Monika Bincsik – The Japanese Incense Culture and its Lacquer Implements

Event Date; 7 February 2012 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD     Dr Monika Bincsik (Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto):   The Japanese Incense Culture and its Lacquer Implements ————————————————- talk: ————————————————- questions: ————————————————-   share this entry:

Helen Gilbert – ‘Let the Games Begin’: Indigenous Performance and Global Spectacle, 1976-2010

Event Date 7 February 2012 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London ‘Let the Games Begin’: Indigenous Performance and Global Spectacle, 1976-2010 Professor Helen Gilbert (RHUL) Director of the International Centre for Theatre and Performance Research Olympic Games provide unique opportunities for marginalised peoples to express their cultural traditions in pageants prepared for a vast media audience. This lecture will …

Stacie Friend – Fiction as a Genre

Event Date: 6 February 2012 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU   The Aristotelian Society presents:  Dr Stacie Friend (Heythrop): Fiction as a Genre Standard theories define fiction in terms of an invited response of imagining or make-believe. I argue that these theories are not only subject to numerous counterexamples, they also fail to explain why classification matters to …

Catherine Malabou – Continental Philosophy and the Brain: Towards a Critical Neuroscience

Event Date: 2 February 2012 Clattern Lecture Theatre Kingston University Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston-upon-Thames KT1 2EE Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) Inaugural Lecture   Professor Catherine Malabou Continental Philosophy and the Brain: Towards a Critical Neuroscience —————————————————- Introduction by Professor Julius Weinberg (Vice-Chancellor, Kingston University) . —————————————————- Lecture —————————————————- Vote of Thanks by Professor Peter Osborne —————————————————- …

The Memoirs and Memory of Jan Karski

Event Date: 1 February 2012 Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Holocaust Memorial Day event – Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Institute of Historical Research The Memoirs and Memory of Jan Karski A round-table discussion with Professor Michael Berkowitz, University College London; Professor Antony Polonsky, Brandeis University, Massachusetts; …

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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 …