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Being-In-Human: The Critical Theory and Law of Human Rights

Event Dates: 17 – 19 November 2011 Birkbeck, University of London Being-In-Human: The Critical Theory and Law of Human Rights (A conference supported by The Leverhulme Trust, Birkbeck School of Law, LSE Department of Law and Birkbeck Institute of the Humanities)  CONFERENCE PROGRAMME   ———————————– Paul Gilroy, Fanon’s refusal: race and the value of the human AUDIO NOT AVAILABLE ———————————– …

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The Assault on Universities: What We Can Do About It

STIR Event Date: 16 November 2011  20:00 Kingston University Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston KT1 2EE John Galsworthy Building Room 0003 The Assault on Universities:   What We Can Do About It Free Public Event and Discussion with: Alberto Toscano Clare Solomon Peter Hallward —————————————————- talk: share this entry:

Reclaiming our futures: people, science and environmental change

Event Date: 14 November 2011 Penthouse Suite, Collingwood College, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LT Reclaiming our futures: people, science and environmental change What is this event about? This is the first in a series of events designed to engage academics and community partners in dialogue about some of the major environmental challenges facing us and possible technological and social responses. …

Briony Llewellyn – Painted Embroideries: interwoven threads in the Orientalist images of John Frederick Lewis

Event Date; 10 November 2011 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD     Briony Llewellyn Painted Embroideries: interwoven threads in the Orientalist images of John Frederick Lewis John Frederick Lewis’s vivid and colourful scenes of oriental life were celebrated in his lifetime for the virtuosity of their execution and the perceived authenticity of their portrayal of Islamic society. Modern criticism, …

Alan Rusbridger – Hacking away at the truth

      Event Date: 10 November 2011 Darwin Theatre, University College London
Malet Place
 London WC1E 6BT The Orwell Trust and Birkbeck College, University of London present: Orwell Lecture 2011 Alan Rusbridger – Hacking away at the truth The Guardian has been investigating the phone-hacking allegations at the News of the World for years, and broke the story about Milly …

Eric Kaufman – Sacralisation by Stealth?: Religion, Demography and Politics in the 21st Century

Event Date: 8 November 2011 McCrea 219 17:30 Royal Holloway University of London     Royal Holloway University of London Department of History Departmental Research seminars 2011/2012 Dr Eric Kaufman (Birkbeck): Sacralisation by Stealth?: Religion, Demography and Politics in the 21st Century Dr Eric Kaufman will speak to the subject of his latest book Sacralisation by Stealth?: Religion, Demography and Politics in …

After the Holocaust: Challenging the Myth of Silence

Event Date: 7th November 2011 Room 421, Birkbeck College, University of London, London WC1E 7HX.   The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism presents: After the Holocaust: Challenging the Myth of Silence A Round-table discussion with Professor David Cesarani, Royal Holloway, University of London; Professor Mary Fulbrook, University College London; Dr Eva Hoffman, Kingston University Over the last decade …

Øystein Linnebo – Reference by Abstraction

Event Date: 7 November 2011
 Senate House – University of London THE ARISTOTELIAN SOCIETY
 presents   Professor Øystein Linnebo (Birkbeck): Reference by Abstraction Frege suggests that criteria of identity should play a central role in an account of reference, which will be capable of explaining reference to abstract objects. Inspired by Frege’s suggestion, this paper develops a simplified but precise …

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Rodolphe Gasché – An Immemorial Remainder: The Legacy of Derrida


Event Date 3 November 2011 Art Workers Guild Lecture Hall, 6, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AT Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy Presents: Professor Rodolphe Gasché (Comparative Literature, SUNY, Buffalo) – An Immemorial Remainder: The Legacy of Derrida Rodolphe Gasché is Distinguished Professor and Eugenio Donato Chair of Comparative Literature at SUNY Buffalo. His two most recent publications are: …

The Big Society in Question

Event Date: 3 November 2011 Council Room Birkbeck Main Building 
Birkbeck, University of London
 Malet Street
London WC1E 7HX The Centre for the study of British Politics and Public Life presents: The Big Society in Question The idea of the ‘Big Society’ is at the centre of the Coalition’s reform agenda. In this debate, Maurice Glasman and Jesse Norman will discuss …