Martin Bayly – Taming the Imperial Imagination: The Genesis of Colonial Knowledge on Afghanistan, 1808-1878

Event Date: 18 April 2017 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Martin Bayly (LSE) – Taming the Imperial Imagination: The Genesis of Colonial Knowledge on Afghanistan, 1808-1878 Taming the Imperial Imagination marks a novel intervention into the debate on empire and international relations, and offers a new perspective on nineteenth-century …

The Holocaust and History: The Work and Legacy of David Cesarani

Event Date: 3-4 April 2017 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Holocaust and History: The Work and Legacy of David Cesarani Our colleague David Cesarani (1956-2015) was a leading historian of the Holocaust and of Anglo-Jewry, and a public intellectual concerned with …

Francospheres of Resistance and Revolution

Event Dates: 3-4 April 2017 Woburn Room (G22) Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Institute of Modern Languages Research presents: Francospheres of Resistance and Revolution This conference explores articulations of resistance and revolution in French in new and innovative ways. Radical politics, activism, and the transnational aspects of cultural production relative to them are all investigated while understanding the …

Paul Mason – On Divine Chaos of Starry Things

Event Dates: 3-4 April 2017 Woburn Room (G22) Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Institute of Modern Languages Research presents: Francospheres of Resistance and Revolution This conference explores articulations of resistance and revolution in French in new and innovative ways. Radical politics, activism, and the transnational aspects of cultural production relative to them are all investigated while understanding the …

Mary and Bryan Talbot on The Red Virgin in conversation with Charles Forsdick

Event Dates: 3-4 April 2017 Woburn Room (G22) Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Institute of Modern Languages Research presents: Francospheres of Resistance and Revolution This conference explores articulations of resistance and revolution in French in new and innovative ways. Radical politics, activism, and the transnational aspects of cultural production relative to them are all investigated while understanding the …

Arno Paucker – Scholar and Friend

Event Date: 30 March 2017 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ The Leo Baeck Institute London, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London presents: Arno Paucker – Scholar and Friend A memorial event in honour of the Leo Baeck Institute’s esteemed, longstanding former director Dr Arnold Paucker OBE Welcome by Dr Andreas Gestrich (GHIL): ——————————— Introduction …

Wendy Kline – Psychedelic Birth: The Countercultural Politics of Pain

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with the Birkbeck Trauma Project presents:   Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and …

Lisa Smith – Imagining the Hidden: Inexpressible Suffering in the Eighteenth Century

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with the Birkbeck Trauma Project presents: Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and pain, …

Keith Wailoo – Pain with a ‘Psychogenic Overlay’: The Gendered Politics of Experience and Disability in US Society

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with the Birkbeck Trauma Project presents:   Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and …

Gender and Pain in Modern History

Event Date: 24 – 25 March 2017 Room G15 and G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Gender and Pain in Modern History In 2012, The Journal of Pain published a definitive study about the relationship between gender and pain, showing that for the vast majority of …