Ulrike Heuer – Intentions and the Reasons for which we Act

Event Date: 19 May 2014 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Ulrike Heuer (Leeds) – Intentions and the Reasons for which we Act Ulrike Heuer is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at the University of Leeds having previously worked in the philosophy departments at the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University and …

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Clouds: Objects, Metaphor, Phenomena

Event Dates: 19 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 …

Birkbeck Arts Week 2014

Event Dates: 19 -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 …

Metaphysics and Method

Event Date: 16 May 2014 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Philosophy presents: Metaphysics and Method Programme: Welcome by Dr Ophelia Deroy (IP): Introduction by Dr Alessandro Torza (UNAM): Dr Nick Jones (Birmingham) – Why Believe that Properties Exist? AUDIO HERE Professor Anna-Sofia Maurin (Gothenburg) – In Defense of Serious Metaphysics AUDIO HERE …

Desert Island Pics: Jeremy Deller

Event Date: 16 May 2014 Brighton Dome Studio Theatre 28-29 New Rd, Brighton BN1 photoworks presents: Desert Island Pics: Jeremy Deller The Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller is noted for strong, politically engaged works such as The Battle of Orgreave, a re-enactment of a confrontation that took place during the miners’ strike, and the bouncy castle replica of Stonehenge, Sacrilege, …

Population, Migration and Ecology: Programme Launch Event

Event Date: 15 May 2014 Room 101 Clore Building Birkbeck, University of London 25-27 Torrington Square London WC1E 7JL Birkbeck Department of Politics presents Population, Migration and Ecology: Programme Launch Event To mark the launch of the new MSc in Population, Migration and Ecology, the Department of Politics will host a special event which showcases research on the political and …

Maud Mandel – Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict

  Event Date: 15 May 2014 Bloomsbury Suite, Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ   The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Maud Mandel (Brown) – Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict Professor Mandel will speak about the global, national and local originsof the conflict that has long shadowed Muslim-Jewish relations in …

Caroline Humphrey – Empires and their Merchants

Event Date: 15 May 2014 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Dame Caroline Humphrey (University of Cambridge) – Empires and their Merchants: Communication and Incomprehension on the China/Russia Border in the 19th Century Introduction and award of the Burton Medal to  Dame Caroline by Professor Peter Robb (President, RAS): Talk: …

Professor Tony Wright in conversation with Dr Sarah Wollaston MP

Event Date: 14 May 2014 Keynes Library 43 Gordon Square Birkbeck, University of London London WC1E 7HX The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Professor Tony Wright in conversation with Dr Sarah Wollaston MP Sarah Wollaston has been the Conservative MP for Totnes since 2010. She was elected in an open primary; she decided to …

Eliot Higgins – Brown Moses: Investigating Conflict Zones Through Social Media

Event Date: 13 May 2014 Room 416 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, Birkbeck, University of London presents: Brown Moses – Investigating Conflict Zones Through Social Media Speaker: Eliot Higgins Chair: Dr Tim Markham (Birkbeck) This talk will be on the growing importance of analysing open source information, …