Engin Isin – Reorienting Europe

Event Date: 12 & 13 May 2011 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX   State of the European Union According to several commentators from different countries, different disciplines, and different political orientations, the “European political construction” is undergoing a dramatic crisis, which could result either in a collapse of the “project” launched half a century ago or …

Kalypso Nicolaidis – Federalism – Democracy, and Nationalism

Event Date: 12 & 13 May 2011 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX   State of the European Union According to several commentators from different countries, different disciplines, and different political orientations, the “European political construction” is undergoing a dramatic crisis, which could result either in a collapse of the “project” launched half a century ago or …

Ulrich Bielefeld – Europe as new polity and socialization process

Event Date: 12 & 13 May 2011 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX   State of the European Union According to several commentators from different countries, different disciplines, and different political orientations, the “European political construction” is undergoing a dramatic crisis, which could result either in a collapse of the “project” launched half a century ago or …

Albena Azmanova – Eastern and Western Europe: which “community of fate”?

Event Date: 12 & 13 May 2011 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX   State of the European Union According to several commentators from different countries, different disciplines, and different political orientations, the “European political construction” is undergoing a dramatic crisis, which could result either in a collapse of the “project” launched half a century ago or …

Pierre-Noël Giraud – Globalization and the crisis of the European construction

Event Date: 12 & 13 May 2011 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX   State of the European Union According to several commentators from different countries, different disciplines, and different political orientations, the “European political construction” is undergoing a dramatic crisis, which could result either in a collapse of the “project” launched half a century ago or …

Trauma and the Early Modern (2)

Event Date: Friday 13 May 2011 Bedford Square 2Gower Street London WC1E 6DP   Trauma and the Early Modern (2) TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Les Remords d’Oreste (1862), by William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905) On the face of things, there seems something ineradicably modern about trauma as a concept. Born, as ‘traumatic neurosis’, alongside …