Diasporas of the Mind: Jewish and Postcolonial Writing and the Nightmare of History

  Event Date: 12 December 2013 Room B35 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX   The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Diasporas of the Mind: Jewish and Postcolonial Writing and the Nightmare of History Bryan Cheyette’s important and original new book, Diasporas of the Mind, sheds new light on a wide …

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The Humanities and Money: a Power Breakfast

Event Date: 16 June 2011 London Capital Club 15 Abchurch Lane London EC4N 7BW   The Humanities and Money: a Power Breakfast   These are challenging times for the arts and for our universities. Everywhere we look it would seem that culture and its study are in the front line of the squeeze on public spending. Perhaps the most troubling …

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The Philosophy of Literature

Event date: 23 February-23 March 2011 Win1-04, Windsor Building  Royal Holloway University     The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Philosophy of Literature Organiser: Professor John O’Brien During the 1990s and the first decade of the 21st century, the characteristics of the philosophical approach to literature have undergone some important changes. …

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The Philosophy of Literature – (T)exteriors

Event date: 16 March 2011 17:00 – 19:00 Win1-04, Windsor Building Royal Holloway University The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Philosophy of Literature   Organiser: Professor John O’Brien During the 1990s and the first decade of the 21st century, the characteristics of the philosophical approach to literature have undergone some important …

Robert Eaglestone and Dan Stone – Trauma and History: Approaches to the Holocaust

Event Date: Tuesday 12 October 2010, 5.00 pm Venue: Royal Holloway, Room WIN 1-05 School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series Professor Robert Eaglestone and Professor Dan Stone– Trauma and History: Approaches to the Holocaust Abstract: How should we write and talk about the Holocaust? Do the facts speak for themselves, or do they defy …

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Shakespeare’s Philosophy – Symposium page

  SHAKESPEARE’S PHILOSOPHY A one-day seminar hosted by the Department of English Royal Holloway, University of London Event Date: Friday 28 May 2010 Organised by Margherita Pascucci with the support of the European Community Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship The aim of the seminar is to provide a forum in which to debate the validity and value of treating Shakespeare as …

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Understanding the Holocaust Today

27 January 2010 – this evening of debate and discussion brings together leading historians of the Holocaust David Cesarani, Peter Longerich, Dan Stone and Zoe Waxman to discuss the state of current research.

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Contemporary Attitudes to the Holocaust

23 October 2009 – Professor Orlando Figes of Birkbeck, University of London will conduct a debate on contemporary attitudes to the Holocaust .