Jonathan Phillips – Saladin: Life and Legend – From the Medieval Age to the 21st Century

Event Date 28 February 2012 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London     Inaugural Lecture Professor Jonathan Phillips (Department Of History) – Saladin: Life and Legend – From the Medieval Age to the 21st Century This lecture will review Saladin’s career and look at how his reputation was formed and preserved over the centuries, considering the influences of his …

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Slavoj Žižek – The Wire or the clash of civilisations in one country

Event Date: 24 February 2012 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Slavoj  Žižek – The Wire or the clash of civilisations in one country ————————————————– Introduction by Professor Costas Douzinas . ————————————————– talk: ————————————————– questions: ————————————————– share this entry:

Hayden White -Truth and Disbelief III

Event Date: 23 February 2012 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Hayden White – Masterclass Day three : Truth and Disbelief III —————————————————— talk: —————————————————— summing up: —————————————————— questions: —————————————————— accompanying images: —————————————————— <<Back to main Masterclass page>> share this entry:

Goran Stanivukovic – Imagination and the Style of Limning in The Sonnets

Event Date: 23 February 2012 The Shakespeare Institute Mason Croft Church Street Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HP Dr Goran Stanivukovic (Marie Curie Research Fellow, University College of Cork) Imagination and the Style of Limning in The Sonnets ———————————————————————————————– The Shakespeare Institute An internationally renowned research institution established in 1951 to push the boundaries of knowledge about Shakespeare Studies and Renaissance Drama. The …

Developing Your Research Career – Research Grants

Event Date: 23 February 2012 Room B04, Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Developing Your Research Career – Research Grants Liz Francis, Head of Research Grants & Contracts (Birkbeck) This seminar will be concentrating on post-doc research funding in the Social Sciences. In 2011-12 BISR is running a new series of lunchtime workshops on …

James Clifford Kent – The psychogeographic mapping of a city: city-dwellers and lived spaces in Walker Evans’ Havana portfolio (1933)

Event Date 22 February 2012 International Building IN 243 Royal Holloway University of London   School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures presents ‘The Flâneur’ Research Seminars in Comparative Literature and Culture, 2011-12   Seminar 3 James Clifford Kent (SMLLC, RHUL) The psychogeographic mapping of a city: city-dwellers and lived spaces in Walker Evans’ Havana portfolio (1933) handout (download pdf) …

Efraim Lev – Practical and Theoretical Medicine in Medieval Eastern Societies: the Case of Cairo Geniza

Event Date: 22 February 2012 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   Professor Efraim Lev (University of Haifa) Practical and Theoretical Medicine in Medieval Eastern Societies: the Case of Cairo Geniza ——————————————— talk: ——————————————— questions: ———————————————   share this entry:

Hayden White – Truth and Disbelief II

Event Date: 21 February 2012 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Hayden White – Masterclass Day two : Truth and Disbelief II —————————————————— talk: —————————————————— questions: —————————————————— accompanying images: —————————————————— <<Back to main Masterclass page>> share this entry:

Rafe Blaufarb – Pirates in the Carribean

  Event Date: 21 February 2012
 
McCrea 219 Royal Holloway University of London Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2011/2012 Professor Rafe Blaufarb (Florida State) – Pirates in the Carribean Professor Blaufarb studied at Amherst College, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, and the University of Michigan, where he received his Ph.D. in 1996.  …

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Tom Cohen – Theory and the Disappearing Future

  Event Date: 21 February 2012 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH THE LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL Presents Theory and the Disappearing Future Tom Cohen (Professor in Literary, Cultural and Media Studies, SUNY at Albany) presents a lecture on ‘Theory and the Disappearing Future’. The book of the same name, co-authored with Claire Colebrook and J. Hillis Miller, is …