Marc Loopuyt – Music of the Three Andalusias

Event Date: 27 September 2019 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Marc Loopuyt – Music of the Three Andalusias An evening lecture/recital by musician, writer and teacher Marc Loopuyt on Muslim, Jewish and Christian music of Medieval Spain, focusing on the rabab and the oud, and on articulation techniques. Articulation in …

Stefan Halikowski-Smith – Two Missionary Accounts of Southeast Asia in the Late Seventeenth Century

Event Date: 26 September 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Stefan Halikowski-Smith (Swansea University) – Two Missionary Accounts of Southeast Asia in the Late Seventeenth Century Introduction by Professor Anthony Stockwell (RAS): ——————— Talk: ——————– Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 60 SHARES Share on Facebook …

Penny Roberts – Truth during the French religious wars

Event Date: 5 July 2019 Lecture Theatre B5 Chadwick Building, Front Quadrangle, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT   The Royal Historical Society presents: Professor Penny Roberts (Warwick) – Truth during the French religious wars Truth is always contestable. This lecture will explore that assertion in the context of the sixteenth century. In many ways, the French religious wars …

Philippa Gregory in conversation with Stella Tillyard

Event Date: 16 September 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck presents: Philippa Gregory in conversation with Stella Tillyard The acclaimed historian and author of The Other Boleyn Girl talks about her new book, historical fiction and why she is now, as honorary …

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 …