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Chris Wood, Stu Page and Stuart O'Mahoney – How has Auschwitz become the symbol of the Holocaust?

Event Date: 27 January 2012 University of Northampton Park Campus HLT1   The University of Northampton Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 Chris Wood, Stu Page and Stuart O’Mahoney: How has Auschwitz become the symbol of the Holocaust? ————————————————————— Introduction . ————————————————————— Chris Wood ————————————————————— Stuart O’Mahoney ————————————————————— Stu Page ————————————————————— Questions ————————————————————— <<back to Memorial Day page>> share this entry:

Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 at the University of Northampton

Event Date: 27 January 2012 University of Northampton Park Campus HLT1 Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 at the University of Northampton The following Statement of Commitment is adopted by The University of Northampton: We recognise that the Holocaust shook the foundations of modern civilisation and its unprecedented character and horror continues to hold universal meaning. We will strive to ensure that …

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Dan Stone – Why we need to think about Holocaust Perpetrators

Event Date: 27 January 2012 University of Northampton Park Campus HLT1 The University of Northampton Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 Keynote Lecture by Professor Dan Stone (Royal Holloway) Why we need to think about Holocaust Perpetrators ————————————————————– Introduction by Dr Matthew Feldman . ————————————————————– talk: ————————————————————– questions: ————————————————————– <<back to Memorial Day page>> share this entry:

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Tobias Döring – Beginning to spell: Sidney's Astrophil and Stella and the Crux of Protestant Poetics

Event Date: 26 January 2012 The Shakespeare Institute Mason Croft Church Street Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HP Professor Tobias Döring (University of Munich)  – Beginning to spell: Sidney’s Astrophil and Stella and the Crux of Protestant Poetics ———————————————————————————————– The Shakespeare Institute
 An internationally renowned research institution established in 1951 to push the boundaries of knowledge about Shakespeare Studies and Renaissance Drama. The …

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Cindi Katz – Superman, Tiger Mother: Aspiration Management and the Child as Waste

Event Date: 25 January 2012 Room B04, 43 Gordon Square, Birkbeck, University of London London WC1E The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents Professor Cindi Katz (CUNY) Superman, Tiger Mother: Aspiration Management and the Child as Waste Contemporary capitalism is in the throes of crisis precipitated by over-accumulation and the effects of decades of privatization, commodification, and financialization, each sieved …

Dudley Knowles – Good Samaritans and Good Government

Event Date: 23 January 2012 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU   The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Dudley Knowles (Glasgow) – Good Samaritans and Good Government In this paper I review and provide a qualified defence of Samaritanism—Christopher Heath Wellman’s novel approach to the old fashioned problem of political obligation. I outline Wellman’s theory, clarifying the details and …

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Developing Your Research Career – Getting Journal Articles Published

Event Date: 19 January 2012 Room B04, Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Developing Your Research Career – Getting Journal Articles Published with: Professor Miriam Zukas Professor Li Wei Professor Esther Leslie In 2011-12 BISR is running a new series of lunchtime workshops on ‘Developing your research career’.  The workshops offer opportunities to develop …

David Abulafia – The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

  Event Date: 17 January 2012
 
McCrea 219 Royal Holloway University of London Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2011/2012 Professor David Abulafia (Cambridge) in conversation with Professor Peregrine Horden (Royal Holloway) and Professor David Cesarani (Royal Holloway) about his acclaimed new book The Great Sea. A Human History of the Mediterranean share this entry:

Ming Wilson – Dressed to Rule: The Chinese Emperor's Wardrobe

Event Date; 12 January 2012 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   Ming Wilson (Senior Curator, Victoria and Albert Museum) Dressed to Rule: The Chinese Emperor’s Wardrobe ——————————————- talk: ——————————————- questions:   ——————————————-   share this entry:

Seth Yalcin – Bayesian Expressivism

Event Date: 9 January 2012 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU   The Aristotelian Society presents: Seth Yalcin (Berkeley) – Bayesian Expressivism There is a tension between the broadly decision-theoretic view of agents and the received picture of linguistic communication. The received view takes the transmission of nongraded, ‘binary’ belief as the paradigm. What one generally ‘puts into …