Andrew Bowie – The Future of Philosophy

in Academic Service - Archive by on December 10th, 2008

The Humanities and Arts Research Centre at Royal Holloway University of London (HARC) presents:

10 Dec, 2008
speaker_andrewbowie21Professor Andrew Bowie
‘The Future of Philosophy’

Professor Bowie explores current trends in contemporary philosophy by stressing the continued importance of the German philosopher Theodor W. Adorno, and the need to re-contextualise Adorno for the Anglo-American world.

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Empire and Genocide: The Work of Hannah Arendt

in Academic Service - Archive by on December 5th, 2008

The Holocaust Research Centre and The Postcolonial Research Group at Royal Holloway, University of London ran two joint seminars on the work of Hannah Arendt, on 22nd October and 19 November. We then ran a one-day workshop on held on Friday 5th December 2008 entitled Empire and Genocide: The Work of Hannah Arendt

The speakers were: Dr Stephen Morton, Professor Richard King, Dr. Simon Swift.

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Stephen Frears – ‘In Conversation’

in Academic Service - Archive by on December 3rd, 2008

The Humanities and Arts Research Centre at Royal Holloway University of London (HARC) presents:

3 Dec, 2008
speaker_stephenfrears1Stephen Frears
‘In Conversation’

Stephen Frears, one of the UK’s most eminent film directors, talks to Professor John Ellis and Professor Mandy Merck about his work in film and television.

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Brickbats in Cyberspace

in Academic Service - Archive by on December 1st, 2008

Brickbats in Cyberspace:
How blogging is changing the landscape of theatre criticism in London and beyond

Monday, 1 December, 2008
at The Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, London

A panel discussion considers the emerging role of blogging in opening up critical dialogue about theatre and in creating new career avenues for critical writers. With the rise of online content and the blogosphere, is the role of the daily newspaper critic becoming obsolete?

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