Susan Whitfield – Silk, Slaves and Stupas: Material Culture of the Silk Road

Event Date: 24 May 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Susan Whitfield (Institute of Archaeology, UCL) – Silk, Slaves and Stupas: Material Culture of the Silk Road Introduction by Professor Tony Stockwell (RAS): —————— Talk: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] share this entry:

Grey/Polychrome: Cy Twombly, Modernity, Classicism, and the History of Art

Event Date: 23 May 2018 Arts Lecture Theatre 3 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents:                                                          Grey/Polychrome: Cy Twombly, Modernity, Classicism, and the History of Art …

Joan M Schwartz – Lives and afterlives: The photographic lens and legacy of Frederick Dally

Event Date: 23 May 2018 Moore Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Royal Holloway Centre for the GeoHumanities presents: The 3rd Denis Cosgrove Lecture in the GeoHumanities Professor Joan M Schwartz (Head of Department of Art History and Art Conservation at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada) – Lives and afterlives: The photographic lens and legacy …

Lisa Shapiro – Assuming Epistemic Authority

Event Date: 21 May 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Lisa Shapiro (Simon Fraser University) – Assuming Epistemic Authority Lisa Shapiro is Professor of Philosophy at Simon Fraser University. Her research concerns accounts of human nature in the 17th and 18th centuries. In particular, she is interested the place of …

Kalwant Bhopal – BME experiences in HE: social justice, inclusion, and white privilege

Event Date: 21 May 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq. London WC1E 7JL Birkbeck, University of London presents: Professor Kalwant Bhopal (Birmingham) – BME experiences in HE: social justice, inclusion, and white privilege Organised by Birkbeck Assistant Deans for Equalities and supported by all 5 schools. This session will explore BME experiences in higher …

Renegade: Austin Collings

Event Dates: 18 May 2018 Room G04 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Renegade: Austin Collings Mark E. Smith, who died in January this year at the age of sixty, recorded 32 studio albums as frontman of legendary independent band The Fall. To celebrate a body of …

Stephen Graham – Subterranean urban politics: Insurgency, sanctuary, exploration and tourism’

  Event Date: 18 May 2018 Room 101 30 Russell Square Birkbeck, University of London London WC1B 5DT The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Professor Stephen Graham (Newcastle) – Subterranean urban politics: Insurgency, sanctuary, exploration and tourism Stephen Graham is Professor of Cities and Society in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape at Newcastle University. He is widely …

In conversation: Philippe Sands and Katrin Himmler

Event Date: 17 May 2018 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2017-18 The Difficulties of Writing Family History A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s topic intends to discuss the challenges which arise when writing a European-Jewish family …

Landscapes of culture: Raymond Williams 30 years on

Event Date: 17 May 2018 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Landscapes of culture: Raymond Williams 30 years on The death of Raymond Williams in 1988 robbed Britain of one of its most influential cultural critics. These screenings of three rare documentaries on Williams capture …

Creative writing as research

Event Date: 16 May 2018 Room G01 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Creative writing as research Discussing creative writing as research, writers Julia Bell (Birkbeck) and Honor Gavin (University of Manchester) share aspects of their processes and practices. Hosted by Corkscrew: practice-based/led research at Birkbeck. Chair: …