Diane Horn – What can we do to reduce flood risk?

Event Date: 18 June 2014 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy at Birkbeck presents: Social Sciences Week 2014 What can we do to reduce flood risk? In this topical talk, Dr Diane Horn (Birkbeck) will examine how the risk of flooding can be reduced …

Politics in Focus: A Discussion of Photography and Politics

Event Date: 16 June 2014 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy at Birkbeck presents: Social Sciences Week 2014 Politics in Focus: A Discussion of Photography and Politics Can and should photographers capture the complexity of the political process? Is the relationship between photography and …

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Jean-Marc Dewaele – Multilingual swearing

    Event Date: 28 June 2013 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy presents: To seek, to find, to live A series of events examining the past and future of society and the environment Jean-Marc Dewaele – Multilingual swearing: Why swearwords don’t feel as …

Becky Briant – The River Thames

    Event Date: 27 June 2013 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy presents: To seek, to find, to live A series of events examining the past and future of society and the environment Becky Briant – The River Thames The River Thames is …

Researching violence

    Event Date: 26 June 2013 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy presents: To seek, to find, to live A series of events examining the past and future of society and the environment Round-table discussion: Researching violence with  Margarita Palacios and Antoine Bousquet …

Orlando Figes – Love in the Russian Gulag

    Event Date: 25 June 2013 Room B18 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy presents: To seek, to find, to live A series of events examining the past and future of society and the environment Book reading and Q&A Professor  Orlando Figes reads from his …

Sasha Roseneil – Transforming Intimate Citizenship: social movements, policy, everyday life

    Event Date: 25 June 2013 Room 532 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy presents: To seek, to find, to live A series of events examining the past and future of society and the environment Sasha Roseneil – Transforming Intimate Citizenship: social movements, policy, everyday …

Coastal matters

    Event Date: 24 June 2013 Room 532 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy presents: To seek, to find, to live A series of events examining the past and future of society and the environment Round-table discussion: Coastal matters With: Sue Brooks, Sunil Amrith, Alex …