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Ernesto Laclau – Masterclass – The Discursive Construction of Social Antagonisms

Event Date: 31 January 2014 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Ernesto Laclau (Essex) – The Discursive Construction of Social Antagonisms Ernesto Laclau is a political theorist and Professor Emeritus of Government at the University of Essex, where he was director of the doctoral …

Dan Hamermesh – It’s About Time

  Event Date: 27 January 2014 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Economics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Inaugural Lecture Professor Dan Hamermesh (RHUL) – It’s About Time This lecture examines how people in rich countries spend their time and how economics – the study of scarcity and incentives – …

Robert B. Pippin – The Significance Of Self-Consciousness in Idealist Theories Of Logic

Event Date: 27 January 2014 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Robert B. Pippin (Chicago) – The Significance Of Self-Consciousness in Idealist Theories Of Logic Robert B. Pippin is the Evelyn Stefansson Nef Distinguished Service Professor in the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought, the Department of Philosophy, and the …

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E. P. Thompson’s The Making of the English Working Class: Its first half-century of ‘history from below’

Event Date: 24 January 2014 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: E. P. Thompson’s The Making of the English Working Class: Its first half-century of ‘history from below’ E. P. Thompson’s Making of the English Working Class, published in 1963, has been one of the …

Giana Eckhardt – Consuming Buddhists

  Event Date: 23 January 2014 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The School of Management at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Inaugural Lecture Professor Giana Eckhardt (RHUL) – Consuming Buddhists How do Chinese Buddhists incorporate their non-materialist beliefs into the increasing consumerism which permeates modern Chinese society? A Buddhist worldview can encompass the …

Julia Koricheva – The Science Behind Mixing Apples and Oranges: Benefits of Research Synthesis in Ecology

  Event Date: 20 January 2014 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Inaugural Lecture Professor Julia Koricheva (RHUL) – The Science Behind Mixing Apples and Oranges: Benefits of Research Synthesis in Ecology This lecture will explore how the use of a new generation …

Desert Island Pics: Alison Jackson

  Event Date: 18 January 2014 London Art Fair Business Design Centre L0ndon N1   photoworks presents: Desert Island Pics: Alison Jackson Artist and film-maker Alison Jackson’s work concerns fixations with celebrity and the relationships between photographs and celebrity culture. Working across all media, Jackson has exhibited widely in galleries and museums. Her images have themselves become as much a …

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Kreider + O’Leary – Ways to Cut the Earth Open

  Event Date: 17 January 2014 The Old Cinema, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW The ‘Print Screen: Writing and the Moving Image‘ project at the University of Westminster presents: Kreider + O’Leary, ‘Ways to Cut the Earth Open’ ‘Ways to Cut the Earth Open’ is a cross-platform survey that examines a number of sites recently explored …

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Tina Chanter – Ranciere, Politics and Art

      Event Date: 16 January 2014 Room JG 5002 Kingston University Penrhyn Road Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University  presents: Professor Tina Chanter (Kingston) – Ranciere, Politics and Art Introduction by Professor Peter Osborne (Kingston): Talk: Questions: share this entry: