Nancy Gaffield: Meridian

Between 2015 and 2017, Nancy Gaffield walked the 270-mile Greenwich Meridian Trail from Peacehaven to Sand le Mere, in order to investigate the way that … Read more

Inaugural Lecture: Jennie Batchelor

For six decades after it inauspiciously launched in 1770 the Lady’s Magazine; or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex presented its readers with a panoramic … Read more

The Return of the Mughal

New book by Alex Padamsee, Lecturer in English and American Literature at the School of English, published by Palgrave Macmillan This Pivot explores the uses … Read more


Bettbehandlung is a feminist re-visioning of historical and medical treatments of ‘hysterical’ female subjects and performative spaces of illness. It focuses on historical acts of diagnosis and the shifting of bodily propriety, alongside issues … Read more

Dragan Todorovic on BBC Radio Kent

Dragan Todorovic was interviewed on the Julia George programme last Tuesday, discussing the theme ‘books started but never finished.’ In the ten minute segment, Dragan … Read more