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    April 2016 Newsletter

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    April 2016 Newsletter

    Welcome to our April 2016 newsletter. With Easter being early this year, we have had not as many recordings ans we usually have in March, but the ones we have are exceptionally interesting and stimulating.
    A number of the series of talks were drawing to a close, and this was the case with the talks for the MA ‘Gender without Borders’ at Kingston University. The final talk in this series was

    and you can find a page with all the talks here:

    Nearing the end of the series of talks on Shakespeare and the Uncanny, an excellent talk by Sonja Fielitz (University of Marburg):

    We recorded three events at the Royal Asiatic Society:

    The ‘Making Space for Art’ series of talks with gallery and museum curators continued at Royal Holloway with:

    The talks accompanying the ‘Blood’ exhibition at the Jewish Museum in London in collaboration with the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presented this talk:

    The annual Bedford lecture from the Bedford Centre for the History of Women at Royal Holloway University of London is here:

    On a more philosophical, but also technical note, a talk from the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) at Kingston:

    The talks for the MA Psychoanalysis at Kingston in co-operation with the London Society of the New Lacanian School continued with:

    The second of the ‘Gendered Inclusion’ conferences entitled ‘Theorising Gendered Inclusion: Contemporary Gender Roles, Identities and Expectations at Work’ took place in Canterbury, Kent, nad teh procedings can be listened to here:

    And not forgetting the Aristotelian Society:

    An inaugural lecture from the department of Psychology at Royal Holloway:

    Also from Royal Holloway, a Physics taster lecture:

    The Politics department at Birkbeck too the brave step of letting a Tory MP speak:

    and the History department at Royal Holloway hosted a very insightful discussion on the history of Crusading:

    Now last but by no means least, events from the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities:
    First a book launch:

    then a debate instigated by the holder of the current Visiting Fellowship, Tara Atluri (Ontario):

    and finally, a bit of a strange one – entitled ‘Bad Feelings: Launch & Panel Discussion’ it had been intended to be ‘discussions on negation, negativity, and a bottomless pit of negative emotions’ but somehow descended into a rather bad-tempered and emotional confrontation between contributors and publishers – you can listen to it here:

    Now as the summer term starts, we have plenty of interesting recordings coming up and we urge institutions and event organisers to get in their bookings in good time, as the co-ordination of multiple recordings takes time and effort. EMAIL

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    All the best,

    René

     

     

     

     

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