Celia Washington – The Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre

Event Date: 26 May 2016 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Celia Washington – The Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre Celia Washington is a practicing artist based between London and Kathmandu. After a nomadic childhood, she studied painting at the Byam Shaw Art School in London 1977 – 81. Since then …

George Manginis – Mount Sinai

Event Date: 25 May 2016 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: George Manginis – Mount Sinai Mount Sinai examines the history of Hagia Koryphē (in Greek) and Jabal Mūsā (in Arabic): a mountain peak above the Monastery of St Catherine at South Sinai in Egypt. Known for centuries as the …

Todd Endelman – The Emotional Toll of Antisemitism and its Consequences

  Event Date: 24 May 2016 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Todd Endelman (University of Michigan) – The Emotional Toll of Antisemitism and its Consequences Historians of antisemitism tend to focus on political parties and ideologies; on extra-parliamentary associations and movements; on …

Queer Conversation with Dennis Altman

  Event Date: 24 May 2016 The Keynes Library Birkbeck, University of London 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research in association with Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) presents: Queer Conversation with Dennis Altman Drawing on forty years of writing about queer life and politics, Dennis Altman reflects with Caoimhe Mader McGuinness on queer life …

Theatre Conversation: The Complete Deaths

Event Date: 20 May 2016 Room G10 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2016 Theatre Conversation: The Complete Deaths At the 2016 Brighton Festival, physical comedy ensemble Spymonkey will premiere The Complete Deaths – a compendious enactment of all 75 on-stage deaths found …

You must Mutate: Toby Litt and Caroline Edwards Discuss the Future of Fiction

Event Date:20 May 2016 Room B04 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2016 You must Mutate: Toby Litt and Caroline Edwards Discuss the Future of Fiction Taking Toby Litt’s new collection of non-fiction essays, Mutants (Seagull Books, 2016), as a starting point, Toby …

Lewis Gordon – O, Kanthropology: Moving on, Fanthropologically, in Africana Philosophy

  Event Date: 20 May 2016 Room 0002, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Lewis Gordon (Birkbeck/UCONN-Storrs) – O, Kanthropology: Moving on, Fanthropologically, in Africana Philosophy Introduction: Talk: Questions: share this entry:

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Eric Laurent – Contemporary Symptoms

  Event Date: 19 May 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: Eric Laurent – Contemporary Symptoms Éric Laurent is a psychoanalyst and former president of the World Association of …

Mark Crinson – Brutalism: from New to Neo

Event Date: 19 May 2016 Room Mal 153 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2016 Brutalism: from New to Neo The last few years have seen a wealth of publications and exhibitions about Brutalism, yet without any quite seeming definitive. This talk from Professor Mark …