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Shakespeare and Waste

Event Date: 23 May 2015 Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL   The Kingston Shakespeare Seminars present: Shakespeare and Waste Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS), part of the London Graduate School, announces the launch of Kingston Shakespeare Seminar in Theory (KiSSiT): a series of seminars and conferences for postgraduate students and early career scholars with an interest in Shakespeare, …

Desert Island Pics: Martin Barnes

Event Date: 23 May 2015 Photo London Somerset House Strand, London WC2R 1LA   photoworks presents: Desert Island Pics: Martin Barnes Which eight photos would you take with you to a desert island? Martin Barnes, Victoria & Albert Museum Senior Curator of Photographs, reveals his choices to our regular host Stephen Bull and discusses how they reflect his life and …

Developing a Career in the Arts – Collaboration & Transferability

Event Dates: 22 May 2015 Keynes Library Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Developing a Career in the Arts – Collaboration & Transferability Worried about the type of employment opportunities available in the creative industries? At this event, graduates from Birkbeck’s School of Arts will share and reflect upon their …

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Alenka Zupančič – Power in the Closet (And Its Coming Out)

  Event Date: 21 May 2015 JG Room 0001 Penrhyn Road Campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE       The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Alenka Zupančič (Institute of Philosophy, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana) – Power in the Closet (And Its Coming Out) This is the keynote lecture …

Talking Mr Turner

Event Date: 21 May 2015 Birkbeck Cinema Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2015 Talking Mr Turner Join us for an evening’s discussion of Mike Leigh’s recent film, Mr Turner. Jacqueline Riding, Historical Consultant, Sarah McBryde, Production Manager, and Tim Wright, who taught Timothy Spall to paint, …

Historical Fictions

Event Date: 19 May 2015 Waterstone’s Book Shop Gower Street 82 Gower St, London WC1E 6EQ The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2015 Historical Fictions The historical novel is a major presence in the contemporary literary landscape. Why should this genre possess such appeal? And how can we best define it? Joe Brooker (Birkbeck) and Martin Eve …

Popular Art and Portuguese Identity. Anatomy of an Exhibition

Event Date: 21 May 2015 Room G01 Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2015 Popular Art and Portuguese Identity. Anatomy of an Exhibition This year, the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology will open a major exhibition of Portuguese popular art. In this talk the Museum’s …

David Rechter – Trauma on the Eastern Front: European Jews and the First World War

Event Date: 21 May 2015 Room B33 Birkbeck University of London Malet Street London, WC1E 7HX   The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor David Rechter (Oxford) – Trauma on the Eastern Front: European Jews and the First World War In Jewish collective memory, the First World War has long been overshadowed by the incomparably greater disaster …

World Museums: Geographies and Genealogies

Event Date: 19 May 2015 Wolfson Room 1 Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU The Humanities and Arts Research Centre at Royal Holloway University of London presents: World Museums: Geographies and Genealogies Speakers: Anthony Shelton (Director of the Museum of Anthropology, University of Briitsh Columbia, Vancouver, Canada) and Annie E. Coombes (Professor of Material and …

Renaissance Ways of Seeing

Event Date: 20 May 2015 Room 112 Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2015 Renaissance Ways of Seeing How did people ‘see’ in the Renaissance? In this panel discussion Joanne Anderson (Birkbeck) will ask who coloured Mary Magdalen and why it matters, looking particularly at early Renaissance …