Paul H. Strohm – Chaucer on Thames Street

      Event Date: 28 June 2013 Room G02 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Artspresents: Professor Paul H. Strohm (Columbia) – Chaucer on Thames Street Paul H. Strohm is the Anna S. Garbedian Professor Emeritus of the Humanities at Columbia University. Most recently J.R.R. Tolkien Professor of English Language and Literature …

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The British Far Right in Transition

Event Date: 28 June 2013 Sunley Management Centre Park Campus, University of Northampton Radicalism and New Media Group presents: The British Far Right in Transition A One Day Conference at The University of Northampton Programme: Introduction to the conference themes by Dr Paul Jackson (University of Northampton) Welcome to the conference by Doug Rae (Deputy Dean, School of Social Sciences …

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Jean-Marc Dewaele – Multilingual swearing

    Event Date: 28 June 2013 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy presents: To seek, to find, to live A series of events examining the past and future of society and the environment Jean-Marc Dewaele – Multilingual swearing: Why swearwords don’t feel as …

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Jay Winter – René Cassin, the Holocaust, and the Universal Declaration for Human Rights

      Event Date: 27 June 2013 Room B34 Birkbeck, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Jay Winter (Yale) – René Cassin, the Holocaust, and the Universal Declaration for Human Rights Remembrance is not a human right but the precondition for the effective establishment and maintenance of …

Becky Briant – The River Thames

    Event Date: 27 June 2013 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy presents: To seek, to find, to live A series of events examining the past and future of society and the environment Becky Briant – The River Thames The River Thames is …

Researching violence

    Event Date: 26 June 2013 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy presents: To seek, to find, to live A series of events examining the past and future of society and the environment Round-table discussion: Researching violence with  Margarita Palacios and Antoine Bousquet …

Itinerancy, Dislocation, Nomadic Subjects: Taste of Cherry (Abbas Kiarostami,1997)

      Event Date: 25 June 2013 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HX Department of Media and Cultural Studies presents: Itinerancy, Dislocation, Nomadic Subjects: Taste of Cherry (Abbas Kiarostami,1997) In this series we will watch three films in which the main protagonist is an itinerant or a wanderer. Whilst there is …

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David Harvey – Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism

  Event Dates 25 June 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The Masters in Research in Art Theory and Philosophy course at Central Saint Martins presents: Professor David Harvey (CUNY) – Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism In this lecture drawing on his new ‘Seventeen Contradictions and The End of Capitalism’ David Harvey …

Orlando Figes – Love in the Russian Gulag

    Event Date: 25 June 2013 Room B18 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy presents: To seek, to find, to live A series of events examining the past and future of society and the environment Book reading and Q&A Professor  Orlando Figes reads from his …

Sasha Roseneil – Transforming Intimate Citizenship: social movements, policy, everyday life

    Event Date: 25 June 2013 Room 532 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy presents: To seek, to find, to live A series of events examining the past and future of society and the environment Sasha Roseneil – Transforming Intimate Citizenship: social movements, policy, everyday …