Talking Books – Absent Minds: Intellectuals in Britain

Event Date: 26 May 2011 Room B35, Birkbeck Main Building Malet Street London WC1E 7HX   Talking Books – Absent Minds: Intellectuals in Britain This is the first in a series of public debates and conversations in 2011 about academic books of major importance. This event will revolve around Stefan Collini’s book Absent Minds: Intellectuals in Britain. On its publication …

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Why Humanities? – conference page

  WHY HUMANITIES? Event Date: 5th November 2010 Room B34, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London WC1 Programme: Welcome – Miranda Fricker (Birkbeck) . —————————————————- Stefan Collini (Cambridge) ‘Holding our nerve’  – (AUDIO HERE) —————————————————- Joanna Bourke (Birkbeck) ‘La Fontaine’s Cat, Kafka’s Ape, and the Humanities’   – (AUDIO HERE) —————————————————- Francis Mulhern (New Left Review) ‘Humanities and University Corporatism’   …

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Stefan Collini – Holding our nerve

Event Date: 5th November 2010 Room B34, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London WC1 WHY HUMANITIES? Stefan Collini (Cambridge) ‘Holding our nerve’ —————————————————– talk: —————————————————– questions: —————————————————–   << back to main conference page >> share this entry: