Jeff Widener – Tiananmen Square and Beyond – Conflict Photography in Asia, 1987-1995 – V2

Jeff Widener is internationally renowned for his work at the Tiananmen Square protest and massacre in 1989, including the most iconic photograph of the last decades of the twentieth century: ‘The Tank Man.’ However, Jeff was the Associated Press Southeast Asia Picture Editor 1987-1995, based in Bangkok, Thailand, and Tiananmen Square was only one of many civil and armed conflicts he covered during the period.

Jeff Widener – Tiananmen Square and Beyond – Conflict Photography in Asia, 1987-1995

Event Date: 30 September 2014  Room Q169 Queen’s Building Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of History and the Department of Economics at Royal Holloway University of London present: Jeff Widener –  Tiananmen Square and Beyond – Conflict Photography in Asia, 1987-1995 Jeff Widener is internationally renowned for his work at the Tiananmen …

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Werner Hamacher – TÒ AUTÓ , THE SAME, – – (Celan with Parmenides and Heidegger)

Event Date: 30 September 2014 Royal College of Art Humanities Seminar Room 1 2nd Floor, Stevens Building, 2-6 Jay Mews, London, SW7 2EP The London Graduate School and the Royal College of Art present: Professor Werner Hamacher (University of Frankfurt) –  TÒ AUTÓ , THE SAME, – – (Celan with Parmenides and Heidegger) Werner Hamacher is Emmanuel Levinas Chair at …

‘New Man’ Symposium

Event Date: 26 – 27 September 2014 Teesside University Darlington Vicarage Road Darlington DL1 1JW The Centre for Fascist, Anti-Fascist and Post-Fascist Studies at Teeside University presents: The ‘New Man’ Symposium Conveners: Jorge Dagnino (de los Andes) & Matthew Feldman (Teesside) The ‘New Man Symposium’ examines fascist movements and regimes through the lens of an attempted anthropological revolution. This attempt to …

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Sally Davies – The Drugs Don’t Work: A Global Threat

  Event Date: 22 September 2014 Cumberland Lodge The Great Park, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 2HP Cumberland Lodge  presents: Dame Sally Davies (Chief Medical Officer, England) – The Drugs Don’t Work: A Global Threat Antibiotics add 20 years to our lives and for the last 70 years, since the manufacture of penicillin in 1943, they have allowed us to survive extraordinary …

Andrew Siemion – The Search for Extra-terrestrial Intelligence

Event Date: 11 September 2014 Room B36 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences presents: Dr Andrew Siemion (Berkeley) – The Search for Extra-terrestrial Intelligence Astrobiologist Dr Andrew Siemion of the University of California Berkeley, is speaking about the history of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), …