémorial . . . → En lire plus

Appel à contribution : Architecture at the Ragged Edge of Empire: Race, Place, Taste and the Colonial Context.

Brisbane, Australia, June 27 – 28, 2013 Deadline: May 10, 2013

Call for Papers

Architecture at the Ragged Edge of Empire: Race, Place, Taste and the Colonial Context.

In his History of Queensland (2007), the historian Raymond Evans described the penal outpost of Moreton Bay (est. 1824 and later to become the colony of Queensland in 1859) as existing at the “ragged edge of Empire.” Initially a site of secondary punishment­­ for reoffending convicts, ensuring it was both geographically and morally remote from the imperial centre, the later colony was also climatically diverse (ranging from the sub-tropical to the tropical), racially conflicted (the Indigenous population at times outnumbering convicts and settlers four . . . → En lire plus