Plantae Amazonicae: art, ethnobotany and biocultural artefacts

Event Date: 14 May 2018 Room G01 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Plantae Amazonicae: art, ethnobotany and biocultural artefacts What do art and botany tell us about the Amazon? Artist Lindsay Sekulowicz’s latest exhibition is the culmination of a decade of work with botanists at Royal …

Lynn Abrams – Pursuing autonomy: self-help and self fashioning amongst women in post-war Britain

Event Date: 11 May 2018 Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre Wilkins Building, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT The Royal Historical Society presents: Professor Lynn Abrams (Glasgow) – Pursuing autonomy: self-help and self fashioning amongst women in post-war Britain The 1960s has been dubbed the ‘do-it-yourself decade’. This was the era when the women of the so-called ‘transition generation’ began …

Charles Melville – The Illustration of Mirkhwand’s Raudat al-safa in RAS Ms. P.38

Event Date: 10 May 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Annual General Meeting Lecture Professor Charles Melville (University of Cambridge) – The Illustration of Mirkhwand’s Raudat al-safa in RAS Ms. P.38 Talk: ——— Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 60 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us …

Attitudes Toward Immigration Round-table

Event Date: 9 May 2018 Room B04 Birkbeck Main Building Malet St London WC1E 7HX The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: Attitudes Toward Immigration Round-table Join us for a roundtable discussion on current attitudes towards immigration, hosted by the Birkbeck Department of Politics . Chaired by Professor Rosie Campbell with speakers Professor Eric Kaufmann, Dr Kristoffer …

Ben Thomas – Curating Raphael: Invention and Eloquence

Event Date: 9 May 2018 Arts Lecture Theatre 3 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Making Space for Art – Curating Raphael: Invention and Eloquence The concerns of art historians in discussing the drawings of Raphael have traditionally been project-oriented, including the identification of …

Mothers by Jacqueline Rose: Book launch and discussion

    Event Date: 9 May 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq. London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities  present: Mothers by Jacqueline Rose Book launch and discussion In Mothers: An Essay on Love and Cruelty, Jacqueline Rose makes a simple argument: that motherhood is the place in our culture where we …

Global ’68: Solidarity in Alliance and Global History

Event Dates: 5 – 6 May 2018 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Global ’68: Solidarity in Alliance and Global History “Global ‘68” is a linked set of two conferences, organized by Françoise Vergès, Marcus Rediker, Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, and Sylvie Robic, sponsored by the Collège …

Exemplarity, Authority, Universalizability: How is a Geopolitics of Philosophy to be conceptualised?

Event Date: 4 May 2018 Room 0001 John Galsworthy building Kingston University Penrhyn Road campus Penrhyn Road Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Exemplarity, Authority, Universalizability: How is a Geopolitics of Philosophy to be conceptualised? This conference will interrogate the critique of philosophy after the move of race, colonialism and …

Anthony Stockwell – Plunder and Restitution: Britain and the Mandalay Regalia

Event Date: 3 May 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Anthony Stockwell (Royal Holloway) – Plunder and Restitution: Britain and the Mandalay Regalia 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″] 60 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us …

Crime and Global Justice: Book launch and discussion

Event Date: 2 May 2018 Room B01, Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck, University of London. London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Crime and Global Justice: Book launch and discussion Daniele Archibugi and Alice Pease discuss with Alejandro Colas (Birkbeck College, UoL), Penny Green (Queen Mary, UoL) and William A. Schabas (Middlesex University London) their latest book Crime …