Helen Mears – The James Henry Green Collection at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Event Date: 22 November 2017 St James’s Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL The Oriental Rug and Textile Society of Great Britain presents: Helen Mears (Keeper of World Art at Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton) – The James Henry Green Collection at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery Colonel James Henry Green assembled a pre-eminent collection of textiles, photographs, notes, books …

Nada Zecevic – MIGWEB from E. Sarajevo to Royal Holloway: perspectives and problems of studying medieval migration from and within the Balkan peninsula

Event Date: 21 November 2017 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2017/2018 Dr Nada Zecevic (Marie Curie Fellow in the Department) – MIGWEB from E. Sarajevo to Royal Holloway: perspectives and problems of studying medieval migration from and within the Balkan peninsula Introduction by …

Duncan Kelly – John Maynard Keynes: Historian of political thought?

Event Date: 21 November 2017 Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square Birkbeck College London WC1H 0PD The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: John Maynard Keynes: Historian of political thought? Speaker: Dr Duncan Kelly (Cambridge) It is almost impossible to overstate the impact of John Maynard Keynes in the field of modern political economy, and certainly …

RAS Collections Open Evening

Event Date: 21 November 2017 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: RAS Collections Open Evening Introduction: —————- With presentations from : Rebecca Snow (Camberwell College of Arts): accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] —————- Dr Roger Parsons (RAS): —————- Peter Collin (Independent Scholar): accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” …

100 Years After Balfour by Independent Jewish Voices

Event Date: 17 November 2017 Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD  The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: 100 Years After Balfour by Independent Jewish Voices “100 Years After Balfour”, a new talking heads film made by Independent Jewish Voices, a campaigning network, challenges the notion that this year’s centenary is cause for celebration. On 2 November 1917, …

Tamsyn Challenger – On Truth

Event Date: 14 November 2017 Picture Gallery, Founder’s Building, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The 2017 David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture Tamsyn Challenger – On Truth This year’s David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture will be given by Tamsyn Challenger and will try to unpick and dissect ‘truth’ in an age of spin, duplicity and brand management. Weaving together …

Elizabeth Ashford – The Infliction of Severe Poverty

Event Date: 13 November 2017 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Elizabeth Ashford (St Andrews) – The Infliction of Severe Poverty Elizabeth Ashford is senior lecturer in moral philosophy at the University of St Andrews. She did her MA at UNC Chapel Hill and her BA and DPhil at Oxford University, …

War and Art: A Visual History of Modern Conflict – Book Launch

Event Date: 8 November 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL  The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: War and Art: A Visual History of Modern Conflict – Book Launch Introduced by the editor, eminent war historian Professor Joanna Bourke, and with short talks from some of the contributing authors, including Monica …

The New Nationalism: the rise of the populist right in the West

  Event Date: 8 November 2017 Room B35 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: The New Nationalism: the rise of the populist right in the West This panel explores the causes behind the rise of the populist right in Western Europe and North America, with reference to nationalism and immigration. …

Xavier Bray – To change or not to change the Wallace Collection?

Event Date: 8 November 2017 Picture Gallery Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents:   Dr Xavier Bray (Director, The Wallace Collection) – To change or not to change the Wallace Collection? Dr Bray, Director of the Wallace Collection, will explore the relationship between curating, …