European Studies publications

2016

Motion Pictures: Travel Ideals in FilmBlackwood, G. and McGregor, A. (eds.,). Motion Pictures: Travel Ideals in Film. Peter Lang, 2016.

This volume examines representations and explorations of travel ideals in contemporary international cinema. It assembles work from a diverse range of academic fields including anthropology, sociology, ethnography, cinema, culture, tourism, communication and language studies, with contributions from international experts such as Mary Louise Pratt of New York University, whose work on ‘contact zones’ continues to provide the framework for scholarship on travel writing around the world. More information...

2015

Marriage in Turkish German Popular Culture: States of Matrimony in the New MillenniumBenbow, H. Marriage in Turkish German Popular Culture: States of Matrimony in the New Millennium. Lexington Books, 2015.

This book documents the significance of marriage in 21st-century Turkish-German culture, unpacking its implications not only for the cultural portrayals of those of Turkish background, but also for understandings of German identity. It sheds light on the interactions of gender, sexuality and ethnicity in contemporary Germany. More information...