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Walter Benjamin’s The Storyteller: Fiction & Form

    Event Date: 22 September 2016 Keynes Library Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD Verso Books presents: Walter Benjamin’s The Storyteller: Fiction & Form The Storyteller (Verso, 2016) gathers the fiction of the legendary critic and philosopher Walter Benjamin, best known for his groundbreaking studies of culture and literature, including Illuminations, …

London Critical Theory Summer School 2016 – Friday Debate II

Event Date: 22 July 2015 Room B04 Birkbeck 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: London Critical Theory Summer School 2016 – Friday Debate II The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities annual London Critical Theory Summer School is taking place over two weeks from 11 – 22 July 2016. At the end of each …

Bad Feelings: Launch & Panel Discussion

Event Date: 15 March 2016 Room B20 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Bad Feelings: Launch & Panel Discussion Launch of Bad Feelings and an open discussion on the themes of negation and negativity with speakers including John Cunningham, Danny Hayward, Esther Leslie, Nina Power and Marina …

London Critical Theory Summer School 2015 – Friday Debate II

Event Date: 10 July 2015 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: London Critical Theory Summer School 2015 – Friday Debate II The annual London Critical Theory Summer School takes places over two weeks from 29th June – 10th July. At the end of each week …

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Postpolitics and Neoliberalism (London)

   Event Date: 21 March 2015 Day 2 (London) Room B01 Clore Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and the School of Humanities at Canterbury Christ Church University present: Postpolitics and Neoliberalism Politics is dead, dying, or changing into something new. The word ‘ideology’ has become a term of abuse, …

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London Critical Theory Summer School 2014 – Friday Debate II

Event Date: 18 July 2014 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: London Critical Theory Summer School 2014 – Friday Debate II An invitation to come along and listen to a discussion and debate with academics teaching on the second week of the London Critical Theory …

What is so special about the Arts and Humanities?

Event Dates: 21 May 2014 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2014 Welcome to Birkbeck’s seventh annual Arts Week – running this year from Monday 19 to Friday 23 May. The week will include lectures, readings, film screenings, taster courses, performances and panel …

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Clouds: Objects, Metaphor, Phenomena

Event Dates: 19 May 2014 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2014 Welcome to Birkbeck’s seventh annual Arts Week – running this year from Monday 19 to Friday 23 May. The week will include lectures, readings, film screenings, taster courses, performances and panel …

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London Critical Theory Summer School 2013 – Friday Debate II

Event Date: 12 July 2013 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: London Critical Theory Summer School 2013 – Friday Debate II An invitation to come along and listen to a discussion and debate with academics teaching on the second week of the London Critical Theory …

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Surplus: A Symposium on Wealth, Waste and Excess

Event Date: 21 June 2013 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet St Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Surplus: A Symposium on Wealth, Waste and Excess In times of austerity it is especially important to think about surplus. All civilizations have been built on surplus – an economic, political or cultural …