Jessica Benjamin, Beyond Doer and Done To (2017) – Public Panel Discussion

  Event Date: 2 November 2017 Room B01 Birkbeck Clore Management Centre Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Jessica Benjamin, Beyond Doer and Done To (2017) – Public Panel Discussion In Beyond Doer and Done To, Jessica Benjamin, author of the path-breaking Bonds of Love, expands her theory of mutual recognition and its breakdown …

London Critical Theory Summer School 2017 – Friday Debate 2

Event Date: 7 July 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: London Critical Theory Summer School 2017 – Friday Debate 2 The annual London Critical Theory Summer School is taking place over two weeks from 26th June – 7th July 2017. At the end of …

Zionism and Antisemitism – International Conference

  Event Date: 24-26 May 2017 Clore Lecture Theatre Clore Management Centre Birkbeck University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: ZIONISM AND ANTISEMITISM International Conference This three day international conference brings together more than 35 scholars from institutions in eight countries, from different disciplines and with diverse perspectives, to examine …

London Critical Theory Summer School 2016 – Friday Debate I

Event Date: 15 July 2015 Room B04 Birkbeck 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: London Critical Theory Summer School 2016 – Friday Debate I The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities annual London Critical Theory Summer School is taking place over two weeks from 11 – 22 July 2016. At the end of each …

London Critical Theory Summer School 2015 – Friday Debate II

Event Date: 10 July 2015 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: London Critical Theory Summer School 2015 – Friday Debate II The annual London Critical Theory Summer School takes places over two weeks from 29th June – 10th July. At the end of each week …

Narcissism and Melancholia: Reflections on a Century

  Event Date: 11 – 12 March 2015 Scarman House University of Warwick Warwick Campus Warwick CV4 7AL   The Department of Sociology at the University of Warwick presents: Lucian Freud, Narcissus (1948) © Tate, London 2014 Narcissism and Melancholia: Reflections on a Century This centenary symposium brings together scholars and writer-practitioners of psychoanalysis to consider the legacy of two …

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London Critical Theory Summer School 2014 – Friday Debate II

Event Date: 18 July 2014 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: London Critical Theory Summer School 2014 – Friday Debate II An invitation to come along and listen to a discussion and debate with academics teaching on the second week of the London Critical Theory …

The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in Our Times – Discussing the Issues

Event Date: 30 June 2014 Room 421 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute of Social Research, Birkbeck, University of London presents: “The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in Our Times” – Discussing the Issues Speakers: Barbara Taylor, with David Bell, Stephen Frosh, Rex Haigh and Lynne Segal Chaired by Sasha …

Freud and Philosophy

    Event Date: 12 June 2014 Room G04 Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) in collaboration with Departments of Psychosocial Studies and Law at Birkbeck College, University of London present: Freud and Philosophy A Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) workshop in collaboration with …

Temporal Vertigo: The Paradoxes of Ageing

  Event Date: 16 December 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Gender & Sexuality (BiGS) Group and the Birkbeck Department of Psychosocial Studies present: Temporal Vertigo: The Paradoxes of Ageing Public seminar to think about ageing. Discussions will confront our fears and prejudices around old age, while also pondering …