Robert Kane – Of One’s Free Will: New Perspectives On An Ancient Philosophical Problem

Event Date: 21 October 2013 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Robert Kane (University of Texas at Austin) – Of One’s Free Will: New Perspectives On An Ancient Philosophical Problem Robert Kane is University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, where he has been teaching since 1970. …

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Thinking in the Severe Style

    Event Date: 18 October 2013 Bolivar HallVenezuelan Embassy54 Grafton Way, London WC1 The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University  presents: Thinking in the Severe Style A Symposium on Gillian Rose’s Hegel Contra Sociology Programme: Introduction by Professor Peter Hallward (CRMEP, Kingston) Session 1:  Hegel’s Speculative Idealism Today Professor Peter Osborne (CRMEP, Kingston) – Rose’s …

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Peter M Boenisch – Reclaiming Regietheater: The Dialectics of Directing

                  Event Date: 17 October 2013 Senate Room Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The London Theatre Seminar presents: Professor Peter M Boenisch (University of Kent) – Reclaiming Regietheater: The Dialectics of Directing Regie, i.e. the collaborative mise en scène of a playtext, in particular from the canonical dramatic repertoire, …

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Media After Kittler

Event Date: 9 October 2013 Bolivar HallVenezuelan Embassy54 Grafton Way, London WC1 The London Graduate School presents: Media After Kittler   Media determine our situation. F. A. Kittler (1999), Gramophone, Film, Typewriter Two years after Kittler’s death, at a time when subjects like media studies are under fire by neo-liberal governments across the West and seen as ‘luxury’ disciplines not …

Anindya Raychaudhuri – All trains stop there: Trains and Railway Lines in Narratives of the 1947 India/Pakistan Partition

Event Date: 8 October 2013 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2013/2014 Dr Anindya Raychaudhuri (St Andrews): “All trains stop there”: Trains and Railway Lines in Narratives of the 1947 India/Pakistan Partition Probably the single most popular icon of partition narratives is that of …

David Papineau – Sensory Experience & Representational Properties

Event Date: 7 October 2013 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor David Papineau (KCL) – Sensory Experience & Representational Properties David Papineau was born in Italy and educated in Trinidad, England, and South Africa. He has a BSc in mathematics from the University of Natal and a BA and PhD in …

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A Feeling for Things: A Conversation around the work of Jane Bennett

Event Date: 5 October 2013 Room G16 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Psychosocial Studies and Birkbeck Institute of Social Research, Birkbeck, University of London present: A Feeling for Things: A Conversation around the work of Jane Bennett The work of the political theorist Jane Bennett (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore) over …

Knox Peden – The Politics of Disenchantment

  Event Date: 3 October 2013 Kingston University Penrhyn Road Campus, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE   The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University  presents: Dr Knox Peden (Queensland) – The Politics of Disenchantment Knox Peden earned his PhD in European intellectual history from UC Berkeley in 2009, and also holds an MA in the History …

Sander L Gilman – Cosmopolitanism and the Jews

Event Date: 2 October 2013The German Historical Institute,17 Bloomsbury Square,London WC1A 2NJ The Leo Baeck Institute London presents: Prof. Sander L Gilman (Chairman, LBI London, Distinguished Professor of the Liberal Arts and Sciences and Professor of Psychiatry, Emory University) – Cosmopolitanism and the Jews The newest buzzword for globalization is cosmopolitanism. As with many such reuses of older concepts, cosmopolitanism …