London Critical Theory Summer School 2017 – Friday Debate 2

Event Date: 7 July 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: London Critical Theory Summer School 2017 – Friday Debate 2 The annual London Critical Theory Summer School is taking place over two weeks from 26th June – 7th July 2017. At the end of …

Costas Douzinas – The Left in Power?

Event Date: 30 June 2017 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Costas Douzinas (Birkbeck, and Syriza member of the Hellenic parliament for Piraeus) – The Left in Power? Amidst the turmoil of economic crisis, Greece has become the first European experiment of Left rule …

Feminist Emergency – International Conference

Event Date: 22 – 24 June 2017 Birkbeck, University of London Birkbeck Main Building Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities  in collaboration with British Comparative Literature Association, Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS), the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, and Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics (MaMSIE) presents: Feminist Emergency – International Conference This major international …

Resisting the (internal) Border: a Conference for Academics, Activists and Advocates

Event Date: 17 June 2017 Clore Lecture Theatre Clore Management Centre Birkbeck University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Capital and Social Justice Working Group, Department of Geography, the School of Law, Birkbeck, University of London, and the SOAS Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies, University of London, with the support of Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities present: …

Jean-Michel Rabaté – A Time to Laugh – Session 3

Event Date: 8 June 2017 Room 532 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Masterclass: A Time to Laugh – Session 3 Speaker: Professor Jean-Michel Rabaté (University of Pennsylvania) The recent US campaign and fraught election results have reminded us of the loaded political significance of political …

Jean-Michel Rabaté – A Time to Laugh – Session 2

Event Date: 7 June 2017 Room 532 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Masterclass: A Time to Laugh – Session 2 Speaker: Professor Jean-Michel Rabaté (University of Pennsylvania) The recent US campaign and fraught election results have reminded us of the loaded political significance of political …

Jean-Michel Rabaté – A Time to Laugh – Session 1

Event Date: 6 June 2017 Room 532 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Masterclass: A Time to Laugh – Session 1 Speaker: Professor Jean-Michel Rabaté (University of Pennsylvania) The recent US campaign and fraught election results have reminded us of the loaded political significance of political …

Slavoj Zizek – ‘You have to be stupid to see that’: Ideology in Daily Life 2

Event Date: 17 May 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: ‘You have to be stupid to see that’: Ideology in Daily Life – A Masterclass with Slavoj Zizek Reality as Constricted Ideology Speaker: Slavoj Žižek, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities Chair: Stephen Frosh, Pro-Vice-Master …

Slavoj Zizek – ‘You have to be stupid to see that’: Ideology in Daily Life 1

Event Date: 15 May 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: ‘You have to be stupid to see that’: Ideology in Daily Life – A Masterclass with Slavoj Zizek Ideology as Augmented Reality Speaker: Slavoj Žižek, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities Chair: Esther Leslie, Co-Director, …

Helena Kennedy – Using the Law for Social Justice and other Utopian Ideals – Session 3

Event Date: 11 May 2017 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Masterclass: Using the Law for Social Justice and other Utopian Ideals – Session 3: Terrorism & State Power Speaker: Helena Kennedy QC Chair: Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, Birkbeck, University of London In this Masterclass, which is …