Moving Performers, Travelling Performance

28 January 2010 – Three roundtable discussions on the theme of ‘Moving Performers, Travelling Performance’ aim to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue on the movement of performers, their practices, and their artefacts. speakers are: Robert Hampson, Liz Schafer, Henry Stobart

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Understanding the Holocaust Today

27 January 2010 – this evening of debate and discussion brings together leading historians of the Holocaust David Cesarani, Peter Longerich, Dan Stone and Zoe Waxman to discuss the state of current research.

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Brian Dillon – Hypochondriac Lives

27 January 2010 – In this talk Brian Dillon traces the development of hypochondria from an organic illness to a style of life, with reference to certain key figures in the annals of debility:

Janet Newman – Working the Spaces of Power: Feminism, Activism and Social Change

20 January 2010 – The research on which the paper is based began with a relatively simple proposition: that feminism had opened up new spaces of political experimentation, many of which had been absorbed or incorporated into – but more importantly have been generative of –important political and governance innovations in late 20th and early 21st century.

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The Historian and the Public

19 January 2010 – Markus Daeschel – The Historian and the Pakistan Crisis ; and Vanessa Martin – The Historian and the Invasion of Iraq in 2003

Warwick Ball: Ralph Pinder-Wilson and Afghanistan

14 January 2010 – An overview of the ‘Pinder-Wilson years’ at the British Institute of Afghan Studies in Kabul, where he was Director from 1976 until its closure in 1982 following the Soviet invasion.