Jane Francis – Going to the ends of the Earth as a woman in Science

Event Date: 26 November 2015 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London presents: 2015 Women in Science Lecture Professor Jane Francis (Director, British Antarctic Survey) – Going to the ends of the Earth as a woman in Science On a continent of which over 99% is now covered with ice sheets, …

Rethinking Kierkegaard

Event Date: 26 November 2015 Institute of Education Bedford Way London WC1H OAL The University of the West of England presents: Rethinking Kierkegaard Kierkegaard has always been a figure standing at the crux of contemporary thought. He has often been cast in the role of a Christian prophet bemoaning modernity’s refusal of radical revelation and transcendent paradox. In recent years, …

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Roger Luckhurst – Blood Fractions: the Octoroon and Other Fantasies

  Event Date: 26 November 2015 Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism  presents: Professor Roger Luckhurst (Birkbeck) – Blood Fractions: the Octoroon and Other Fantasies In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the slave trade, colonial administration and racial science developed a whole structure and language for …

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Christopher Pye – King Lear, Sovereignty, and the Condition of Justice

            Event Date: 26 November 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 …