BCS Talks

BCS Talks | Maria-Daniela Pomohaci

On March 29 2022, Maria-Daniela Pomohaci (University of Göttingen) organised a discussion on the subject of “Re-casting India’: The Impact of the British Rule on the Caste System in Colonial India.”

BCS Talks | Cristina Zimbroianu

Our December 2021 guest was Cristina Zimbroianu, associate professor at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, who had a discussion with our students on the topic of “Reception and Censorship of British and American Literature in Francoist Spain and Communist Romania.”

BCS Talks | Geanina Cărbunariu

On 19 November 2021, Gianina Cărbunariu (Teatrul Tineretului, Piatra Neamț), delivered a talk on the topic: “Between Reality and Fiction: The Role of Theatre Today.”

BCS Talks | Zafar Iqbal

On 20 October 2021, Dr. Zafar Iqbal, Ambassador of Pakistan to Romania, delivered a talk on “Pakistan: Regional, Global and Bilateral Perspectives.”

BCS Talks | Ioana Fruntelată

Also in April 2021, we invited Ioana Fruntelată from the Faculty of Letters at the University of Bucharest to have a discussion with our students on the topic of Secularization and Popular Religiosity: Converging or Conflicting?

BCS Talks | Dana Bădulescu and Lisa Strømme

In April 2021, we organised a dialogue between Dana Bădulescu (The ‘Alexandru Ioan Cuza’ University of Iași) and Lisa Strømme – an event moderated by Maria-Sabina Alexandru-Draga (BCS).

BCS Talks | Călin Cotoi

Our third guest of 2021 was Călin Cotoi from the Faculty of Sociology at the Univesity of Bucharest, who delivered a talk on Representing Modern Romania: Scientific Associations, Exhibitions, and a Monstrous Yellow Bird. The event took place on Friday, 12 March 2021.

BCS Writing Seminar | Noemi Marin

On 26 February 2021, we had the pleasure to invite Noemi Marin from Florida Atlantic University to talk to our students about Mentorship in Publishing: Strategies for Success in Submitting Scholarship for Publication.

BCS Talks | Felicity Hand

Our first guest of 2021 was Felicity Hand (Autonomous University of Barcelona) who delivered an online talk on The Myth of the Empty Territory: The Tragedy of the Chagos Islanders. See the poster below for details about the event.

BCS Talks | Andrei-Răzvan Voinea

On 14 December 2020, Andrei-Răzvan Voinea (BCS and NEC alumnus) delivered a talk on “How to Fail a Reform. An Intellectual and Social History of Housing and Urban Planning in Bucharest (1908-1948).”

The event was held online via Zoom. See the poster below for further information about the talk.

BCS Talks | Ana-Maria Cononovici

On the 10th of December 2020, Ana-Maria Cononovici (Radio Romania International) was invited by the British Cultural Studies Centre to deliver a talk titled An Image for Romania. The Role of Public Broadcasters in Creating an Image Abroad: Means and Myths, Deconstructed. The event took place online via Zoom.

Below you may find the poster and further details about the event:

In March 2020, the British Cultural Studies Centre launched its new series of events: BCS Talks.

Our first two invited speakers were Dr. Constanța Vintilă-Ghițulescu (Nicolae Iorga Institute and New Europe College) and Prof. Valentina Sandu-Dediu (New Europe College).

Details about the two events can be viewed below:

BCS Talks | Prof. Valentina Sandu-Dediu (photos)

Here is a selection of photos taken during Prof. Valentina Sandu-Dediu’s presentation of New Europe College to our MA students.

BCS Talks | Dr. Constanța Vintilă-Ghițulescu (photos)

Here you can view another set of photos from the very first event in our new BCS Talks series, Dr. Constanța Vintilă-Ghițulescu’s talk on Women, Love, Consumption & Patronage.