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Slavoj Žižek – Struggle: Towards a New Master

Event Date: 29 November 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Slavoj Žižek – Masterclass – Communism: An Idea that Divides Lecture 3: Struggle: Towards a New Master This is the third of three masterclasses (25th, 27th and 29th of November) by Professor Slavoj Žižek …

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Slavoj Žižek – Ideology: The Terror of Permissive Biopolitics

Event Date: 27 November 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Slavoj Žižek – Masterclass – Communism: An Idea that Divides Lecture 2: Ideology: The Terror of Permissive Biopolitics This is the second of three masterclasses (25th, 27th and 29th of November) by Professor Slavoj …

Cécile Bishop – The Truth about Amin: History and Fiction in Filmic Portrayals of Idi Amin

  Event Date: 26 November 2013 IN243 International Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW200EX TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures presents: Dr Cécile Bishop – “The Truth about Amin”: History and Fiction in Filmic Portrayals of Idi Amin In an interview about his 2009 book on post-Amin Uganda, The Teeth May …

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Slavoj Žižek – Economy: The Vicious Cycle of Capitalist Reproduction

Event Date: 25 November 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Slavoj Žižek – Masterclass – Communism: An Idea that Divides Lecture 1: Economy: The Vicious Cycle of Capitalist Reproduction This is the first of three masterclasses (25th, 27th and 29th of November) by Professor …

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Ben O’Loughlin – Has the Image Killed the Imagination?

Event Date: 21 November 2013 Windsor Auditorium Windsor Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   The Department of Politics and International Relations presents: Inaugural Lecture Professor Ben O’Loughlin – Has the Image Killed the Imagination? Try to imagine the future. You can’t. You’re reading this. The screen has you trapped. Another image is catching your eye …

Jan Voelker – On Public Reason and Emancipation

        Event Date: 21 November 2013 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University  presents: Dr Jan Voelker (Free University, Berlin) – On Public Reason and Emancipation Introduction by Professor Peter Osborne (CRMEP): Talk: Questions: share this entry:

Gettysburg Address 150th Anniversary

Event Date: 19 November 2013 Main Lecture Theatre Founder’s Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   The Department of History and Politics and International Relations presents: Gettysburg Address 150th Anniversary With papers by Dr Stephen Robinson (History, RHUL) and Dr Michael J. Williams (PIR, RHUL); extract of the Gettysburg Address read by Professor Nathan Widder (PIR, …

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Jonathan Lear – Integrating The Non-Rational Soul

Event Date: 18 November 2013 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Jonathan Lear (Chicago) – Integrating The Non-Rational Soul Jonathan Lear is the John U. Nef Distinguished Service Professor at the Committee on Social Thought and in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Chicago. He trained in Philosophy at …

Monica Grady – Life Beyond Earth

Event Date: 18 November 2013 Windsor Auditorium Windsor Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   Annual Women in Science Lecture Professor Monica Grady (Open University) – Life Beyond Earth The question of whether we are alone in the Solar System, galaxy or universe is one which has fascinated humanity since the earliest of times. As a …

Christoph Baumer – The Bronze Age Culture of Ayala Mazar-Xiaohe: Taklaman Desert, China

Event Date: 14 November  2013 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Christoph Baumer (Private Scholar and Explorer) – The Bronze Age Culture of Ayala Mazar-Xiaohe: Taklaman Desert, China Introduction by Professor Peter Robb (President, RAS): Talk: Questions: share this entry: