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 …

Paul Mason in conversation

Event Date: 17 March 2012 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Paul Mason – Talk  and  Panel Debate Paul Mason author of Why It’s Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions and a panel including: Prof Deborah Mabbett (Birkbeck), and Prof Costas Douzinas (Birkbeck) discuss the global …

Ann H. Peters – Paracas Necropolis: communities of textile production, exchange networks and social boundaries of the central Andes 150 BC to AD 250

Event Date: 15 March 2012 Senate Room, Senate House University of London Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU The Centre for Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies (CILAVS) presents: Ann H. Peters (Univ. of Pennsylvania Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology, USA): Paracas Necropolis: communities of textile production, exchange networks and social boundaries of the central Andes 150BC to AD 250 This …

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Jacques Rancière – Modernity Revisited

Event Date: 9 March 2012 Beveridge Hall Senate House, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at
 Royal Holloway University of London presents: Jacques Rancière in London Professor Jacques Rancière – Modernity Revisited Working against simplistic visions of the historical break and the conquest of autonomy which underpin the modernist doxa, the …

War and Representation

Event Date: 9 March 2012 Room B04 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: War and Representation This one-day conference is the fourth meeting of WAR-Net, a network for scholars working in all areas of war representation.  The day will feature key-note talks by Professor Mary Favret of …

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Richard Wilson – Monstrous To Our Human Reason: Minding the gap in 'The Winter's Tale'

Event Date: 8 March 2012 The Shakespeare Institute Mason Croft Church Street Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HP   Professor Richard Wilson (University of Cardiff): Monstrous To Our Human Reason: Minding the gap in ‘The Winter’s Tale’  ———————————————————— talk: ———————————————————— questions: ————————————————————   The Shakespeare Institute An internationally renowned research institution established in 1951 to push the boundaries of knowledge about Shakespeare Studies …

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Joya Chatterji – An Alternative History of India-Pakistan Relations

Event Date: 8 March 2012 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD     Dr Joya Chatterji (University of Cambridge) – An Alternative History of India-Pakistan Relations ———————————————– talk: ———————————————– questions: ———————————————–     share this entry:

Emily Jeremiah – Nomadic Ethics in Contemporary German Women’s Writing

Event Date 7 March 2012 Windsor Building WIN0-05   Royal Holloway University of London   School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures presents ‘The Flâneur’ Research Seminars in Comparative Literature and Culture, 2011-12   Seminar 4 Dr Emily Jeremiah (SMLLC, RHUL):  Nomadic Ethics in Contemporary German Women’s Writing ——————————————————- talk: ——————————————————- accompanying images: ——————————————————- share this entry:

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Catherine Hall – Displaced histories: memories of the slave trade and slavery

  Event date: 6 March 2012              Windsor Auditorium, Royal Holloway, Egham   Royal Holloway Department of History Hayes Robinson Lecture Professor Catherine Hall (UCL):  Displaced histories: memories of the slave trade and slavery ———————————————- Introduction by Professor Paul Layzell (Principal, Royal Holloway) . ———————————————- Talk: ———————————————- Questions: ———————————————- Vote of Thanks by Dr Sarah …

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Colin Davis – Traumatic Hermeneutics, Jean Renoir, and the Memory of War

Event Date 6 March 2012 IN 243 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW 20 0EX   TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Professor Colin Davis (Royal Holloway, University of London): Traumatic Hermeneutics, Jean Renoir, and the Memory of War Trauma poses one of the problems of interpretation in a particularly potent form: …