Who Should Be Called to Account? – Margaret Hodge in debate with Philip Collins and Lucy Barnes

Event Date: 22 March 2017 Keynes Library Birkbeck School of Arts 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: Who Should Be Called to Account?  Margaret Hodge in debate with Philip Collins and Lucy Barnes In Called to Account, Margaret Hodge reviews her experiences as Chair of the Public Accounts Committee until …

Howard Caygill – Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels – Session 2

Event Date: 20 March 2017 Room G15 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels 3 Masterclasses with Howard Caygill Professor Howard Caygill (Kingston) – Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels Session two: The Trial as ‘Pornograph’ In the Yearbook of the Workers …

The Legacy of the Left and Israel: 1967-2017 – Roundtable Discussion

Event Date: 16 March 2017 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2016-17 The Legacy of the Left and Israel: 1967-2017 A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season´s topic intends to discuss the complicated and multi-layered relationship of the …

Simone Gigliotti – “The real places!, the real people!, and the real story!”: Writing history with a camera in Meyer Levin’s The Illegals

Event Date: 14 March 2017 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2016/2017 Dr Simone Gigliotti (RHUL) – “The real places!, the real people!, and the real story!”: Writing history with a camera in Meyer Levin’s The Illegals This paper examines Meyer Levin’s film The …

Ed Weech and Nancy Charley – Exploring the RAS Collections

Event Date: 14 March 2017 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Exploring the RAS Collections Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (RAS): ———————————- Ed Weech – In the footsteps of… Thomas Manning accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] ———————————- Nancy Charley – Walking in the Footsteps of a Maverick Trio …

Howard Caygill – Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels – Session 1

Event Date: 13 March 2017 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels 3 Masterclasses with Howard Caygill Professor Howard Caygill (Kingston) – Image and Accident in Kafka’s Novels Session one: Photographic Intimation: Race and Extermination in Missing Person (America) In …

Willow Verkerk – Friendship, Love and Women

  Event Date: 9 March 2017 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Dr Willow Verkerk (Kingston) – Friendship, Love and Women Nietzsche writes that woman is not yet capable of friendship and he connects this incapacity to a lack of generosity from …

Roy Fischel – Sultans of Many Idioms: Kingship, Ideology, and Locality in Bijapur and Golkonda, ca. 1600

Event Date: 9 March 2017 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Roy Fischel (SOAS) –  Sultans of Many Idioms: Kingship, Ideology, and Locality in Bijapur and Golkonda, ca. 1600 Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (RAS): ——————————- Talk: ——————————- Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] share this entry:

Sheila Blair – Monumentalizing the Grave: Muslim-style Mausolea across Mongol Eurasia

Event Date: 7 March 2017 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Sheila Blair (Boston College) – Monumentalizing the Grave: Muslim-style Mausolea across Mongol Eurasia Professor Blair teaches about all aspects of Islamic art from the seventh century to modern times. She offers surveys on Islamic art, architecture, and urbanism, as …