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Eurozone in Crisis: Reform or Exit?

2 June 2010 – The event will explore themes from the widely read RMF report ‘Eurozone in Crisis: Beggar Thyself and Thy Neighbour’, which received worldwide media attention when it was released in March. It will also contribute to the debate on the social, political and economic aspects of the eurozone crisis that was launched in May by the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities.

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Who’s Afraid of Philosophy?

19 May 2010 – In response to the recent plans by Middlesex University to close down its philosophy department, this event seeks to provide a forum to discuss the current conditions under which philosophical research is supported and engaged with; what role does philosophy play in contemporary society, and how should this be appropriately nourished?