Jerry Brotton – This Orient Isle: The Cultural Geography of Elizabethan England and the Islamic World

Event Date: 16 June 2016 Royal Geographical Society Education Centre/Main Hall 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR  The Royal Holloway Centre for the GeoHumanities presents: The Denis Cosgrove Lecture in the GeoHumanities Professor Jerry Brotton (QMUL) – This Orient Isle: The Cultural Geography of Elizabethan England and the Islamic World This event celebrated the launch of the new Royal Holloway …

Jane Francis – Going to the ends of the Earth as a woman in Science

Event Date: 26 November 2015 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London presents: 2015 Women in Science Lecture Professor Jane Francis (Director, British Antarctic Survey) – Going to the ends of the Earth as a woman in Science On a continent of which over 99% is now covered with ice sheets, …

Phil Cohen – Our Kind of Town? Citizen Social Science, Participatory Mapping and the Struggle for a Just City – V2

The emergence of Citizen Social Science (CSS) has challenged many of the claims staked by academic sociology to possess a methodology giving unique access to social reality. But under what conditions does the active participation of citizens in social research actually improve the quality of data and its interpretation, and how far does it exercise what C. Wright Mills called the ‘sociological imagination’?

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Alternative Cultures of Diplomacy

                       Event Date: 8 – 9 November  2013 Unrecognised Nations and Peoples Organisation Laan van Meerdervoort 70 2517 AN The Hague The Netherlands Alternative Cultures of Diplomacy Part of the Diplomatic Cultures Research Network (AH/J013900/1) Shifting attention beyond diplomacy as the domain of states alone, the final workshop will explore a series of alternative …

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Spaces of Diplomacy

                       Event Date: 21 – 22 June  2013 South Wing G12, Council Room University College London, Gower St, London WC1E 6BT Spaces of Diplomacy Part of the Diplomatic Cultures Research Network (AH/J013900/1) The second workshop will focus on the spaces within and through which diplomatic culture is articulated and translated. If diplomacy is theorised …

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Translating Diplomatic Culture

                              Event Date: 15-16 February 2013 Deighton Room, Trinity College, Cambridge  CB2 1TQ Translating Diplomatic Culture Part of the Diplomatic Cultures Research Network (AH/J013900/1) Exploring the broad themes of this research network, the first workshop will focus on questions of how diplomacy is imagined and practiced differently across a range of times and …

Moving Performers, Travelling Performance (session 3)

25 February 2010 – Third in a series of roundtable discussions on the theme of ‘Moving Performers, Travelling Performance’ aiming to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue on the movement of performers, their practices, and their artefacts. speakers to be announced

Moving Performers, Travelling Performance

28 January 2010 – Three roundtable discussions on the theme of ‘Moving Performers, Travelling Performance’ aim to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue on the movement of performers, their practices, and their artefacts. speakers are: Robert Hampson, Liz Schafer, Henry Stobart