Sloane’s Treasures: Understanding Sloane’s Natural Objects

      Event Date: 17 April 2012 Dorothea Bate Seminar Room Natural History Museum London SW7 5BD Sloane’s Treasures Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753) was a doctor who collected curiosities with a passion. Although he always hoped society would benefit, he would be astonished at the scale of the enterprise he started… Hans Sloane was one of the great men …

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Kevin Greenbank – Reel Histories: The Film and Oral History Collections of the Centre of South Asian Studies, Cambridge

Event Date: 12 April2012 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   Dr Kevin Greenbank Reel Histories: The Film and Oral History Collections of the Centre of South Asian Studies, Cambridge —————————————————- Introdcution by Dr Gordon Johnson (President, RAS) . —————————————————- Talk —————————————————- Questions —————————————————- Accompanying images: —————————————————- Film clips “Elephant Man” —————————————————- “Glimpse of India” —————————————————- “Film …

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Ken McMullen – Immortality and Cinema

  Event Date: 27 March 2012 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH THE LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL Presents Professor Ken McMullen(LCC) – Immortality and Cinema Ken McMullen is an award-winning film director and artist living currently in London. His feature films are distributed worldwide, his documentaries broadcast extensively and his art works exhibited in leading contemporary art galleries in …

Originalism about Concepts

Event Date: 27 March 2012 Senate House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Philosophy presents Originalism about Concepts ———————————————– Introduction by Professor Barry Smith (Institute of Philosophy) . ———————————————– Michael Tye (UT Austin) & Mark Sainsbury (UT Austin) An Originalist Theory of Concepts [AUDIO HERE] ———————————————– Francois Recanati (IJN, Paris) Mental Files and the Sense/Reference …

The Conceptual and Ethical Boundaries of Human Identity

    Event Date: 26 March 2012 Room B36, Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck, University of London presents: I-D The Boundaries of Identity Three lectures in dialogue around the themes of identity from different subject perspectives. Lecture 3: The Conceptual and Ethical Boundaries of …

Transdisciplinary Texts: Dialectic of Enlightenment and Capitalism and Schizophrenia

Event Date 22 – 23 March 2012 French Institute 17 Queensberry Place London, SW7 2DT Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy Presents: Transdisciplinarity and the Humanities: Problems, Methods, Histories, Concepts 2011–2013 (AHRC 914469) Workshop 2 Case Studies 1 – Transdisciplinary Texts: Dialectic of Enlightenment and Capitalism and Schizophrenia This two-day Workshop will examine the transdisciplinary dynamics and modes of …

Katherine Craik – The Renaissance Sublime

Event Date: 22 March 2012 The Shakespeare Institute Mason Croft Church Street Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HP Dr Katherine Craik (Dept of English and Drama: Oxford Brookes) – The Renaissance Sublime ———————————————————————————————– talk: ———————————————————————————————– questions: ———————————————————————————————– download handout (PDF) ———————————————————————- The Shakespeare Institute An internationally renowned research institution established in 1951 to push the boundaries of knowledge about Shakespeare Studies and Renaissance …

Joanna Michlic – Bringing the Dark to Light: Memory of the Holocaust in Post-Communist Europe

Event Date: 20 March 2012 Council Room, Birkbeck main Building Malet Street, London WC1B 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Dr Joanna Michlic – Bringing the Dark to Light: Memory of the Holocaust in Post-Communist Europe With the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe in 1989, coming to terms with the Holocaust and the destruction of …

The Multiple Identities of Multilingualism

Event Date: 20 March 2012 Room B36, Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck, University of London presents: I-D The Boundaries of Identity Three lectures in dialogue around the themes of identity from different subject perspectives. Lecture 2: The multiple identities of multilingualism —————————————————- Introduction by …

The Political and Geographical Boundaries of Identity and Ethnicity

Event Date: 19 March 2012 Room B36, Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck, University of London presents: I-D The Boundaries of Identity Three lectures in dialogue around the themes of identity from different subject perspectives. Lecture 1: The political and geographical boundaries of identity and …