Andrew Casey – Pushing the frontiers of Physics

Event Date: 22 June 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Pushing the frontiers of Physics Back by popular demand, and talking about a topic our audience picked, Dr. Andrew Casey is going to give a spectacular season’s finale to our Evening Lectures programme! …

Laura Greene – The Dark Energy of Quantum Materials

Event Date: 14 June 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Professor Laura Greene (Florida State) – The Dark Energy of Quantum Materials Superconductors are fascinating quantum materials with applications that include the lossless transmission of electrical power, levitating trains, making huge magnetic fields, …

Grey/Polychrome: Cy Twombly, Modernity, Classicism, and the History of Art

Event Date: 23 May 2018 Arts Lecture Theatre 3 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents:                                                          Grey/Polychrome: Cy Twombly, Modernity, Classicism, and the History of Art …

Joan M Schwartz – Lives and afterlives: The photographic lens and legacy of Frederick Dally

Event Date: 23 May 2018 Moore Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Royal Holloway Centre for the GeoHumanities presents: The 3rd Denis Cosgrove Lecture in the GeoHumanities Professor Joan M Schwartz (Head of Department of Art History and Art Conservation at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada) – Lives and afterlives: The photographic lens and legacy …

Ben Thomas – Curating Raphael: Invention and Eloquence

Event Date: 9 May 2018 Arts Lecture Theatre 3 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Making Space for Art – Curating Raphael: Invention and Eloquence The concerns of art historians in discussing the drawings of Raphael have traditionally been project-oriented, including the identification of …

‘Yo soy Fidel!’: Post-Castro Cuba and the Cult of Personality

Event Date: 2 May 2018 Arts Lecture Theatre 3 Arts Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham Surrey TW20 0EX The Centre for Visual Cultures at Royal Holloway presents: ‘Yo soy Fidel!’: Post-Castro Cuba and the Cult of Personality A conversation with Dr James Kent (RHUL) and Dr John Perivolaris As Cuba now enters a new, post-Castro era, renowned photographer …

Brexit and Literature: a year from Article 50

Event Date: 27 March 2018 Room 104 Senate House, University of London Malet St Bloomsbury WC1E 7HU The Humanities and Arts Research Institute at Royal Holloway presents: Brexit and Literature: a year from Article 50 Brexit is not only political, economic and administrative: perhaps most significantly it is an event in culture, too. This conference will explore this aspect of …

The Original Writer: Reading Alan Moore

Event Date: 17 March 2018 Room 104 Senate House, University of London Malet St Bloomsbury WC1E 7HU The Humanities and Arts Research Institute at Royal Holloway presents: The Original Writer: Reading Alan Moore Alan Moore is a major contemporary British writer: perhaps the world’s leading writer of comics and graphic novels, credited with revolutionising the medium; the ‘original writer’ for …

Phil Meeson – Quantum engineering, leading the way to a new technological era

Event Date: 13 March 2018 Boiler House Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Professor Phil Meeson (RHUL) – Quantum engineering, leading the way to a new technological era Fundamental and universal, quantum physics has been, in the century since its discovery, more thoroughly explored and …

Philippa Levine – The Empire has no Clothes: Nudity and the Imperial Imagination

Event Date: 5 March 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of History at Royal Holloway presents: The 2018 Hayes Robinson Lecture Professor Philippa Levine (Walter Prescott Webb Chair in History and Ideas), Department of History, University of Texas at Austin) – The Empire has no Clothes: Nudity and the Imperial imagination The …