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Yfaat Weiss – Political Sovereignty and Cultural Property: The Mount Scopus Enclave in Jerusalem

Event Date: 11 February 2015 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2015-16 The Politics of Land. Archaeology, Architecture and City Planning in Israel A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s theme intends to approach its broad subject via …

London Critical Theory Summer School 2016 – Friday Debate II

Event Date: 22 July 2015 Room B04 Birkbeck 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: London Critical Theory Summer School 2016 – Friday Debate II The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities annual London Critical Theory Summer School is taking place over two weeks from 11 – 22 July 2016. At the end of each …

Brexit: What Now for the UK and EU?

Event Date: 21 July 2016 Room 152/153 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Brexit: What Now for the UK and EU? On 23 June Britain voted to leave the EU. The vote has triggered a series of political crises, from a leadership …

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The Trouble With Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis

Event Date: 19 July 2016 Room B35 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: The Trouble With Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis Is pleasure a rotten idea, mired in negativity and lack, which should be abandoned in favor of a new concept of desire? Or is desire itself fundamentally …

London Critical Theory Summer School 2016 – Friday Debate I

Event Date: 15 July 2015 Room B04 Birkbeck 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: London Critical Theory Summer School 2016 – Friday Debate I The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities annual London Critical Theory Summer School is taking place over two weeks from 11 – 22 July 2016. At the end of each …

Anna Posazhennikova – The Mysteries of Quantum Collective Behaviour

Event Date: 7 July 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Mysteries of Quantum Collective Behaviour  Dr Anna Posazhennikova (RHUL) – The Mysteries of Quantum Collective Behaviour  When a piece of Aluminium is cooled to -272 degrees Celsius, an electrical current can flow through …

Daniel Beer – The Crucible: Revolution and Repression in Siberia’s Prisons, 1905-1914

Event Date: 17 November 2015 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2015/2016 Dr Daniel Beer (RHUL) – The Crucible: Revolution and Repression in Siberia’s Prisons, 1905-1914 In the wake of the failed 1905 Revolution tens of thousands of radicals were condemned by military tribunals …