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Rosi Braidotti – Vectors of Affirmation

  Event Date: 10 March 2015 Room C303, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA       The London Graduate School presents: The 2015 London Graduate School Bloomsbury Lecture Professor Rosi Braidotti (Utrecht) – Vectors of Affirmation Prof. Braidotti received a doctoral degree in philosophy from the Sorbonne in 1981, and has taught at the University of Utrecht …

Matthew Chrisman – Knowing What One Ought To Do

Event Date: 9 March 2015 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Matthew Chrisman (Edinburgh) – Knowing What One Ought To Do Matthew Chrisman is a Reader in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. His research has focused on ethical theory, the philosophy of language, and epistemology. He has published widely in …

Jan Kott Our Contemporary: Contexts, Legacies, New Perspectives

            Event Date: 19 February 2015 Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL Kingston Shakespeare Seminars present: Jan Kott Our Contemporary: Contexts, Legacies, New Perspectives An international one-day conference, Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames “Jan Kott (1950s)” by Source. Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia On the hundredth anniversary of his birth, and fifty years to …

Neil Corcoran – Eliot’s Shakespeare Revisited

            Event Date: 5 March 2015 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 a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed Dame Judi Dench in a celebrated production of “A …

Ian Kinloch – Graphene: unexpected science in a pencil line

  Event Date: 5 March 2015 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   Royal Holloway Department of Earth Sciences presents: The 2015 Stevenson Science Lecture Professor Ian Kinloch (Manchester) – Graphene: unexpected science in a pencil line Graphene has caused much excitement since its first isolation in 2004 due to the extraordinary properties that occur …

Bruce Lincoln – The Werewolf, the Shaman, and the Historian: Rethinking the Case of “Old Thiess” after Carlo Ginzburg

  Event Date: 3 March 2015 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   Royal Holloway University of London Department of History presents: The 2015 Hayes-Robinson Lecture Professor Bruce Lincoln (Chicago) – The Werewolf, the Shaman, and the Historian: Rethinking the Case of “Old Thiess” after Carlo Ginzburg The lecture centres on the 1691 trial of …

Sarah Ansari – At the Crossroads? Exploring Sindh’s Recent Past from a Spatial Perspective

Event Date: 17 February 2015 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Inaugural Lecture Professor Sarah Ansari (RHUL) –  At the Crossroads? Exploring Sindh’s Recent Past from a Spatial Perspective From a ‘sleepy backwater’ under the British Raj to the political heart of a new state, Sindh’s location vis-à-vis centres of power seemed to change dramatically …