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Trauma and the Early Modern (1)

Event Date: Tuesday 24 November 2010 5.00 pm Royal Holloway, IN 032     Trauma and the Early Modern (1) TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Speakers: Professor John O’Brien, (Royal Holloway), Beginnings and Trauma Dr Timothy Chesters, (Royal Holloway), Divine Trauma On the face of things, there seems something ineradicably modern about trauma as a …

Martin Stokes – Popular Song and Modern Turkish History

Event date: 23 November 2010 McCrea 201 17:30 – 19:00     Royal Holloway Department of History Research Seminars 2010/2011 Martin Stokes (Oxford University) – Popular Song and Modern Turkish History Chair: Evrim Binbas ——————————————————— talk: ——————————————————— questions share this entry:

Ruth Davidson – Dreams of Utopia: Female Engagement within Civil Society and the Infant Welfare Movement in Croydon and East Surrey 1914-1939

Event date: 16 November 2010 McCrea 201 17:30 – 19:00     Royal Holloway Department of History Research Seminars 2010/2011 Ruth Davidson (Royal Holloway) – Dreams of Utopia:  Female Engagement within Civil Society and the Infant Welfare Movement in Croydon and East Surrey 1914-1939 Chair: Alex Windscheffel ————————————————————— talk: ————————————————————— questions: ————————————————————— share this entry:

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Slavoj Zizek – Violence Revisited

Event Date: 12 November 2010 Room B01, Clore Management Centre Birkbeck College Slavoj Zizek – Violence Revisited Public lecture ———————————————— talk: ———————————————— questions: ———————————————— share this entry:

Trauma Narratives and ‘Herstory’ With a special emphasis on the work of Eva Figes

Event date: November 12– 13 2010 School of The Arts The University of Northampton Trauma Narratives and ‘Herstory’ With a special emphasis on the work of Eva Figes School of The Arts, The University of Northampton (in collaboration with the University of Zaragoza, Spain) I am a grandmother now and, like all grandmothers, I have a head full of stories …

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Antonia Birnbaum – Between Sharing and Antagonism: The Invention of Communism in Marx’s 1844 Manuscripts

Event date: 11 November 2010 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way London, WC1A 2TH Antonia Birnbaum (Department of Philosophy, University of Paris ) – Between Sharing and Antagonism: The Invention of Communism in Marx’s 1844 Manuscripts CRMEP The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) is the leading centre for postgraduate level study and doctoral research in Continental Philosophy in …

Jennifer Howes – Colin MacKenzie’s Adventures in India (1784-1821)

Event date: 11 November 2010 18:00 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD Dr Jennifer Howes (British Library) – Colin MacKenzie’s Adventures in India (1784-1821) Between 1784 and 1821, Colin Mackenzie, India’s first Surveyor General, collected a notoriously complex archive of manuscripts and drawings. Gathered by both European and Indian draftsmen, the drawings give a fascinating account of India’s monuments, people …

David Feldman – Equality, Race and the Jewish Problem

Event Date: 10 November 2010 University of London William Beveridge Hall Senate House Malet St. WC1E 7HU   PEARS INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF ANTISEMITISM Birkbeck, University of London Inaugural lecture: Equality, Race and the Jewish Problem Speaker: Prof. David Feldman, Director of the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism Professor David Feldman launches the Pears Institute for the …

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Peter Burke – Loss and Gain: the social history of knowledge, 1750-2000

Event Date: Tuesday 9 November 2010 Room B34  Birkbeck Main Building Loss and Gain: the social history of knowledge 1750-2000 Public lecture given by Professor Peter Burke (BIH Visting Fellow) Peter Burke – Loss and Gain: the social history of knowledge, 1750-2000 This lecture summarizes a chapter in a book I am currently writing on the social history of knowledge …

Florian Schui – Inglorious Prussians: Conflicts over Taxation in 18th Century Prussia and Grand Narratives of German History

Event date: 9 November 2010 McCrea 201 17:30 – 18:00     Royal Holloway Department of History Research Seminars 2010/2011 Florian Schui (Royal Holloway) – Inglorious Prussians: Conflicts over Taxation in 18th Century Prussia and Grand Narratives of German History Chair: Rudolf Muhs ——————————————————- talk: ——————————————————- questions: ——————————————————- share this entry: