The Church & Societal Challenges in Contemporary Britain

Event Date: 29 June 2018 Royal Holloway Central London 11 Bedford Sq London WC1E 6DP   Royal Holloway University of London  presents The Church & Societal Challenges in Contemporary Britain Chaired by Giles Fraser Are you interested in religious education in schools? Moral prejudice against atheists? Violence against clergy? The effect of administration on clergy’s ability to attend to their …

2018 London Critical Theory Summer School – Public Debate I

Event Date: 29 June 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: 2018 London Critical Theory Summer School – Public Debate I The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities’ annual London Critical Theory Summer School is taking place over two weeks from 25th June – 6th July …

Jaco Barnard-Naudé – ‘She Reigns and He Does Not Govern’: The Discourse of the Anxious Hysteric in post-apartheid South Africa

Event Date: 28 June 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Jaco Barnard-Naudé (Cape Town) – ‘She Reigns and He Does Not Govern’: The Discourse of the Anxious Hysteric in post-apartheid South Africa Anxiety and hysteria proliferate in contemporary postcolonial, post-apartheid South Africa, where …

Guido Beltramini – Architecture without Architects. Early Cinquecento Veneto literati as “directors” of the Refashioning of their own Houses

Event Date: 28 June 2018 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Professor Guido Beltramini (Centro Internazionale di Studi di Architettura Andrea Palladio, Vicenza) – Architecture without Architects. Early Cinquecento Veneto literati as “directors” of the Refashioning of their own Houses. Sebastiano Serlio, in the opening pages of his Regole Generali of …

Derek Hook – Fanon’s Lacan

Event Date: 27 June 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Derek Hook (Pretoria) –  Fanon’s Lacan Recent research has concluded that the anti-colonial psychiatrist and revolutionary, Frantz Fanon, was more influenced by the work of Jacques Lacan than had often been previously imagined. …

Is Sexuality Compatible with Human Rights? Jean-Claude Milner in Conversation with Slavoj Žižek

Event Date: 27 June 2018 Room B34 Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck School of Law and The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Is Sexuality Compatible with Human Rights? Jean-Claude Milner in Conversation with Slovoj Žižek The School of Law is very pleased to announce a second conversation between Jean-Claude Milner and …

Therese Martin – Re-opening the Treasury: Meaning in Materials at San Isidoro de León

Event Date: 27 June 2018 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Professor Therese Martin (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid) – Re-opening the Treasury: Meaning in Materials at San Isidoro de León Workshop and workshop practices represent a core and dynamic research strand in the history of art. This strand encompasses …

Lewis Gordon – Jews of Colour: Race and Afro-Jewishness

    Event Date: 26 June 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck University of London London WC1E 7JL The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism  presents: Professor Lewis Gordon (University of Connecticut) – Jews of Colour: Race and Afro-Jewishness This lecture addresses the question of Jews of colour. As some Jews became ‘white’ in the twentieth century, large …

Andrew Casey – Pushing the frontiers of Physics

Event Date: 22 June 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Pushing the frontiers of Physics Back by popular demand, and talking about a topic our audience picked, Dr. Andrew Casey is going to give a spectacular season’s finale to our Evening Lectures programme! …

Historical Knowledge and Public History

Event Date: 21 June 2018 Wolfson Room Institute of Historical Research Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Historical Research presents: History Today at the IHR: understanding the past in the 21st century- Lecture Series  Historical Knowledge and Public History A panel of historians and media figures discuss how the opening up of history to a wider …