Ten Public Lectures on Philosophy, Politics and the Arts

                                      Event Dates: January – May 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present:   31 January 2013  Howard Caygill (CRMEP) – Philosophy and The Black Panthers 7 February 2013   …

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Howard Caygill – Philosophy and The Black Panthers

                                                                                               Event Date:  31 January 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C …

Alison Young – Street Art and the Contemporary City

Event Date: 31 January 2013 Room B36, Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkeck Institute for Social Research presents: Street Art and the Contemporary City Professor Alison Young (University of Melbourne) – Street Art and the Contemporary City What is street art? Who is the street artist? Since the late 1990s, a distinctive …

Helen Vassallo – The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing: Gender, War and Trauma

Event Date: 30 January 2013 WIN 0-05 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW 20 0EX   TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series Dr Helen Vassallo (Exeter) –  The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing: Gender, War and Trauma The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing is a semi- autobiographical narrative by Lebanese author Darina Al-Joundi, which recounts her coming-of-age during the …

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Jan Tomasz Gross – On the Periphery of the Holocaust in Poland: Killings and Plunder of Jews by their Neighbours

    Event Date: 28 January 2013 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London  Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture Lecture   Professor Jan Tomasz Gross (Princeton) – On the Periphery of the Holocaust in Poland: Killings and Plunder of Jews by their Neighbours The lecture examines whether killings and plunder of Jews by their …

Dan Stone – The Cheese and the Wurst: Nazism and the Holocaust in Contemporary Culture

    Event Date: 25 January 2013 Clarendon Building Teeside University Middlesbrough Tees Valley TS1 3BA  UK Teeside University Holocaust Memorial Day Teesside University is to mark National Holocaust Memorial Day on 25 January 2013 with a special event on campus – one of the largest events in the country. Staff, students and the public will be attending the commemoration …

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Dreams & Dreaming: Disciplinary Perspectives & Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Event Date: 25 January 2013 Room G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet St Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Dreams & Dreaming: Disciplinary Perspectives & Interdisciplinary Dialogue Studying the phenomenon of dreaming can reveal deep and surprising truths about human experience, consciousness, and memory. Academics from disciplines as diverse as psychology, cognitive …

Interrogating the Social Unconscious

Event Date: 25 January 2013 Room B04, Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Interrogating “the Social Unconscious” What is meant by the concept of “the social unconscious”? What is it trying to capture, and is it a notion that can truly bring sociology and psychoanalysis into dialogue? …

Critical Legal Scholarship and Education: Its Past and Future

Event Date: 24 January 2013 The Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and the Birkbeck School of Law present:  Critical Legal Scholarship and Education: Its Past and Future On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Birkbeck Law School, academics who have influenced legal scholarship reflect on the history and prospects …

Rescue: Memory, Myth and Morality

    Event Date: 23 January 2013 Macmillan Hall Senate House, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism presents: Rescue: Memory, Myth and Morality Holocaust Memorial Day event – Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Institute of Historical Research A round-table discussion with John Dobai (Holocaust …