Duncan Kelly – John Maynard Keynes: Historian of political thought?

Event Date: 21 November 2017 Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square Birkbeck College London WC1H 0PD The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: John Maynard Keynes: Historian of political thought? Speaker: Dr Duncan Kelly (Cambridge) It is almost impossible to overstate the impact of John Maynard Keynes in the field of modern political economy, and certainly …

The New Nationalism: the rise of the populist right in the West

  Event Date: 8 November 2017 Room B35 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: The New Nationalism: the rise of the populist right in the West This panel explores the causes behind the rise of the populist right in Western Europe and North America, with reference to nationalism and immigration. …

Capitalism: Concept & Idea

  Event Dates: 13 October 2017 Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL 14 October 2017 Old Lecture Theatre, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE2 The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Capitalism: Concept & Idea 150 Years of Marx’s Capital: The Philosophy and Politics of Capital today As a counterpoint to the retreat of …

Re-Reading the Revolution: Jean-Claude Milner in Conversation with Slavoj Žižek

Event Date: 6 October 2017 John Snow Lecture Theatre London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Keppel St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HT  The Birkbeck School of Law and The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Re-Reading the Revolution: Jean-Claude Milner in Conversation with Slavoj Žižek The School of Law and the Birkbeck Institute of the Humanities are very pleased to …

Slavoj Zizek – Transcendental Subjectivity, Sexual Difference, Brain Sciences – Masterclass 2

Event Date: 6 October 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Slavoj Žižek – Transcendental Subjectivity, Sexual Difference, Brain Sciences – Masterclass 2 With the recent turn towards realism, the notion of transcendental subjectivity is (again) dismissed as philosophically outdated and politically harmful. Furthermore, the …

Slavoj Zizek – Transcendental Subjectivity, Sexual Difference, Brain Sciences – Masterclass 1

Event Date: 4 October 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Slavoj  Žižek– Transcendental Subjectivity, Sexual Difference, Brain Sciences – Masterclass 1 With the recent turn towards realism, the notion of transcendental subjectivity is (again) dismissed as philosophically outdated and politically harmful. Furthermore, the progress …

John Maynard – The Political Influence of Garveyism on Aboriginal Australia

Event Date: 3 October 2017 Room 532 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor John Maynard (Chair of Aboriginal History at the University of Newcastle and Director of the Purai Global Indigenous and Diaspora Research Studies Centre) – The Political Influence of Garveyism on Aboriginal Australia In …

How Open is Britain in 2017 and Where Next?

Event Date: 28 September 2017 Room G15 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: How Open is Britain in 2017 and Where Next? In the last decades British government and society has been opened up in all sorts of new ways. From the …

London Critical Theory Summer School 2017 – Friday Debate 2

Event Date: 7 July 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: London Critical Theory Summer School 2017 – Friday Debate 2 The annual London Critical Theory Summer School is taking place over two weeks from 26th June – 7th July 2017. At the end of …

Costas Douzinas – The Left in Power?

Event Date: 30 June 2017 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Costas Douzinas (Birkbeck, and Syriza member of the Hellenic parliament for Piraeus) – The Left in Power? Amidst the turmoil of economic crisis, Greece has become the first European experiment of Left rule …