Hayden White – Truth and Disbelief I

Event Date: 20 February 2012 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Hayden White – Masterclass Day one :  Truth and Disbelief  I —————————————————— talk: —————————————————— questions: —————————————————— accompanying images: —————————————————— <<Back to main Masterclass page>> share this entry:

Heather Logue – Why Naïve Realism?

Event Date: 20 February 2012 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Heather Logue (University of Leeds) – Why Naïve Realism? Much of the discussion of Naive Realism about veridical experience has focused on a consequence of adopting it—namely, disjunctivism about perceptual experience. However, the motivations for being a Naive Realist in the first …

Hayden White – Masterclass

Event Date: 20, 21 and 23  February 2012 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Hayden White – Masterclass Theme of the Masterclass: The question is this: what’s wrong with mixing fiction and history?  A number of  post-World War II novels (Beloved, Austerlitz, Disgrace, The Plot against America, The Journey, The Crying of Lot 49, …

Social Democracy and Europe's Crisis

Event Date: 16 February 2012 Room B33 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Social Democracy and Europe’s Crisis The financial crisis, the subsequent economic crisis and the crisis in the Eurozone have multiple facets that highlight and, in some respects, exacerbate social democracy’s malaise. They are crises of values, programmatic beliefs, policies, leadership and institutions. They raise …

Wenlan Peng – The Chinese in Bengal

Event Date: 16 February 2012 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   Wenlan Peng (Independent Documentary Film Maker, Chair of the Meridian Society) The Chinese in Bengal ———————————————– ———————————————– accompanying images: ———————————————- share this entry:

Warren Montag – Between Interpellation and Immunisation: Althusser, Balibar, Esposito

    Event Date: 16 February 2012 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents Professor Warren Montag (Comparative Literature, Occidental College, LA) Between Interpellation and Immunisation: Althusser, Balibar, Esposito ——————————————– talk: ——————————————– questions: ——————————————–   share this entry:

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Liam Semler – Emergence in Ardenspace: System and Exile in Shakespeare Pedagogy

Event Date: 9 February 2012 The Shakespeare Institute Mason Croft Church Street Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HP Professor  Liam Semler (University of Sydney) Emergence in Ardenspace: System and Exile in Shakespeare Pedagogy ———————————————————————————————– 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 …

Jon Hughes – The Flâneur on the Bus: Franz Hessel and Joseph Roth in Weimar Berlin

Event Date 7 December 2011 Windsor Building IN244 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 1 Jon Hughes (SMLLC, RHUL) The Flâneur on the Bus: Franz Hessel and Joseph Roth in Weimar Berlin ———————————————– talk: ———————————————– accompanying images: ———————————————–   <<back …

Monika Bincsik – The Japanese Incense Culture and its Lacquer Implements

Event Date; 7 February 2012 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD     Dr Monika Bincsik (Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto):   The Japanese Incense Culture and its Lacquer Implements ————————————————- talk: ————————————————- questions: ————————————————-   share this entry:

Helen Gilbert – ‘Let the Games Begin’: Indigenous Performance and Global Spectacle, 1976-2010

Event Date 7 February 2012 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London ‘Let the Games Begin’: Indigenous Performance and Global Spectacle, 1976-2010 Professor Helen Gilbert (RHUL) Director of the International Centre for Theatre and Performance Research Olympic Games provide unique opportunities for marginalised peoples to express their cultural traditions in pageants prepared for a vast media audience. This lecture will …