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The Personal and Subpersonal

Event Date: 11 – 12 May 2012 Senate House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Philosophy presents The Personal and Subpersonal The 5th Mind Network workshop will take place at the Institute of Philosophy in London. The meeting is organised by Barry Smith. ————————————————— Friday 11 May 2012 Introduction by Ophelia Deroy (IP) . ————————————————— Tim …

Daniel Dennett – Practical and 'Theoretical' Free Will

Event Date: 10 May 2012 Senate House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Philosophy presents  Professor Daniel Dennett (Tufts)  – Practical and ‘Theoretical’ Free Will Daniel C. Dennett, the author of Breaking the Spell (Viking, 2006), Freedom Evolves (Viking Penguin, 2003) and Darwin’s Dangerous Idea (Simon &Schuster, 1995), is University Professor and Austin B. Fletcher …

Edmund Herzig – For God, King and Country: Monarchy, Religion and Nationalism in Modern Iran

Event Date: 1o May 2012 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   Professor Edmund Herzig (University of Oxford) For God, King and Country: Monarchy, Religion and Nationalism in Modern Iran —————————————————- Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (President, Royal Asiatic Society) . —————————————————- Talk —————————————————- Questions —————————————————- share this entry:

Efi Spentzou and Richard Alston – Fleeting Moments in the Eternal City: Seeking the Flâneur in Augustan Rome

Event Date 9 May 2012 Arts Building ABG24 Royal Holloway University of London   School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures presents ‘The Flâneur’ Research Seminars in Comparative Literature and Culture 2011-12   Seminar 5 Dr Efi Spentzou and Professor Richard Alston (Classics, RHUL), ‘Fleeting Moments in the Eternal City: Seeking the Flâneur in Augustan Rome’ ——————————————————————- talk: ——————————————————————- questions: …

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François Laruelle – Pour une philosophie dite 'contemporaine'

Event Date: 9 May 2012 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH THE LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL
 Presents LARUELLE in LONDON: The LGS Seminars François Laruelle – Pour une philosophie dite ‘contemporaine’ (Towards a Philosophy Deemed ‘Contemporary’) Professor François Laruelle will give his second set of talks on Non-Standard Philosophy at the London Graduate School on 9 May 2012 The …

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Lewis Gordon – Race in the Birth of the Human Science

Event Date: 3 May 2012 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents Race in the Birth of the Human Science Professor Lewis Gordon (Temple): Race in the Birth of the Human Sciences Modern thought developed a dissociative relationship to the study of race, and contemporary …

Carey Jewitt – Multimodal Methods for Researching Digital Data and Environments

Event Date: 2 May 2012 Room B03,  43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck, University of London London WC1E The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents Multimodal Methods for Researching Digital Data and Environments Speaker:  Professor Carey Jewitt This talk will introduce multimodality and some of its key concepts. It will then explore how these can be applied to digital data and environments …

Susan Greenfield – Finding Humanity in a World of Technology

Kennedy Lecture Theatre UCL Institute of Child Health 30 Guilford Street London WC1N 1EH The Anne Frank Trust and the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: The Anne Frank Lecture 2012 Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE – Finding Humanity in a World of Technology Humans occupy more ecological niches than any other species on the planet because of our …

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Ideology Now Conference

Event Date: 28 April 2012 Room B04 43 Gordon Square Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Ideology Now – Conference What is the role of ideology in politics and culture today? With the disappearance of conflict between East and West in the Cold war, and with the apparent blurring of Right and …