Cultures of Harm in Institutions of Care: Historical & Contemporary Perspectives

Event Date: 15 – 16 April 2016 Various locations around Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Department of History, Classics     & Archaeology, Birkbeck University of London presents: Cultures of Harm in Institutions of Care: Historical & Contemporary Perspectives In 1921, Dr Montagu Lomax published a searing indictment of Prestwich Asylum exposing an entrenched sub-culture of malpractice, negligence …

Norman Cohn FBA – A Colloquium

Event Date: 7 July 2012 The Council Room Birkbeck College, University of London, London WC1E 7HX.   The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism presents: NORMAN COHN FBA – A COLLOQUIUM Programme: Welcome by Robert Baldock (Yale University Press). Session 1 PURSUIT OF THE MILLENNIUM:  Millenarian Movements in the Medieval & Early Modern Period Introduction by Professor  John Arnold …

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Psychoanalysis and Politics – Roundtable Discussion

Event Date: 4 May 2011 Freud Museum 20 Maresfield Gardens London NW3 5SX The Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series Psychoanalysis and Politics – Roundtable Discussion Special Seminar of the Psychoanalysis and History Series at the Freud Museum On May 4 2011, the Departments …