Cosimo I de’Medici and Granducal Florence – Oscar Schiavone

Event Date: 27 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 …

Stephen Green – The Human Odyssey – East, West and the search for Universal Values

Event Date: 20 November 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Lecture and book presentation Lord Stephen Green  –  The Human Odyssey – East, West and the search for Universal Values Introduction by Professor Anthony Stockwell (RAS) ———————— Talk: ———————— Questions: share this entry:

Tim Anstey – The Tenant’s Furniture: re-inscribing the Warburg Institute

Event Date: 19 November 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Professor Tim Anstey (Oslo School of Architecture and Design) – The Tenant’s Furniture: re-inscribing the Warburg Institute From the Kulturwissenschaftliche Bibliothek Warburg in Hamburg, developed from 1924 to 1926, to the amazing scheme that Aby Warburg and Fritz Saxl worked …

Tilman Frasch – Bagan and the Theravada Buddhist Ecumene in the 12-13th Centuries CE

Event Date: 19 November 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Tilman Frasch (Manchester Metropolitan University) – Bagan and the Theravada Buddhist Ecumene in the 12-13th Centuries CE Introduction by Professor Anthony Stockwell (RAS): ———————– Talk: ———————- Questions: ——————— Accompanying images: share this entry:

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:     share this entry:

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 …