Jim Hurford – On Problems and Prospects in the Study of language Evolution

Event date: 24 – 26 March 2011 Institute of Philosophy University of London Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU   Expression and Expressive Communication Professor Jim Hurford (Edinburgh) – On Problems and Prospects in the Study of language Evolution ———————————————- talk: ———————————————- <<== back to main conference page share this entry:

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Slavoj Zizek – Masterclass – Lacan and Sexual Difference

Event Date: 23, 25& 26 March 2011 Lacan and Sexual Difference Slavoj Zizek – Masterclass While the global political and social situation is getting more and more explosive, emancipatory struggles are more and more hampered by ideological prejudices. This is why some ruthless clarifications are necessary. Part I (23 March 2011) Part III (26 March 2011) ——————————————————- talk: questions: ——————————————————- …

The Philosophy of Literature – The Intentional Act

Event date: 23 March 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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Slavoj Zizek – Masterclass – The Idea of Communism and its Actuality

Event Date: 23, 25 & 26 March 2011 Masterclass – The Idea of Communism and its Actuality Slavoj Zizek While the global political and social situation is getting more and more explosive, emancipatory struggles are more and more hampered by ideological prejudices. This is why some ruthless clarifications are necessary. Part II (25 March 2011) Part III (26 March 2011) …

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The Philosophy of Literature

Event date: 23 February-23 March 2011 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 important changes. …

Ruth Harvey – The Lady and the Song

Event Date: 22 March 2011 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway Egham TW 20 0EX School of Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures Royal Holloway University of London Inaugural Lecture Professor Ruth Harvey (Professor of Medieval Occitan Literature) – The Lady and the Song The medieval troubadours are best known for their creation of Courtly Love, a cultural transformation affecting the whole course …

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Orbiting London – A Conversation with Iain Sinclair

Event Date: 21 March 2011 Room B36 Birkbeck College Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Orbiting London – A Conversation with Iain Sinclair Iain Sinclair, writer, poet and film-maker, will discuss – in conversation with Iain Boal, (social historian and Fellow of the Institute for the Humanities) his four decades of chronicling the life of the capital. More than any contemporary …

Susan James – Imagining Political Consensus

Event Date: 21 March 2011 Room B36 Birkbeck College, Malet St LONDON WC1E   The Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series   Professor Susan James (Department of Philosophy) – Imagining Political Consensus An image of political consensus plays a large role in political philosophy. …

Jasmine Gideon – Social Policy and Social Reproduction: Reflections from the Chilean Case

Event Date: 18 March 2011 Birkbeck College Upper Meeting Room 36 Gordon Square London WC1 E Social Policy and Social Reproduction: Reflections from the Chilean Case   The concept ‘social reproduction’ refers to the structural inequalities that mark the distribution of the material resources necessary to reproduce and sustain human life. This half day seminar seeks to renew the concept …