Maria Rosa Antognazza – The Distinction of Kind between Knowledge and Belief

Event Date: 18 May 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Maria Rosa Antognazza (KCL) – The Distinction of Kind between Knowledge and Belief Maria Rosa Antognazza is Professor of Philosophy at King’s College London. Educated at the Catholic University of Milan, she has held research and visiting fellowships in Italy, …

Derrick Darby – Rights Externalism and Racial Injustice

Event Date: 11 May 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Derrick Darby (Rutgers University) – Rights Externalism and Racial Injustice Derrick Darby is Henry Rutgers Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. He discovered his passion for philosophy growing up in New York City’s Queensbridge public housing projects, as …

Nancy Cartwright – Why Trust Science?

Event Date: 27 April 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Nancy Cartwright (Durham) – Why Trust Science? Nancy Cartwright is a methodologist and philosopher of the natural and human sciences, with special focus on causation, evidence and modelling. Her recent work has been on scientific evidence, objectivity and how to …

Dana Nelkin – Equal Opportunity

Event Date: 30 March 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Dana Nelkin (UC San Diego) – Equal Opportunity Dana Kay Nelkin is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego, and an Affiliate Professor at the University of San Diego School of Law. Her areas of research …

Andrew Bacon – Vagueness at Every Order

Event Date: 16 March 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Andrew Bacon (Southern California) – Vagueness at Every Order Andrew Bacon is an associate professor at the University of Southern California. His main interests are in metaphysics, epistemology, the philosophy of language and philosophical logic. He has recently completed a …

Jules Lubbock – The Fallibility of Perception: Lorenzetti’s frescoes in Siena’s Sala della Pace

Event Date: 10 March 2020 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Professor Jules Lubbock (Essex) – The Fallibility of Perception: Lorenzetti’s frescoes in Siena’s Sala della Pace The dominant tradition of commentary on Ambrogio Lorenzetti’s frescoes of Peace and War is text based. The aim is to reconstruct the political theory …

Adi Heyman – The Big Cover-Up: Modest Fashion

Event Date: 4 March 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 …

Amelia Gentleman – The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment

Building Centre 26 Store Street London WC1E 7BT Birkbeck’s Postgraduate Reading Group and The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology in association with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism present: The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment Amelia Gentleman, award-winning Guardian journalist, discusses the Windrush scandal and her role in exposing the government’s ‘hostile environment’ policy. Amelia Gentleman …

The Role of Progressives in Northern Irish Unionism

Event Date: 27 February 2020 Room 421 Birkbeck University of London, Malet Street London, WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Centre of British Political Life presents: The Role of Progressives in Northern Irish Unionism The newly relaunched Birkbeck Centre for British Political Life (BPL) will host a public-facing seminar on progressive Ulster unionism. With funding from the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, …

Mary Fulbrook – A Bystander Society? Passivity and Complicity in Nazi Germany

  Event Date: 18 February 2020 Room ‘The Light’ Friend’s House 173 – 177 Euston Road London NW1 2BJ The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism in collaboration with the Institute of Historical Research presents: Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture Professor Mary Fulbrook (UCL) – A Bystander Society? Passivity and Complicity in Nazi Germany The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day …