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Thomas Bell – Kathmandu

Event Date: 31 March 2016 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Royal Asiatic Society ‘Britain Nepal 200’ Lecture Series Thomas Bell – Kathmandu Kathmandu is the greatest city of the Himalaya; a place where unique cultural practices that died out in India a thousand years ago have survived. It is …

Crusading: A Roundtable

Event Date: 22 March 2016 McCrea 325 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2015/2016 Crusading: A Roundtable The memory and legacy of the Crusades have lingered long after ‘real’ crusades ceased to be a viable proposition for western nations; echoes of the medieval crusades continue to …

John Whelpton – Jang Bahadur in Europe

Event Date: 18 March 2016 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Royal Asiatic Society ‘Britain Nepal 200’ Lecture Series Dr John Whelpton (CU Hong Kong) – Jang Bahadur in Europe John Whelpton’s talk looks at the 1850 visit to London and Paris by Jang Bahadur Rana, founder of the Rana …

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Jodi Dean – Crowds and Party

Event Date: 17 March 2016 Court Room, Senate House, Malet Street London WC1E 7HU Birkbeck School of Law presents: Book Launch: Jodi Dean – Crowds and Party The event includes guest speakers Mark Fisher, Stathis Kouvelakis, Elena Loizidou, Nick Srnicek and, of course, the one and only Jodi Dean. About Crowds and Party: How do mass protests become an organized …

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Alexandre Stevens – Unlimited Enjoyments

  Event Date: 17 March 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: Alexandre Stevens – Unlimited Enjoyments Introduction by Véronique Voruz (Dept. Psychoanalysis, Kingston University, London): Talk: Questions: share this …

Narender Ramnani – Learning in the cerebellum: an ‘autopilot’ system in the human brain

Event Date: 17 March 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Inaugural Lecture Professor Narender Ramnani (RHUL) – Learning in the cerebellum: an ‘autopilot’ system in the human brain Primates, including humans, have remarkable problem-solving abilities that other species lack. The neocortex organises thoughts and actions for flexible problem-solving, but this process can be slow …

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Sonja Fielitz – Duke of Dark Corners: Shakespeare and the Catholic Uncanny

            Event Date: 17 March 2016 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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Colin Koopman – Toward a Genealogy of the Informational Person

  Event Date: 17 March 2016 Room 3007, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Dr Colin Koopman (University of Oregon, Eugene) – Toward a Genealogy of the Informational Person Introduction by Professor Peter Osborne (Kingston): Talk: Questions: share this entry:

Homonationalisms and Criminalized Queers: A Panel Discussion about Global Sexual Politics

Event Date: 16 March 2016 Room 415 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) presents: Homonationalisms and Criminalized Queers: A Panel Discussion about Global Sexual Politics Speakers: Tara Atluri (Visiting Fellow, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and GEDS, Birkbeck, University of …

Gavin Barwell – Winning and Governing in Difficult Times

Event Date: 16 March 2016 Room 101 30 Russell Square London WC1B 5DP The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Winning and Governing in Difficult Times: Gavin Barwell MP The marginal constituency of Croydon Central was a key battleground in the 2015 General Election. The incumbent Conservative MP Gavin Barwell was fighting a serious challenge …