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Sanity, Madness and the Family / Family Life: An Urgent Retrospective

Event Date: 24 April 2015 Birkbeck Cinema Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Research in Aesthetics of Kinship and Community (BRAKC) presents: Sanity, Madness and the Family / Family Life: An Urgent Retrospective It is just over 50 years since the publication of Sanity, Madness and the Family, R.D. Laing’s and Aaron Esterson’s groundbreaking study …

Viva Riva! – Film Screening and Q&A

Event Date: 12 June 2014 Birkbeck Cinema Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck presents: Viva Riva! – Film Screening and Q&A Film Title: Viva Riva! (Djo Munga 2011) Screening and Q&A with Writer/Director: Djo Munga Chaired by Dr Amber Jacobs and with panel discussion:  Dr Andrew Asibong Birkbeck) Dr …

Fire Walk with Me: Trauma, Catharsis and the Fantasy of Fantastical Kinship

Event Dates: 23 May 2014 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2014 Welcome to Birkbeck’s seventh annual Arts Week – running this year from Monday 19 to Friday 23 May. The week will include lectures, readings, film screenings, taster courses, performances and panel …