John Bercow – Parliament as Pathfinder: Changing the culture of an ancient institution

Event Date: 12 February 2018 Room B34 Malet St Building Birkbeck College London WC1E 7HX The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Speaker of the House Rt Hon John Bercow MP on Parliamentary Reform The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life at Birkbeck welcomes the Rt Hon John Bercow MP, Speaker …

Annabel Gallop – The Great Seal of Aceh

Event Date: 8 February 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Annabel Gallop (BL) – The Great Seal of Aceh Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (RAS): ————————– Talk: ————————– Questions: share this entry:

Benjamin Madley – An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873

Event Date: 6 February 2018 Queen’s Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr Benjamin Madley (UCLA) – An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873 Between 1846 and 1873, California’s Indian population plunged from perhaps 150,000 to 30,000. Madley is …

Craig French – Naïve Realism and Diaphaneity

Event Date: 5 February 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Craig French (Nottingham) – Naïve Realism and Diaphaneity Craig French is a philosopher of mind & psychology at the University of Nottingham.   accompanying handout [pdf] share this entry:

Herman Siemens – Nietzsche, Kant and the question of constructive conflict

Event Date: 1 February 2018 Room 0001 John Galsworthy building Kingston University Penrhyn Road campus Penrhyn Road Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Dr Herman Siemens (Leiden) – Nietzsche, Kant and the question of constructive conflict Herman Siemens (co-editor of the 3-volume, Nietzsche’s Engagements with Kant and the Kantian Legacy, …

Ulrike Weckel – Shaming with Images: German Responses to Atrocity Films, 1945-46

Event Date: 31 January 2018 Wolfson Suite Institute of Historical Research Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Ulrike Weckel (Justus Liebig University Gießen) – Shaming with Images: German Responses to Atrocity Films, 1945-46 For a long time, scholars have been convinced that films produced by the Allies documenting atrocities …

T.J. Clark – Cézanne and the Fetishism of Commodities Session 2

Event Date: 31 January 2018 Room B01, Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck, University of London. London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Cézanne and the Fetishism of Commodities – A Masterclass with T.J. Clark: Session 2 Speaker: Professor T. J. Clark, Visiting Professor at the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities (Oct 2016 – Sept 2019) and Professor Emeritus …

T.J. Clark – Cézanne and the Fetishism of Commodities Session 1

Event Date: 30 January 2018 Room B01, Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck, University of London. London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Cézanne and the Fetishism of Commodities – A Masterclass with T.J. Clark: Session 1 Speaker: Professor T. J. Clark, Visiting Professor at the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities (Oct 2016 – Sept 2019) and Professor Emeritus …

Co-Presents to the Holocaust: The British in Auschwitz and Belsen

Event Date: 30 January 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E David Cesarani Holocaust Memorial Lecture 2018 Co-Presents to the Holocaust: The British in Auschwitz and Belsen with Professor Tony Kushner (Southampton) and Dr Aimee Bunting (Godolphin and Latymer School) Long after 1945, memory of World War II in Britain was not linked to the …

Seduced and Betrayed: Exposing the Contemporary Microfinance Phenomenon

  Event Date: 25 January 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research and Birkbeck Gender & Sexuality (BiGS) present: Seduced and Betrayed: Exposing the Contemporary Microfinance Phenomenon Speakers: Milford Bateman, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Croatia Kate Maclean, Birkbeck, University of London, UK Microfinance began as …