Rethinking Democracy: Populism, Post-democracy and the Politics of Resentment

Event Date: 9 October 2019 Hilda Clark 2/3 Friends House, 173 – 177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ   The Political Quarterly presents: Book Launch: Rethinking Democracy: Populism, Post-democracy and the Politics of Resentment Democratic politics is once again under attack – this time from populist nationalists, authoritarian rulers and new forms of political communication. It was not meant to …

Lesley Pullen – Hindu Buddhist Java: Examining the Evolution of Dress on Sculpture

      Event Date: 8 October 2019 Room RG01 Russell Square: College Buildings 10 Thornhaugh St, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0XG The  SOAS Centre of South East Asian Studies presents: Dr Lesley Pullen (SOAS) – Hindu Buddhist Java: Examining the Evolution of Dress on Sculpture This lecture examines a corpus of freestanding sculpture produced in Java during the Hindu Buddhist …

Helen Steward – Free Will and External Reality: Two Scepticisms Compared

Event Date: 7 October 2019 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Helen Steward (Leeds) – Free Will and External Reality: Two Scepticisms Compared As the first talk for the 2019-20 Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, this year’s Presidential Address marks the official inauguration of Professor Helen Steward (University of Leeds) as …

Catherine Flood – Food: Bigger than the Plate

Event Date: 3 October 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Curatorial Conversations: Dr Catherine Flood (V&A) Dr Catherine Flood (Victoria and Albert Museum) – Food: Bigger than the Plate Dr Catherine Flood, Curator, “Food: Bigger than the Plate”, Victoria & Albert Museum (to 20 October 2019) in conversation with Professor …

Marc Loopuyt – Music of the Three Andalusias

Event Date: 27 September 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Marc Loopuyt – Music of the Three Andalusias An evening lecture/recital by musician, writer and teacher Marc Loopuyt on Muslim, Jewish and Christian music of Medieval Spain, focusing on the rabab and the oud, and on articulation techniques. Articulation in …

Stefan Halikowski-Smith – Two Missionary Accounts of Southeast Asia in the Late Seventeenth Century

Event Date: 26 September 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Stefan Halikowski-Smith (Swansea University) – Two Missionary Accounts of Southeast Asia in the Late Seventeenth Century Introduction by Professor Anthony Stockwell (RAS): ——————— Talk: ——————– Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] share this entry:

Penny Roberts – Truth during the French religious wars

Event Date: 5 July 2019 Lecture Theatre B5 Chadwick Building, Front Quadrangle, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT   The Royal Historical Society presents: Professor Penny Roberts (Warwick) – Truth during the French religious wars Truth is always contestable. This lecture will explore that assertion in the context of the sixteenth century. In many ways, the French religious wars …

Philippa Gregory in conversation with Stella Tillyard

Event Date: 16 September 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck presents: Philippa Gregory in conversation with Stella Tillyard The acclaimed historian and author of The Other Boleyn Girl talks about her new book, historical fiction and why she is now, as honorary …

Sujit Sivasundaram – Waves Across the South: Monarchs, Travellers and Empire in the Pacific

Event Date: 5 July 2019 Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre Wilkins Building, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT   The Royal Historical Society presents: The 2019 Prothero Lecture Dr Sujit Sivasundaram (Cambridge) – Waves Across the South: Monarchs, Travellers and Empire in the Pacific The Pacific has often been invisible in global histories written in the UK. Yet it has …

2019 London Critical Theory Summer School – Friday Debate II

Event Date: 5 July 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: 2019 London Critical Theory Summer School – Friday Debate II Speakers: Eyal Weizman, Stephen Frosh, Jacqueline Rose, Esther Leslie Chair: Oscar Guardiola-Rivera The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities’ annual London Critical Theory Summer School …