The Sublime Real: painful excitements in eighteenth-century art and criticism

Event Date: 18 May 2017 Keynes Library 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 The Sublime Real: painful excitements in eighteenth-century art and criticism This talk on the slippery relations between art and reality starts from a much misunderstood paragraph on ‘real sympathy’ in …

Eyes, hands, hearts: Anatomy, aesthetics, and the organization of life in the Hunterian Museums

Event Date: 18 May 2017 Keynes Library 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 Eyes, hands, hearts: Anatomy, aesthetics, and the organization of life in the Hunterian Museums What is the place of aesthetics in the foundations of science? A visit to the Hunterian …

Mr A moves in mysterious ways: artists from the Adamson Collection

Event Date: 18 May 2017 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 Mr A moves in mysterious ways: artists from the Adamson Collection In association with the Bethlem Gallery, join us for a panel discussion introducing a new exhibition of works from …

Speaking in Brogues

Event Date: 18 May 2017 Room B04 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 Speaking in Brogues Universities tend to be multilingual communities, and for the most part, we teach and study in English. Do the sounds, rhythms and locutions of many mother tongues, …

Simondon on Technics: On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects

  Event Date: 17 May 2017 Room 5002 John Galsworthy building Kinston University Penrhyn Road campus Penrhyn Road Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Simondon on Technics: On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects Please join the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) for a workshop to …

Slavoj Zizek – ‘You have to be stupid to see that’: Ideology in Daily Life 2

Event Date: 17 May 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: ‘You have to be stupid to see that’: Ideology in Daily Life – A Masterclass with Slavoj Zizek Reality as Constricted Ideology Speaker: Slavoj Žižek, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities Chair: Stephen Frosh, Pro-Vice-Master …

Will 2017 be 1984? Rethinking Orwell’s dystopia

Event Date: 17 May 2017 Room B04 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 Will 2017 be 1984? Rethinking Orwell’s dystopia 1984 was conceived as a warning, not a prophecy. But are we now in Orwell’s dystopia? Decide with our panel of experts from …

Renaissance lives from the archives: grime, crime and a pirate

Event Date: 17 May 2017 Room G04 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 Renaissance lives from the archives: grime, crime and a pirate How can we reconstruct the lives of Renaissance people from the archives? Panellists including Molly Murray (Columbia University), and Birkbeck’s …

Simon Layton – Piracy and Politics in the Indian Ocean World

Event Date: 16 May 2017 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Simon Layton (QMUL) – Piracy and Politics in the Indian Ocean World Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (RAS): —————————- Talk: —————————- Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] share this entry:

Law, Race and Brexit Britain – Launch Event for Birkbeck Centre for Research on Race and Law

Event Date: 15 May 2017 Room 421 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck School of Law presents: Law, Race and Brexit Britain – Launch Event for Birkbeck Centre for Research on Race and Law In recent years, racist nationalism and fascism have increasingly found havens in countries across the world. The vote …