Palestinian Childhoods: Human Rights, Mental Health and Resistance

  Event Date: 9 March 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Palestinian Childhoods: Human Rights, Mental Health and Resistance The conference addresses the mental health of children and families in occupied Palestine, exploring the psychological and relational impacts of oppression and the denial of …

Paul Morland – The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World

Event Date: 2 April 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck University of London Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7JL The Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life presents: Dr Paul Morland (Birkbeck) – The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World The Department of Politics at Birkbeck is hosting a book launch of ‘The Human Tide: …

Mirjam Zadoff – Shidduchim – Deals Made in Heaven: Romance, Politics and Economics

  Event Date: 1 April 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 Mirjam Zadoff (Munich Documentation Centre for the History of National Socialism) – Shidduchim – Deals Made in Heaven: Romance, Politics and Economics This lecture is one of a series exploring …

T.J. Clark – Capitalism Without Images

Event Date: 27 March 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Capitalism Without Images A lecture by T.J. Clark Speaker: Professor T. J. Clark, Visiting Professor at the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities (Oct 2016 – Sept 2019) and Professor Emeritus of Modern Art at …

Ali Smith – Entitlement

Event Date: 25 March 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Entitlement – A Lecture by Ali Smith Speaker: Ali Smith Chair: Professor Jacqueline Rose (Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities) There’s the age of aquarius. There’s the age of enlightenment. But we’re living in the …

Ron Zweig – German Reparations and the Impact of Post War Jewish Politics

  Event Date: 21 March 2019 Room B33 Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq. entrance Malet St London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Ron Zweig (NYU) – German Reparations and the Impact of Post War Jewish Politics Reparations from the West-German government for the material destruction of European Jewry by Nazi Germany were …

Sheila Heti in Conversation

Event Date: 19 March 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Sheila Heti in Conversation Author Sheila Heti will be in conversation with Professor Esther Leslie (Birkbeck) Sheila Heti is the author of eight books of fiction and non-fiction, including the novels Ticknor, Motherhood, and …

Ali Smith and Marina Warner in conversation

Event Date: 18 March 2019 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Ali Smith and Marina Warner in conversation Ali Smith and Marina Warner are writers who have both engaged with the issue of refugees and migrants in our time. Ali Smith has been centrally involved …

Steven Zipperstein – Excavating Philip Roth: On Beginning a Biographical Study

  Event Date: 11 March 2019 Sir David Davies LT (G08) Roberts Building University College London Gower St London WC1E 6BT The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Steven Zipperstein (Stanford) – Excavating Philip Roth: On Beginning a Biographical Study Philip Roth is among the world’s most highly regarded writers of contemporary fiction. He is also among …

Feminist Flashpoints: Sexual Harassment in the Academy

Event Date: 1 March 2019 Room B04 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Feminist Flashpoints: Sexual Harassment in the Academy Recent scandals have confirmed that the issue of sexual harassment belongs at the heart of university life. The next event in our ongoing Feminist Flashpoints will feature a panel discussion …