Geoffrey Hosking – The triumph of distrust: the Russian revolution and Soviet society

Event Date: 7 March 2017 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of History at Royal Holloway presents: The 2017 Hayes Robinson Lecture Professor Geoffrey Hosking OBE (Emeritus Professor of Russian History School of Slavonic & East European Studies, University College London) – The triumph of distrust: the Russian revolution and Soviet society The …

Etienne Balibar – Towards a New Critique of Political Economy – Session 3

Event Date: 6 March 2017 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Towards a New Critique of Political Economy 3 Masterclasses with Etienne Balibar This Masterclass which is spread over three sessions, will outline and substantiate the claim that, 150 years now from the publication of …

Beate Roessler – Privacy as a Human Right

Event Date: 6 March 2017 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Beate Roessler (Amsterdam) – Privacy as a Human Right Beate Roessler is Professor of Ethics and its History at the University of Amsterdam; from 2003 to 2010 she also taught as Socrates-Professor for the Foundations of Humanism at Leiden University. …

Decolonising Witchcraft: Implications for Knowledge and Health

  Event Date: 3 March 2017 Keynes Library Birkbeck, University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research and Birkbeck Gender & Sexuality (BiGS) in collaboration with the Peltz Gallery present: Decolonising Witchcraft: Implications for Knowledge and Health This Panel Discussion will open the Decolonising Witchcraft: Portraits of Traditional Healers in Bolivia exhibition being …

T. J. Clark – What Can Art History Say About Giotto?

Event Date: 2 March 2017 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor T.J. Clark (Berkeley) – What Can Art History Say About Giotto? For many people – certainly for me – Giotto is the Shakespeare of art history: a figure of singular inventiveness and profundity, …