Justice and Research Evidence

Event Date: 17 June 2014 Room B34 Birbeck, University London Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX Birkbeck School of Law presents: Justice and Research Evidence Examining the use of research evidence to police rape cases. Panel: Professor Betsy Stanko, Paul Turnbull and Harriet Wistrich (Birnberg Peirce & Partners). Why Tell Law: There is great debate about why rape is so …

Politics in Focus: A Discussion of Photography and Politics

Event Date: 16 June 2014 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy at Birkbeck presents: Social Sciences Week 2014 Politics in Focus: A Discussion of Photography and Politics Can and should photographers capture the complexity of the political process? Is the relationship between photography and …

Renata Salecl – What’s on my mind? Law, neuroscience and psychoanalysis

Event Date: 16 June 2014 Clore Management Centre Birbeck, University London Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX Birkbeck School of Law presents: Inaugural Lecture Professor Renata Salecl (Birkbeck) – What’s on my mind? Law, neuroscience and psychoanalysis Introduction by Professor David Latchman (Master of Birkbeck): Lecture: Vote of Thanks by Professor Henrietta Moore (Cambridge): share this entry:

Elizabeth Barnes – Going Beyond the Fundamental: Feminism in Contemporary Metaphysics

Event Date: 16 June 2014 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Elizabeth Barnes (Leeds) – Going Beyond the Fundamental: Feminism in Contemporary Metaphysics Elizabeth Barnes has been a senior lecturer at Leeds since 2006. Before going to Leeds she was a PhD student in the Vagueness Project of the Arche AHRC …

Freud and Philosophy

    Event Date: 12 June 2014 Room G04 Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) in collaboration with Departments of Psychosocial Studies and Law at Birkbeck College, University of London present: Freud and Philosophy A Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) workshop in collaboration with …

Population: The Elephant in the Room Is Our Friend

                                                                                                          Event Date: 12 June 2014 Room 417 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Department of Politics presents: Population: The Elephant in the Room Is Our Friend with Professor Malcolm Potts and Dr Martha Campbell (University of California Berkeley) Malcolm Potts is a professor in Maternal and Child Health and the first …

Viva Riva! – Film Screening and Q&A

Event Date: 12 June 2014 Birkbeck Cinema Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck presents: Viva Riva! – Film Screening and Q&A Film Title: Viva Riva! (Djo Munga 2011) Screening and Q&A with Writer/Director: Djo Munga Chaired by Dr Amber Jacobs and with panel discussion:  Dr Andrew Asibong Birkbeck) Dr …

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Elissa Marder – Dream and the Guillotine: Femininity, Photography and Other Scenes of Fixation

Event Date: 9 June 2014 Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 50 Bedford Square London, WC1B 3DP The London Graduate School presents: Professor Elissa Marder (Emory University) – Dream and the Guillotine:  Femininity, Photography and Other Scenes of Fixation What is the relation between the singular unreality of the world of a dream and the guillotine, that exemplary enlightenment machine that transformed the …

Caring in Crisis? Communications and Public Reactions to Humanitarian Crises and International Development Causes

Event Date: 7 June 2014 Room 153 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute of Social Research, Birkbeck, University of London presents: Caring in Crisis? Communications and Public Reactions to Humanitarian Crises and International Development Causes with Peter Singer BISR Colloquium: Caring in Crisis? Co-sponsored by the Department of Psychosocial Studies Keynote …