Ika Willis – Apocalypse Then: Carl Schmitt and Civil War

Event date:1 March 2011 10.30 – 17.00 British Library London Room MR4     The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Civilizational Collapse: Dystopian Imaginings of the Past, Present, and Future (1880 – Present) —————————————————————————————— Ika Willis: Apocalypse Then: Carl Schmitt and Civil War The German political philosopher Carl Schmitt has recently enjoyed …

Ahuvia Kahane – The Jewish Ruin

Event date:1 March 2011 10.30 – 17.00 British Library London Room MR4     The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Civilizational Collapse: Dystopian Imaginings of the Past, Present, and Future (1880 – Present) —————————————————————————————— Ahuvia Kahane: The Jewish Ruin There is a distinctive Jewish relationship to the ruin, different from that in …

Joanna Paul – Vesuvian Apocalypse

Event date:1 March 2011 10.30 – 17.00 British Library London Room MR4     The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Civilizational Collapse: Dystopian Imaginings of the Past, Present, and Future (1880 – Present) —————————————————————————————— Joanna Paul: Vesuvian Apocalypse From the mid nineteenth century, and possibly early, the dead cities of Pompeii and …

Klaus Dodds – Geographies of the end of the world: Hollywood and the contemporary disaster movie

Event date:1 March 2011 10.30 – 17.00 British Library London Room MR4     The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Civilizational Collapse: Dystopian Imaginings of the Past, Present, and Future (1880 – Present) —————————————————————————————— Klaus Dodds: Geographies of the end of the world: Hollywood and the contemporary disaster movie Disaster movies have …

Richard Overy – Will Civilization Crash?

Event date:1 March 2011 10.30 – 17.00 British Library London Room MR4     The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Civilizational Collapse: Dystopian Imaginings of the Past, Present, and Future (1880 – Present) —————————————————————————————— Richard Overy: Will Civilization Crash? The period from 1918 to 1939 was marked by powerfully polarised visions of …

Patrick Parrinder – Suburban Apocalypse

Event date:1 March 2011 10.30 – 17.00 British Library London Room MR4     The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Civilizational Collapse: Dystopian Imaginings of the Past, Present, and Future (1880 – Present)   —————————————————————————————— Patrick Parrinder: Suburban Apocalypse In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the spread of the cities …

Phiroze Vasunia – Ends of Empires

Event date:1 March 2011 10.30 – 17.00 British Library London Room MR4     The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Civilizational Collapse: Dystopian Imaginings of the Past, Present, and Future (1880 – Present) —————————————————————————————— Phiroze Vasunia: Ends of Empires (not recorded) Empires hate nothing so much as contemplating their own ends, but …

Lindsay Allen – Finding Identity in Ruins: Post-War Children’s literature

Event date:1 March 2011 10.30 – 17.00 British Library London Room MR4     The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Civilizational Collapse: Dystopian Imaginings of the Past, Present, and Future (1880 – Present) —————————————————————————————— Lindsay Allen – Finding Identity in Ruins: Post-War Children’s literature In the immediate post-war period, the ruin provided …

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Greg Claeys: Utopia: A question of definition

Event date:1 March 2011 10.30 – 17.00 British Library London Room MR4     The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Civilizational Collapse: Dystopian Imaginings of the Past, Present, and Future (1880 – Present)   —————————————————————————————— Greg Claeys: Utopia: A question of definition There are considerable problems of definition around Utopia. A proper …