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Edinburgh Network for Studies in Secrecy

ENSiS at the University of Edinburgh

Theories of Secrecy Reading Group – 30 November 2023

Thursday 30 November 6.00-7.00

Jacques Derrida, The Gift of Death, chapters 3 and 4

50 George Square 4.11


Forms of Secrecy: Online Symposium

An online symposium to discuss secrecy in literature and culture.

14 December 2022

14.00-15.30 UK:

  • Simon Cooke (Edinburgh) “Forms of Secrecy: Modernism and Espionage”
  • Natalie Ferris (Bristol): “‘savage warnings and notations’”: Charting New Sensory Terrains in Christine Brooke-Rose and Prunella Clough”
  • Benjamin Bandosz (Toronto): “Identity, Nation, and Agency: The Secret Agent and Edwardian Spy Thrillers”

16.00-17.00 UK:

17:15-18:00 UK:

  • General Discussion

Theories of Secrecy Reading Group – 9 November 2022

The first meeting of our Theories of Secrecy reading group is 9 November 2022 at 16.00 on campus at the University of Edinburgh.

16:00-17:00 Project Room
50 George Square

We’ll be discussing Frank Kermode’s The Genesis of Secrecy, focussing on Chapter 1.

Access the book on

The ENSiS Blog

Edinburgh Network for Studies in Secrecy

We’ll soon be adding material on secrecy, spying and lots more.

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