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Rhythm and Event

Event date: 29 October 2011  King’s Anatomy Theatre & Museum,  6th Floor, King’s Building King’s College London,  Strand Campus,  London, WC2R 2LS THE LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL presents Rhythm and Event How can we think of novelty without attributing ontological prominence and metaphysical distinction between discreteness and continuity, or between the actual and the virtual, the analog and the digital, or …

Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond

Event Date: 28 October 2011 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum London SW7 5BD Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond Charles Davies Sherborn provided the bibliographic foundation for current zoological nomenclature with his magnum opus Index Animalium. In the 43 years he spent working on this extraordinary resource, he anchored our understanding of animal diversity …

Edward Dickinson – Reinforcing the foundations: Filling in the bibliographic gaps in the historical legacy

Event Date: 28 October 2011 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum   Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond Edward Dickinson Reinforcing the foundations: Filling in the bibliographic gaps in the historical legacy Editor, Zoological Bibliography, Aves Press, BN20 7JG Eastbourne, UK Email: info@avespress.com; edward@asiaorn.org Ornithological nomenclature is based on the bibliographic legacy from Charles Davies …

Gordon McOuat – Sherborn’s context: Cataloguing nature

Event Date: 28 October 2011 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum   Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond Gordon McOuat Naming and Necessity: Sherborn’s Context: Cataloguing Nature History of Science and Technology Programme, University of Kingís College, Halifax, NS, CANADA Email: gmcouat@dal.ca By the late 19th Century, storms plaguing early Victorian systematics and nomenclature seemed …

Neal Evenhuis – Charles Davies Sherborn and the Indexer's Club

Event Date: 28 October 2011 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum     Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond Neal L. Evenhuis Charles Davies Sherborn and The Indexer’s Club Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817, USA Email: NealE@bishopmuseum Charles Davies Sherborn was an indexer. And he followed a long line of indexers. And a longer line …

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Russ McDonald – Shakespeare's Sonnets in Context

Event Date: 27 October 2011 The Shakespeare Institute Mason Croft, Church Street Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6HP   Professor Russ McDonald (Goldsmiths) Shakespeare’s Sonnets in Context —————————————————————— 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, including …

David de Haan – Access and Conservation – Part 2

      Event Date: 25 October 2011 The Ironbridge Institute Ironbridge Gorge Museum David de Haan – Access and Conservation – Part 2 Under the European Directives dealing with the fair and equal treatment of those who are physically and mentally impaired, all buildings open to the public have to provide access for these groups. This needs to be …

David de Haan – Access and Conservation – Part 1

      Event Date: 25 October 2011 The Ironbridge Institute Ironbridge Gorge Museum David de Haan – Access and Conservation – Part 1 Under the European Directives dealing with the fair and equal treatment of those who are physically and mentally impaired, all buildings open to the public have to provide access for these groups. This needs to be …

Gianfranco Soldati – Direct Realism and the Properties of Experience

Event Date 24 October 2011 Senate House – University of London   THE ARISTOTELIAN SOCIETY Presents Professor Gianfranco Soldati (Fribourg): Direct Realism and the Properties of Experience Abstract: Direct realism with respect to perceptual experiences has two facets, an epistemological one and a metaphysical one. From the epistemological point of view it involves the claim that perceptual experiences provide immediate …

Visions of the Trial: Courts and Visual Culture

  Event Date: 21 October 2011 14:00 – 17:00 Room G16, Birkbeck Main Building 
Birkbeck,  University of London 
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HX   Visions of the Trial: Courts and Visual Culture Speakers: Leif Dahlberg (BIH Visiting Fellow/Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan, Stockholm) The uses and effects of video technology on social interaction and legal space in the Swedish Court of Appeal [AUDIO …