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Lisa Hopkins – Athelstan the Virgin King

            Event Date: 29 October 2015 Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL   The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar 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 …

Peregrine Horden – Periodization in Mediterranean History

Event Date: 17 October 2015 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2015/2016 Professor Peregrine Horden (RHUL) – Periodization in Mediterranean History Trying to rethink the nature and scope of Mediterranean history (in Horden-Purcell, The Corrupting Sea and its successor volume, as well as in …

Richard Williams – Songs from behind the curtain: the influence of palace women on Hindustani music

Event Date: 20 October 2015 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Richard Williams (Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford) – Songs from behind the curtain: the influence of palace women on Hindustani music Introduction by Dr Alison Otha (Director, RAS): Talk: Audience …

David Enoch – What’s Wrong with Paternalism: Autonomy, Belief and Action

Event Date: 19 October 2015 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor David Enoch (Hebrew University, Jerusalem) – What’s Wrong with Paternalism: Autonomy, Belief and Action David Enoch is The Rodney Blackman Chair in the Philosophy of Law, at The Faculty of Law and the Philosophy Department, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. …

Sandra Harding – After Mr Nowhere: New Proper Scientific Subjects

  Event Date: 15 October 2015 Room JG4002 John Galsworthy Building Penrhyn Road Campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE       The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Sandra Harding (University of California, LA) – After Mr Nowhere: New Proper Scientific Subjects Introduction by Professor Peter Osborne (Kingston): Talk: Audience Questions: share …

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Dominique Goy-Blanquet/Stuart Hampton-Reeves/Heather Neill/Alex Waldmann – The Barton/Hall Wars of the Roses

            Event Date: 14 October 2015 Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL   The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar 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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Shakespeare and Scandinavia: International Academic Conference

Event Date: 8 – 11 October 2015 Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL   The Kingston Shakespeare Seminars present: Shakespeare and Scandinavia An International Academic Conference The international academic conference on Shakespeare and Scandinavia (SaS) is an interdisciplinary exploration of Shakespeare in the North organised by a committee of Nordic and European Shakespeare scholars in collaboration with Kingston …

Gary Taylor – Hamlet, Macbeth and Nordic History

            Event Date: 8 October 2015 Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL   The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar 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 …

Janice Stargardt – The Adoption of Buddhism in Burma (Myanmar)

Event Date: 8 October 2015 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Janice Stargardt  (Cambridge) – The Adoption of Buddhism in Burma (Myanmar): Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (President, RAS): Talk: Audience Questions: accompanying images: share this entry:

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Susan James – Freedom and Nature: A Spinozist Invitation

Event Date: 5 October 2015 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Susan James (Birkbeck) – Freedom and Nature: A Spinozist Invitation As the first talk for the 2015/16 Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, this year’s Presidential Address marks the official inauguration of Professor Susan James (Birkbeck, University of London) as the …