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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 …

Karen Wells – Whose Children: Child protection in the global world

Event Date: 28 March 2011 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Square Birkbeck College LONDON WC1E   The Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series Dr Karen Wells (Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies) – Whose Children: Child protection in the global world. The ‘best interests …

Susan James – Imagining Political Consensus

Event Date: 21 March 2011 Room B36 Birkbeck College, Malet St LONDON WC1E   The Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series   Professor Susan James (Department of Philosophy) – Imagining Political Consensus An image of political consensus plays a large role in political philosophy. …

Part Time Students are Special: Recent Research Findings

Event Date: 14 March 2011 18:30 – 20:00 Room B04, Birkbeck College LONDON WC1E The Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series   Professor Claire Callender and Anne Jamieson, Department of Social Policy and Education Claire Callender and Anne Jamieson present their latest research findings …

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Tony Wright – In defence of Politicians

Event Date: 7 March 2011 18:30 – 20:00 B04 Birkbeck College, Malet St LONDON WC1E     The Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series Professor Tony Wright (Department of Politics) – In defence of Politicians Nobody seems to have a good word to say …

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Jean Marc Dewaele – Trilingual First Language Acquisition: Perspectives from the child, the father and the researcher

Event Date: 28 February 2011 18:30 – 20:00 G02 Birkbeck College, 43 Gordon Square LONDON WC1E   Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series Professor Jean Marc Dewaele (Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication) Trilingual First Language Acquisition: Perspectives from the child, the father and …

Jerry White – Vengeance and the Crowd in Eighteenth-Century London

Event Date: 21 February 2011 18:30 – 20:00 B04 Birkbeck College, Malet St LONDON WC1E 7XH   Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series   Professor Jerry White (Department of History, Classics and Archaeology) – Vengeance and the Crowd in Eighteenth-Century London In this lecture …

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Lynne Segal & Stephen Frosh – Intimacy and Love

Event Date: 14 February 2011     The Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series   Professor Lynne Segal and Professor Stephen Frosh (Department of Psychosocial Studies) Intimacy and Love. Is love something artificial, just a form of illusion? Many theorists have argued this, but …