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 …

Séamus Davis – Quantum Technology – Challenges and Opportunities

Event Date: 4 July 2019 Shilling Auditorium Shilling Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Professor Séamus Davis – Quantum Technology – Challenges and Opportunities Information technology including computing, communication, encryption and the internet are anticipated to become wholly quantum mechanical as part of the emerging …

Sara Lipton – Jewish Money and the Image of the Jewish Body in the Middle Ages

  Event Date: 3 July 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 Sara Lipton (State University of New York at Stony Brook) – Jewish Money and the Image of the Jewish Body in the Middle Ages This lecture is one of a …

2019 London Critical Theory Summer School – Friday Debate I

Event Date: 28 June 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 I Speakers: Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, Drucilla Cornell, Slavoj Žižek, and Jacqueline Rose The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities’ annual London Critical Theory Summer School is taking …

Veronique Boisvert – A Tunnel to the Beginning of Time

Event Date: 27 June 2019 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr Veronique Boisvert (RHUL) – A Tunnel to the Beginning of Time The Large Hadron Collider is currently undergoing a series of upgrades at CERN in Switzerland. The collisions happening 100 meters underground …

On Rosa Luxemburg: Drucilla Cornell and Jacqueline Rose In Conversation

Event Date: 27 June 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: On Rosa Luxemburg: Drucilla Cornell and Jacqueline Rose In Conversation Speakers: Professor Drucilla Cornell and Professor Jacqueline Rose The work of Rosa Luxemburg has never been more important. It was Luxemburg who first argued …

National Trust and Egham Museum in partnership with academics and artists – Learning from Runnymede

Event Date: 27 June 2019 Room 139 Founders Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London presents: National Trust and Egham Museum in partnership with academics and artists – Learning from Runnymede Join us for a lunchtime panel discussion about how the National Trust and Egham Museum have worked with Royal Holloway academics …

Cosimo I de’Medici and Granducal Florence – Alessandro Cecchi and Antonio Geremicca

Event Date: 26 June 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Cosimo I de’Medici and Granducal Florence Cosimo I de’ Medici (1519-1574), first Grandduke of Tuscany, was both a consummate administrator and a fierce patron of the arts. The lecture series Cosimo I De’Medici and Granducal Florence celebrates the 500th anniversary …

Hasia Diner – On the Road: Jewish Peddling and the Shaping of Jewish History

  Event Date: 17 June 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Hasia Diner (New York)  – On the Road: Jewish Peddling and the Shaping of Jewish History In the long history of Jews and business, few phenomena have been more formative …