Half-day Workshop on Reading Capital

  Event Date: 11 February 2016 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way London WC1A 2TH       The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Half-day Workshop on Reading Capital 2015 was the 50th anniversary of the original publication of Reading Capital by Louis Althusser, Etienne Balibar et al, a text that was to become a landmark in …

Jim Mallinson – A History of Yoga and Yoga Scholarship

Event Date: 11 February 2016 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Sir Jim Mallinson (SOAS) – A History of Yoga and Yoga Scholarship Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (President, RAS): Talk: Questions: accompanying images: share this entry:

Shannon Winnubst – An Ethics of Opacity: Fearing Difference in the 21st Century

  Event Date: 11 February 2016 Lecture Theatre E003, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA       The MA Gender without Borders at Kingston University, and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present: Professor Shannon Winnubst (Ohio State University/Utrecht, author of Way too Cool) – An Ethics of Opacity: …

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Arthur Bradley – Untimely Ripp’d: Macbeth’s Children

            Event Date: 11 February 2016 Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL   The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar 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 …

Anne Phillips – ‘Are we not both human beings?’

Event Date: 10 February 2016 Room B04 Birkbeck, University of London 43 Gordon Square London, WC1H 0PD The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Paul Hirst Memorial Lecture Professor Anne Phillips (LSE)  – ‘Are we not both human beings?’ In ‘On Humanity in Dark Times’, Hannah Arendt questions the limitations of a humanism that pretends …

Laurie Nevay – How to build a Particle Accelerator

Event Date: 9 February 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr Laurie Nevay (Centre for Particle Physics at Royal Holloway) – How to build a Particle Accelerator Particle accelerators such as the LHC at CERN are often in the headlines for the cutting …

Dan Stone – Race Theory, Anthropology and the Jewish Connection

  Event Date: 9 February 2016 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Dan Stone (Royal Holloway, University of London) – Race Theory, Anthropology and the Jewish Connection In the nineteenth century, anthropologists, eager to discover the origins of and demarcations between different …

Craig Bennett – What is progress? How are we doing, and where next?

Event Date: 8 February 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Sustainability Lecture Craig Bennett (Chief Executive Officer, Friends of the Earth) – What is progress? How are we doing, and where next? “You can’t stop progress” is the lazy heckle sometimes directed at environmentalists. But what is “progress”? As a species, how are we …

Jules Holroyd – What do We Want from a Model of Implicit Cognition?

Event Date: 8 February 2016 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Jules Holroyd (Nottingham) – What do We Want from a Model of Implicit Cognition? Jules Holroyd was a lecturer in the philosophy department at the University of Nottingham. Her research interests are in moral psychology, political philosophy and feminist philosophy. …

New Drug Seminars – New Drugs and Risk

Event Date: 5 February 2016 Canada Room, Lanyon Building, Queen’s University Belfast University Road Belfast, BT7 1NN   University of Kent presents: New Drug Seminars Seminar 5: New Drugs and Risk The fifth seminar in this series focuses on Novel Psychoactive Substances and risk. The many unknowns around some of these newer drugs pose multiple risks to individuals using new …