Andrew Gamble – Oakeshott and Totalitarianism

    Event Date: 3 June 2015 Paul Hirst Seminar Room Birkbeck Department of Politics 10 Gower St London WC1E 6DP The Birkbeck Department of Politics presents: Professor Andrew Gamble (Cambridge) – Oakeshott and Totalitarianism In this lecture on British Political Thought, Professor Andrew Gamble will consider the work of Michael Oakeshott. Oakeshott does not engage directly with the concept …

Sanctioned Laughter: Humour, War and Dictatorship in Twentieth Century Europe

Event Date: 10 May 2013 The Wiener Library 29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism and the Wiener Library London present: Sanctioned Laughter: Humour, War and Dictatorship in Twentieth Century Europe What was the relationship between power and laughter in the fascist and communist dictatorships of the twentieth century? This workshop will examine …