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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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Quentin Skinner – Why the history of philosophy?

Event Date: 5th November 2010 Room B34, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London WC1 WHY HUMANITIES? Quentin Skinner (QMUL)  – ‘Why the history of philosophy?’ —————————————————– talk: —————————————————– questions: —————————————————–   << back to main conference page >> share this entry:

Kate Soper – Rhetoric, Reality, Revisionings

Event Date: 5th November 2010 Room B34, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London WC1 WHY HUMANITIES? Kate Soper (London Met) –  ‘Rhetoric, Reality, Revisionings’ —————————————————– talk: —————————————————– questions: —————————————————–   << back to main conference page >> share this entry:

Iain Pears (Historian and Writer) ‘Taxes, banks, loans, and students’

Event Date: 5th November 2010 Room B34, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London WC1 WHY HUMANITIES? Iain Pears (Historian and Writer)  – ‘Taxes, banks, loans, and students’ —————————————————– talk: —————————————————– questions: —————————————————–   << back to main conference page >> share this entry:

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Raimond Gaita (Kings, London) – ‘Callicles’ Challenge’

Event Date: 5th November 2010 Room B34, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London WC1 WHY HUMANITIES? Raimond Gaita (Kings, London)  – ‘Callicles’ Challenge’ —————————————————– talk: —————————————————– questions: —————————————————–   << back to main conference page >> share this entry:

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Francis Mulhern – Humanities and University Corporatism

Event Date: 5th November 2010 Room B34, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London WC1 WHY HUMANITIES? Francis Mulhern (New Left Review) – Humanities and University Corporatism —————————————————– talk: —————————————————– questions: —————————————————–   << back to main conference page >> share this entry:

Joanna Bourke – La Fontaine’s Cat, Kafka’s Ape, and the Humanities

Event Date: 5th November 2010 Room B34, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London WC1 WHY HUMANITIES? Joanna Bourke (Birkbeck) – La Fontaine’s Cat, Kafka’s Ape, and the Humanities —————————————————– talk: —————————————————– questions: —————————————————–   << back to main conference page >> share this entry:

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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:

What are the Humanities For? – debate

19 November 2009 – Is humanities research addressing the right questions? What contribution are the humanities making towards solving urgent problems? How can humanities disciplines renew themselves? Rosi Braidotti (Utrecht) and Costas Douzinas (Birkbeck) debate and discuss.