Whitney Wood – When I think of what is before me, I feel afraid: Delicate Women and the Pain of Childbirth in Late-Victorian Canada

Event date: 26 October 2012 Room B04 Birkbeck Main Building University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Pain Project & Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities present: Pain as Emotion; Emotion as Pain: Perspectives from Modern History ‘With the benefit of the past two centuries of scientific work and thought, can one define pain?’ The question was …

James Burnham Sedgwick – Observing Pain, Pain in Observing: Collateral Emotions in International Courts

Event date: 26 October 2012 Room B04 Birkbeck Main Building University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Pain Project & Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities present: Pain as Emotion; Emotion as Pain: Perspectives from Modern History ‘With the benefit of the past two centuries of scientific work and thought, can one define pain?’ The question was …

Liz Gray – The writhing of a worm…: The Role of Pain in Developing Ideas of Comparative Psychology

Event date: 26 October 2012 Room B04 Birkbeck Main Building University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Pain Project & Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities present: Pain as Emotion; Emotion as Pain: Perspectives from Modern History ‘With the benefit of the past two centuries of scientific work and thought, can one define pain?’ The question was …

Linda Raphael – Imagining the Other: Two Cases of Desire and Resistance

Event date: 26 October 2012 Room B04 Birkbeck Main Building University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Pain Project & Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities present: Pain as Emotion; Emotion as Pain: Perspectives from Modern History ‘With the benefit of the past two centuries of scientific work and thought, can one define pain?’ The question was …

Sheena Culley – Killing Pain: Aspirin and the Emotional

Event date: 26 October 2012 Room B04 Birkbeck Main Building University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Pain Project & Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities present: Pain as Emotion; Emotion as Pain: Perspectives from Modern History ‘With the benefit of the past two centuries of scientific work and thought, can one define pain?’ The question was …

David Biro – Psychological Pain: Metaphor or Reality?

Event date: 26 October 2012 Room B04 Birkbeck Main Building University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Pain Project & Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities present: Pain as Emotion; Emotion as Pain: Perspectives from Modern History ‘With the benefit of the past two centuries of scientific work and thought, can one define pain?’ The question was …

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Martin Hägglund – Dying For Time: From Plato to T.S. Eliot

  Event Date: 25  October 2012 Swedenborg Hall Swedenborg Society 20-21 Bloomsbury Way London WC1 The London Graduate School  and the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) present: Professor Martin Hägglund (Yale University) – Dying For Time: From Plato to T.S. Eliot Introduction by Professor Simon Morgan Wortham (Kingston). Talk: Questions: accompanying images: Buy Martin Hägglund’s Dying for …

Stefanie Schüler-Springorum – The Witness and the Holocaust – Oral Testimonies and Historical Knowledge

Event Date: 24 October 2012 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House Unniversity of London Malet St. London WC1E 7HU.   The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism presents: The Witness and the Holocaust – Oral Testimonies and Historical Knowledge Making History: Archives, Artefacts and Interpreting the Past – lecture series in partnership with the Wiener Library Professor Stefanie Schüler-Springorum (Center for …

Death and the Contemporary: Death and Space

Event Date: 23 October 2012 The Dead House Somerset House The Strand, London WC2R 1LA     Death and the Contemporary: Death and Space ‘Death and the Contemporary’ is a series of site-specific events organised by Dr Georgina Colby and Anthony Luvera  that will take place across London between October 2012 and September 2013. Panel discussions with keynote philosophers, writers, …

Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra – Resemblance Nominalism, Conjunctions and Truthmakers

Event Date: 22 October 2012 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra (Oxford) – Resemblance Nominalism, Conjunctions and Truthmakers Resemblance Nominalism is a theory according to which there are no universals and no tropes. What theories of universals and tropes explain by invoking universals and tropes, Resemblance Nominalism explains by …