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Catherine Hall – Displaced histories: memories of the slave trade and slavery

  Event date: 6 March 2012              Windsor Auditorium, Royal Holloway, Egham   Royal Holloway Department of History Hayes Robinson Lecture Professor Catherine Hall (UCL):  Displaced histories: memories of the slave trade and slavery ———————————————- Introduction by Professor Paul Layzell (Principal, Royal Holloway) . ———————————————- Talk: ———————————————- Questions: ———————————————- Vote of Thanks by Dr Sarah …

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Colin Davis – Traumatic Hermeneutics, Jean Renoir, and the Memory of War

Event Date 6 March 2012 IN 243 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW 20 0EX   TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Professor Colin Davis (Royal Holloway, University of London): Traumatic Hermeneutics, Jean Renoir, and the Memory of War Trauma poses one of the problems of interpretation in a particularly potent form: …

Fiona Leigh – Restless Forms, Motionless Causes

Event Date: 5 March 2012 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Fiona Leigh (UCL): Restless Forms, Motionless Causes It is widely held that Plato’s Forms rest or change or both in Plato’s Sophist. The received opinion is, however, quite false – or so I will argue. There is no direct support for it …

Hume’s Legacy

Event Date: 2 March 2012 Stewart House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Philosophy presents Hume’s Legacy ———————————————– Professor Stewart Sutherland – Hume and Civil Society [AUDIO HERE] ———————————————– Professor Michael Martin (UCL) – Relishing Fine Strokes: From Sentiments to Standards [AUDIO HERE] ———————————————– Professor Helen Beebee (IP & Birmingham) – Hume’s Contribution to Psychology …

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Markus Gabriel – The Meaning of Existence and the Contingency of Sense

    Event Date: 1 March 2012 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents Professor Markus Gabriel (University of Bonn, Germany) The Meaning of Existence and the Contingency of Sense ———————————————– Introduction by Professor Peter Osborne . ———————————————– talk: ———————————————– questions: ———————————————– share this entry:

James Dean – We must have Gold before we see England: Hawkyns, Drake, Raleigh in 1595

Event Date: 1 March 2012 The Shakespeare Institute Mason Croft Church Street Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HP Professor James Dean Tropics Bound: We must have Gold before we see England: Hawkyns, Drake, Raleigh in 1595 ———————————————————————————————– Introduction by Professor Michael Dobson (Shakespeare Institute) . ———————————————————————————————– talk ———————————————————————————————– questions ———————————————————————————————– accompanying images: ———————————————————————————————– The Shakespeare Institute An internationally renowned research institution established in …

Jonathan Phillips – Saladin: Life and Legend – From the Medieval Age to the 21st Century

Event Date 28 February 2012 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London     Inaugural Lecture Professor Jonathan Phillips (Department Of History) – Saladin: Life and Legend – From the Medieval Age to the 21st Century This lecture will review Saladin’s career and look at how his reputation was formed and preserved over the centuries, considering the influences of his …

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Slavoj Žižek – The Wire or the clash of civilisations in one country

Event Date: 24 February 2012 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Slavoj  Žižek – The Wire or the clash of civilisations in one country ————————————————– Introduction by Professor Costas Douzinas . ————————————————– talk: ————————————————– questions: ————————————————– share this entry:

Hayden White -Truth and Disbelief III

Event Date: 23 February 2012 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Hayden White – Masterclass Day three : Truth and Disbelief III —————————————————— talk: —————————————————— summing up: —————————————————— questions: —————————————————— accompanying images: —————————————————— <<Back to main Masterclass page>> share this entry:

Goran Stanivukovic – Imagination and the Style of Limning in The Sonnets

Event Date: 23 February 2012 The Shakespeare Institute Mason Croft Church Street Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HP Dr Goran Stanivukovic (Marie Curie Research Fellow, University College of Cork) Imagination and the Style of Limning in The Sonnets ———————————————————————————————– The Shakespeare Institute An internationally renowned research institution established in 1951 to push the boundaries of knowledge about Shakespeare Studies and Renaissance Drama. The …