Bubonic plague: the biology and why it matters

Event Date: 18 March 2014 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2013/2014 Joint Roundtable: ‘Bubonic plague: the biology and why it matters’ Graham Twigg (Biology, RHUL), Professor Vincent Jansen (Mathematical Biology Group, RHUL), Professor  Justin Champion (History) and Professor  Peregrine Horden (History) accompanying images: …

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Annemarie Mol – Physio-moral accounts – Eating pleasures and destructions

Event Date: 13 March 2014 Dana Studio, The Science Museum’s Dana Centre 165 Queen’s Gate London SW7 5HD   The Humanities and Arts Research Centre at Royal Holloway University of London presents: HARC Dialogues: The Value of Eating Professor Annemarie Mol (Amsterdam) – Physio-moral accounts – Eating pleasures and destructions Eating is not just factual, it is also valuable. But …

David Nirenberg – Anti-Judaism as a System of Thought

  Event Date: 13 March 2014 Arts Two Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Campus, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS The Leo Baeck Institute London presents: The 2nd Annual Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Professor David Nirenberg (Chicago) – Anti-Judaism as a System of Thought In his recent book “Anti-Judaism: The History of a Way of Thinking,” …

Andrew Zurcher – Gift and Condition in King Lear

                                                        Event Date: 13 March 2014 Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL   The Kingston Shakespeare Seminars  The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be …

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Nina Power – Philosophy and the collective

  Event Date: 13 March 2014 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH       The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University  presents: Dr Nina Power (Roehampton) – Philosophy and the Collective Nina Power is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Roehampton University. She studied for her PhD in the CRMEP (awarded 2006). Her publications include …

Robin Coningham – From the Oxus to Mysore: the Story of the Allchin Partnership in South Asian Archaeology

Event Date: 13 March 2014 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Presentation of the RAS Medal 2014 to Professor Bridget Allchin with a lecture in her honour by Professor Robin Coningham (Durham) – From the Oxus to Mysore: the Story of the Allchin Partnership in South Asian Archaeology Introduction by Professor …

Food Value and Gender: Mediated Consumption, Anxiety and Potentiality

Event Date: 13 March 2014 Dana Studio, The Science Museum’s Dana Centre 165 Queen’s Gate London SW7 5HD   The Humanities and Arts Research Centre at Royal Holloway University of London presents: HARC Dialogues: The Value of Eating  Food Value and Gender: Mediated Consumption, Anxiety and Potentiality Roundtable led by Dr  Ruth Cruickshank (Royal Holloway, University of London) who will …

Michael Llewellyn-Smith – The Substance and the Shadows: Reflections on British-Greek Relations over Two Centuries

Event Date: 11 March 2014 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   Royal Holloway University of London Department of History presents: The  2014 Hellenic Lecture Sir Michael Llewellyn-Smith KCVO, CMG (Historian and Former British Ambassador to Greece) – The Substance and the Shadows: Reflections on British-Greek Relations over Two Centuries This lecture will offer reflections …

Jessica Moss – Plato’s Appearance/Assent Account of Belief

Event Date: 10 March 2014 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Jessica Moss (New York) – Plato’s Appearance/Assent Account of Belief Jessica Moss is Professor of Philosophy. She received her B.A. from Yale University and her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Princeton University (2004). Her primary area of research is ancient philosophy, …