Daniel Viehoff – Serving the Governed

Event Date: 5 June 2017 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Daniel Viehoff (New York) – Serving the Governed Daniel Viehoff is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at New York University. His research focuses on political, legal, and moral philosophy. He is especially interested in questions of political authority and legitimacy, and …

Zionism and Antisemitism – International Conference

  Event Date: 24-26 May 2017 Clore Lecture Theatre Clore Management Centre Birkbeck University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: ZIONISM AND ANTISEMITISM International Conference This three day international conference brings together more than 35 scholars from institutions in eight countries, from different disciplines and with diverse perspectives, to examine …

Royal Asiatic Society: Opening the Collection

Event Date: 23 May 2017 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Opening the Collection Members of the Royal Asiatic Society present their research on the Collection. The speakers are: Bethia Grice: Talk: Questions: ——————————- Jasdip Singh Dhillon: Talk: Questions: —————————– Dr Gordon Johnson: —————————– Lionel Knight: share this entry:

Ursula Renz – Self-Knowledge as a Personal Achievement

Event Date: 22 May 2017 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Ursula Renz (Klagenfurt) –  Self-Knowledge as a Personal Achievement Ursula Renz is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria, where she teaches classes in both Theoretical Philosophy (epistemology, metaphysics and philosophy) and Early Modern Philosophy. She has published …

Jonathan Bloom – Silk Road or Paper Road?

Event Date: 22 May 2017 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Jonathan Bloom (Boston College) – Silk Road or Paper Road? Introduction by Dr Alison Otha (RAS): ——————————– Talk: ——————————– Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] share this entry:

Welcome to a Life in the Theatre

Event Date: 20 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 Welcome to a Life in the Theatre The old theatre before the Court and after Bill (William) Gaskill was one of the most influential theatre directors in post-war UK theatre. …

John Beverley – A new Orientalism

Event Date: 19 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 Public Talk by John Beverley: A new Orientalism One of the legacies of postcolonial criticism is the proposition that modern literature itself was complicit in the processes of European colonization …

America in Crisis

Event Date: 19 May 2017 Waterstones Bookshop 82 Gower St London WC1E 6EQ Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 America in Crisis Join two of Birkbeck authors for a discussion of two key moments of crisis in recent US history, the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island (1979) and Hurricane Katrina as it devastated the US Gulf …

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 …