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
The speakers were: Dr Stephen Morton, Professor Richard King, Dr. Simon Swift.
· Dr. Stephen Morton (Southhampton) on ‘Arendt and Colonial States of Emergency in Israel/ Palestine’
· Professor Richard King (Nottingham) on ‘Arendt, Haiti and anti-colonial revolution’
· Dr. Simon Swift (Leeds) ‘Arendt, violence and vitality’
Convener: Professor Robert Eaglestone