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Gendering Representations of the Financial Crisis

In this seminar – the first of a BIGS series on Gender and Austerity – Louise Owen and Kate Maclean discuss their work on gendering representations of the financial crisis, with a focus on popular culture responses to this notoriously complex event, that has – some have argued – constituted a coup d’état.

Adam Hansen – “I heard the sounds of long ago”: The Politics of Popular Music in Contemporary Shakespearean Performance

The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed Dame Judi Dench in a celebrated production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. But KiSS also commemorates Kingston’s historic connection with Shakespeare, which goes back to David Garrick – who lived here, and built the beautiful Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames – and to the very first royal performances of some of his greatest plays in the Great Hall at Hampton Court.

Peter Osborne – Use! Value! Exchange! Inside and outside relations of exchange – V2

Borrowing its title from the 2010 film by Phil Collins centred on the teaching of a class on Marx’s Capital to young people in eastern Germany, after reunification, this talk will reflect upon the revival of interest in Marx’s critique of political economy, its continuing – indeed, increasing – relevance to the social experience of capitalist societies, and the possibilities of a new philosophical interpretation of Capital, centred on its complex structure of temporal categories.

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Journalism, Whistleblowing and the Security State

Event Date: 20 November 2014 Room B04 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, Birkbeck, University of London in collaboration with the Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom and Media Reform Coalition  presents: Journalism, Whistleblowing and the Security State This unique event brings together a group of whistleblowers from the …

Irene Morra – Britten’s National Opera: “Gloriana” and the Shakespeare Problem

            Event Date: 20 November 2014 Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL   The Kingston Shakespeare Seminars The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed Dame Judi Dench in a celebrated production of “A …

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Peter Osborne – Use! Value! Exchange! Inside and outside relations of exchange

Event Date: 20 November 2014 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present: Opening Lecture of the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy’s 20th Anniversary Public Lecture Series, in association with …