Feminist Emergency – International Conference

Event Date: 22 – 24 June 2017 Birkbeck, University of London Birkbeck Main Building Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities  in collaboration with British Comparative Literature Association, Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS), the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, and Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics (MaMSIE) presents: Feminist Emergency – International Conference This major international …

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Sanity, Madness and the Family / Family Life: An Urgent Retrospective

Event Date: 24 April 2015 Birkbeck Cinema Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Research in Aesthetics of Kinship and Community (BRAKC) presents: Sanity, Madness and the Family / Family Life: An Urgent Retrospective It is just over 50 years since the publication of Sanity, Madness and the Family, R.D. Laing’s and Aaron Esterson’s groundbreaking study …

Viva Riva! – Film Screening and Q&A

Event Date: 12 June 2014 Birkbeck Cinema Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck presents: Viva Riva! – Film Screening and Q&A Film Title: Viva Riva! (Djo Munga 2011) Screening and Q&A with Writer/Director: Djo Munga Chaired by Dr Amber Jacobs and with panel discussion:  Dr Andrew Asibong Birkbeck) Dr …

Itinerancy, Dislocation, Nomadic Subjects: Taste of Cherry (Abbas Kiarostami,1997)

      Event Date: 25 June 2013 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HX Department of Media and Cultural Studies presents: Itinerancy, Dislocation, Nomadic Subjects: Taste of Cherry (Abbas Kiarostami,1997) In this series we will watch three films in which the main protagonist is an itinerant or a wanderer. Whilst there is …

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Itinerancy, Dislocation, Nomadic Subjects: Vagabond (Agnes Varda,1985)

      Event Date: 11 June 2013 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HX Department of Media and Cultural Studies presents:  Itinerancy, Dislocation, Nomadic Subjects: Vagabond (Agnes Varda,1985) In this series we will watch three films in which the main protagonist is an itinerant or a wanderer.  Whilst there is a great …

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Roundtable Discussion on ‘Dawn of the Dead’

Event Date: 26 May 2011 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq London WC1   Birkbeck Arts Week 23 – 28 May 2011 This year’s Arts Week includes events from across the five academic departments within Birkbeck’s School of Arts with lectures, workshops, conferences and film screenings in different locations. While the majority of our activities will be in the School at …

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Capitalist Realism: Is there No Alternative?

Event date: 17 January 2011 (14:00-15:30) Room 151 Birkbeck Main Building Capitalist Realism: Is there No Alternative? Mark Fisher in conversation with Amber Jacobs. Last year Mark Fisher published Capitalist Realism: Is There no Alternative? (Zero Books 2009) in which he addressed the condition of ideological malaise produced by neo-liberal capitalism -or as he puts it- the “widespread sense that …