Todd Endelman – Fighting Antisemitism with Numbers in Early-Twentieth-Century Britain

Event Date: 3-4 April 2017 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Holocaust and History: The Work and Legacy of David Cesarani Our colleague David Cesarani (1956-2015) was a leading historian of the Holocaust and of Anglo-Jewry, and a public intellectual concerned with …

Paul Mason – On Divine Chaos of Starry Things

Event Dates: 3-4 April 2017 Woburn Room (G22) Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Institute of Modern Languages Research presents: Francospheres of Resistance and Revolution This conference explores articulations of resistance and revolution in French in new and innovative ways. Radical politics, activism, and the transnational aspects of cultural production relative to them are all investigated while understanding the …

Mary and Bryan Talbot on The Red Virgin in conversation with Charles Forsdick

Event Dates: 3-4 April 2017 Woburn Room (G22) Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Institute of Modern Languages Research presents: Francospheres of Resistance and Revolution This conference explores articulations of resistance and revolution in French in new and innovative ways. Radical politics, activism, and the transnational aspects of cultural production relative to them are all investigated while understanding the …

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 …