Richard I. Cohen – Moses Mendelssohn – The German-Jewish Icon of Modernity

Event Date: 14 February 2019 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 …

Silvia Davoli – Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill

Event Date: 13 February 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Curatorial Conversations: Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill: Silvia Davoli in Conversation with Bill Sherman Dr Silvia Davoli in conversation with Bill Sherman, Institute Director. Part of Curatorial Conversations; a series of lectures which invites curators from around the world to …

Simon MacLean – Charles the Bald, the Origins of the Medieval Castle and the End of the Carolingian Empire

Event Date: 8 February 2019 Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre Wilkins Building, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT   The Royal Historical Society presents: Professor Simon MacLean (University of St Andrews) – Charles the Bald, the Origins of the Medieval Castle and the End of the Carolingian Empire The castle sat at the centre of medieval social and political order …

Stella Sandford – Reason in Reverse – Kant and Freud on Faults

  Event Dates: 7 February 2019 Fyvie Hall (G03) The University of Westminster 309 Regent Street London W1B 2HW The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) in collaboration with the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture (IMCC), University of Westminster presents: Professor Stella Sandford (Kingston) – Reason in Reverse – Kant and Freud on Faults Introduction by Professor …

Eric Hobsbawm: A life in History

Event Date: 7 February 2019 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU   The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck and the Institute of Historical Research presents: ERIC HOBSBAWM: A LIFE IN HISTORY Richard J. Evans in conversation with Martin Jacques and Donald Sassoon To mark the publication of Eric Hobsbawm: A Life …

James Nicholls – The secret life of electrons in lower dimensions

Event Date: 5 February 2019 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr James Nicholls (RHUL) – The secret life of electrons in lower dimensions When J Thomson discovered the electron in 1897, little could he imagine how it would transform our entire civilisation! Today, …

Richard Evans – ‘Warrant for Genocide’? Hitler, the Holocaust and the ‘Protocols of the Elders of Zion’

  Event Date: 4 February 2019 Room B34 Birkbeck University of London Malet St Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism  in collaboration with the Institute of Historical Research presents: Holocaust Memorial Day Event Sir Richard J Evans (Cambridge) – ‘Warrant for Genocide’? Hitler, the Holocaust and the ‘Protocols of the Elders of Zion’ The …

Amia Srinivasan – On Genealogy

Event Date: 4 February 2019 Room 728 UCL Institute of Education 20 Bedford Way London WC1H 0AL The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Amia Srinivasan (Oxford) – On Genealogy Amia Srinivasan is an Associate Professor of philosophy at Oxford and a tutorial fellow at St John’s College. Previously she was a permanent lecturer at University College London and a Prize Fellow …

Marilyn Monroe: a reappraisal

Event Date: 1 February 2019 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq London WC1H 0PD   The Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image (BIMI) and Birkbeck Gender & Sexuality (BiGS) present: Marilyn Monroe: a reappraisal This screening of the important but rarely discussed Niagara of 1953 will be followed by a discussion with Jacqueline Rose and Laura Mulvey, who will discuss their work …