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Sam Binkley – Happiness as Enterprise: A Meditation on Governmentality and Neoliberal Life

Event Date: 26 June 2012 Room B18 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Psychosocial Studies presents: The MA Psychosocial Studies Annual Lecture Professor Sam Binkley (Associate Professor of Sociology, Emerson College, Boston):  Happiness as Enterprise:  A Meditation on Governmentality and Neoliberal Life Recent decades have seen an explosion of interest in …

Where are we now? MSc Development Studies Alumni Talks

Event Date: 23 June 2012 Room B33 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies presents: Where are we now? MSc Development Studies Alumni Talks This afternoon event is an opportunity to hear MSc Development Studies alumni working in the development sector talk about their work since graduating from Birkbeck College …

Law on Trial 2012: Crime, Order and Justice

Event Date: 18-22  June 2012  Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Law on Trial 2012: 18 June – 22 June 2012 CRIME, ORDER AND JUSTICE Are effective justice and the fairness of the criminal process always in tension? This year’s Law on Trial will address this question, which has been brought into sharp focus by events such …

Critical Theory Summer School 2012 – Friday Debate II

Event Date: 22 June 2012 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Critical Theory Summer School 2012 – Friday Debate II Roundtable debate summing up and discussing themes from the second week of the course with speakers: Etienne Balibar, Drucilla Cornell, Costas Douzinas (Chair) Debate: share …

Empowerment as Resistance: Critical Praxis in an Age of Incarceration

Event Date: 22 June 2012 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Law on Trial 2012: 18 June – 22 June 2012 CRIME, ORDER AND JUSTICE Are effective justice and the fairness of the criminal process always in tension? This year’s Law on Trial will address this question, which has been brought into …

Spinning the Crisis: Riots, Politics and Parenting

Event Date: 21 June 2012 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Law on Trial 2012: 18 June – 22 June 2012 CRIME, ORDER AND JUSTICE Are effective justice and the fairness of the criminal process always in tension? This year’s Law on Trial will address this question, which has been brought into …

Reading the riots

Event Date: 20 June 2012 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Law on Trial 2012: 18 June – 22 June 2012 CRIME, ORDER AND JUSTICE Are effective justice and the fairness of the criminal process always in tension? This year’s Law on Trial will address this question, which has been brought into …

Proust Among the Nations – from Dreyfus to the Middle East

Event Date: 19 June 2012 Room 421, Birkbeck College, University of London, London WC1E 7HX.   The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism in partnership with Birkbeck Institute of Humanities presents: Proust Among the Nations – from Dreyfus to the Middle East A roundtable  discussion with Professor Jacqueline Rose, Queen Mary, University of London; Professor Bryan Cheyette, University of …

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Protesting in a time of cuts: a clampdown on civil liberties?

Event Date: 19 June 2012  Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Law on Trial 2012: 18 June – 22 June 2012 CRIME, ORDER AND JUSTICE Are effective justice and the fairness of the criminal process always in tension? This year’s Law on Trial will address this question, which has been brought into …

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Matthew Weait – Unsafe Law: Public Health, Human Rights and the Legal Response to HIV

Event Date: 18 June 2012 Beveridge Hall University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU Law on Trial 2012:  18 June – 22 June 2012 CRIME, ORDER AND JUSTICE Are effective justice and the fairness of the criminal process always in tension? This year’s Law on Trial will address this question, which has been brought into sharp focus by events …