Rayna Denison – The Hidden History of Studio Ghibli: Short Films, Advertising and the Industrial Reality of Japanese Animation

Event Date:11 April 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Rayna Denison (University of East Anglia) – The Hidden History of Studio Ghibli: Short Films, Advertising and the Industrial Reality of Japanese Animation While Studio Ghibli’s films have become famous around the world, their animation production in other areas remains …

Nathan Abrams – Treyf Jews?: Jewish Gangsters in McMafia and Peaky Blinders

Event Date: 4 April 2019 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2018-19 Seeing Jews in Art: Networks, Fantasies and Dreams A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s topic will explore the agency of Jews within the networks shaping …

Palestinian Childhoods: Human Rights, Mental Health and Resistance

  Event Date: 9 March 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Palestinian Childhoods: Human Rights, Mental Health and Resistance The conference addresses the mental health of children and families in occupied Palestine, exploring the psychological and relational impacts of oppression and the denial of …

Paul Morland – The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World

Event Date: 2 April 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck University of London Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7JL The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Dr Paul Morland (Birkbeck) – The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World The Department of Politics at Birkbeck is hosting a book launch of ‘The Human Tide: …

Mirjam Zadoff – Shidduchim – Deals Made in Heaven: Romance, Politics and Economics

  Event Date: 1 April 2019 Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert St, Camden Town, London NW1 7NB The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Mirjam Zadoff (Munich Documentation Centre for the History of National Socialism) – Shidduchim – Deals Made in Heaven: Romance, Politics and Economics This lecture is one of a series exploring …

David Cunningham and Peter Osborne – Poetics of Contemporary Art

  Event Dates: 28 March 2019 Fyvie Hall (G03) The University of Westminster 309 Regent Street London W1B 2HW The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) in collaboration with the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture (IMCC), University of Westminster presents: David Cunningham (IMCC, Westminster) and Peter Osborne (CRMEP, Kingston) – Poetics of Contemporary Art Chair: Prof. Alexandra …

T.J. Clark – Capitalism Without Images

Event Date: 27 March 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Capitalism Without Images A lecture by T.J. Clark Speaker: Professor T. J. Clark, Visiting Professor at the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities (Oct 2016 – Sept 2019) and Professor Emeritus of Modern Art at …

Ali Smith – Entitlement

Event Date: 25 March 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Entitlement – A Lecture by Ali Smith Speaker: Ali Smith Chair: Professor Jacqueline Rose (Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities) There’s the age of aquarius. There’s the age of enlightenment. But we’re living in the …

Ron Zweig – German Reparations and the Impact of Post War Jewish Politics

  Event Date: 21 March 2019 Room B33 Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq. entrance Malet St London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Ron Zweig (NYU) – German Reparations and the Impact of Post War Jewish Politics Reparations from the West-German government for the material destruction of European Jewry by Nazi Germany were …

Sheila Heti in Conversation

Event Date: 19 March 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Sheila Heti in Conversation Author Sheila Heti will be in conversation with Professor Esther Leslie (Birkbeck) Sheila Heti is the author of eight books of fiction and non-fiction, including the novels Ticknor, Motherhood, and …