Heather Widdows – No Duty To Resist: Why individual resistance is an ineffective response to dominant beauty ideals

Event Date: 18 October 2021 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Heather Widdows (Birmingham) – No Duty To Resist: Why individual resistance is an ineffective response to dominant beauty ideals In this paper I argue that the way to reduce the power of overdemanding beauty ideals is not to advocate that …

Natasha Gordinsky/Katja Petrowskaja – ‘Your Heimat is our Nightmare?’: Post-Soviet Poetic Interventions in German Culture

Event Date: 14 October 2021 ZOOM meeting, recorded European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2021 Conceptions of Heimat in Jewish Visual History and Culture A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. The lecture series examines the German-Jewish and European-Jewish notion of Heimat and its diverse and changing visual representations …

Robert Stern – ‘How is human freedom compatible with the authority of the Good?’

Event Date: 4 October 2021 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: The 114th Presidential Address As the first talk for the 2021-22 Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, this year’s Presidential Address marks the official inauguration of Professor Robert Stern (University of Sheffield) as the 114th President of the Aristotelian Society. The Society’s …