Nick Hardwick – The ‘good prison’ redefined

Event Date: 29 February 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The School of Law at Royal Holloway University of London presents:  Inaugural Lecture and Launch of the School of Law Professor Nick Hardwick CBE (Outgoing Chief Inspector of Prisons) – The ‘good prison’ redefined  At the end of 2015, the UN General Assembly is …

Vron Ware – On making your suffering mine

  Event Date: 25 February 2016 Lecture Theatre E003, 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: Professor Vron Ware (Kingston/author of Beyond the Pale) – On making your suffering mine Introduction by …

Public History and Fiction

Event Date:25 February 2016 Management Building Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The London Centre for Public History at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Public History and Fiction The relationship between history and fiction has been hotly debated, but with the rising popularity of historical non-fiction books and academic historians pursuit of greater public …

Anti-Fascism: Changing Meanings and Perspectives

Event Date: 23 February2016 Room 264 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Holocaust Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London presents: Anti-Fascism: Changing Meanings and Perspectives Speakers: Dr Kasper Braskén (Åbo Akademi University, Finland), Joe Mulhall (PhD candidate, Royal Holloway), Dr Andrea Mammone (Royal Holloway) The study of anti-fascism is remarkably under-developed. Yet what anti-fascism means has …

Tobias Rosefeldt – Closing the Gap

Event Date: 22 February 2016 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Tobias Rosefeldt (Humboldt) – Closing the Gap Tobias Rosefeldt is professor of philosophy at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He works on Kant’s theoretical philosophy and has written a book on Kant’s theory of the self. He is currently interested in giving …

The renegotiation of the UK’s terms of EU membership

Event Date: 18 February 2016 Room B35 Birkbeck College Main Building Malet St London WC1E 7HX The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: The renegotiation of the UK’s terms of EU membership Join academics from Birkbeck’s Dept. of Politics (and beyond) for a panel debate of the renegotiation of the UK’s terms of membership on …

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Vicente Palomera – The Real and the Body

  Event Date: 18 February 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: Seminar 3: Vicente Palomera – The Real and the Body Introduction by Natalie Wulfing (Kingston/NLS) : Talk: Questions: …

The State of British Democracy

Event Date: 17 February 2016 Room B35 Birkbeck College Main Building Malet St London WC1E 7HX The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: The State of British Democracy A roundtable with Professor Tony Wright, Professor Joni Lovenduski, Dr. Rosie Campbell and Dr Jason Edwards. British democracy is in a period of rapid change and considerable …

Charities Regulation Under Scrutiny

Event Date: 16 February 2016 Keynes Library Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Charities Regulation Under Scrutiny What are charities for, why are they special and what is the purpose of regulating them? How should they be regulated? How do and should they organise …