Lisa Shapiro – Assuming Epistemic Authority

Event Date: 21 May 2018 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Lisa Shapiro (Simon Fraser University) – Assuming Epistemic Authority Lisa Shapiro is Professor of Philosophy at Simon Fraser University. Her research concerns accounts of human nature in the 17th and 18th centuries. In particular, she is interested the place of …

Kalwant Bhopal – BME experiences in HE: social justice, inclusion, and white privilege

Event Date: 21 May 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq. London WC1E 7JL Birkbeck, University of London presents: Professor Kalwant Bhopal (Birmingham) – BME experiences in HE: social justice, inclusion, and white privilege Organised by Birkbeck Assistant Deans for Equalities and supported by all 5 schools. This session will explore BME experiences in higher …

Renegade: Austin Collings

Event Dates: 18 May 2018 Room G04 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Renegade: Austin Collings Mark E. Smith, who died in January this year at the age of sixty, recorded 32 studio albums as frontman of legendary independent band The Fall. To celebrate a body of …

Stephen Graham – Subterranean urban politics: Insurgency, sanctuary, exploration and tourism’

  Event Date: 18 May 2018 Room 101 30 Russell Square Birkbeck, University of London London WC1B 5DT The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Professor Stephen Graham (Newcastle) – Subterranean urban politics: Insurgency, sanctuary, exploration and tourism Stephen Graham is Professor of Cities and Society in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape at Newcastle University. He is widely …

In conversation: Philippe Sands and Katrin Himmler

Event Date: 17 May 2018 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2017-18 The Difficulties of Writing Family History A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s topic intends to discuss the challenges which arise when writing a European-Jewish family …

Landscapes of culture: Raymond Williams 30 years on

Event Date: 17 May 2018 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Landscapes of culture: Raymond Williams 30 years on The death of Raymond Williams in 1988 robbed Britain of one of its most influential cultural critics. These screenings of three rare documentaries on Williams capture …

Creative writing as research

Event Date: 16 May 2018 Room G01 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Creative writing as research Discussing creative writing as research, writers Julia Bell (Birkbeck) and Honor Gavin (University of Manchester) share aspects of their processes and practices. Hosted by Corkscrew: practice-based/led research at Birkbeck. Chair: …

Landscape storytelling: the story of an ‘enemy alien’ set designer

Event Date: 16 May 2018 Room G10 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Landscape storytelling: the story of an ‘enemy alien’ set designer Discover the story of British set designer Ralph Koltai, a refugee who arrived in the UK on the Kindertransport in 1939 and translated at …

Marilyn Monroe: an unlikely feminist

Event Dates: 16 May 2018 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Marilyn Monroe: an unlikely feminist Was Marilyn Monroe a feminist? Join Birkbeck alumna and freelance screenwriter Gabriella Apicella, in conversation with Catherine Grant (Birkbeck) and Michelle Morgan author of The Girl: Marilyn Monroe, The …

Deniz Tuerker – The Yildiz Kiosk and the Queen Mothers of the Tanzimat Era: Gender, Landscape, and Visibility

Event Date: 15 May 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Deniz Tuerker (Cambridge) – The Yildiz Kiosk and the Queen Mothers of the Tanzimat Era: Gender, Landscape, and Visibility Introduction by Dr Alison Otha (RAS): —————- Talk: ————— Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] share this …