Mehreen Chida-Razvi – The Mughal Madonna: Representations of the Virgin in Jahangiri-era Architecture

Event Date: 11 October 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Mehreen Chida-Razvi (SOAS) – The Mughal Madonna: Representations of the Virgin in Jahangiri-era Architecture From the arrival of Jesuit missionaries to the court of the Mughal emperor, Akbar (r.1556-1605), Christian imagery was depicted by Mughal artists in works on …

Rebecca Spang – The Money Of The Poor: Financial Inclusion In Historical Perspective

  Event Date: 11 October 2018 Room 532 Malet Street Building Birkbeck University of London London WC1E 7HX   The History Workshop Online presents: Professor Rebecca Spang (Indiana University, Bloomington) – The Money Of The Poor: Financial Inclusion In Historical Perspective Rebecca Spang will use her work on the birth of modern money, and modern politics, during the time of …

Joe Walding – Diary of a WIMPy Kid: Using Light to Search the Dark

Event Date: 9 October 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr. Joe Walding (RHUL) – Diary of a WIMPy Kid: Using Light to Search the Dark A global hunt for the universe’s missing matter is underway, and this autumn everyone is invited to …

Guest Concert: Chalpasah

Event Date: 9 October 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Chalpasah Japan’s only Afghan band with an introduction by Professor John Baily Chalpasah is a Japanese band specialized in Afghan music, established in 2007 by Chisato Yagi and Keiichi Sato. Since then, they have held more than 300 concerts in …

Rosie Llewellyn-Jones – ‘My Dear Schomberg’: Letters from Sir Aurel Stein

Event Date: 4 October 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Rosie Llewellyn-Jones MBE (Independent Scholar) – ‘My Dear Schomberg’: Letters from Sir Aurel Stein Sir Aurel Stein’s life and work has been extensively examined in books and biographies. He was a prolific letter writer but surprisingly none of his …

Gordon Finlayson – Solidarity in Adorno’s Negative Dialectics

Event Date: 4 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 Gordon Finlayson (Department of Philosophy, University of Sussex) – Solidarity in Adorno’s Negative Dialectics Introduction by Professor Peter Hallward (Kingston): ————————— Talk: ————————— Questions: share this …

Jonathan Wolff – Equality and Hierarchy

Event Date: 1 October 2018 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Jonathan Wolff (Oxford) – Equality and Hierarchy As the first talk for the 2018-19 Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, this year’s Presidential Address marks the official inauguration of Professor Jonathan Wolff (University of Oxford) as the 111th President of the …