Mothers by Jacqueline Rose: Book launch and discussion

    Event Date: 9 May 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq. London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities  present: Mothers by Jacqueline Rose Book launch and discussion In Mothers: An Essay on Love and Cruelty, Jacqueline Rose makes a simple argument: that motherhood is the place in our culture where we …

Global ’68: Solidarity in Alliance and Global History

Event Dates: 5 – 6 May 2018 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Global ’68: Solidarity in Alliance and Global History “Global ‘68” is a linked set of two conferences, organized by Françoise Vergès, Marcus Rediker, Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, and Sylvie Robic, sponsored by the Collège …

Crime and Global Justice: Book launch and discussion

Event Date: 2 May 2018 Room B01, Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck, University of London. London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Crime and Global Justice: Book launch and discussion Daniele Archibugi and Alice Pease discuss with Alejandro Colas (Birkbeck College, UoL), Penny Green (Queen Mary, UoL) and William A. Schabas (Middlesex University London) their latest book Crime …

Slavoj Žižek – Like a Thief in the Night

Event Date: 9 March 2018 Room B01, Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck, University of London. London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Like a Thief in the Night – A Masterclass with Slavoj Zizek Slavoj Žižek (International Director, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities) – Like a Thief in the Night How will a radical social transformation happen? Definitely …

T.J. Clark – Cézanne and the Fetishism of Commodities Session 1

Event Date: 30 January 2018 Room B01, Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck, University of London. London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Cézanne and the Fetishism of Commodities – A Masterclass with T.J. Clark: Session 1 Speaker: Professor T. J. Clark, Visiting Professor at the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities (Oct 2016 – Sept 2019) and Professor Emeritus …

Angela Dimitrakaki – Situated Struggles: Sex Workers, Art Workers and the Politics of Freedom from Work

Event Date: 18 January 2018 Room 539 Malet Street Building Birkbeck University of London London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Dr Angela Dimitrakaki (Edinburgh) – Situated Struggles: Sex Workers, Art Workers and the Politics of Freedom from Work In recent years, the term ‘worker’ has entered a range of debates and struggles for recognition, over legitimacy, …

100 Years After Balfour by Independent Jewish Voices

Event Date: 17 November 2017 Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD  The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: 100 Years After Balfour by Independent Jewish Voices “100 Years After Balfour”, a new talking heads film made by Independent Jewish Voices, a campaigning network, challenges the notion that this year’s centenary is cause for celebration. On 2 November 1917, …

War and Art: A Visual History of Modern Conflict – Book Launch

Event Date: 8 November 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL  The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: War and Art: A Visual History of Modern Conflict – Book Launch Introduced by the editor, eminent war historian Professor Joanna Bourke, and with short talks from some of the contributing authors, including Monica …

Victoria Haskins – Stories my Great-Grandmother Didn’t Tell Me, Or, Family Histories and the Memories of Nations

Event Date: 2 November 2017 Dreyfus Room 28 Russell Square Birkbeck, University of London London WC1B 5DT The Raphael Samuel History Centre (RSHC) in collaboration with The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Family History Workshop – Stories my Great-Grandmother Didn’t Tell Me, Or, Family Histories and the Memories of Nations Speaker: Professor Victoria Haskins (Professor of History and Director …