Interpreting Imaginary Jews

Event date:  17 February  2011 Room B04, Birkbeck College Malet Street London WC1E 7HX PEARS INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF ANTISEMITISM Birkbeck, University of London Disciplining Antisemitism Series: Interpreting Imaginary Jews   Round-table discussion with: Dr Anthony Bale (Birkbeck, University of London) Dr Nadia Valman (Queen Mary, University of London) Professor John Arnold (Birkbeck, University of London) Many medieval Christians …

Jacquelyn Bessell – Advice from the Players

Event Date: 17 February 2011 The Shakespeare Institute Mason Croft, Church Street Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6HP Dr Jacquelyn Bessell (Lecturer, Shakespeare Institute) – Advice from the Players The Shakespeare Institute An internationally renowned research institution established in 1951 to push the boundaries of knowledge about Shakespeare Studies and Renaissance Drama. The Shakespeare Institute offers a wide range of innovative postgraduate degrees, …

Anna Whitelock – ‘Woman, Warrior, Queen’: Rethinking Mary I and Elizabeth I

Event Date: 15 February 2011 17:30 McCrea 201     Royal Holloway Department of History Dr Anna Whitelock (Royal Holloway) Woman, Warrior, Queen’: Rethinking Mary I and Elizabeth I —————————————————————— talk: —————————————————————— questions: —————————————————————— Tudor Queenship: The Reigns of Mary and Elizabeth share this entry:

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Lynne Segal & Stephen Frosh – Intimacy and Love

Event Date: 14 February 2011     The Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series   Professor Lynne Segal and Professor Stephen Frosh (Department of Psychosocial Studies) Intimacy and Love. Is love something artificial, just a form of illusion? Many theorists have argued this, but …

Hito Steyerl- Look out, it’s real : Documentary truth and tear gas

Event Date: 10 February 2011 18:00 Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH   The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents Hito Steyerl (Artist, Berlin) – Look out, it’s real : Documentary truth and tear gas ——————————————————— talk: ——————————————————— questions: ——————————————————— accompanying videos: Medium Cool (1969) Haskell Wexler on youtube 13 parts Look out Haskell, it’s …

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Benedek Peri – Turki in Mughal India

Event date: Thursday 10 February, 2011 Location:Royal Asiatic Society Stephenson Way
 London NW1 2HD Dr Benedek Peri (University of Budapest, Hungary)   He has an Excellent Command of Turki since it is the Language of his Forefathers: Turki in Mughal India ——————————————————— talk: ——————————————————— questions: ——————————————————— accompanying images: share this entry:

Robin du Boulay – Servants of Empire

Event date: Wednesday 9 February 2011 Location:Royal Asiatic Society Stephenson Way
 London NW1 2HD   BOOK LAUNCH I.B. Tauris and the Royal Asiatic Society present: Robin du Boulay – Servants of Empire: An Imperial Memoir of a British Family Available here: Robin du Boulay – Servants of Empire: An Imperial Memoir of a British Family Speaker: Profesor Francis Robinson (Royal …

Jane Hamlett – Institutional Space in Schools for Middle-Class Girls and Boys

Event Date: 8 February 2011 17:30 McCrea 201     Royal Holloway Department of History Dr Jane Hamlett (Royal Holloway) – Institutional Space in Schools for Middle-Class Girls and Boys —————————————————————— talk: —————————————————————— questions: —————————————————————— share this entry:

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Johannes Fabian – Cultural Anthropology and the Question of Knowledge

Royal Anthropological Institute , London Event Date: 4 February 2011 Stevenson Lecture TheatreClore Education Centre   The Huxley Memorial Lecture Professor Johannes Fabian (University of Amsterdam) – Cultural Anthropology and the Question of Knowledge Abstract:Although it helps to be aware of what philosophers think about knowledge anthropologists can neither simply relegate their epistemological problems to, nor find solutions in, philosophy. …

Nira Yuval-Davis – Exile, diaspora and the politics of belonging

Event Date: Friday 4 February 2011 Goss Room, Bishopsgate Institute 230 Bishopsgate London EC2M 4QH Migration: a joint Birkbeck College/ University of East London Symposium Dr Nira Yuval-Davis (Director of the Research Centre on Migration, Refugees and Belonging (CMRB) at the University of East London) – Exile, diaspora and the politics of belonging This paper examines different political projects of …