Open Government in Australia and the UK: a discussion

Event Date: 12 July 2018 Room 407 30 Russell Square Birkbeck College London WC1B 5DT   The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: Open Government in Australia and the UK: a discussion This round table discussion will look at how Australia and the UK compare in terms of the openness of their government, based on the views …

Carole Hillenbrand – Saladin’s Spin Doctors

Event Date: 6 July 2018 Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre Wilkins Building, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT The Royal Historical Society presents: The 2018 Prothero Lecture Professor Carole Hillenbrand (St Andrews) – Saladin’s Spin Doctors We might flatter ourselves that the idea of a spin doctor is rather a modern one, but I wonder. Obviously enough, powerful rulers have …

2018 London Critical Theory Summer School – Public Debate II

Event Date: 6 July 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 II The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities’ annual London Critical Theory Summer School is taking place over two weeks from 25th June – 6th July …

Judith Butler and Lisa Baraitser – Enduring and Broken Time

  Event Date: 14 June 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research and the Department of Psychosocial Studies (Birkbeck)present: Enduring and Broken Time – Judith Butler and Lisa Baraitser This event brings together Judith Butler and Lisa Baraitser to think about enduring and ruptured time, and …

The Social Life of Time: Power, Discrimination and Transformation

Event Dates: 5 – 7 June 2018 John McIntyre Conference Centre, The University of Edinburgh Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Rd, Edinburgh EH16 5AY The Temporal Belongings Network presents: The Social Life of Time: Power, Discrimination and Transformation The 1st Temporal Belongings International Conference Supported by the Wellcome Trust Since 2011 the Temporal Belongings network has brought together scholars from …