Tara Atluri – Centre Stages of Development: Performance, Public Art, and Sexual Politics

Event Date: 3 March 2016 Room B02 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: Dr Tara Atluri (Ontario/Birkbeck) – Centre Stages of Development: Performance, Public Art, and Sexual Politics ‘The function of art is to do more than tell it …

William C Jordan – The Jews and the First Crusade: Conversion and Martyrdom

  Event Date: 3 March 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   Royal Holloway University of London Department of History presents: The 2016 Hayes-Robinson Lecture Professor William C Jordan (Princeton) – The Jews and the First Crusade: Conversion and Martyrdom   This lecture will focus on the traumatic events of 1096 as the armies …

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Simon Ryle – Bre()ch: Macbeth and the Language of Terror

            Event Date: 3 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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Bruno de Halleux – Sexuality Today

  Event Date: 3 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: Seminar 4: Bruno de Halleux – Sexuality Today Introduction by Véronique Voruz (Dept. Psychoanalysis, Kingston University, London): Talk: …

Michael Löwy – Masterclass 2: Marxism and Romanticism, from Karl Marx to Jose Carlos Mariategui

Event Date: 3 March 2016 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Michael Löwy – Masterclass 2: Marxism and Romanticism, from Karl Marx to Jose Carlos Mariategui Romanticism is a cultural protest against the modern capitalist civilisation in the name of pre-capitalist values. Marx and Engels were …