26 February 2010 – panelists will examine, challenge and rethink the tension between ‘particular, nationally-bounded’ citizenship and ‘natural’ human rights drawing on the insights of theoretical and empirical scholarship and of the politics of human rights activism.
25 February 2010 – Third in a series of roundtable discussions on the theme of ‘Moving Performers, Travelling Performance’ aiming to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue on the movement of performers, their practices, and their artefacts. speakers to be announced
24 February 2010 – The two half-day sessions of the seminar “Words and Music” will set up a dialogue between speakers, including a musicologist, an audio scientist, a practising poet, a composer, and literary specialists.
23 February 2010 – This year the annual Kolmogorov Lecture will be given by Nobel Prize winner Professor Robert Merton, from Harvard Business School. Professor Merton will discuss the economic crisis and the important role of financial innovation and regulation in the future beyond the economic crisis.
12 February 2010 – This symposium will explore nu-bureaucracy and other related concepts developed in Capitalist Realism, such as ‘business ontology’ and ‘market Stalinism’. How has nu-bureaucracy affected education and public services, and how can it be resisted? What implications might the attack on nu-bureaucracy have for a renewed anti-capitalism?
11 February 2010 – Professor Deem’s lecture will consider the ways in which new conceptions of the purposes of universities could lead to reshaping of the organisational structures and cultures of higher education institutions.