Gender and Pain in Modern History

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 presents: Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and pain, showing that for the vast majority of …

Edmund de Waal – On the Eve of Departure: Art and Exile

Event Date: 23 March 2017 Arts Two Lecture Theatre Queen Mary University of London Mile End Road London E1 4NS The 3rd Leo Baeck Institute Biennial Lecture Organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, in collaboration with the Queen Mary University of London, School of History Edmund de Waal (Artist and author of The Hare with Amber Eyes) – On the …

Peter Hallward – Mass Sovereignty and the Eclipse of Representation

  Event Date: 23 March 2017 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Peter Hallward (Kingston) – Mass Sovereignty and the Eclipse of Representation For most of Europe’s history, oligarchy and democracy were taken to be antithetical forms of government. Competition between …

Who Should Be Called to Account? – Margaret Hodge in debate with Philip Collins and Lucy Barnes

Event Date: 22 March 2017 Keynes Library Birkbeck School of Arts 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: Who Should Be Called to Account?  Margaret Hodge in debate with Philip Collins and Lucy Barnes In Called to Account, Margaret Hodge reviews her experiences as Chair of the Public Accounts Committee until …

Howard Caygill – Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels – Session 2

Event Date: 20 March 2017 Room G15 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX 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 two: The Trial as ‘Pornograph’ In the Yearbook of the Workers …

The Legacy of the Left and Israel: 1967-2017 – Roundtable Discussion

Event Date: 16 March 2017 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2016-17 The Legacy of the Left and Israel: 1967-2017 A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season´s topic intends to discuss the complicated and multi-layered relationship of the …

Simone Gigliotti – “The real places!, the real people!, and the real story!”: Writing history with a camera in Meyer Levin’s The Illegals

Event Date: 14 March 2017 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2016/2017 Dr Simone Gigliotti (RHUL) – “The real places!, the real people!, and the real story!”: Writing history with a camera in Meyer Levin’s The Illegals This paper examines Meyer Levin’s film The …

Ed Weech and Nancy Charley – Exploring the RAS Collections

Event Date: 14 March 2017 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Exploring the RAS Collections Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (RAS): ———————————- Ed Weech – In the footsteps of… Thomas Manning accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] ———————————- Nancy Charley – Walking in the Footsteps of a Maverick Trio …

Howard Caygill – Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels – Session 1

Event Date: 13 March 2017 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX 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 one: Photographic Intimation: Race and Extermination in Missing Person (America) In …