Paper peepshow: peep into the rabbit hole

Event Date: 15 May 2018 Keynes Library 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Paper peepshow: peep into the rabbit hole This panel discussion investigates the popular optical toy, the paper peepshow. A curator, a collector, an academic and an artist discuss the paper peepshow and highlight its …

Gaelic hardship: Flann O’Brien’s ‘The Poor Mouth’

Event Date: 15 May 2018 Room 124 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Gaelic hardship: Flann O’Brien’s ‘The Poor Mouth’ The Irish comic writer Flann O’Brien’s third major work was An Béal Bocht (1941): a slim novel parodying peasant memoirs of the West of Ireland, published under …

Curating sound for difficult histories

Event Date: 15 May 2018 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Curating sound for difficult histories Focusing on the Holocaust, this event explores how soundscapes – music, noise, voices, speech and silence – have the ability to evoke difficult histories. Scholars and practitioners will consider …

Birkbeck Arts Week 2018

Event Dates: 14 – 18 May 2018 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2018 Join us for Arts Week 2018,  running from Monday 15 to Saturday 18 May. Over the course of the week we will be hosting over fifty events – including lectures, …

Plantae Amazonicae: art, ethnobotany and biocultural artefacts

Event Date: 14 May 2018 Room G01 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Plantae Amazonicae: art, ethnobotany and biocultural artefacts What do art and botany tell us about the Amazon? Artist Lindsay Sekulowicz’s latest exhibition is the culmination of a decade of work with botanists at Royal …

Lynn Abrams – Pursuing autonomy: self-help and self fashioning amongst women in post-war Britain

Event Date: 11 May 2018 Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre Wilkins Building, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT The Royal Historical Society presents: Professor Lynn Abrams (Glasgow) – Pursuing autonomy: self-help and self fashioning amongst women in post-war Britain The 1960s has been dubbed the ‘do-it-yourself decade’. This was the era when the women of the so-called ‘transition generation’ began …

Charles Melville – The Illustration of Mirkhwand’s Raudat al-safa in RAS Ms. P.38

Event Date: 10 May 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Annual General Meeting Lecture Professor Charles Melville (University of Cambridge) – The Illustration of Mirkhwand’s Raudat al-safa in RAS Ms. P.38 Talk: ——— Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] share this entry:

Attitudes Toward Immigration Round-table

Event Date: 9 May 2018 Room B04 Birkbeck Main Building Malet St London WC1E 7HX The Department of Politics at Birkbeck University of London presents: Attitudes Toward Immigration Round-table Join us for a roundtable discussion on current attitudes towards immigration, hosted by the Birkbeck Department of Politics . Chaired by Professor Rosie Campbell with speakers Professor Eric Kaufmann, Dr Kristoffer …

Ben Thomas – Curating Raphael: Invention and Eloquence

Event Date: 9 May 2018 Arts Lecture Theatre 3 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Making Space for Art – Curating Raphael: Invention and Eloquence The concerns of art historians in discussing the drawings of Raphael have traditionally been project-oriented, including the identification of …