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Project launch event

On Tuesday July 4, 16:00-18:00, we will officially launch our project at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. The event will take place in seminar room 0.10 at the Institut für Kulturwissenschaft, Georgenstr. 47, 10117 Berlin.


Martin Willis (Cardiff University)
– Introduction
James Castell (Cardiff University)
– Wordsworth’s Startling Sounds
Francesca Mackenney (Cardiff University)
– The Butter Bump: Wetlands Sounds and Aesthetics
Anne Hehl (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)
– Literary Soundscapes in 19th Century Popular Science Books
Wilko Graf von Hardenberg (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)
– The Sound of Conservation: An Environmental History

Refreshments will be provided. We would appreciate for prospective attendants to register via email at wilko.hardenberg [at]

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