Parvati Nair – Immigration, indignation, integration: Reinventing citizenship and democracy in Spain

______ Event Date: 7 February Christodoulou Meeting Room 11 Walton Hall campus Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship The conference addresses the performative and creative side of social movements, practices of identity negotiation and political participation questioning the meaning of citizenship. Which actors, sites and rights are constituted in contemporary power struggles redefining ‘the political’? …

Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship: New Cartographies of Citizenship

______ Event Date: 7 February Christodoulou Meeting Room 11 Walton Hall campus Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship The conference addresses the performative and creative side of social movements, practices of identity negotiation and political participation questioning the meaning of citizenship. Which actors, sites and rights are constituted in contemporary power struggles redefining ‘the political’? …

Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship: Colonial Legacies and Migration

______ Event Date: 7 February Christodoulou Meeting Room 11 Walton Hall campus Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship The conference addresses the performative and creative side of social movements, practices of identity negotiation and political participation questioning the meaning of citizenship. Which actors, sites and rights are constituted in contemporary power struggles redefining ‘the political’? …

Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship: Religion and the Political

______ Event Date: 7 February Christodoulou Meeting Room 11 Walton Hall campus Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship The conference addresses the performative and creative side of social movements, practices of identity negotiation and political participation questioning the meaning of citizenship. Which actors, sites and rights are constituted in contemporary power struggles redefining ‘the political’? …

Stacie Friend – Fiction as a Genre

Event Date: 6 February 2012 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU   The Aristotelian Society presents:  Dr Stacie Friend (Heythrop): Fiction as a Genre Standard theories define fiction in terms of an invited response of imagining or make-believe. I argue that these theories are not only subject to numerous counterexamples, they also fail to explain why classification matters to …

Catherine Malabou – Continental Philosophy and the Brain: Towards a Critical Neuroscience

Event Date: 2 February 2012 Clattern Lecture Theatre Kingston University Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston-upon-Thames KT1 2EE Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) Inaugural Lecture   Professor Catherine Malabou Continental Philosophy and the Brain: Towards a Critical Neuroscience —————————————————- Introduction by Professor Julius Weinberg (Vice-Chancellor, Kingston University) . —————————————————- Lecture —————————————————- Vote of Thanks by Professor Peter Osborne —————————————————- …

The Memoirs and Memory of Jan Karski

Event Date: 1 February 2012 Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Holocaust Memorial Day event – Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Institute of Historical Research The Memoirs and Memory of Jan Karski A round-table discussion with Professor Michael Berkowitz, University College London; Professor Antony Polonsky, Brandeis University, Massachusetts; …