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 …

The Poetics of Fragility, a film by Nicolas Grandi and Lata Mani

Event Date: 17 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 The Poetics of Fragility, a film by Nicolas Grandi and Lata Mani The Poetics of Fragility uses story, poetry and performance to explore the question of human existence and its …

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 …