2019 London Critical Theory Summer School – Friday Debate I

Event Date: 28 June 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: 2019 London Critical Theory Summer School – Friday Debate I Speakers: Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, Drucilla Cornell, Slavoj Žižek, and Jacqueline Rose The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities’ annual London Critical Theory Summer School is taking …

Veronique Boisvert – A Tunnel to the Beginning of Time

Event Date: 27 June 2019 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr Veronique Boisvert (RHUL) – A Tunnel to the Beginning of Time The Large Hadron Collider is currently undergoing a series of upgrades at CERN in Switzerland. The collisions happening 100 meters underground …

On Rosa Luxemburg: Drucilla Cornell and Jacqueline Rose In Conversation

Event Date: 27 June 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: On Rosa Luxemburg: Drucilla Cornell and Jacqueline Rose In Conversation Speakers: Professor Drucilla Cornell and Professor Jacqueline Rose The work of Rosa Luxemburg has never been more important. It was Luxemburg who first argued …

National Trust and Egham Museum in partnership with academics and artists – Learning from Runnymede

Event Date: 27 June 2019 Room 139 Founders Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London presents: National Trust and Egham Museum in partnership with academics and artists – Learning from Runnymede Join us for a lunchtime panel discussion about how the National Trust and Egham Museum have worked with Royal Holloway academics …

Cosimo I de’Medici and Granducal Florence – Alessandro Cecchi and Antonio Geremicca

Event Date: 26 June 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Cosimo I de’Medici and Granducal Florence Cosimo I de’ Medici (1519-1574), first Grandduke of Tuscany, was both a consummate administrator and a fierce patron of the arts. The lecture series Cosimo I De’Medici and Granducal Florence celebrates the 500th anniversary …

Hasia Diner – On the Road: Jewish Peddling and the Shaping of Jewish History

  Event Date: 17 June 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 Hasia Diner (New York)  – On the Road: Jewish Peddling and the Shaping of Jewish History In the long history of Jews and business, few phenomena have been more formative …

Cosimo I de’Medici and Granducal Florence – Alessio Assonitis and Stefano Dall’Aglio

Event Date: 12 June 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Cosimo I de’Medici and Granducal Florence Cosimo I de’ Medici (1519-1574), first Grandduke of Tuscany, was both a consummate administrator and a fierce patron of the arts. The lecture series Cosimo I De’Medici and Granducal Florence celebrates the 500th anniversary …

A Century of Radical Right Extremism: New Approaches

      Event Date: 15 – 17 May 2019 Richmond University – The American University in London Queen’s Rd, Richmond TW10 6JP The Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right in partnership with Richmond, the American University in London presents: A Century of Radical Right Extremism: New Approaches Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right Inaugural Conference The Centre …

Olga Lucia Lizzini – Intellect, imagination and the role of philosophy: exploring the interpretation of religion in classical Arabic philosophy

  Event Date: 7 June 2019 Clattern Lecture Theatre, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Dr Olga Lucia Lizzini (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) – Intellect, imagination and the role of philosophy: exploring the interpretation of religion in classical Arabic philosophy Olga Lucia Lizzini (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), …