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 …

Tracey Reynolds – Mapping the Role of ‘Transnational Family Habitus’ in the Lives and Identity of Black Minority Ethnic Young People

  Event Date: 5 June 2017 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Professor Tracey Reynolds (Greenwich) – Mapping the Role of ‘Transnational Family Habitus’ in the Lives and Identity of Black Minority Ethnic Young People This talk will explore the notion of ‘transnational family habitus’ …

Zionism and Antisemitism – International Conference

  Event Date: 24-26 May 2017 Clore Lecture Theatre Clore Management Centre Birkbeck University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: ZIONISM AND ANTISEMITISM International Conference This three day international conference brings together more than 35 scholars from institutions in eight countries, from different disciplines and with diverse perspectives, to examine …

John Beverley – A new Orientalism

Event Date: 19 May 2017 Room B04 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 Public Talk by John Beverley: A new Orientalism One of the legacies of postcolonial criticism is the proposition that modern literature itself was complicit in the processes of European colonization …