Henry Bial – Jewish on Demand: Representation and Difference in the Streaming Era

Event Date: 5 December 2019 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2019-20 Acting Jewish: Between Identity and Attire A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. The proposed lecture series investigates the complex nature of what it means to act or …

Roger Chartier – Between Cultural History and History of the Book

Event Date: 5 December 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Professor Roger Chartier (Paris and UPenn) –  Between Cultural History and History of the Book Alongside his outstanding research on the history of books, publishing and reading, Professor Chartier has also dedicated part of his work to epistemological questions in …

Polly Toynbee – The Lost Decade

Event Date: 4 December 2019 BMA House Tavistock Square London, WC1H 9JP   The Political Quarterly presents: The 2019  Political Quarterly Annual Lecture ‘The Lost Decade’ with Polly Toynbee Award-winning journalist Polly Toynbee gives the Political Quarterly annual lecture on ‘the lost decade’ in British politics. In the welter of immediate events, it’s easy to forget just how tumultuous the …

Royal Holloway Christmas Physics Lecture

Event Date: 3 December 2019 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Christmas Lecture 2019 Our popular Christmas lecture is back for 2019! This time we have a fantastic line up of young researchers, who will be talking about their work at Royal Holloway. Join …

Humphrey Ocean and Phillip King – Leonardo’s “Paragone” and Contemporary Art

Event Date: 27 November 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Humphrey Ocean (RA) and Phillip King (RA) – Leonardo’s “Paragone” and Contemporary Art  Chair: Ben Thomas (University of Kent Canterbury) Leonardo da Vinci argued that ‘the sculptor undertakes his work with greater bodily exertion than the painter’ and that sculpture …