Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: In Conversation with Saidiya Hartman

Event Date: 31 May 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX   The  Birkbeck Centre for Law and the Humanities presents: Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval Saidiya Hartman and Eddie Bruce-Jones in conversation, moderated by Avery F. Gordon Saidiya Hartman’s eagerly awaited new book, Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: …

Brigitte Marin – Urban government, the police and citizen participation in eighteenth-century Naples: a comparative perspective

Event Date: 29 May 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Brigitte Marin (Aix-Marseille Université) – Urban government, the police and citizen participation in eighteenth-century Naples: a comparative perspective In what ways were ordinary people in eighteenth-century Naples integrated into management of their urban …

Adam Teller – From Amsterdam to Istanbul: Fundraising and Jewish Refugee Relief in the Seventeenth Century

  Event Date: 22 May 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Adam Teller (Brown) – From Amsterdam to Istanbul: Fundraising and Jewish Refugee Relief in the Seventeenth Century This lecture examines the ways in which Jews across Europe and Asia co-operated …

Jérémie Koering – Sketching Art History: Art Historians’ Drawings as Epistemic Tool

Event Date: 22 May 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Jérémie Koering (CNRS/Centre André Chastel) – Sketching Art History: Art Historians’ Drawings as Epistemic Tool It is often ignored but many art historians, among the most famous of the Nineteenth, Twentieth and Twenty-first centuries, have used the graphic instrument to …

Cheryl Porter – Painting Manuscripts with Metals and Insects: Grind or flatten, catch and cook

Event Date: 21 May 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Cheryl Porter (Director of the Montefiascione Project) – Painting Manuscripts with Metals and Insects: Grind or flatten, catch and cook Introduction by Professor Anthony Stockwell (RAS): ————— Talk: ————— Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 60 SHARES …

Thomas Sattig – The Flow of Time in Experience

Event Date: 20 May 2019 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Thomas Sattig (Tübingen) – The Flow of Time in Experience Thomas Sattig is Professor of Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Tübingen. He completed his D.Phil. at Oxford University, where he was also a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow …

Collections in Circulation Conference

Event Date: 9 – 10 May 2019 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Richmond TW9 3AB The Royal Holloway University of London Department of Geography in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew present: Collections in Circulation Conference The conference brings together scholars from the UK and overseas with a shared interest in the mobility of museum collections, past and present. Their …

Christian List – What’s Wrong with the Consequence Argument: A Compatibilist Libertarian Response

Event Date: 13 May 2019 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Christian List (LSE) – What’s Wrong with the Consequence Argument: A Compatibilist Libertarian Response Christian List is Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at the London School of Economics and a Fellow of the British Academy. He works …

Mary Vincent – The ‘Martyrdom of Things’: Iconoclasm and its Meanings in the Spanish Civil War

Event Date: 10 May 2019 Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre Wilkins Building, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT   The Royal Historical Society presents: Professor Mary Vincent (Sheffield) – The ‘Martyrdom of Things’: Iconoclasm and its Meanings in the Spanish Civil War The Spanish Civil War was among the greatest explosions of iconoclastic violence in European history and, understandably, scholarly …