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George Steiner – Homelands

Event Date: 17 May 2012 Room B34, Birkbeck College, University of London, London WC1E 7HX.   The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism presents: Professor George Steiner (Churchill College, Cambridge) –  Homelands    The history of Judaism and of Jewish identity has been characterized by radical inner tensions. These tensions, Professor Steiner suggests, oscillate between priest and prophet, the desert and …

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Transdisciplinary Problematics: Anti-humanism and Gender Study

Event Date 17 – 18 May 2012 Day 1:  Bolivar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, London WC1. Day 2:  Large Common Room, Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy Presents: Transdisciplinarity and the Humanities: Problems, Methods, Histories, Concepts 2011–2013 (AHRC 914469) Workshop 3          Case Studies 2. Transdisciplinary Problematics: Anti-humanism and Gender Study This two-day …

Victorian Sentimentality – a panel discussion

Event Date: 17 May 2012 Room B06 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX Birkbeck Arts Week Victorian Sentimentality Panel discussion:  The curators (Nicola Bown, Vicky Mills, Alison Smith) of a new display opening at Tate Britain this week talk about the display which aims to shed new light on this much misunderstood and …