Arno Paucker – Scholar and Friend

Event Date: 30 March 2017 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ The Leo Baeck Institute London, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London presents: Arno Paucker – Scholar and Friend A memorial event in honour of the Leo Baeck Institute’s esteemed, longstanding former director Dr Arnold Paucker OBE Welcome by Dr Andreas Gestrich (GHIL): ——————————— Introduction …

Vicki Squire – Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat: Human Dignity and Biophysical Violence

  Event Date: 29 March 2017 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Dr Vicki Squire (Warwick) – Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat: Human Dignity and Biophysical Violence People on the move are often viewed with fear and suspicion on the part of ‘host’ communities. …

Shaul Bassi – The Ghetto Of Venice: Past, Present, Future

Event Date: 27 March 2017 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Shaul Bassi (Ca’Foscari University, Venice) – The Ghetto Of Venice: Past, Present, Future The word ghetto was coined in Venice in 1516, it was later applied to other Jewish areas in …

Howard Caygill – Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels – Session 3

Event Date: 27 March 2017 Room B03 43 Gordon Square Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels 3 Masterclasses with Howard Caygill Professor Howard Caygill (Kingston) – Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels Session three: Saints and Soldiers: The Old and the New Religion in The Castle …

Wendy Kline – Psychedelic Birth: The Countercultural Politics of Pain

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with the Birkbeck Trauma Project presents:   Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and …

Lisa Smith – Imagining the Hidden: Inexpressible Suffering in the Eighteenth Century

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with the Birkbeck Trauma Project presents: Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and pain, …

Keith Wailoo – Pain with a ‘Psychogenic Overlay’: The Gendered Politics of Experience and Disability in US Society

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with the Birkbeck Trauma Project presents:   Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and …

Gender and Pain in Modern History

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and pain, showing that for the vast majority of …

Edmund de Waal – On the Eve of Departure: Art and Exile

Event Date: 23 March 2017 Arts Two Lecture Theatre Queen Mary University of London Mile End Road London E1 4NS The 3rd Leo Baeck Institute Biennial Lecture Organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, in collaboration with the Queen Mary University of London, School of History Edmund de Waal (Artist and author of The Hare with Amber Eyes) – On the …

Peter Hallward – Mass Sovereignty and the Eclipse of Representation

  Event Date: 23 March 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 Peter Hallward (Kingston) – Mass Sovereignty and the Eclipse of Representation For most of Europe’s history, oligarchy and democracy were taken to be antithetical forms of government. Competition between …