Developing Your Research Career – Research Grants

Event Date: 23 February 2012 Room B04, Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Developing Your Research Career – Research Grants Liz Francis, Head of Research Grants & Contracts (Birkbeck) This seminar will be concentrating on post-doc research funding in the Social Sciences. In 2011-12 BISR is running a new series of lunchtime workshops on …

James Clifford Kent – The psychogeographic mapping of a city: city-dwellers and lived spaces in Walker Evans’ Havana portfolio (1933)

Event Date 22 February 2012 International Building IN 243 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 3 James Clifford Kent (SMLLC, RHUL) The psychogeographic mapping of a city: city-dwellers and lived spaces in Walker Evans’ Havana portfolio (1933) handout (download pdf) …

Efraim Lev – Practical and Theoretical Medicine in Medieval Eastern Societies: the Case of Cairo Geniza

Event Date: 22 February 2012 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   Professor Efraim Lev (University of Haifa) Practical and Theoretical Medicine in Medieval Eastern Societies: the Case of Cairo Geniza ——————————————— talk: ——————————————— questions: ———————————————   share this entry:

Hayden White – Truth and Disbelief II

Event Date: 21 February 2012 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Hayden White – Masterclass Day two : Truth and Disbelief II —————————————————— talk: —————————————————— questions: —————————————————— accompanying images: —————————————————— <<Back to main Masterclass page>> share this entry:

Rafe Blaufarb – Pirates in the Carribean

  Event Date: 21 February 2012
 
McCrea 219 Royal Holloway University of London Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2011/2012 Professor Rafe Blaufarb (Florida State) – Pirates in the Carribean Professor Blaufarb studied at Amherst College, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, and the University of Michigan, where he received his Ph.D. in 1996.  …

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Tom Cohen – Theory and the Disappearing Future

  Event Date: 21 February 2012 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH THE LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL Presents Theory and the Disappearing Future Tom Cohen (Professor in Literary, Cultural and Media Studies, SUNY at Albany) presents a lecture on ‘Theory and the Disappearing Future’. The book of the same name, co-authored with Claire Colebrook and J. Hillis Miller, is …

Hayden White – Truth and Disbelief I

Event Date: 20 February 2012 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Hayden White – Masterclass Day one :  Truth and Disbelief  I —————————————————— talk: —————————————————— questions: —————————————————— accompanying images: —————————————————— <<Back to main Masterclass page>> share this entry:

Heather Logue – Why Naïve Realism?

Event Date: 20 February 2012 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Heather Logue (University of Leeds) – Why Naïve Realism? Much of the discussion of Naive Realism about veridical experience has focused on a consequence of adopting it—namely, disjunctivism about perceptual experience. However, the motivations for being a Naive Realist in the first …

Hayden White – Masterclass

Event Date: 20, 21 and 23  February 2012 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Hayden White – Masterclass Theme of the Masterclass: The question is this: what’s wrong with mixing fiction and history?  A number of  post-World War II novels (Beloved, Austerlitz, Disgrace, The Plot against America, The Journey, The Crying of Lot 49, …

Social Democracy and Europe's Crisis

Event Date: 16 February 2012 Room B33 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Social Democracy and Europe’s Crisis The financial crisis, the subsequent economic crisis and the crisis in the Eurozone have multiple facets that highlight and, in some respects, exacerbate social democracy’s malaise. They are crises of values, programmatic beliefs, policies, leadership and institutions. They raise …