Researching Gendered Inclusion: Interdisciplinary Methodologies

Event Date: 17 June 2016 Wivenhoe House Hotel Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ Middlesex University Business School, Middlesex University presents: Gendered Inclusion in Contemporary Organisations Seminar 3 – Researching Gendered Inclusion: Interdisciplinary Methodologies This seminar series seeks to advance debates on gender workplace inequality by proposing a shift from exclusion to inclusion in theorising gender-related issues in contemporary organisations. To …

Jerry Brotton – This Orient Isle: The Cultural Geography of Elizabethan England and the Islamic World

Event Date: 16 June 2016 Royal Geographical Society Education Centre/Main Hall 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR  The Royal Holloway Centre for the GeoHumanities presents: The Denis Cosgrove Lecture in the GeoHumanities Professor Jerry Brotton (QMUL) – This Orient Isle: The Cultural Geography of Elizabethan England and the Islamic World This event celebrated the launch of the new Royal Holloway …

Sexual Difference and the Symbolic: What Future?

Event Date: 14 June 2016 Room B04 43 Gordon Sq. Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Sexual Difference and the Symbolic: What Future? Speakers: Catherine Malabou (Kingston University) and Jacqueline Rose (Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities) In psychoanalytic thinking, the symbolic is meant to secure the order of the world and of …

Konrad Hirschler – Medieval Damascus: Plurality and Diversity in an Arabic Library

Event Date: 13 June 2016 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: BOOK LAUNCH Professor Konrad Hirschler (SOAS) – Medieval Damascus: Plurality and Diversity in an Arabic Library The written text was a pervasive feature of cultural practices in the medieval Middle East. At the heart of book circulation stood libraries …

David Anderson – Terrorism and Tolerance

Event Date: 13 June 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London presents: The 2016 Magna Carta Lecture David Anderson QC (Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation) – Terrorism and Tolerance: UK’s independent ‘terror watchdog’ asks how we reconcile traditional freedoms with prevention of terrorism In Terrorism and Tolerance, David Anderson will …

Clive Scott – Imagining a Philosophy of Literary Translation

Event Date: 13 June 2016 ALT1 Arts Building Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Royal Holloway, University of London presents: Keynote Lecture at the 2016 Postgraduate Colloquium Professor Clive Scott (Professor Emeritus, School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing University of East Anglia) – Imagining a Philosophy of …

Sarah Ansari – India at War: the Bombay Presidency’s ‘Home Front’, 1914-1918

Event Date: 9 June 2016 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Sarah Ansari (Royal Holloway) – India at War: the Bombay Presidency’s ‘Home Front’, 1914-1918 Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (President, RAS): Talk: Questions: accompanying images: share this entry:

The EU Referendum: Will it be In or Out?

Event Date: 8 June 2016 Room 153 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: The EU Referendum: Will it be In or Out? On Thursday 23 June the UK will vote on whether to stay in the European Union or leave in one of the …

Laurence Grove – Creating Comic Invention

Event Date: 8 June 2016 Management Building Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Centre at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Professor Laurence Grove (Glasgow) – Creating Comic Invention The Comic Invention exhibition has stirred media interest worldwide. It showcases treasures from the ancient Egyptians onwards alongside Hogarth, Rembrandt, Picasso, …

Hilary Greaves – Cluelessness

Event Date: 6 June 2016 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Hilary Greaves (Oxford) – Cluelessness Hilary Greaves is Associate Professor in Philosophy at the University of Oxford. Her research interests include foundational issues in consequentialism (‘global’ and ‘two-level’ forms of consequentialism), aggregation, moral psychology and selective debunking arguments, population ethics, …