Pogroms: Contemporary Reactions to Antisemitic Violence in Europe 1815-1950

Event Date: 30 May 2014 The Wiener Library 29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP The Wiener Library London and the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism present: Pogroms: Contemporary Reactions to Antisemitic Violence in Europe 1815-1950 What were the reactions of contemporaries to antisemitic violence in 19th and early 20th century Europe and how did they differ from our …

S. Frederick Starr – Lost Enlightenment: central Asia’s golden age from the Arab conquest to Tamerlane

Event Date: 27 May 2014 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Book Launch Lost Enlightenment: central Asia’s golden age from the Arab conquest to Tamerlane by S. Frederick Starr  Many think of Central Asia today as a desolate, dusty, backwater region inhospitable to learning, high culture, thriving cities, or robust commerce.  …

Fire Walk with Me: Trauma, Catharsis and the Fantasy of Fantastical Kinship

Event Dates: 23 May 2014 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2014 Welcome to Birkbeck’s seventh annual Arts Week – running this year from Monday 19 to Friday 23 May. The week will include lectures, readings, film screenings, taster courses, performances and panel …

Writing for a Shakespearean Stage: New Plays for The Globe

Event Dates: 23 May 2014 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2014 Welcome to Birkbeck’s seventh annual Arts Week – running this year from Monday 19 to Friday 23 May. The week will include lectures, readings, film screenings, taster courses, performances and panel …

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Slavoj Zizek – Towards a Materialist Theory of Subjectivity

  Event Date: 22 May 2014 Clore Management Centre Birbeck, University London Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor  Slavoj Zizek (Birkbeck) – Towards a Materialist Theory of Subjectivity share this entry:

Natural Histories of the Book

Event Dates: 22 May 2014 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2014 Welcome to Birkbeck’s seventh annual Arts Week – running this year from Monday 19 to Friday 23 May. The week will include lectures, readings, film screenings, taster courses, performances and panel …

Curating ‘Empire’ at Tate: Dissonance and British Art

Event Dates: 22 May 2014 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2014 Welcome to Birkbeck’s seventh annual Arts Week – running this year from Monday 19 to Friday 23 May. The week will include lectures, readings, film screenings, taster courses, performances and panel …

What is so special about the Arts and Humanities?

Event Dates: 21 May 2014 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2014 Welcome to Birkbeck’s seventh annual Arts Week – running this year from Monday 19 to Friday 23 May. The week will include lectures, readings, film screenings, taster courses, performances and panel …

From Text to Screen and Back: Adaptation Across Media

Event Dates: 21 May 2014 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2014 Welcome to Birkbeck’s seventh annual Arts Week – running this year from Monday 19 to Friday 23 May. The week will include lectures, readings, film screenings, taster courses, performances and panel …

The Way We Read Now

Event Dates: 20  May 2014 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2014 Welcome to Birkbeck’s seventh annual Arts Week – running this year from Monday 19 to Friday 23 May. The week will include lectures, readings, film screenings, taster courses, performances and panel …