Sheila Heti in Conversation

Event Date: 19 March 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Sheila Heti in Conversation Author Sheila Heti will be in conversation with Professor Esther Leslie (Birkbeck) Sheila Heti is the author of eight books of fiction and non-fiction, including the novels Ticknor, Motherhood, and …

Ali Smith and Marina Warner in conversation

Event Date: 18 March 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Ali Smith and Marina Warner in conversation Ali Smith and Marina Warner are writers who have both engaged with the issue of refugees and migrants in our time. Ali Smith has been centrally involved …

Stephen Mulhall – Heidegger’s Fountain: Ecstasis, Mimesis and Engrossment in the Origin of the Work of Art

Event Date: 18 March 2019 Room 802 UCL Institute of Education 20 Bedford Way London WC1H 0AL The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Stephen Mulhall (Oxford) – Heidegger’s Fountain: Ecstasis, Mimesis and Engrossment in the Origin of the Work of Art Stephen Mulhall is Professor of Philosophy and a Fellow of New College, Oxford. His research interests include Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Nietzsche …

Yossef Rapoport – Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo

Event Date: 7 March 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Yossef Rapoport (Queen Mary, UoL) – Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo – Lecture and Book Launch About a millennium ago, an unknown author in Cairo completed a large and richly illustrated book. In …

Étienne Balibar – Towards a Socialist Cosmopolitanism

  Event Dates: 14 March 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 Étienne Balibar (Kingston) –  Towards a Socialist Cosmopolitanism Chair: Dr Elinor Taylor, IMCC, University of Westminster …

Melanie Holcomb – Exchanging Glances: The Challenges of Cross-Cultural Exhibitions

Event Date: 1 March 2019 The Lecture Room The Warburg Institute Woburn Square Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Dr Melanie Holcomb (Curator in the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) – Exchanging Glances: The Challenges of Cross-Cultural Exhibitions Part of Curatorial Conversations; a series of lectures which invites …

Steven Zipperstein – Excavating Philip Roth: On Beginning a Biographical Study

  Event Date: 11 March 2019 Sir David Davies LT (G08) Roberts Building University College London Gower St London WC1E 6BT The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Steven Zipperstein (Stanford) – Excavating Philip Roth: On Beginning a Biographical Study Philip Roth is among the world’s most highly regarded writers of contemporary fiction. He is also among …

Thomas Cogswell – Adultery and politics in Jacobean London

Event Date: 4 March 2019 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of History at Royal Holloway presents: The 2019 Hayes Robinson Lecture Professor Thomas Cogswell (Riverside California) – Adultery and politics in Jacobean London Not far behind the proper facade of early Stuart London, tightly policed by church courts and zealous Calvinists, was …

Sophia Connell – Care and Parenting in Aristotelian Ethics

Event Date: 4 March 2019 Room 804 UCL Institute of Education 20 Bedford Way London WC1H 0AL The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Sophia Connell (Birkbeck) – Care and Parenting in Aristotelian Ethics Sophia Connell is lecturer in ancient philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London. She did her MPhil and PhD at the University of Cambridge. She is a former …