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Slavoj Zizek – A reply to my critics

Event Date: 28 February 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Slavoj Zizek – A reply to my critics Although most of the critiques to which my work was exposed in the last years are “so-called” fast denunciations not worthy of a serious reply, some …

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Within the Limits of Scarcity: Rethinking Space, City and Practices

                          Event Dates: 26 – 28 February 2013 University of Westminster 35 Marylebone Road London NW1 5LS and 115 New Cavendish Street London W1W 6UW Scarcity and Creativity in the Built Environment (SCIBE) presents: Within the Limits of Scarcity: Rethinking Space, City and Practices SCIBE PhD Conference 2013 Scarcity …

Knowledge and Intuitions

    Event date: 22 February 2013 G22/26 Ground Floor Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Philosophy in collaboration with CSMN, Oslo presents: Knowledge and Intuitions a one-day conference A one-day conference with papers on Professor Herman Cappelen‘s recent publication, Philosophy without Intuitions (OUP, 2012), with Professor Brain Weatherson (Michigan), Dr  Ana-Sara Malmgren (Stanford), Professor …

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Étienne Balibar – A Thought of/from the Outside: Foucault’s Uses of Blanchot

Event Date: 21 February 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present: Professor Étienne Balibar (CRMEP) – A Thought of/from the Outside: Foucault’s Uses of Blanchot A well-known essay published by …

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Translating Diplomatic Culture

                              Event Date: 15-16 February 2013 Deighton Room, Trinity College, Cambridge  CB2 1TQ Translating Diplomatic Culture Part of the Diplomatic Cultures Research Network (AH/J013900/1) Exploring the broad themes of this research network, the first workshop will focus on questions of how diplomacy is imagined and practiced differently across a range of times and …

Henk Vynckier – Men who loved books – The literary legacy of Robert Hart and the Chinese Maritime Customs Service

Event Date: 19 February 2013 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD     The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Henk Vynckier (Tunghai University, Taiwan) – ‘Men who loved books’ – The literary legacy of Robert Hart and the Chinese Maritime Customs Service Introduction by Alison Otha (Director, Royal Asiatic Society). Talk: Questions: accompanying images share this entry:

John Carriero – Epistemology Past and Present

Event Date: 18 February 2013 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor John Carriero (UCLA) – Epistemology Past and Present John Carriero is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is author of Between two Worlds: a Reading of Descartes’s “Meditations” (2009) and co-editor with Janet Broughton of …

Stuart Laing – Unshook till the End of Time: Relations between Britain and Oman, 1650-1975

Event Date: 14 February 2013 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Mr. Stuart Laing (Master of Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge) – “Unshook till the End of Time”: Relations between Britain and Oman, 1650-1975 Introduction by Professor Peter Robb (President, Royal Asiatic Society). Talk: Questions: accompanying images: share this entry:

Salvador Soto Faraco – Multisensory integration under the yoke of attention

Event Date: 14 February 2013 Room 243 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Philosophy presents: Professor Salvador Soto Faraco (ICREA, Universitat Pompeu Fabra) – Multisensory integration under the yoke of attention The beneficial consequences of perceiving and integrating information across different sensory systems have been profusely described in recent literature. For example, we often find …

Literature, Immigration and Diaspora in Fin de Siècle England: A Cultural History of the 1905 Aliens Act

    Event Date: 12 February 2013 Room 421 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck University of London Malet St London WC1E 7Hx The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism presents: Literature, Immigration and Diaspora in Fin de Siècle England: A Cultural History of the 1905 Aliens Act Round-table discussion with  Professor David Glover (Southampton),  Professor Sonya Rose (Birkbeck) and Professor …