Mary Fulbrook – A Bystander Society? Passivity and Complicity in Nazi Germany

  Event Date: 18 February 2020 Room ‘The Light’ Friend’s House 173 – 177 Euston Road London NW1 2BJ The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism in collaboration with the Institute of Historical Research presents: Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture Professor Mary Fulbrook (UCL) – A Bystander Society? Passivity and Complicity in Nazi Germany The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day …

Simon O’Meara – The Ka’ba of Mecca as Axis and Matrix Mundi

Event Date: 13 February 2020 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Mappa mundi with the ‘Dome of the earth’ (Qubbat al-arḍ) at the centre, the Kaʿba next to it, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria at the perimeter. From an unidentified late medieval or pre-modern Persianate manuscript. Gouache and ink on paper. …

Andrew Arsan – Arab political thought and the problem of empire, c.1856-1919

Event Date: 6 December 2019 JZ Young Lecture Theatre Anatomy Building, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT   The Royal Historical Society presents: Dr Andrew Arsan (Cambridge) – Arab political thought and the problem of empire, c.1856-1919 The Arab thought of the long nineteenth century has long exerted a powerful gravitational pull on scholars. For almost a century, successive …

Kerry Wallach – ‘Coming Out’ as Jewish in Weimar Germany

Event Date: 23 January 2020 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2019-20 Acting Jewish: Between Identity and Attire A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. The proposed lecture series investigates the complex nature of what it means to act or …

Henrietta Harrison – George Thomas Staunton and the Perils of being a China Expert in early nineteenth-century London

Event Date: 16 January 2020 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Henrietta Harrison (Oxford University) – George Thomas Staunton and the Perils of being a China Expert in early nineteenth-century London Introduction by Professor Anthonu Stockwell (RAS): ———————- Talk: ———————- Questions: share this entry:

Margot Finn – Material Turns in British History III: Collecting: Colonial Bombay, Basra, Baghdad and the Enlightenment Museum

Event Date: 6 December 2019 JZ Young Lecture Theatre Anatomy Building, UCL Campus, Gower Street London WC1E 6BT   The Royal Historical Society presents: Presidential Address 2019 Professor Margot Finn (UCL) – Material Turns in British History III: Collecting: Colonial Bombay, Basra, Baghdad and the Enlightenment Museum Museums lay at the heart of the European Enlightenment project, and today share …

Henry Bial – Jewish on Demand: Representation and Difference in the Streaming Era

Event Date: 5 December 2019 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2019-20 Acting Jewish: Between Identity and Attire A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. The proposed lecture series investigates the complex nature of what it means to act or …

Stephen Green – The Human Odyssey – East, West and the search for Universal Values

Event Date: 20 November 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Lecture and book presentation Lord Stephen Green  –  The Human Odyssey – East, West and the search for Universal Values Introduction by Professor Anthony Stockwell (RAS) ———————— Talk: ———————— Questions: share this entry:

Tilman Frasch – Bagan and the Theravada Buddhist Ecumene in the 12-13th Centuries CE

Event Date: 19 November 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Tilman Frasch (Manchester Metropolitan University) – Bagan and the Theravada Buddhist Ecumene in the 12-13th Centuries CE Introduction by Professor Anthony Stockwell (RAS): ———————– Talk: ———————- Questions: ——————— Accompanying images: share this entry:

Michael Franklin – Phebe Gibbs, Our Calcutta Correspondent

Event Date: 14 November 2019 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Michael Franklin (Swansea University) – Phebe Gibbs, Our Calcutta Correspondent Talk: ——————————- Questions:     share this entry: