Mercedes Volait – The Domestic Collecting of Islamic Artefacts in 19th Century Cairo: The Meymar Objects at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Event Date: 6 March 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Mercedes Volait (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) – The Domestic Collecting of Islamic Artefacts in 19th Century Cairo: The Meymar Objects at the Victoria and Albert Museum Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (RAS): ————————– Talk: ————————– Questions: accompanying …

Sarah Moss – Moral Encroachment

Event Date: 19 February 2018 Notting Hill Room CIEE Global Institute 46 – 47 Russell Square London WC1B 4JP The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Sarah Moss (University of Michigan) – Moral Encroachment Sarah Moss is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan. She works primarily in epistemology and the philosophy of language, and often on questions at …

Philippa Levine – The Empire has no Clothes: Nudity and the Imperial Imagination

Event Date: 5 March 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of History at Royal Holloway presents: The 2018 Hayes Robinson Lecture Professor Philippa Levine (Walter Prescott Webb Chair in History and Ideas), Department of History, University of Texas at Austin) – The Empire has no Clothes: Nudity and the Imperial imagination The …

Thomas Harding – “You’re doing what?” – My family’s response to my trying to save the house stolen by the Nazis

Event Date: 1 March 2018 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2017-18 The Difficulties of Writing Family History 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 challenges which arise when writing a European-Jewish family …