Eric Hobsbawm: A life in History

Event Date: 7 February 2019 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU   The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck and the Institute of Historical Research presents: ERIC HOBSBAWM: A LIFE IN HISTORY Richard J. Evans in conversation with Martin Jacques and Donald Sassoon To mark the publication of Eric Hobsbawm: A Life …

Richard Evans – ‘Warrant for Genocide’? Hitler, the Holocaust and the ‘Protocols of the Elders of Zion’

  Event Date: 4 February 2019 Room B34 Birkbeck University of London Malet St Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism  in collaboration with the Institute of Historical Research presents: Holocaust Memorial Day Event Sir Richard J Evans (Cambridge) – ‘Warrant for Genocide’? Hitler, the Holocaust and the ‘Protocols of the Elders of Zion’ The …

Ruth Oren – ‘Coming back to History’ –The Jewish Image in Landscape Photographs of ‘Eretz-Israel’, 1898-1961

Event Date: 6 December 2018 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2018-19 Seeing Jews in Art: Networks, Fantasies and Dreams A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s topic will explore the agency of Jews within the networks shaping …

Carlo Ginzburg – Unintended Convergences: Ernesto de Martino and Aby Warburg

Event Date: 6 December 2018 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Professor Carlo Ginzburg – Unintended Convergences: Ernesto de Martino and Aby Warburg Professor Ginzburg is one of the most influential cultural historians, best known for his pioneering work on micro-history and case studies at the intersection of historiography and law. …

‘Where do we fit in?’ Black and Asian British History on the Curriculum

                                                                                                           Event Date: 4 December 2018 The Beveridge Hall Senate House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Institute of Historical Research, University of London in association with The Runnymede Trust presents: ‘Where do we fit in?’ Black and Asian British History on the Curriculum This event brings together scholars, artists and activists to discuss the presence and …

Mnemonic Waves – Postgraduate Symposium

Event Date: 15 November 2018 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Mnemonic Waves – Postgraduate Symposium The Warburg Institute will host its third Postgraduate Symposium on 15 November 2018. With this conference, we aim to identify and interrogate the ‘seismic waves’ generated by scholars active at the Warburg Institute from its …

Omar Khan – Paper Jewels: Postcards from the Raj

Event Date: 7 November 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Book Launch: Paper Jewels: Postcards from the Raj Paper Jewels Postcards from the Raj by Omar Khan, a 518 Vintage Postcard Tour of India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, is co-published by Mapin Publishing and the Alkazi Collection of Photography (August …

Kate Cooper – History and fiction in the age of “fake news”

Event Date: 23 October 2018 Boilerhouse Theatre Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History presents: Professor Kate Cooper (RHUL) – History and fiction in the age of “fake news” Some have argued that in the age of ‘fake news’ we are losing the ability to distinguish between fact and fiction, …