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Unruly Creatures 2 : Creative Revolutions

    Event Date 18 June 2012 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum Cromwell Road (Exhibition Rd Entrance) London SW7 5BD The London Graduate School and the Centre for Arts and Humanities Research at the Natural History Museum London present: Unruly Creatures 2 : Creative Revolutions This is the second in a series of one-day conferences that analyse and discuss …

Michael Smith – Agents and Patients

Event Date: 18 June 2012 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Michael Smith (Princeton) – Agents and Patients Can we draw substantive conclusions about the reasons for action agents have from premises about the desires of their idealized counterparts?  The answer is that we can.  The argument for this conclusion is Rawlsian in …

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Critical Theory Summer School 2012 – Friday Debate I

Event Date: 15 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 I Roundtable debate summing up and discussing themes from the first week of the course with speakers: Wendy Brown, Costas Douzinas, Stephen Frosh,  Slavoj Zizek Introduction …

The 2012 British Graduate Shakespeare Conference

  Event Date: 14 – 16 June 2012 The Shakespeare Institute Mason Croft Church Street Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HP The Shakespeare Institute presents: The 2012 British Graduate Shakespeare Conference The British Graduate Shakespeare Conference is held annually at The Shakespeare Institute, in Stratford-upon-Avon, and is organized by its students. In this year of the World Shakespeare Festival, the conference welcomed over …

Kieran Setiya – Knowing How

Event Date: 14 June 2012 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Kieran Setiya (University of Pittsburgh)  – Knowing How I argue from the possibility of basic intentional action to a non-propositional theory of knowing how. The argument supports a broadly Anscombean conception of the will as a capacity for practical knowledge. Kieran Setiya …

Rogerio Miguel Puga – The British Presence in Macau and Representations of the Enclave in British Travel Writing

Event Date: 14 June 2012 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   Dr Rogerio Miguel Puga (Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies, FCSH, New University of Lisbon) The British Presence in Macau and Representations of the Enclave in British Travel Writing ————————————————————————- Introduction by Professor P. Robb (President, Royal Asiatic Society) . ————————————————————————- Talk: ————————————————————————- Questions: …

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Year of Shakespeare London Workshop

  Event Date: 12 June 2012 Charles Darwin House 12 Roger St, London WC1N 2JU The Shakespeare Institute presents: The Year of Shakespeare London Workshop   The Globe Olympic experience (Christie Carson, Farah Karim-Cooper / Amy Kenny, Sonia Massai) accompanying images: ————————————————————————- Global politics and the Festival (Paul Prescott, Michael Dobson, Pete Kirwan, Erin Sullivan) ————————————————————————- Crowdsourcing and audience engagement …

Helen Wood – Reacting to Reality Television: Performance, Audience and Value

Event Date: 12 June 2012 Room 663 Birkbeck Main Buliding Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents Reacting to Reality Television: Performance, Audience and Value Speaker: Professor Helen Wood This session discusses the research findings from this new book by Helen Wood and Beverley Skeggs which was undertaken as part …

Laura Mulvey – Love and Death in Three Films by Max Ophuls: Liebelei (Germany 1932), Letter from an Unknown Woman (US 1948) and Madame de… (France 1953)

Event Date 11 June  2012 Main Lecture Theatre Founder’s Building Royal Holloway University of London   School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures presents Keynote address of the 2012 Post-graduate Colloquium: Professor Laura Mulvey (Birkbeck College) – Love and Death in Three Films by Max Ophuls: Liebelei (Germany 1932), Letter from an Unknown Woman (US 1948) and Madame de… (France …

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Mark Gelber – Stefan Zweig: British Literature and European Sensibilities

    Event Date: 6 June 2012 Room 349 Senate House Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU The Ingeborg Bachmann Centre London presents: Stefan Zweig and Britain The first major Stefan Zweig Conference since 1981, it is hoped that this event will generate a renaissance in public interest and academic research. Apart from contributions from major Zweig scholars, particular attention will …