Etienne Balibar – Towards a New Critique of Political Economy – Session 2

Event Date: 27 February 2017 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Towards a New Critique of Political Economy 3 Masterclasses with Etienne Balibar This Masterclass which is spread over three sessions, will outline and substantiate the claim that, 150 years now from the publication of …

The Populist Backlash in Western Politics

Event Date: 23 February 2017 Room B04 Birkbeck School of Arts 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: Workshop Week Staff Debate: The Populist Backlash in Western Politics Staff debate with Professor Eric Kaufmann, Dr Sam Ashenden, Dr Jason Edwards and special guest David Goodhart, founding editor of Prospect magazine and …

Étienne Balibar – The Multiple and Shifting Borders of Europe

  Event Date: 23 February 2017 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Étienne Balibar (Kingston) – The Multiple and Shifting Borders of Europe The construction of a supra-national political entity in Europe, over the last 60 years, followed by its process …

Michael Rothberg – Inheritance Trouble: Migration and Transcultural Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Germany

Event Date: 23 February 2017 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E David Cesarani Holocaust Memorial Lecture 2017 Professor Michael Rothberg (UCLA) – Inheritance Trouble: Migration and Transcultural Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Germany The Holocaust Research Centre is delighted to be joined by Professor Michael Rothberg, Professor of English and Comparative Literature and 1939 Society Samuel …

Jannet de Goede – For the Benefit and the Pleasure of the Community

Event Date: 22 February 2017 Arts Lecture Theatre 3 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Centre at Royal Holloway University of London presents: HARC Making Space for Art Lecture Series Jannet de Goede (Curator, Kröller-Müller Museum) – For the Benefit and the Pleasure of the Community The Kröller-Müller Museum, situated in the …

Richard Wolin – The French Front National and the challenge to Europe’s democracies

Event Date: 22 February 2017 Founder’s Main Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of History at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Professor Richard Wolin (CUNY) – The French Front National and the challenge to Europe’s democracies This lecture will discuss the challenge posed by Marine Le Pen’s far right-wing Front National. Many …

Andrew Jotischky – Ethnic and Religious Categories in the Treatment of Jews and Muslims in the Crusader States

Event Date: 21 February 2017 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2016/2017 Professor Andrew Jotischky (RHUL) – Ethnic and Religious Categories in the Treatment of Jews and Muslims in the Crusader States Introduction by Professor Humayun Ansari (RHUL): ———————————– Talk: ———————————– Questions: accompanying images: …

Etienne Balibar – Towards a New Critique of Political Economy – Session 1

Event Date: 20 February 2017 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Towards a New Critique of Political Economy 3 Masterclasses with Etienne Balibar This Masterclass which is spread over three sessions, will outline and substantiate the claim that, 150 years now from the publication of …

Lea Ypi – Pragmatist Coherence as the Source of Truth and Reality

Event Date: 20 February 2017 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Lea Ypi (LSE) – Pragmatist Coherence as the Source of Truth and Reality Lea Ypi is Professor of Political Theory at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at the Australian National University. She …

Richard McClary – Studies the key monuments built for the Rum Seljuq sultans, 1170-1220

Event Date: 16 February 2017 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Richard McClary (Edinburgh College of Art) – Studies the key monuments built for the Rum Seljuq sultans, 1170-1220 This lavishly illustrated volume presents the major surviving monuments of the early period of the Rum Seljuqs, the first major Muslim …