Juliane Rebentisch – Return to Sender: Why Democrats Should Not Accept Rousseau's Letter on the Theatre

Event Date: 15 December 2011 SPACE, 129-131 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 3RH Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Juliane Rebentisch (Philosophy, University of Frankfurt) Return to Sender: Why Democrats Should Not Accept Rousseau’s Letter on the Theatre ————————————————– Introduction by Professor Peter Osborne . ————————————————– talk: ————————————————– questions: ————————————————– share this entry:

Celebrating Rozsika Parker 1945 – 2010

__ Event Date: 10 December 2011 Clore Management Building Birkbeck College London WC1 CELEBRATING ROZSIKA PARKER 1945 – 2010 A DAY SYMPOSIUM ON ART, FEMINISM AND PSYCHOANALYSIS Convened by Griselda Pollock, Lisa Baraitser, Anthea Callen, Briony Fer & Sigal Spigel The Symposium will explore the many facets of Rozsika Parker’s unique and influential contribution to feminist interventions in art criticism …

Age Spots and Spotlights: Celebrity, Ageing and Performance

Event Date 9 December 2011 2011 Birkbeck College Clore Management Centre Torrington Place London WC1E Age Spots and Spotlights: Celebrity, Ageing and Performance Diane Keaton has just published her memoirs. Reflecting on becoming a mother at 50 and kissing Jack Nicholson at 57, Keaton is ageing in her own unique way. On Friday 9 December Birkbeck, University of London, is …

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Julia Reinhard Lupton – The Renaissance Republic of Furniture: From Political Theology to Political Ecology

  Event Date: 8 December 2011 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH THE LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL Presents Julia Reinhard Lupton – The Renaissance Republic of Furniture: From Political Theology to Political Ecology Julia Reinhard Lupton is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, with a joint appointment in Education. In 2010-2011, she is …

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François Laruelle – Pourquoi une éthique à l’usage des philosophes?

Event Date: 7 December 2011 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH THE LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL
 Presents LARUELLE in LONDON: The LGS Seminars Professor François Laruelle – Pourquoi une éthique à l’usage des philosophes? (Why do philosopher need to use ethics?)   NB: The lecture is in French. A downloadable English translation can be found here. Most of the …

Geoffrey Alderman – Defending the Indefensible: Reflections on the Anglo-Jewish Reaction to Domestic Antisemitism, 1931 – 1940

Event Date: 6 Dec 2011 The Wiener Library 29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP Making History: Archives, Artefacts and Interpreting the Past lecture series in partnership with the Wiener Library   Professor Geoffrey Alderman (University of Buckingham): Defending the Indefensible: Reflections on the Anglo-Jewish Reaction to Domestic Antisemitism, 1931 – 1940 During the 1930s Britain’s Jewish leadership felt itself compelled …

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Wallich and Indian Natural History: Collection Dispersal and the Cultivation of Knowledge

__________ __________ Event Date: 6 December 2011 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum London SW7 5BD   Wallich and Indian Natural History: Collection Dispersal and the Cultivation of Knowledge   This international, interdisciplinary conference will be held on the 6th and 7th December, 2011 at the Natural History Museum, London and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew on the general theme of …

Daniel Rothschild – Expressing Credences

Event Date: 5 December 2011 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU   Daniel Rothschild (Oxford)  – Expressing Credences After presenting a simple expressivist account of reports of probabilistic judgments, I explore a classic problem for it, namely the Frege-Geach problem. I argue that is a problem not just for expressivism, but for any reasonable account of ascriptions of …

Newcastle Animal Ethics and Sustainable Food Policy Conference: A Minding Animals International Pre-Conference

Event Date: 2 December 2011; 09.00-17.00 Newcastle University, Baddiley-Clark Building, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 7RU Newcastle Animal Ethics and Sustainable Food Policy Conference: A Minding Animals International Pre-Conference Objectives of the conference This conference will provide an opportunity to bring together the best scholars working on the intersections between animal ethics, sustainability, and food policy, and to develop further capacity and stimulate …