Helen Thompson – Popular politics and referendums: the long journey to a referendum on Brexit

Event Date: 14 November 2018 Room B34 Birkbeck University of London, Malet Street London, WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Centre of British Political Life presents: Annual Academic Lecture: Professor Helen Thompson (Cambridge) – Popular politics and referendums: the long journey to a referendum on Brexit Helen Thompson is Professor of Political Economy at the University Cambridge, she is at present Deputy …

Xavier Dectot – A not-so-recent Archaeological Discovery in Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Event Date: 14 November 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Dr Xavier Dectot (National Museums Scotland) – A not-so-recent Archaeological Discovery in Saint-Germain-des-Prés (and some new perspectives on French mid-13th century Gothic sculpture) Visitors to the Saint-Germain-des-Prés abbey church in Paris will find, on a red metal column at the …

Michael Franklin – Phebe Gibbs, Our Calcutta Correspondent

Event Date: 14 November 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Michael Franklin (Swansea University) – Phebe Gibbs, Our Calcutta Correspondent Talk: ——————————- Questions:     60 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us Share Share Share Share Share

Yael Tamir – Why Nationalism

Event Date: 13 November 2019 Hilda Clark 2 & 3 Friends House, 173 – 177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ43 The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: Professor Yael Tamir (Oxford) – Why Nationalism This years Nations and Nationalism debate examines the book Why Nationalism by Yael Tamir. Tamir makes a passionate argument for a kind of …

Cosimo I de’Medici and Granducal Florence – Eliana Carrara and Philippe Canguilhem

Event Date: 13 November 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 …

Giles Tillotson – Vision and Landscape: New Perspectives on Oriental Scenery by Thomas and William Daniell

Event Date: 12 November 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Giles Tillotson (DAG, New Delhi) – Vision and Landscape: New Perspectives on Oriental Scenery by Thomas and William Daniell Talk: ————————– Questions:     60 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us Share Share Share Share Share

Paul Bromberg – Thai Silver and Nielloware

Event Date: 22 October 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Paul Bromberg – Thai Silver and Nielloware Paul Bromberg presents a talk on “Thai Silver and Nielloware”, which display exquisite craftsmanship and design to rival better-known genres of silver from Asia. However, there has to date been little research undertaken …

Robert Priest – The Oberammergau Passion Play: Actors, Audiences, Antisemitism c.1860-1910

  Event Date: 4 November 2019 Room B35 Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq. entrance Malet St London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Dr Robert Priest (RHUL) – The Oberammergau Passion Play: Actors, Audiences, Antisemitism c.1860-1910 The Passion Play at Oberammergau, Germany is one of the world’s longest running dramatic performances. Staged regularly by …

Colleen Murphy – On Principled Compromises

Event Date: 4 November 2019 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Colleen Murphy (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign) – On Principled Compromises Colleen Murphy is a Professor in the College of Law with courtesy appointments in the Departments of Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, …