Andrew Bowie – The Future of Philosophy

10 December 2008 – (HARC) – speaker: Professor Andrew Bowie – Professor Bowie explores current trends in contemporary philosophy by stressing the continued importance of the German philosopher Theodor W. Adorno, and the need to re-contextualise Adorno for the Anglo-American world.

Empire and Genocide: The Work of Hannah Arendt

5 December 2008 – The Holocaust Research Centre and The Postcolonial Research Group at Royal Holloway, University of London ran two joint seminars on the work of Hannah Arendt, on 22nd October and 19 November. We then ran a one-day workshop on held on Friday 5th December 2008 entitled Empire and Genocide: The Work of Hannah Arendt. speakers: Dr. Stephen Morton, Professor Richard King, Dr. Simon Swift –


Stephen Frears – ‘In Conversation’

3 December 2008 – (HARC) – speaker: film director, Stephen Frears – Stephen Frears, one of the UK’s most eminent film directors, talks to Professor John Ellis and Professor Mandy Merck about his work in film and television.


Brickbats in Cyberspace

1 December 2008 – (HARC) – A panel discussion considers the emerging role of blogging in opening up critical dialogue about theatre and in creating new career avenues for critical writers.