Alexandra Green – Sir Stamford Raffles: Civilised Views of Java

Event Date: 13 December 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Alexandra Green (British Museum) – Sir Stamford Raffles: Civilised Views of Java Alexandra Green is Henry Ginsburg Curator for Southeast Asia at the British Museum. She has a PhD on the subject of 18th century Burmese wall paintings from …

Moreton Moore – Beauty in Science

Event Date: 13 December 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Professor Moreton Moore (RHUL) – Beauty in Science This year’s Physics Christmas lecture will be delivered by Professor Moreton Moore, a former Mayor of Runnymede and the author of the book: Diamonds: Much …

Ian Gow – The Scottish Sinologist Alexander Wylie 1815-1887: Missionary, Man of Letters, Mathemetician

Event Date: 11 December 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Ian Gow (Edinburgh) – The Scottish Sinologist Alexander Wylie 1815-1887: Missionary, Man of Letters, Mathemetician Alexander Wylie was one of the leading members of a unique concentration of Missionary Scholars and who lived and worked in Shanghai in the …

Ruth Oren – ‘Coming back to History’ –The Jewish Image in Landscape Photographs of ‘Eretz-Israel’, 1898-1961

Event Date: 6 December 2018 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2018-19 Seeing Jews in Art: Networks, Fantasies and Dreams A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s topic will explore the agency of Jews within the networks shaping …

Carlo Ginzburg – Unintended Convergences: Ernesto de Martino and Aby Warburg

Event Date: 6 December 2018 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Professor Carlo Ginzburg – Unintended Convergences: Ernesto de Martino and Aby Warburg Professor Ginzburg is one of the most influential cultural historians, best known for his pioneering work on micro-history and case studies at the intersection of historiography and law. …

‘Where do we fit in?’ Black and Asian British History on the Curriculum

                                                                                                           Event Date: 4 December 2018 The Beveridge Hall Senate House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Historical Research, University of London in association with The Runnymede Trust presents: ‘Where do we fit in?’ Black and Asian British History on the Curriculum This event brings together scholars, artists and activists to discuss the presence and …