Sanjoy Bhattacharya – Bhutan’s Smallpox Eradication Programme: International Health and the Limits of Global Influence

Event Date: 10 January 2013 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Sanjoy Bhattacharya ((University of York) – Bhutan’s Smallpox Eradication Programme: International Health and the Limits of Global Influence Introduction by Professor Peter Robb (President, Royal Asiatic Society). Talk: Questions: accompanying images: share this entry:

Clare Chambers – The Marriage-Free State

Event Date: 7 January 2013 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Clare Chambers (Cambridge) – The Marriage-Free State Clare Chambers is University Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Fellow of Jesus College, University of Cambridge. Her field is political philosophy, particularly feminist and liberal theories of justice, equality, autonomy, culture, family and the …

Denis M. Provencher – Maghrebi-French Disidentifications: Queer Performances of Gender, Religion, and Citizenship

Event Date: 5 December 2012 WIN 0-05 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures presents TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series Professor Denis M. Provencher (Marie Curie International Incoming Fellow, Nottingham-Trent University & Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County) – Maghrebi-French Disidentifications: Queer Performances of Gender, Religion, and Citizenship This …

Colin Blakemore – Darwin’s Brain

Event Date: 4 December 2012 The Senate Room Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Philosophy presents: Professor Colin Blakemore (Director of the IP Centre for the Philosophy of the Senses, Neurons and Knowledge) – Darwin’s Brain Introduction by Professor Barry Smith (Institute of Philosophy) ——————– Talk: ——————– Closing Comments by Professor Barry Smith:   share …

Angela Breitenbach – Aesthetics in Science: A Kantian Proposal

Event Date: 3 December 2012 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Angela Breitenbach (Cambridge) – Aesthetics in Science: A Kantian Proposal Can aesthetic considerations legitimately be linked to the empirical success of scientific theories? I suggest that a satisfactory answer to this question should account for the apparent attraction that aesthetic …

Peter Hallward – Rousseau and Political Will

  Event Date: 29 November 2012 Art Workers Guild 6 Queen Square London WC1N 3AT The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Dr Peter Hallward (Kingston) – Rousseau and Political Will Introduction by Dr Stella Sandford (Kingston): —————————– Talk: —————————– Questions: share this entry:

The Southern Europe Crisis and Resistances

Event Date: 22 October 2012 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: The Southern Europe Crisis and Resistances Academics from Portugal, Italy, Greece, Spain will discuss the economic, political and humanitarian crisis austerity has created in South Europe. But PIGS can fly. The widespread protests of …

Psychoanalysis as Epistemology: Psycho-social methods since ‘Doing Qualitative Research Differently’

Event Date: 22 November 2012 Room B04, Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkeck Institute for Social Research presents: Psychoanalysis as Epistemology: Psycho-social methods since ‘Doing Qualitative Research Differently’ Speaker: Professor Wendy Hollway (Open University) The second edition of ‘Doing Qualitative Research Differently: FreeAssociation, Narrative and the Interview method’ (2012) recently provided the …

Richard Sennett – The Edge: A Space for Culture

Event Date: 9 November 2012 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX Birkbeck Department of Politics presents: The 2012 Paul Hirst Memorial Lecture Professor Richard Sennett (LSE) – The Edge: A Space for Culture Introduction: ———————- Talk: ———————- Questions: share this entry:

Deborah Mabbett – The Second time as Tragedy: Austerity under Thatcher and the Coalition

Event Date: 8 November 2012 Room B33 Birkbeck University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX Birkbeck Department of Politics presents: Inaugural Lecture: Professor Deborah Mabbett – The Second time as Tragedy: Austerity under Thatcher and the Coalition Introduction by Professor David Latchman CBE (Master of Birkbeck): ———————– Lecture: ———————– Vote of Thanks by Professor Miriam Zukas (Dean, School …