Anthony Elliott – Mobile Lives, Digital Emotions

Event date: 8 November 2010Council RoomBirkbeck Main Building Anthony Elliott – Mobile Lives, Digital Emotions This paper examines how our personal and professional lives today – what John Urry and I call our ‘mobile lives’ – are increasingly interwoven with digital communication technologies and are reshaped in the process as techno-mobilities.  Throughout the paper I explore how mobile lives are …

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Human Rights Denied: Indefinite Immigration Detention – Is There No End In Sight?

Event date: Saturday 6 November 2010 London School of Economics Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE   Human Rights Denied: Indefinite Immigration Detention – Is There No End In Sight? A conference hosted by the LSE Migration Studies Unit in conjunction with Student Action for Refugees and the London Detainee Support Group This conference seeks to examine and call for an …

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Childhood and violence: international and comparative perspectives – Seminar 3: Aesthetics, ethics, politics: representations of violence against children

Event Date: Friday 5 November 2010, 9.30am – 5pm, Sandra Burslem Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester M15 6BH Childhood and violence: international and comparative perspectives Seminar 3: Aesthetics, ethics, politics: representations of violence against children This seminar looks at violence and the visual in relation to childhood. It explores the different ways in which non-governmental organisations, the media and anti-war campaigns …

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Why Humanities? – conference page

  WHY HUMANITIES? Event Date: 5th November 2010 Room B34, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London WC1 Programme: Welcome – Miranda Fricker (Birkbeck) . —————————————————- Stefan Collini (Cambridge) ‘Holding our nerve’  – (AUDIO HERE) —————————————————- Joanna Bourke (Birkbeck) ‘La Fontaine’s Cat, Kafka’s Ape, and the Humanities’   – (AUDIO HERE) —————————————————- Francis Mulhern (New Left Review) ‘Humanities and University Corporatism’   …

Sanna Nissinen – Documenting Suffering: The Production of the Charity Image

Event Date: Friday 5 November 2010, 9.30am – 5pm, Sandra Burslem Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester M15 6BH Childhood and violence: international and comparative perspectives Seminar 3: Aesthetics, ethics, politics: representations of violence against children This seminar looks at violence and the visual in relation to childhood. It explores the different ways in which non-governmental organisations, the media and anti-war campaigns …

Khatidja Chantler – The Power of the Visual in Assessing Children’s Ages

Event Date: Friday 5 November 2010, 9.30am – 5pm, Sandra Burslem Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester M15 6BH Childhood and violence: international and comparative perspectives Seminar 3: Aesthetics, ethics, politics: representations of violence against children This seminar looks at violence and the visual in relation to childhood. It explores the different ways in which non-governmental organisations, the media and anti-war campaigns …

Ann Potter and Ian Coutts – Sense and sensibility?

Event Date: Friday 5 November 2010, 9.30am – 5pm, Sandra Burslem Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester M15 6BH Childhood and violence: international and comparative perspectives Seminar 3: Aesthetics, ethics, politics: representations of violence against children This seminar looks at violence and the visual in relation to childhood. It explores the different ways in which non-governmental organisations, the media and anti-war campaigns …

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Quentin Skinner – Why the history of philosophy?

Event Date: 5th November 2010 Room B34, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London WC1 WHY HUMANITIES? Quentin Skinner (QMUL)  – ‘Why the history of philosophy?’ —————————————————– talk: —————————————————– questions: —————————————————–   << back to main conference page >> share this entry:

Kate Soper – Rhetoric, Reality, Revisionings

Event Date: 5th November 2010 Room B34, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London WC1 WHY HUMANITIES? Kate Soper (London Met) –  ‘Rhetoric, Reality, Revisionings’ —————————————————– talk: —————————————————– questions: —————————————————–   << back to main conference page >> share this entry:

Iain Pears (Historian and Writer) ‘Taxes, banks, loans, and students’

Event Date: 5th November 2010 Room B34, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London WC1 WHY HUMANITIES? Iain Pears (Historian and Writer)  – ‘Taxes, banks, loans, and students’ —————————————————– talk: —————————————————– questions: —————————————————–   << back to main conference page >> share this entry: