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Ideology Now Conference

Event Date: 28 April 2012 Room B04 43 Gordon Square Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Ideology Now – Conference What is the role of ideology in politics and culture today? With the disappearance of conflict between East and West in the Cold war, and with the apparent blurring of Right and …

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The Politics of Population Change

  Event Date: 19 April 2012 Room G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Department of Politics at Birkbeck College, University of London presents: The Politics of Population Change ‘If the 20th century was the century of the population explosion, the 21st century…is looking like the century of the fertility implosion,’ wrote …

Sloane’s Treasures: Understanding Sloane’s Natural Objects

      Event Date: 17 April 2012 Dorothea Bate Seminar Room Natural History Museum London SW7 5BD Sloane’s Treasures Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753) was a doctor who collected curiosities with a passion. Although he always hoped society would benefit, he would be astonished at the scale of the enterprise he started… Hans Sloane was one of the great men …

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Kevin Greenbank – Reel Histories: The Film and Oral History Collections of the Centre of South Asian Studies, Cambridge

Event Date: 12 April2012 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   Dr Kevin Greenbank Reel Histories: The Film and Oral History Collections of the Centre of South Asian Studies, Cambridge —————————————————- Introdcution by Dr Gordon Johnson (President, RAS) . —————————————————- Talk —————————————————- Questions —————————————————- Accompanying images: —————————————————- Film clips “Elephant Man” —————————————————- “Glimpse of India” —————————————————- “Film …