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    June 2015 Newsletter

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    June 2015 Newsletter

    Welcome to our June newsletter. May has been a busy month, mainly through our coverage of Birkbeck Arts week, but we also recorded many other events on exciting and stimulating topics.
    But let’s start with Birkbeck Arts week, now in it’s eighth year, which includes ‘lectures, readings, film screenings, taster courses, performances and panel discussions and is the annual showcase of the varied enterprises of Birkbeck academics, on topics both public and scholarly. The events reflect the liveliness of teaching and research within Birkbeck’s School of Arts, whose internationally renowned academics address some of the most important issues that affect our society today.’
    We recorded 14 out of 43 events – listed here:

    with Caroline Edwards, Graeme Macdonald and Jennifer Gabrys

    with Brian Dillon, Laura Mulvey, Marina Warner and Fiona Candlin

    with Phoebe von Held, Marian Hobson, Kate Tunstall and Caroline Warman

    with Shaun Whiteside with readings and comments from Alain Mabanckou and Marlene van Niekerk

    with Silke Arnold-de Simine

    with Steven Marsh and Mari Paz Balibrea Enriquez

    with Paul Larochelle, Emma Smith and Gillian Woods

    with Tom Allbeson, Lynda Nead and Ian Walker

    with Luis Trindade,  Emma Sandon and Joanne Leal

    with Joanne Anderson,  Stephen Clucas, Paul Taylor and Gillian Woods

    with Anthony Shelton

    with Joe Brooker, Martin Eve and Caroline Magennis

    with Kate Retford, Tim Wright, Jacqueline Riding and Sarah McBryde

    with Allison Thompson,  Sarah Weir, David Heinemann and Victoria Thornton

    The 2015 Birkbeck Arts Week page is here (with the 2014 one here, anad 2013 here).
    Now on to our regulars, starting with the Aristotelian Society:

    One from the Royal Asiatic Society:

    And from the PSA Political Leadership Specialist Group and the PSA Women and Politics Specialist Group, Birkbeck University and Canterbury Christ Church University:

    with Rosie Campbell,  Rainbow Murray, Tim Bale and Ben Worthy.

    And anther one from Anthony Shelton, this time at Royal Holloway:

    The Pears Institute had the following event recorded:

    and at the Kingston Shakespeare seminars held their first theory conference:

    with Scott Wilson and Peter Smith

    And occasionals Photoworks, in Brighton, had another ‘Desert Isald Pics’ event, this time with the V&A’s curator of photographs, Martin Barnes:

    The Center for the Study of British Politics and Public Life at Birkbeck held this event:

    And finally, the keynote lecture for Kingston’s Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy’s (CRMEP) post graduate conference was the Slovenian philosopher Alenka Zupančič:

    OK, that’s all for now. Please note that if you would like an event recorded, get in contact with us (here) in good time. We’ve had some near misses, and a couple  we couldn’t do because of short notice. Also, if you are planning ahead for the next academic year or conferences, get in contact now to book and get favorable terms.

    OK, more next month. In the meantime please note that we have a ‘follow us on Twitter’ button now on our home page, so if you someone who collects tweets, or tweets, please follow us and I will send out every new recording on Twitter.  Follow @Backdoor_Radio

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    All the best,






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