The Public Life of Private Law: Protest, Precarisation, Possibility

                                                                    Event Date: 30 April 2014 The Institute of Advanced Study Millburn House Millburn Hill Road University of Warwick Science Park Coventry CV4 7HS The Kent Law School presents: The Public Life of Private Law An ESRC Seminar Series Seminar 4: Protest, Precarisation, …

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History after Hobsbawm

Event Date: 29 April – 1 May 2014 Beveridge Hall Senate House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU   History after Hobsbawm A conference on the current trajectories of history A major international conference, with plenary speakers and large parallel sessions, exploring where the study of history is currently heading. The conference draws inspiration from the capacious legacy …

Eileen John – Literature and Disagreement

Event Date: 28 April 2014 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Eileen John (Warwick) – Literature and Disagreement Eileen John is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Warwick. Her research is in aesthetics and philosophy of literature, with particular interests in literature and knowledge, and some broader interests in …

Engineering Professors’ Council Congress 2014 – Engaging in Engineering

Event Date: 8 – 9 April 2014 Univerity of Glasgow Glasgow Scotland G12 8QQ     The Engineering Professors’ Council presents: Engineering Professors’ Council Congress 2014 Engaging in Engineering Professor John Perkins’ review of the provision of engineering skills in the UK economy was published in November 2013. The review endorses the widely accepted view that substantially increasing the supply …

Sexual Violence in Armed Conflicts: Film, Testimony, and the Vietnam War

  Event Date: 3 April 2014 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD The Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict (SVAC) research group and the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities present: Sexual Violence in Armed Conflicts: Film, Testimony, and the Vietnam War Joanna Bourke in conversation with Kendrick Oliver about filmic testimony about rape during the war …

Roz Currie – Curating the Jewish Experience of the First World War

Event Date: 2 April 2014 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, the Jewish Museum and the Fritz Bauer Institut, Frankfurt/Main, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. Roz Currie (Jewish Military Museum, London) – Curating the Jewish Experience of the First World War The First World …