The Cognitive Science of Religion

                                                           Event Date: 28 March 2013 Room B36 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Philosophy at Birkbeck presents: Mind & Language Conference at Birkbeck College The Cognitive Science of Religion The journal Mind & Language, founded thirty years ago, has the mission of encouraging genuinely interdisciplinary work on mind and language …

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Janet Thornton – The Importance of Genomics and Bioinformatics for the future of Medicine and Agriculture

Event Date: 27 March 2014 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Biological Sciences at Birkbeck presents: The 2014 Bernal Lecture Professor Dame Janet Thornton – The Importance of Genomics and Bioinformatics for the future of Medicine and Agriculture The past twenty years have witnessed a step change in biology. …

Richard Overy – “No Stab in the Back!” Race, Labour and the Nationalist Socialist Regime under the Bombs, 1940-45

  Event Date: 27 March 2014 Room B35 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX   The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Richard Overy (Exeter) – “No Stab in the Back!” Race, Labour and the Nationalist Socialist Regime under the Bombs, 1940-45 It is often argued that the Hitler regime was …

John Macarthur- Kurt Schwitters and Walter Benjamin: The Modernity of the Baroque and Romanticism

Event Date: 27 March 2014 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH       The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University  presents: Professor John Macarthur (University of Queensland) – Kurt Schwitters and Walter Benjamin: The Modernity of the Baroque and Romanticism Professor John Macarthur directs the research centre ‘Architecture.Theory.Criticism.History’ (ATCH) at the University of Queensland, …

Claire Langhamer – The English in Love

  Event Date: 26 March 2014 Main Lecture Theatre Founder’s Building Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Bedford Centre for the History of Women at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Professor Claire Langhamer (Sussex) – The English in Love Love has a history. It has meant different things to different people at different moments and …

Logic and Language 2014

Event Date: 21 – 22 March 2014 Senate Room Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU CeLL – the Centre for Logic and Language, at the Institute of Philosophy presents: Logic and Language 2014 Conference The Logic and Language Conference is organised every other year by the Institute of Philosophy and the Northern Institute of Philosophy, in turn. The …

David Owen – Hidden Perspectives: The Military Conversations 1906-1914

  Event Date: 21 March 2014 Moore Building Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   The 2014 Runnymede Literary Festival at Royal Holloway presents: Lord David Owen – Hidden Perspectives: The Military Conversations 1906-1914 In a new book, Lord David Owen focuses on the military and diplomatic conversations that took place in the run up …

Tibetan in Digital Communication

  Event Date: 21 March 2014 Room T101 Language Centre 22 Russell Square SOAS, University of London, WC1H 0XG The Department of Linguistics at SOAS presents: Tibetan in Digital Communication Tibetan in Digital Communication is a research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, engaged in building a 1,000,000 syllable part-of-speech tagged corpus of Tibetan texts spanning the …

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Lesley Pullen – Textiles of Sumatra: Traditional Cloth from the Island of Gold

Event Date: 19 March 2014  St James’s Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL The Oriental Rug and Textile Society of Great Britain presents:                                                  Lesley Pullen (SOAS) – Textiles of Sumatra: Traditional Cloth from the Island of Gold Known by early traders as Suwarnadwipa or …