Birkbeck Arts Week 2013

  Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2013 Arts Week 2013 promises to be our best yet. For the first time we are able to make full use of the dedicated new exhibition and performance spaces completed this year, thanks to the generosity of our alumni, to showcase the exciting research and teaching carried out by the School …

Clayton Littlejohn – The Russellian Retreat

Event Date: 20 May 2013 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Clayton Littlejohn (KCL) – The Russellian Retreat Clayton Littlejohn is Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at King’s College London. His publications include Justification and the Truth-Connection (Cambridge University Press, 2012), This is Epistemology (Wiley, Forthcoming), and Epistemic Norms, edited …

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Spinoza and Nietzsche in Dialogue – 2 day conference

Event Date: 17 – 18 May 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents:                           Spinoza and Nietzsche in Dialogue A two-day conference Friedrich Nietzsche wrote in 1881: “I am utterly amazed, utterly enchanted! I have a precursor, and what a precursor! [T]his most unusual and …

Brian Klug – Dealing with Difference: Jews, Muslims and the British Left Today

  Event Date: 16 May 2013 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square Holborn, London WC1A 2NJ The Leo Baeck Institute London presents: A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, the Jewish Museum and the Fritz Bauer Institut, Frankfurt am Main, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s topic will be Jews and Muslims: British …

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Éric Alliez – Duchamp à Calcutta

  Event Date: 16 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: Professor Éric Alliez (Kingston) – Duchamp à Calcutta Duchamp à Calcutta: No, Duchamp didn’t go to Calcutta and …

Maureen Mackintosh – Health care commercialisation: a core development issue

Event Date: 16 May 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies presents: The 3rd Annual Development Studies Lecture: Health care commercialisation: a core development issue Speaker: Professor Maureen Mackintosh (The Open University) Health care is a key sector of all economies, in terms of provision …

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Crisis, Creativity and the Self, 1550–1700

Event Date: 14 May 2013 Room 261   Senate House, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU   The Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC) at
 Royal Holloway University of London presents: Crisis, Creativity and the Self, 1550–1700 An interdisciplinary study day exploring changing conceptions of subjectivity and creativity in the long seventeenth century, with contributions by literary historians, …

Gary Watson – Psychopathy and Prudential Deficits

Event Date: 13 May 2013 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Gary Watson (University of Southern California) – Psychopathy and Prudential Deficits Gary Watson’s area of specialization is moral,  political philosophy and legal philosophy, with a special concentration on the theory of agency and responsibility. More recently, his research investigates the …

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Alain Badiou on Beckett – Alberto Toscano & Nina Power

on beckett alain badiou editors alberto toscano & nina power “This book is a double first – the first complete collection of all Badiou’s work on Beckett, and the first translation of this important material. Badiou presents a Beckett whose work is the work of philosophy itself – a philosophy in the full sense of the word, which works to …

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The Actuality of the Absolute: Hegel, Our Untimely Contemporary

Event Date: 10 – 12 May 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: The Actuality of the Absolute: Hegel, Our Untimely Contemporary Hegel is the ultimate bête noire of the last two centuries of philosophy:proponents of Lebensphilosophie, existentialists from Kierkegaard onwards, materialists, historicists, analytic philosophers …