1938 in Retrospect

  Event Date: 27 November 2018 Jewish Museum London Raymond Burton House 129-131 Albert St Camden Town London NW1 7NB The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism in collaboration with the Jewish Museum London, The Wiener Library and the Second Generation Network presents: 1938 in Retrospect 2018 marks the eightieth anniversary of momentous events in the history of Nazi …

Elguja Khintibidze and Henry Sanford – Britain-Georgia Connection through Personalities & Arts; Rustaveli and Shakespeare

Event Date: 27 November 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Elguja Khintibidze (Tbilisi State University) and Dr. Henry Sanford – Britain-Georgia Connection through Personalities & Arts; Rustaveli and Shakespeare This event explores the Britain-Georgia Connection through two talks. The first, on the theme of Personalities & Arts, consists of …

Stephen Neale – Means Means Means

Event Date: 26 November 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Stephen Neale (CUNY) – Means Means Means share this entry:

Reflections on Mantegna and Bellini

Event Date: 22 November 2018 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Reflections on Mantegna and Bellini The National Gallery exhibition Mantegna and Bellini explores the creative links between two related painters of the Venetian Renaissance. Curator Caroline Campbell, in conversation with the Institute’s Deputy Director, Michelle O’Malley, reviews the thinking behind …

Are Human Rights Neoliberal?

Event Date:22 November 2018 Room B34 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Are Human Rights Neoliberal? In recent years, scholars have sought to understand the simultaneous rise, from the 1970s, of neoliberalism and an individualistic, NGO-driven, politics of human rights. However, most of that scholarship maintains a narrow Eurocentric perspective. …

Jacob Ghazarian – The Ancient Silk Road: Its enduring impact on China and renewed objectives

Event Date: 20 November 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Jacob Ghazarian (Oxford) – The Ancient Silk Road: Its enduring impact on China and renewed objectives This lecture will deal with the arrival of Buddhism, Christianity and Islam in China, and more specifically the recent revival of interest in …

Catherine Grant – Screen studies as device?: Working through the video essay

Event Date: 19 November 2018 Picture Gallery, Founder’s Building, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The 2018 David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture Professor Catherine Grant (Birkbeck) – Screen studies as device?: Working through the video essay “And art exists that one may recover the sensation of life; it exists to make one feel things, to make the stone …

Words on the Move 3 – Oh Lord! Please Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

Event Date:16 November 2018 The Keynes Library Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Words on the Move 3 Oh Lord! Please Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood SPEAKERS: David Herd (University of Kent), Fran Lock (Birkbeck), Steve Willey (Birkbeck), Daniela Cascella (Sheffield Hallam University), Luke Williams (Birkbeck), Marina Warner (Birkbeck). …

Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration and the Future of White Majorities

Event Date: 15 November 2018 UCL Darwin B40 Lecture Theatre University College London, Gower Street London, WC1E 6BT The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Eric Kaufmann’s new book Whiteshift argues that we need to talk about white identity if we hope to address the root causes of populism and polarisation. The West is in …