Kristallnacht Remembrance Event

  Event Date: 31 October 2013 Arts Two Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary, University of London,Mile End Campus, Mile End Road,London E1 4NS The Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with QMUL, School of History presents: Kristallnacht Remembrance Event Speakers: Professor Raphael Gross (Director LBI London, Fritz Bauer Institute Frankfurt, Jewish Museum Frankfurt) Professor Peter Pulzer (All Souls’ College, Oxford University, …

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Paul de Man – The Messenger Lectures (1983)

Paul de Man – The Messenger Lectures (1983) The Messenger Lectures are a prestigious series of talks given by leading scholars and public figures at Cornell University. They were founded in 1924 by a gift from Hiram Messenger and are regarded as one of the most important of Cornell’s extracurricular activities. There were initially “twelve lectures per year, delivered by …

Wang Hui – The Decline of Representation

Event Date: 30 October 2013 Room B36 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Wang Hui (Tsinghua University, Beijing) –The Decline of Representation  This is the second of two lectures being given by Wang Hui, professor of intellectual history at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Sent for compulsory …

Wang Hui – How to interpret ‘China’ and Its ‘Modernity’

Event Date: 29 October 2013 Keynes Library, Room 114, Birkbeck, University of London43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Wang Hui (Tsinghua University, Beijing) – How to interpret ‘China’ and Its ‘Modernity’ This is the first of two lectures (29th & 30th October) being given by Wang Hui, professor of intellectual history at …

Carrie Hamilton – Politics and Generosity: History and the Work of David Vilaseca

Event Date:  29 October 2012 Main Lecture Theatre (MLT), Founder’s Building,Royal Holloway, University of LondonEgham, Surrey TW20 0EX The 2013 David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture   Dr Carrie Hamilton (Roehampton) – Politics and Generosity: History and the Work of David Vilaseca The lecture will engage with the academic work of David Vilaseca (1964-2010) which offers a series of radical interventions in …

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Gil Anidjar – On the Christian Question (Marx, Nietzsche, Freud)

Event Date: 28 October 2013 Swedenborg Hall20-21 Bloomsbury Way,London, WC1A 2TH The London Graduate School presents: Professor Gil Anidjar (Columbia University) – On the Christian Question (Marx, Nietzsche, Freud) Of all the infamous questions Europe has raised for itself, if not for the other, the Christian question has yet to gain adequate notoriety. It is as if age-old hesitations (are …

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Angela Davis – Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Closures and Continuities

 Event Date: 25 October 2013Logan Hall, Institute of Education 20 Bedford Way London WC1H 0AL   Birkbeck School of Law presents: Annual Law Lecture 2013/14 Freedom is a Constant Struggle: ‘Closures and Continuities’  Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Closures and Continuities by Angela Davis with a response from Michael Mansfield QC. Angela Davis is an activist, writer and Distinguished Professor …

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Beyond Male Rolemodels? Gender Identities and Work with Young Men

                                                          Event Date: 24 October 2013 Room 2 The Open University in London 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town London, NW1 8NP An ESRC-funded research project led by The Open University in partnership with Action for Children presents: BEYOND MALE ROLE MODELS? GENDER IDENTITIES AND WORK WITH YOUNG MEN The Beyond Male Role Models? research project …

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Melanie Sehgal – Whitehead’s Metaphysics as Situated Metaphysics

    Event Date: 24 October 2013 Kingston University Penrhyn Road Campus, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University  presents: Professor Melanie Sehgal (European University Viadrina, Frankfurt Oder) – Whitehead’s Metaphysics as Situated Metaphysics Talk: Questions: share this entry:

Giorgio Riello – Spaces of Global Interactions: The Material Landscapes of Global History

Event Date: 23 October 2013 Room G Royal Holloway Central London 11 Bedford Sq London WC1E 6DP   The Centre for the Study of the Body and Material Culture @ Royal Holloway (CSBMC) presents Seminar Series 2013-14 TRAVEL: OBJECTS AND BODIES IN MOTION Seminar 1 Professor Giorgio Riello and Dr Anne Gerritsen (Warwick) – Spaces of Global Interactions: The Material …