Paul Raffield – Shakespeare, Common Law, and the idyll of Albion: Laws and lawyers in Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2

in Academic Service - Archive by on April 10th, 2014

                                                       

Event Date: 27 February 2014
Rose Theatre,
24-26 High Street,
Kingston, KT1 1HL

 

The Kingston Shakespeare Seminars

 The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed Dame Judi Dench in a celebrated production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. But KiSS also commemorates Kingston’s historic connection with Shakespeare, which goes back to David Garrick – who lived here, and built the beautiful Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames – and to the very first royal performances of some of his greatest plays in the Great Hall at Hampton Court.

Professor Paul Raffield (Warwick) – Shakespeare, Common Law, and the idyll of Albion: Laws and lawyers in Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2

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John Macarthur- Kurt Schwitters and Walter Benjamin: The Modernity of the Baroque and Romanticism

in Academic Service - Archive by on March 27th, 2014

Event Date: 27 March 2014

Swedenborg Hall
20-21 Bloomsbury Way,
London, WC1A 2TH

 

 

 

The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University  presents:

Professor John Macarthur (University of Queensland) – Kurt Schwitters and Walter Benjamin: The Modernity of the Baroque and Romanticism

Professor John Macarthur directs the research centre ‘Architecture.Theory.Criticism.History’ (ATCH) at the University of Queensland, Australia. His research in the history and theory of architecture has focused on the conceptual framework and the history of picturesque aesthetics. His book, The Picturesque: Architecture, Disgust and Other Irregularities, was published by Routledge in 2007. He is currently researching projects on the Baroque in the 20th century, on architectural aesthetics, and on the architecture of Queensland. He is also an active critic of contemporary architecture. He is currently Visiting Professor at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London.

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Lorna Hutson – Are those circumstances really necessary? The example of Romeo and Juliet

in Academic Service - Archive by on March 20th, 2014

                                                       

Event Date: 20 March 2014
Rose Theatre,
24-26 High Street,
Kingston, KT1 1HL

 

The Kingston Shakespeare Seminars

 The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed Dame Judi Dench in a celebrated production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. But KiSS also commemorates Kingston’s historic connection with Shakespeare, which goes back to David Garrick – who lived here, and built the beautiful Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames – and to the very first royal performances of some of his greatest plays in the Great Hall at Hampton Court.

Professor Lorna Hutson (St Andrew’s) – Are those circumstances really necessary? The example of Romeo and Juliet

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Andrew Zurcher – Gift and Condition in King Lear

in Academic Service - Archive by on March 13th, 2014

                                                       

Event Date: 13 March 2014
Rose Theatre,
24-26 High Street,
Kingston, KT1 1HL

 

The Kingston Shakespeare Seminars

 The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed Dame Judi Dench in a celebrated production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. But KiSS also commemorates Kingston’s historic connection with Shakespeare, which goes back to David Garrick – who lived here, and built the beautiful Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames – and to the very first royal performances of some of his greatest plays in the Great Hall at Hampton Court.

Dr Andrew Zurcher (Cambridge)  – Gift and condition in King Lear

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Nina Power – Philosophy and the collective

in Academic Service - Archive by on March 13th, 2014

 

Event Date: 13 March 2014

Swedenborg Hall
20-21 Bloomsbury Way,
London, WC1A 2TH

 

 

 

The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University  presents:

Dr Nina Power (Roehampton) – Philosophy and the Collective

Nina Power is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Roehampton University. She studied for her PhD in the CRMEP (awarded 2006). Her publications include One Dimensional Woman (2009) and an edited collection of Badiou’s writings, On Beckett (2003, with Alberto Toscano). She has written widely on philosophies and politics of the subject, atomism, Marx and Marxism and Feuerbach. She is the reviews editor for The Philosophers’ Magazine.

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Eric Heinze – Equivocation will undo us: Linguistic transformation as legal strategy in Shakespearean political drama

in Academic Service - Archive by on February 27th, 2014

                                                       

Event Date: 27 February 2014
Rose Theatre,
24-26 High Street,
Kingston, KT1 1HL

 

The Kingston Shakespeare Seminars

 The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed Dame Judi Dench in a celebrated production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. But KiSS also commemorates Kingston’s historic connection with Shakespeare, which goes back to David Garrick – who lived here, and built the beautiful Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames – and to the very first royal performances of some of his greatest plays in the Great Hall at Hampton Court.

