March 2014 Newsletter
Welcome to the March 2014 newsletter from Backdoor Broadcasting. We have had another busy month, and currently are in the busiest time of year, so here’s a quick rundown of the things we recorded in February:
HARC, the Humanties and Arts Research Centre at Royal Holloway opened its 2014 season with their ‘HARC Dialogues’ – the first of these events was entitled
and featured two lectures from Professor Simon Schaffer (Cambridge) and Professor Regenia Gagnier (Exeter).
There has been a wealth of public lectures from Royal Holloway recently, so we have one from the Music Department:
From the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway the Stevenson Science Lecture:
which is a fascinating exploration of how the Enigma machine codes were cracked at Bletchley Park.
And the annual Dabis lecture for the Classics department was given by Sir Anthony Kenny
The History department had its annual Hayes-Robinson lecture:
and a couple of their History research seminars:
- Elizabeth Edwards – Photographic Uncertainties in the Colonial Office: Between Evidence and Reassurance
Now on to other regulars: from the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) at Kingston:
From the Aristotelian Society:
Then the final master class from Ernesto Laclau, courtesy of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities:
And also from Birkbeck, this time from the department of Politics:
The Rose Theatre in Kingston, together with the Performance and Screen Studies department at Kingston university, have embarked on a series of talks on Shakespeare (the Kingston Shakespeare Seminars, or KiSS for short) – we have two so far:
- Eric Heinze – Equivocation will undo us: Linguistic transformation as legal strategy in Shakespearean political drama
Finally, one more entry from the History department at Royal Holloway, but on a very topical theme:
with Andrea Mammone, Daniel Trilling, Matteo Albanese and Maria Margaronis
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