Daniel Whistler – Utopia, abstraction and the critique of religion

Event Date: 27 February 2014 Room JG5002 John Galsworthy Building Kingston University Penrhyn Rd Campus Kingston-upon-Thames Surrey KT1 2EE     The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University  presents: Dr Daniel Whistler (Liverpool) – Utopia, abstraction and the critique of religion Daniel Whistler is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Liverpool. His recent publications include Schelling’s …

Europe’s far right, democracy and the European elections

Event Date: 26 February 2014 Woburn Room Senate House, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Department of History at Royal Holloway, University of London presents: Europe’s far right, democracy and the European elections     In light of the 2014 elections to the European Parliament, this public event will …

Ernesto Laclau – Masterclass – Conclusions

Event Date: 26 February 2014 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Ernesto Laclau (Essex) – Conclusions Ernesto Laclau is a political theorist and Professor Emeritus of Government at the University of Essex, where he was director of the doctoral program in Ideology and Discourse …

Erik Levi – Music – A Seductive Weapon in Political Diplomacy

Event Date: 25 February 2014 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Music at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Inaugural Lecture Professor Erik Levi (RHUL) – Music – A Seductive Weapon in Political Diplomacy Few 20th century regimes utilised music more effectively as an instrument of propaganda than the Third Reich. Erik …

Robin Bunce – Darcus Howe and the emergence of black power in Britain, 1967-1973

Event Date:  25 February 2014 Room 336 McCrea Building, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2013/2014 Dr Robin Bunce (Cambridge) – Darcus Howe and the emergence of black power in Britain, 1967-1973 Dr  Bunce  talk is based on his co-authored political biography of Darcus Howe. Introduction by …

Paul Faulkner – A Virtue Theory of Testimony

Event Date: 24 February 2014 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Paul Faulkner (Sheffield) – A Virtue Theory of Testimony Paul Faulkner is a senior lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield. His research interest is principally in testimony and trust. He is the author of Knowledge …

Professor Peter Hennessy in Conversation with Professor Tony Wright

Event Date: 20 February 2014 Council Room Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HX The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Professor Peter Hennessy in Conversation with Professor Tony Wright PROFESSOR PETER HENNESSY (Baron Hennessy of Nympsfield) is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary University and a …

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Joel Greenberg – The Birth of Machine Cryptanalysis at Bletchley Park

Event Date: 17 February 2014 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Information Security Group at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Stevenson Science Lecture Dr Joel Greenberg (Bletchley Park Trust) – The Birth of Machine Cryptanalysis at Bletchley Park In the early 1930s, the Government Code and Cipher School in the UK began recruiting …

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Martin McQuillan – Friends with Benefits: Shakespeare, Marx and Derrida

                                                        Event Date: 12 February 2014 Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL   The Kingston Shakespeare Seminars  The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be …