Professor Eric Heinze (QMUL) – Equivocation will undo us: Linguistic transformation as legal strategy in Shakespearean political drama

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Daniel Whistler – Utopia, abstraction and the critique of religion

in Academic Service - Archive by on February 27th, 2014

Event Date: 27 February 2014
Room JG5002
John Galsworthy Building
Kingston University
Penrhyn Rd Campus
Kingston-upon-Thames
Surrey KT1 2EE

 

 

The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University  presents:

Dr Daniel Whistler (Liverpool) – Utopia, abstraction and the critique of religion

Daniel Whistler is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Liverpool. His recent publications include Schelling’s Theory of Symbolic Language: Forming the System of Identity (2013), The Right to Wear Religious Symbols (2013, with Daniel J. Hill) and the co-edited volume Moral Powers, Fragile Beliefs: Essays in Moral and Religious Philosophy (2011). He is an Associate Editor of Literature and Theology.

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Martin McQuillan – Friends with Benefits: Shakespeare, Marx and Derrida

in Academic Service - Archive by on February 12th, 2014

                                                       

Event Date: 12 February 2014
Rose Theatre,
24-26 High Street,
Kingston, KT1 1HL

 

The Kingston Shakespeare Seminars

 The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed Dame Judi Dench in a celebrated production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. But KiSS also commemorates Kingston’s historic connection with Shakespeare, which goes back to David Garrick – who lived here, and built the beautiful Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames – and to the very first royal performances of some of his greatest plays in the Great Hall at Hampton Court.

Professor Martin McQuillan (Kingston) -  Friends with Benefits: Shakespeare, Marx and Derrida

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Tina Chanter – Ranciere, Politics and Art

in Academic Service - Archive by on January 16th, 2014

 

 

 

Event Date: 16 January 2014
Room JG 5002
Kingston University
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames
KT1 2EE

The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University  presents:

Professor Tina Chanter (Kingston) – Ranciere, Politics and Art

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Ernst Bloch London Symposium

in Academic Service - Archive by on December 12th, 2013

Event Date: 12 December 2013
Lecture Theatre E002,
Granary Building
Central Saint Martin’s
University of the Arts London
London N1 4AA

The London Graduate School and  Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University  present:

Ernst Bloch London Symposium

The work of Ernst Bloch posits a utopian impulse that Fredric Jameson has described as ‘governing and encompassing everything, from games to patent medicines, from myths to mass entertainment, from iconography to technology, from architecture to Eros, from tourism to jokes and the unconscious’.

This one-day event, organized by the Kingston London Graduate School, with the support of CRMEP, revisits Bloch’s work in four themed panels on materialismatheismtime & aesthetics, and political economy of hope.

Programme:

Welcome by  Simon Morgan Wortham (LGS, Kingston):

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Panel 1:  Bloch Today – Contemporary Theory, Arts and Politics

Chair: Christopher Kul-Want (Central St Martin’s)

Johan Siebers (Central Lancashire/Middlesex) – Full Frontal Philosophy:

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Richard Noble (Goldsmiths) – The Political Interpretation of Utopia:

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Silvia Mazzini (Humboldt University, Berlin) – Bloch’s Objective Fantasy:

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Panel 2: Materialism/Atheism

Chair: Christopher Kul-Want (Central St Martin’s)

Ana Cecilia Dinerstein (Bath) – Living in Blochian Times: The Importance of the ‘not-yet’ for Prefigurative Politics:

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Catherine Moir (Cambridge) – Bloch’s Speculative Materialism:

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Hager Weslati (Kingston) – Bloch-Kojève: Divine Non-existence:

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Panel 3: Time/Aesthetics

Chair: Hager Weslati (Kingston)

Arno Münster (Amiens) – Concrete Utopia: Consciousness of Anticipation and Praxis:

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Peter Osborne (Kingston) – The Problem of a Multilayered Temporal Dialectic:

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Panel 4: Political Economy of Hope

Chair: Stella Sandford (Kingston)

Caitroina Ni Dhuill (Durham) – The Concentric Promiscuities of Utopia:

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Agata Bielik Robson (Nottingham)  – The Ontology of Hope:

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Peter Thompson (Sheffield) - The Future of Hope and the Metaphysics of Contingency:

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