Coastal matters

    Event Date: 24 June 2013 Room 532 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy presents: To seek, to find, to live A series of events examining the past and future of society and the environment Round-table discussion: Coastal matters With: Sue Brooks, Sunil Amrith, Alex …

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Spaces of Diplomacy

                       Event Date: 21 – 22 June  2013 South Wing G12, Council Room University College London, Gower St, London WC1E 6BT Spaces of Diplomacy Part of the Diplomatic Cultures Research Network (AH/J013900/1) The second workshop will focus on the spaces within and through which diplomatic culture is articulated and translated. If diplomacy is theorised …

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Surplus: A Symposium on Wealth, Waste and Excess

Event Date: 21 June 2013 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet St Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Surplus: A Symposium on Wealth, Waste and Excess In times of austerity it is especially important to think about surplus. All civilizations have been built on surplus – an economic, political or cultural …

Dream a Little Dream of Law

  Event Dates: 17 – 21 June 2013 B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck School of Law presents: Law on Trial 2013: Legal Utopias: The Future of Law and Legal Education Against a background of profound changes in higher education policy, and in the year in which the Legal Education and …

Mike Benton – Exploring Adaptive Radiations

Event Date: 20 June 2013 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum Cromwell Road (Exhibition Rd Entrance) London SW7 5BD The Systematics Association presents: The 2013 Sir Julian Huxley Lecture Professor Mike Benton (Bristol) – Exploring Adaptive Radiations Key questions in macroevolution concern radiations: why are some clades more species-rich than others; are diversifications driven by key adaptations or environmental opportunities; …

Legal Education, Discrimination and the Legal Profession

  Event Dates: 17 – 21 June 2013 B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck School of Law presents: Law on Trial 2013: Legal Utopias: The Future of Law and Legal Education Against a background of profound changes in higher education policy, and in the year in which the Legal Education and …

New Foundations: Re-designing the Academic Stage of Legal Training

  Event Dates: 17 – 21 June 2013 B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck School of Law presents: Law on Trial 2013: Legal Utopias: The Future of Law and Legal Education Against a background of profound changes in higher education policy, and in the year in which the Legal Education and …

Legal Education: Socialist Survivors

  Event Dates: 17 – 21 June 2013 B 34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck School of Law presents: Law on Trial 2013: Legal Utopias: The Future of Law and Legal Education Against a background of profound changes in higher education policy, and in the year in which the Legal Education …

Bertrand Ramcharan – The UN Quest for the Protection of Human Rights

  Event Date: 17 June 2013 Windsor Auditorium Windsor Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London in association with the Magna Carta Trust presents: The 2013 Magna Carta Lecture Dr. Bertrand Ramcharan (Former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights) – The UN Quest for the Protection of Human Rights Dr. Bertrand …

Griselda Pollock – The Nameless Artist in the Theatre of Memory

Event Date: 17 June 2013 Main Lecture Theatre Founder’s Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Royal Holloway, University of London presents: Professor Griselda Pollock (Director, Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory & History (CentreCATH) and Professor of Social & Critical Histories of Art, University of Leeds) – The Nameless …