Putting Theory into Practice: Exploring the role of Practice-based Medical Humanities

Event Date: 29 November 2017 BJA Library, Royal College of Anaesthetists, Churchill House, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4SG The Birkbeck Centre for Medical Humanities, University of London presents: Putting Theory into Practice: Exploring the role of Practice-based Medical Humanities The shape and future of medical education and practice has been under increasing scrutiny and continuing government and legislative intervention …

Elissa Bemporad – From Berdichev to Minsk and Onward to Moscow: Jewish Voices of the Russian Revolution

Event Date: 27 November 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7JL The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Elissa Bemporad (Queens College and the City University New York Graduate Center) – From Berdichev to Minsk and Onward to Moscow: Jewish Voices of the Russian Revolution  The Russian Revolution of …

Duncan Kelly – John Maynard Keynes: Historian of political thought?

Event Date: 21 November 2017 Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square Birkbeck College London WC1H 0PD The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: John Maynard Keynes: Historian of political thought? Speaker: Dr Duncan Kelly (Cambridge) It is almost impossible to overstate the impact of John Maynard Keynes in the field of modern political economy, and certainly …

100 Years After Balfour by Independent Jewish Voices

Event Date: 17 November 2017 Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD  The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: 100 Years After Balfour by Independent Jewish Voices “100 Years After Balfour”, a new talking heads film made by Independent Jewish Voices, a campaigning network, challenges the notion that this year’s centenary is cause for celebration. On 2 November 1917, …

War and Art: A Visual History of Modern Conflict – Book Launch

Event Date: 8 November 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL  The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: War and Art: A Visual History of Modern Conflict – Book Launch Introduced by the editor, eminent war historian Professor Joanna Bourke, and with short talks from some of the contributing authors, including Monica …

The New Nationalism: the rise of the populist right in the West

  Event Date: 8 November 2017 Room B35 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: The New Nationalism: the rise of the populist right in the West This panel explores the causes behind the rise of the populist right in Western Europe and North America, with reference to nationalism and immigration. …

Alison Moore – Morbid Love in Late Nineteenth-Century France: Between Decadence and Degeneration

  Event Date: 6 November 2017 Dreyfus Room 28 Russell Square, Birkbeck, University of London London WC1B 5DQ The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research and Birkbeck Gender & Sexuality (BiGS) present: Morbid Love in Late Nineteenth-Century France: Between Decadence and Degeneration Across a broad range of late nineteenth-century French medical texts that described the newly denoted sexual pathologies of frigidity, …

Victoria Haskins – Stories my Great-Grandmother Didn’t Tell Me, Or, Family Histories and the Memories of Nations

Event Date: 2 November 2017 Dreyfus Room 28 Russell Square Birkbeck, University of London London WC1B 5DT The Raphael Samuel History Centre (RSHC) in collaboration with The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Family History Workshop – Stories my Great-Grandmother Didn’t Tell Me, Or, Family Histories and the Memories of Nations Speaker: Professor Victoria Haskins (Professor of History and Director …

Jessica Benjamin, Beyond Doer and Done To (2017) – Public Panel Discussion

  Event Date: 2 November 2017 Room B01 Birkbeck Clore Management Centre Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Jessica Benjamin, Beyond Doer and Done To (2017) – Public Panel Discussion In Beyond Doer and Done To, Jessica Benjamin, author of the path-breaking Bonds of Love, expands her theory of mutual recognition and its breakdown …