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The School's extensive programme of events offers our national subject communities opportunities to disseminate their research to the widest possible audience.

Each year over 68,000 participants from around the world attend over 1,800 events - from seminars, lectures and workshops to major international conferences in the humanities and related social sciences.

The majority of our events are free and open to everyone and do not require advance booking.

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Friday 29 August 2014
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10:00 Institute of Latin American Studies Introducing the Ancient Maya to the Classroom
Room 243 (Senate House)
Wednesday 3 September 2014
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Institute of English Studies Old and Middle English Studies: Texts and Sources

The study of Old and Middle English sources is critical for an understanding of early medieval language and literature in the British Isles.  This joint conference aims to open up and …

Institute of English Studies
Thursday 4 September 2014
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18:00 Institute of Historical Research The Australian Readers Remember project in retrospect, or why we (still) need an oral history of reading
Other
Saturday 6 September 2014
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12:05 Institute of English Studies Media History Seminar

Media History

Eccles Centre, British Library
Monday 8 September 2014
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11:00 Institute of Latin American Studies University of Nottingham, Centre for Research on Cuba/Cuba Research Forum - Annual Conference
13:45 Institute of Philosophy IP Aesthetics Forum Workshop: The Aesthetic Aims of Science

Supported by the British Society of Aesthetics. Registration.

Room G34 (Ground Floor)
17:00 Institute of Commonwealth Studies The United Nations and End of Empire: Revisiting the Role of UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld
The Court Room (Senate House, first floor)
Wednesday 10 September 2014
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18:30 Institute of Modern Languages Research Pablo Neruda in Italy. A Magical Evening of Poetry and Music

Friends of Italian event, to be held at the Istituto di Cultura Italiana, 39 Belgrave Square. Attendance free; registration required by email to katia.pizzi@sas.ac.uk

Other
Thursday 11 September 2014
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09:30 Institute of English Studies Anna Kavan: Historical Context, Influences and Legacy

A one-day symposium in association with Liverpool John Moores University Research Centre for Literature and Cultural History.

Evening Event:  Anna Kavan's Legacy (details tbc)

Anna Kavan’s publication history spans from her early novels …

Institute of English Studies
17:45 Institute of Modern Languages Research Ester Naomi Perquin Poetry Reading

Organised by the Centre for Low Countries Studies at University College London, award-winning Dutch poet Ester Naomi Perquin will read from her latest work. Her beautiful rhythmic poetry will be read …

Room 349 (3rd floor)
18:00 Institute of English Studies Maggie Gee in Conversation: 'Anna Kavan: It's Cold Outside':

Wine reception to follow.  £7.00 to attend; otherwise free with registration for Anna Kavan: Historical Context, Influences and Legacy of her Fiction

Anna Kavan’s legacy can be seen in the admiration of …

IALS
Friday 12 September 2014
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09:30 Institute of Commonwealth Studies Empire and 'Hostile' Populations
Room G22/26 (Ground Floor)
09:30 Institute of Latin American Studies Specular Ghosts: Memory and Trauma in Mexican Visual Culture
The Court Room (Senate House, first floor)
14:00 Institute of Musical Research Classic Texts in Music and Culture

Research Training Reading Group

Led by Prof. Anahid Kassabian (Liverpool)

Text: Spivak - Can the Subaltern Speak?

Room 243 (Senate House)
Saturday 13 September 2014
Time Institute Title Venue
09:00 Institute of Historical Research The County Societies Symposium

The third County Societies Symposium will be held on Saturday 13 September 2014 at Senate House, University of London, by kind invitation of the Institute of Historical Research. 

 

Room 349 (3rd floor)
Monday 15 September 2014
Time Institute Title Venue
11:00 Warburg Institute Renaissance Latin for Beginners

Organised and taught by: Guido Giglioni (Warburg Institute)

Advance registration and payment required.

Fee: £175.00 (free for Warburg students)

 

Warburg Institute
Tuesday 16 September 2014
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09:15 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Banking Regulation in the aftermath of the financial crisis

Chairman:  Michael Ashe QC;

Bob Penn, Allen & Overy, on Banking resolutioin: solving too big to fail Professor Andrew Haynes, University of Wolverhampton; Visiting Professor of Law, University of Macau, China; Visiting Senior …
IALS
Wednesday 17 September 2014
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10:00 Institute of Modern Languages Research Exile and Gender (Triennial International Conference of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies)

Programme / Registration Form (closing date for registration: 5 September 2014)

Room G22/26 (Ground Floor)
12:00 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Legal Education Research Network Workshop - Taking the fear out of using statistical data for legal education research

The Workshop wil be led by Louise Taylor, Nottingham Trent University.

LERN website:  http://ials.sas.ac.uk/lern/lern_events.htm

Queries: please contact Diane Atherton, LERN Administrator, Keele University,email - d.l.atherton@keele.ac.uk

Organised with the Legal Education and Research …

IALS
Friday 19 September 2014
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09:30 Institute of Latin American Studies Latin America: New Security Configurations in a Strategic Emerging Region
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor)
Monday 22 September 2014
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17:30 Institute of Historical Research Professor Robert Darnton's inaugural lecture
Thursday 25 September 2014
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18:00 Institute of Latin American Studies The Road to Where? The Struggle for the Future of the Isiboro Secure National Park & Indigenous Territory (TIPNIS)
Room G37 (Ground Floor)
Tuesday 30 September 2014
Time Institute Title Venue
10:00 Institute of Latin American Studies Introducing the Ancient Maya to the Classroom
Room 243 (Senate House)
18:00 Institute of Historical Research Stormy Seas: Anglo-American negotiations over ocean surveillance in the Cold War
Other
Wednesday 1 October 2014
Time Institute Title Venue
18:30 Institute of Philosophy London Gastronomy Seminar: Harold McGee

In association with the London Gastronomy Series. Registration here shortly.

The Beveridge Hall (Senate House, ground floor)

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Young girl gazing over rubble

The Refugee Law Initiative is pioneering a distance learning course on refugee and migration studies to play its part in addressing the problems caused by the escalating global refugee crisis.

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Section of original Ministry of Infromation 'Keep Calm and Carry On' poster

A new project hosted by the Institute of English Studies will analyse and digitise primary resources from the Ministry of Information located at Senate House during World War II.

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