Jhumpa Lahiri and Bill Sherman – A Conversation About Risk and Bob Dylan

Event Date: 31 October 2018 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute and the Italian Cultural Institute London present: Jhumpa Lahiri and Bill Sherman – A Conversation About Risk and Bob Dylan Jhumpa Lahiri was born in London and raised in Rhode Island. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and author …

Fabienne Peter – Normative Facts and Reasons

Event Date: 29 October 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Fabienne Peter (Warwick) – Normative Facts and Reasons Fabienne Peter is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Warwick and currently the Head of Department. She specializes in moral and political philosophy and in epistemology. The justification of political …

Peter Adamson – Why Should Historians of Philosophy Care about Astrology?

Event Date: 27 October 2018 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: The 2018 Coffin Trust Lecture Professor Peter Adamson (LMU/KCL) – Why Should Historians of Philosophy Care about Astrology? Though philosophers nowadays do not spend a lot of time thinking about astrology, in the history of philosophy it is a major …

Kate Cooper – History and fiction in the age of “fake news”

Event Date: 23 October 2018 Boilerhouse Theatre Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History presents: Professor Kate Cooper (RHUL) – History and fiction in the age of “fake news” Some have argued that in the age of ‘fake news’ we are losing the ability to distinguish between fact and fiction, …

Peter Hibbard – More than a Stuffed Bird Show: The RAS Legacy in Shanghai

Event Date: 23 October 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Peter Hibbard MBE (RAS, Shanghai) – More than a Stuffed Bird Show: The RAS Legacy in Shanghai In 1857 the founding fathers of the North China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (NCBRAS) in Shanghai foretold that the city was …

After Multiculturalism? Conversations between History and Sociology

          Event Date: 19 October 2018 Wolfson Room Institute of Historical Research Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The University of East Anglia in collaboration with the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism and the Runnymede Trust present: After Multiculturalism? Conversations between History and Sociology After Multiculturalism? Conversations between History and …

Julia Christ – The Concept of Domination and the Forgetting of the Defeated

Event Date: 18 October 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: Dr Julia Christ (CNRS, Paris/Institut für Sozialforschung, Frankfurt) – The Concept of Domination and the Forgetting of the Defeated Introduction by Professor Peter Osborne (Kingston): —————— Talk: …

Mercedes Kemp/Helen Graham – A Death in Zamora: the murder of Amparo Barayón and the Francoist treatment of women

Event Date: 18 October 2018 Cañada Blanch Seminar Room 1.11 Cowdray House Portugal Street, LSE London WC2A 2HT The Cañada Blanch Centre presents: A Death in Zamora: the murder of Amparo Barayón and the Francoist treatment of women A case study of a notorious example of the Francoist persecution of women during the Spanish Civil War. Three experts will discuss …

Fintan O’Toole – The Nightmare of History

Event Date: 15 October 2018 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU   The Political Quarterly presents: The second 2018 Political Quarterly lecture Fintan O’Toole – The Nightmare of History:  Brexit, Ireland and the English Revolution In the second Political Quarterly lecture of the year, Fintan O’Toole, columnist and 2017 Orwell Prize for journalism winner …

Sarah Fine – Refugees, Safety and a Decent Human Life

Event Date: 15 October 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Sarah Fine (KCL) – Refugees, Safety and a Decent Human Life Sarah Fine is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at King’s College London. She is also a Fellow at the Forum for European Philosophy. She co-edited (with Lea Ypi) Migration …