Bloch Centre News

The Promise of Nostalgia

Wednesday 15 April 2020
Nicola Sayers’s PhD thesis, written at the IMLR and funded by the Friends of Germanic Studies , has recently been published by Routledge.

English Translation of Bloch's 'Avicenna and the Aristotelian Left' Published

Thursday 8 November 2018
Ernst Bloch’s short masterpiece Avicenna and the Aristotelian Left gives a striking account of materialism that traces emancipatory elements of modern thought to medieval Islamic philosophers’ encounter with Aristotle. This classical text of 20 th Century German philosophy is more relevant today than ever, and has just been translated into English by Loren Goldman (University of Pennsylvania) and Peter Thompson, Emeritus Reader in German, University of Sheffield, and founder of the Ernst Bloch Centre .

Ernst Bloch Centre Transfers to the IMLR

Friday 15 July 2016
Founded in 2007 at the University of Sheffield, the Centre for Ernst Bloch Studies has transferred to the IMLR, where it will be known as the Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought.