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: …

Fiona Leigh – Restless Forms, Motionless Causes

Event Date: 5 March 2012 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Fiona Leigh (UCL): Restless Forms, Motionless Causes It is widely held that Plato’s Forms rest or change or both in Plato’s Sophist. The received opinion is, however, quite false – or so I will argue. There is no direct support for it …

Hume’s Legacy

Event Date: 2 March 2012 Stewart House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Philosophy presents Hume’s Legacy ———————————————– Professor Stewart Sutherland – Hume and Civil Society [AUDIO HERE] ———————————————– Professor Michael Martin (UCL) – Relishing Fine Strokes: From Sentiments to Standards [AUDIO HERE] ———————————————– Professor Helen Beebee (IP & Birmingham) – Hume’s Contribution to Psychology …

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Markus Gabriel – The Meaning of Existence and the Contingency of Sense

    Event Date: 1 March 2012 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents Professor Markus Gabriel (University of Bonn, Germany) The Meaning of Existence and the Contingency of Sense ———————————————– Introduction by Professor Peter Osborne . ———————————————– talk: ———————————————– questions: ———————————————– share this entry:

James Dean – We must have Gold before we see England: Hawkyns, Drake, Raleigh in 1595

Event Date: 1 March 2012 The Shakespeare Institute Mason Croft Church Street Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HP Professor James Dean Tropics Bound: We must have Gold before we see England: Hawkyns, Drake, Raleigh in 1595 ———————————————————————————————– Introduction by Professor Michael Dobson (Shakespeare Institute) . ———————————————————————————————– talk ———————————————————————————————– questions ———————————————————————————————– accompanying images: ———————————————————————————————– The Shakespeare Institute An internationally renowned research institution established in …