Cosimo I de’Medici and Granducal Florence – Alessio Assonitis and Stefano Dall’Aglio

Event Date: 12 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 …

A Century of Radical Right Extremism: New Approaches

      Event Date: 15 – 17 May 2019 Richmond University – The American University in London Queen’s Rd, Richmond TW10 6JP The Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right in partnership with Richmond, the American University in London presents: A Century of Radical Right Extremism: New Approaches Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right Inaugural Conference The Centre …

Olga Lucia Lizzini – Intellect, imagination and the role of philosophy: exploring the interpretation of religion in classical Arabic philosophy

  Event Date: 7 June 2019 Clattern Lecture Theatre, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Dr Olga Lucia Lizzini (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) – Intellect, imagination and the role of philosophy: exploring the interpretation of religion in classical Arabic philosophy Olga Lucia Lizzini (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), …

Kathleen Stock – What is Sexual Orientation?

Event Date: 3 June 2019 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Kathleen Stock (Sussex) – What is Sexual Orientation? Kathleen Stock is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sussex. She works in philosophy of imagination and fiction, and has a growing interest in issues of gender, sex, …

Birkbeck Arts Week 2019

Event Dates: 20 – 24 May 2018 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2019 Arts Week, Birkbeck’s annual celebration of arts and humanities culture, will return to the College on 20-24 May 2019. The week sees Birkbeck open its doors to the public, offering …

Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: In Conversation with Saidiya Hartman

Event Date: 31 May 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX   The  Birkbeck Centre for Law and the Humanities presents: Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval Saidiya Hartman and Eddie Bruce-Jones in conversation, moderated by Avery F. Gordon Saidiya Hartman’s eagerly awaited new book, Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: …

Brigitte Marin – Urban government, the police and citizen participation in eighteenth-century Naples: a comparative perspective

Event Date: 29 May 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Brigitte Marin (Aix-Marseille Université) – Urban government, the police and citizen participation in eighteenth-century Naples: a comparative perspective In what ways were ordinary people in eighteenth-century Naples integrated into management of their urban …

Adam Teller – From Amsterdam to Istanbul: Fundraising and Jewish Refugee Relief in the Seventeenth Century

  Event Date: 22 May 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 Adam Teller (Brown) – From Amsterdam to Istanbul: Fundraising and Jewish Refugee Relief in the Seventeenth Century This lecture examines the ways in which Jews across Europe and Asia co-operated …

Jérémie Koering – Sketching Art History: Art Historians’ Drawings as Epistemic Tool

Event Date: 22 May 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Jérémie Koering (CNRS/Centre André Chastel) – Sketching Art History: Art Historians’ Drawings as Epistemic Tool It is often ignored but many art historians, among the most famous of the Nineteenth, Twentieth and Twenty-first centuries, have used the graphic instrument to …