ISBN : 9780197266045
This volume publishes lectures from the 2015 and 2016 programmes, which were posted to the Journal in 2016. The subjects covered include: Islam and the Great War in the Middle East, economic impossibilities for our grandchildren, social class mobility, the philosopher Thomas Hobbes, 'no religion' as the new religion, Shakespeare, feminine poetics.
Eugene Rogan: Rival jihads: Islam and the Great War in the Middle East, 1914-18
Kevin Hjortshoj O'Rourke: Economic impossibilities for our grandchildren?
Colin Mayer: Reinventing the corporation
Martin Jones, Harriet Hunt, Catherine Kneale, Emma Lightfoot, Diane Lister, Xinyi Liu, and Giedre Motuzaite-Matuzeviciute: Food globalisation in prehistory: The agrarian foundations of an interconnected continent
John H. Goldthorpe: Social class mobility in modern Britain: Changing structure, constant process
Noel Malcolm: Thomas Hobbes: Liberal illiberal
Lorna Hutson: The Shakespearean Unscene: Sexual phantasies in A Midsummer Night's Dream
Joep Leerssen: Cuchulain in the General Post Office: Gaelic revival, Irish rising
Linda Woodhead: Why No Religion is the new religion
Helen Cooper: Passionate, eloquent, and determined: Heroines' tales and feminine poetics
Penelope Curtis: The Inner Eye: Journeys around the museum
Anne Fuchs: Modernist perambulations through time and space: From enlightened walking to crawling, stalking, modelling, and street-walking