Cosimo I de’Medici and Granducal Florence – Jonathan Davies and Gemma Cornetti

Event Date: 29 January 2020 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: 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 of Cosimo I de’ Medici’s birth …

Tom Shakespeare – Lives Unworthy of Life? Disability Pride Versus Eugenics

  Event Date: 29 January 2020 Room B05 Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq. entrance Malet St London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor  Tom Shakespeare (LSHTM) – Lives Unworthy of Life? Disability Pride Versus Eugenics Professor Tom Shakespeare will discuss the international eugenics movement before and after 1900, and the euthanasia it resulted …

Reading Milton Reading Shakespeare

Event Date: 28 January 2020 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Reading Milton Reading Shakespeare Dr Jason Scott-Warren (Cambridge) and Dr Claire M. L. Bourne (Penn State University) discuss their discovery in 2019 of the identity of the annotator of the Free Library of Philadelphia copy of Shakespeare’s first folio. This …

Round Table Discussion: Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

      Event Date: 27 January 2020 German Historical Institute, 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ The German History Society in association with the German Historical Institute, London and The Wiener Holocaust Library present: Part of the outreach programme offered by the German History Society in association with the German Historical Institute, London and The Wiener Holocaust Library. —————————– …

Kerry Wallach – ‘Coming Out’ as Jewish in Weimar Germany

Event Date: 23 January 2020 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 …

Daniel Hahn – Translating wor(l)ds and why it matters: writing and publishing in translation in the UK today

Event Date: 22 January 2020 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Royal Holloway presents: Daniel Hahn – Translating wor(l)ds and why it matters: writing and publishing in translation in the UK today Daniel Hahn, the British writer, editor and translator and former chair of the Society …

Emily Thomas – Time and Subtle Pictures in the History of Philosophy

Event Date: 20 January 2020 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Emily Thomas (Durham) – Time and Subtle Pictures in the History of Philosophy Emily Thomas is Associate Professor in Philosophy at Durham University. Prior to this she obtained a PhD from the University of Cambridge, and held a …

Henrietta Harrison – George Thomas Staunton and the Perils of being a China Expert in early nineteenth-century London

Event Date: 16 January 2020 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Henrietta Harrison (Oxford University) – George Thomas Staunton and the Perils of being a China Expert in early nineteenth-century London Introduction by Professor Anthonu Stockwell (RAS): ———————- Talk: ———————- Questions: share this entry: