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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.

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Monday 12 January 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
School of Advanced Study Senate House Library Exhibition: Duty and Dissent: the Great War and British Voices of Resistence

Official documents, recruiting posters, and other powerful printed material from the Great War (celebrating and glorifying the British national war effort) set in stark contrast against pacifist beliefs and individual experience.

Exhibition …

Senate House Library
Wednesday 14 January 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
09:00 Institute of Historical Research Medieval and Renaissance Latin for historians (intermediate)

This course is a comprehensive introduction to post-classical Latin. Aimed at complete beginners or those with a rusty smattering of school Latin, it will cover the fundamentals of grammar and provide …

Thursday 26 February 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
10:00 Institute of Musical Research Reflective Conservatoire Conference 2015

The Conference brings together leading performers, teachers and researchers from all over the world to address the key issues in Higher Education within music and drama, explored through a series of performances, practical …

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Monday 2 March 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
14:15 Warburg Institute Arabic Philosophy

The class meets on Mondays at 2.15 at the Warburg Institute. Participants should have a basic reading knowledge of Arabic.

If you wish to attend please contact Charles.Burnett@sas.ac.uk

Warburg Institute
16:00 Institute of Modern Languages Research On the West-Eastern Couch

Empedocles and Lao-Tzu as Vanishing Mediators(IMLR German Philosophy Seminar Series)Co-Ordinator: Johan Siebers (IMLR/UCLAN)

Programme 2014-2015

Advance registration required: johan.siebers@sas.ac.uk

Room 246 (Senate House)
16:30 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies What's New in Europe? European Criminal Law Update

This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.

 

Organised with the European Criminal Law Association (UK)

         

IALS
17:00 Institute of Classical Studies ICLS Greek and Latin Literature Seminar

Theocritus and Hieron (Idyll 16)

 

 

Room 349 (3rd floor)
17:00 Institute of Musical Research Improvisation, attention, and rapid decision-making under uncertainty
Room 102 (Senate House, first floor)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research The Ecology of Crusading: The Environmental Impact of Holy War, Colonisation and Religious Conversion in the Medieval Baltic
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:30 Institute of Historical Research Women and Slavery and Monticello
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor)
17:30 Institute of Philosophy Practical Reasoning Seminar: Second-order Reasons?
Room G34 (Ground Floor)
17:30 Institute of Historical Research Legal Processes of Pirate Executions in the British New World: Changes in British Law, 1670 - 1730

Colonial / Postcolonial New Researchers' WorkshopTime: 17:30

Peter Marshall Room, 204
18:00 Institute of Historical Research The Dukes of Gramont as patrons and collectors in the early 18th century

Because of their military action during the War of the League of Augsburg and that of the Spanish Succession, Antoine Charles, 4th Duke of Gramont (1641-1720), and his son Antoine, …

Wolfson Room I (NB01)
18:30 Institute of Modern Languages Research Elena Poniatowska's 'Leonora'

Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing Spanish Reading Group

Venue: Room 7.01 Virginia Woolf Building, King's College London, 22 Kingsway, London WC2B 6NR

King's College London
Tuesday 3 March 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
14:00 Institute of Musical Research Research Training: Quantitative Data & Music (Workshop II) - Creative/Compositional Implementations of Quantitative Data

A series of workshops, organised by the University of Sussex and funded by the AHRC, to explore the possibilities and questions surrounding quantitative data in music research. Open to postgraduates and early …

Room 246 (Senate House)
16:15 Warburg Institute Latin Paleography class

 

Warburg Institute
17:00 Institute of Philosophy Logic, Epistemology and Metaphysics Seminar: Conditional Acceptance
Room 243 (Senate House)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research The Kibbutz's Passage into the State of Israel: A Socio-Political Crisis or a Cultural-Epistemological Rift?
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research John Prestall and Catholic opposition to Elizabeth I
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Faith, family and healing in post-war England: The career and marriage of Trevor Dearing, 'the exorcist vicar'

In the mid-1970s the Anglican priest Trevor Dearing (b. 1933) became something of a minor celebrity due to the sensational ministry of faith healing he forged in an East London housing …

John S Cohen Room, 203
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Selling Enlightenment: book trade networks and the intellectual origins of the French Revolution, 1769-1789
Wolfson Room I (NB01)
17:30 Institute of Classical Studies Accordia Lecture

Advertisement, marketing and competition: performing auctions in Roman Italy

 

Room G22/26 (Ground Floor)
17:30 Institute of English Studies History of Libraries Research Seminar

Dr. Matthew Sangster (University of Birmingham): `Copyright Literature in St Andrews University Library’. During the eighteenth century, the university library at St Andrews was transformed by the accessions of thousands …

Room 104 (Senate House, first floor)
17:30 Institute of Historical Research Copyright Literature in St Andrews University Library
During the eighteenth century, the university library at St Andrews was transformed by the accessions of thousands of books, plays and pamphlets sent under the aegis of the 1710 Copyright Act.  …
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor)
17:45 Institute of Historical Research The Challenges of the Franko B Archive
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)

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