David Johnson – Beauty and the Blind: There’s far more to seeing than enters the eyeball

Event Date: 27 January 2016 Room WIN005 Windsor Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Centre at Royal Holloway University of London presents: David Johnson (Visual Artist) – Beauty and the Blind: There’s far more to seeing than enters the eyeball     In this presentation David will talk about his piece ‘Too …

Paul Salmons – Why do we continue to ignore the Holocaust?

Event Date: 26 January 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX David Cesarani Holocaust Memorial Lecture Paul Salmons  (Programme Director UCL Centre for Holocaust Education, University College London) – Why do we continue to ignore the Holocaust? As Britain prepares for its national Holocaust Memorial Day, it may seem perverse to ask the question ‘Why …

James Wilson – Internal and External Validity in Thought Experiments

Event Date: 25 January 2016 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr James Wilson (UCL) – Internal and External Validity in Thought Experiments James Wilson integrates philosophy with other relevant disciplines, such as epidemiology, economics and political theory to explore conceptual and practical challenges in the sustainable and equitable improvement of human …

Desert Island Pics: Olivia Arthur

Event Date: 23 January 2016 London Art Fair Business Design Centre London N1 0QH   photoworks presents: Desert Island Pics: Olivia Arthur Olivia Arthur has been a member of Magnum Photos since 2013. Having worked extensively on women’s issues throughout Eastern Europe, Iran, Turkey and North Africa, her much celebrated first book Jeddah Diary (2012) opened up the paradoxical world …

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Pierre-Gilles Gueguen – The Body and the Imaginary: The Case of Francis Bacon

  Event Date: 21 January 2016 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA       The MA Psychoanalysis at Kingston University, and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present: The Speaking Body is Today’s Unconscious Psychoanalysis on the 21st Century Seminar 1: Professor Pierre-Gilles Gueguen (Paris 8) …

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Nicholas Royle – Shakespeare’s Foreplay

            Event Date: 21 January 2016 Room JG2007 John Galsworthy Building Penrhyn Road Campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE   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 …

Helen Palmer – Diffractive Pedagogies

  Event Date: 15 January 2016 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA       The MA Gender without Borders at Kingston University, and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present: Dr Helen Palmer (Kingston) – Diffractive Pedagogies Introduction by Professor Tina Chanter (Kingston): Talk: Questions: accompanying …

Women in Photography

Event Date: 20 January 2016 London Art Fair Business Design Centre London N1 0QH   photoworks presents: Women in Photography The latest edition of Photoworks Annual looks at women and their roles in photography, as subjects, creators and consumers. For this panel discussion, contributors to the Annual explore themes raised within it and pose questions around the changing landscape of …

Refugees and Migrants in Europe – now and then: Twentieth and twenty-first century perspectives

Event Date: 20 January 2016 Horton Building, Lecture Theatre 2 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History presents: French-Spanish border, February 1939 Refugees and Migrants in Europe – now and then: Twentieth and twenty-first century perspectives Macedonia, near border with Greece, August 2015 The Royal Holloway History Department invites you …