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Jean Marc Dewaele – Trilingual First Language Acquisition: Perspectives from the child, the father and the researcher

Event Date: 28 February 2011 18:30 – 20:00 G02 Birkbeck College, 43 Gordon Square LONDON WC1E   Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series Professor Jean Marc Dewaele (Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication) Trilingual First Language Acquisition: Perspectives from the child, the father and …

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The Philosophy of Literature – The Intentional Subject

Event Date: 23 February 2011, 17:00 – 19:00 Win1-04, Windsor Building  Royal Holloway University   The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Philosophy of Literature   Organiser: Professor John O’Brien During the 1990s and the first decade of the 21st century, the characteristics of the philosophical approach to literature have undergone some …

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Problematising Danger

__________________________________ Event Date: 21 – 22 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University and the Centre for International Relations, Department of War Studies, King’s College London Download workshop package here …

Vivian Nutton – Galen, from Byzantium to Basle

Event Date: 22 February 2011 17:30 McCrea 201     Royal Holloway Department of History Professor Vivian Nutton (University College London) – Galen, from Byzantium to Basle ———————————————————- talk: ———————————————————- questions: ———————————————————- share this entry:

Alex Hamilton – ‘Dangerous tools’ in ‘dangerous hands’: How synthetic biology is imagined as a ‘bioterrorist threat’

__________________________________ Event Date: 22 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University R. Alexander Hamilton London School of Economics —————————– talk: —————————– Introduction to synthetic biology and synthetic biology ‘security …

Casey McNeill – Danger and un-governed spaces in the US

__________________________________ Event Date: 22 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Casey McNeill Johns Hopkins University —————————– talk: —————————– In Foucault’s account of biopower, as power that takes the …

Charlotte Heath-Kelly – Counter-Terrorism and the Counterfactual: Producing the ‘Radicalisation’ Discourse and the UK PREVENT strategy

__________________________________ Event Date: 22 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Charlotte Heath-Kelly Aberystwyth University cch08@aber.ac.uk —————————– talk: —————————– This paper considers how ‘knowledge’ about ‘radicalisation’ produces a dangerous …

Jerry White – Vengeance and the Crowd in Eighteenth-Century London

Event Date: 21 February 2011 18:30 – 20:00 B04 Birkbeck College, Malet St LONDON WC1E 7XH   Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series   Professor Jerry White (Department of History, Classics and Archaeology) – Vengeance and the Crowd in Eighteenth-Century London In this lecture …

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Marieke de Goede – Networked Danger and Speculative Security

__________________________________ Event Date: 21 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Marieke de Goede University of Amsterdam —————————– talk: questions: —————————– Abstract The network has arguably become the main …

Sam Okoth Opondo – Fearscapes / Securescapes : Urban Anxieties, Securities and the Domestic Scene

__________________________________ Event Date: 21 February 2011 The River Room King’s College London, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS Problematising Danger ESRC Seminar Series- Contemporary Biopolitical Security   Co-sponsored by the Biopolitics of Security Network, and the Emerging Securities Research Unit @ Keele University Sam Okoth Opondo University of Hawai’i at Manoa opondo@hawaii.edu —————————– talk: —————————– In this essay, I examine how …