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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 15 September 2014
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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
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)
Friday 19 September 2014
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09:00 Institute of Latin American Studies “Latin America: New security configurations in a strategic emerging region”
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor)
Saturday 20 September 2014
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09:30 Institute of English Studies The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Solutions and Resolutions

To celebrate the official launch of The Drood Inquiry, this one-day conference will explore the mysterious world of Drood and its solutions. Tickets cost £25 to include lunch and refreshments.

Institute of English Studies
Monday 22 September 2014
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17:30 Institute of Historical Research Professor Robert Darnton's inaugural lecture
18:00 Institute of Historical Research Literary demand and the book trade in France, 1769-1789

What did the French read on the eve of the Revolution? Daniel Mornet asked this question in a famous article of 1910. Since then, historianshave moved on to other ways of …

Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
Tuesday 23 September 2014
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18:30 Institute of Latin American Studies New Perspectives on Peruvian Independence
The Chancellor's Hall (Senate House, first floor)
Thursday 25 September 2014
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16:00 Institute of Philosophy IP Aesthetics Forum: Artistic Serendipity vs. Artistic Luck

Supported by the British Society of Aesthetics

Room G34 (Ground Floor)
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)

Jessica Hope, University of Manchester

The building of a new highway, planned to cut through the Isiboro Secure Indigenous Territory and National Park (TIPNIS), in lowland Bolivia, has tested the limits of …

Room G37 (Ground Floor)
Friday 26 September 2014
Time Institute Title Venue
18:00 Institute of English Studies Finnegans Wake Research Seminar

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Room G37 (Ground Floor)
Monday 29 September 2014
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14:30 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Introduction to IALS Electronic Resources

A demonstration of different databases available on the IALS Electronic Law Library for postgraduate law students: how to login, how to search and browse for legislation, case law and journal articles, …

IALS
17:15 Institute of Historical Research British Imperialism & Proto-Gentlemanly Capitalism: Liverpool & the American Revolution, 1763-1783

Negotiating the Dominican-American Identity in the Writing of Julia Alvarez.Rasha Al-Shalabi (Essex)

Imperial and World History Seminar: Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers’ Workshop 

Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:30 Institute of Historical Research 100 years of the Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
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)
10:30 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Introduction to IALS Electronic Resources

A demonstration of different databases available on the IALS Electronic Law Library for postgraduate law students: how to login, how to search and browse for legislation, case law and journal articles, …

IALS
12:30 Institute of Historical Research Day for new research students

The Institute of Historical Research is delighted to welcome those commencing research degrees in history and related disciplines in London, the South East and throughout the UK. Over the course of …

17:15 Institute of Philosophy Objective Probability, and Conditional Reasoning Seminar: Causality, Propensity, and Simpson’s Paradox
Room 243 (Senate House)
17:30 Warburg Institute Philosophy of Giordano Bruno

The seminar sessions focus on Bruno’s philosophy (rather than his mnemotechnics). Each seminar will begin with a close reading of one or two passages from Bruno’s Italian or Latin works, which …

Warburg Institute
18:00 Institute of Historical Research Stormy Seas: Anglo-American negotiations over ocean surveillance in the Cold War
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19:00 Institute of Historical Research Christianity in Medieval Jewish Calendar Treatises
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
Wednesday 1 October 2014
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17:15 Institute of Historical Research A Photographic Memorial: Canadians, Cameras and the First World War
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:30 Institute of Latin American Studies The Economic Development of Latin America since Independence

Dr. José Antonio Ocampo, Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs and Member of the Committee on Global Thought of Columbia University

Professor Colin Lewis, Associate Fellow of the Institute …

The Chancellor's Hall (Senate House, first floor)
18:30 Institute of Philosophy London Gastronomy Seminar: “Reflections on Three Decades of Science in the Kitchen": An Evening with Harold McGee

In association with the London Gastronomy Series. Registration here.

The Beveridge Hall (Senate House, ground floor)
Thursday 2 October 2014
Time Institute Title Venue
10:30 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Introduction to IALS Electronic Resources

A demonstration of different databases available on the IALS Electronic Law Library for postgraduate law students: how to login, how to search and browse for legislation, case law and journal articles, …

IALS
16:30 Institute of Classical Studies ICLS Ancient History Seminar

On libraries and archives in cuneiform culture

Room 349 (3rd floor)

MA IN REFUGEE PROTECTION (DISTANCE)

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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MAKE DO AND MEND

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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