Vicki Squire – Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat: Human Dignity and Biophysical Violence

  Event Date: 29 March 2017 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Dr Vicki Squire (Warwick) – Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat: Human Dignity and Biophysical Violence People on the move are often viewed with fear and suspicion on the part of ‘host’ communities. …

Shaul Bassi – The Ghetto Of Venice: Past, Present, Future

Event Date: 27 March 2017 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Shaul Bassi (Ca’Foscari University, Venice) – The Ghetto Of Venice: Past, Present, Future The word ghetto was coined in Venice in 1516, it was later applied to other Jewish areas in …

Howard Caygill – Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels – Session 3

Event Date: 27 March 2017 Room B03 43 Gordon Square Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels 3 Masterclasses with Howard Caygill Professor Howard Caygill (Kingston) – Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels Session three: Saints and Soldiers: The Old and the New Religion in The Castle …

Wendy Kline – Psychedelic Birth: The Countercultural Politics of Pain

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with the Birkbeck Trauma Project presents:   Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and …

Lisa Smith – Imagining the Hidden: Inexpressible Suffering in the Eighteenth Century

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with the Birkbeck Trauma Project presents: Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and pain, …

Keith Wailoo – Pain with a ‘Psychogenic Overlay’: The Gendered Politics of Experience and Disability in US Society

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with the Birkbeck Trauma Project presents:   Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and …

Gender and Pain in Modern History

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and pain, showing that for the vast majority of …

Who Should Be Called to Account? – Margaret Hodge in debate with Philip Collins and Lucy Barnes

Event Date: 22 March 2017 Keynes Library Birkbeck School of Arts 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: Who Should Be Called to Account?  Margaret Hodge in debate with Philip Collins and Lucy Barnes In Called to Account, Margaret Hodge reviews her experiences as Chair of the Public Accounts Committee until …

Howard Caygill – Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels – Session 2

Event Date: 20 March 2017 Room G15 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels 3 Masterclasses with Howard Caygill Professor Howard Caygill (Kingston) – Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels Session two: The Trial as ‘Pornograph’ In the Yearbook of the Workers …