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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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Tuesday 7 October 2014
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09:00 Institute of Historical Research Palaeography and Diplomatic

Tuesdays, 7 Oct 2014 to 12 May 2015

The course runs on Tuesdays in the first two terms and normally with two or three additional classes in the third term. It generally takes place …

Senate House
Wednesday 8 October 2014
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09:00 Institute of Historical Research Medieval and Renaissance Latin for historians (beginners)

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 …

Friday 31 October 2014
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09:00 Institute of English Studies 100 Dubliners

2014 sees the 100th anniversary of James Joyce’s first book of fiction, Dubliners. Joyce’s collection of stories was intended as ‘a chapter in the moral history of my country’, and as a …

Institute of English Studies
14:00 Institute of Modern Languages Research Migrating Texts

The 'Migrating Texts' colloquia are a series of workshops aimed at PhD students and Early Career Researchers working in language and literature within the Modern Languages. Each colloquium will take the …

Room G34 (Ground Floor)
Saturday 1 November 2014
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10:00 Institute of Modern Languages Research Mobility, Process, Dynamic Shifts: Nancy Huston's Ĺ’uvre

Programme / Abstracts (Sept 2014)

Registration required. Please contact gill.rye@sas.ac.uk

The event is sponsored by the University of London Cassal Trust and the Foundation for Canadian Studies in the …

Room G34 (Ground Floor)
10:15 Institute of Latin American Studies Latin American Music Seminar
The Chancellor's Hall (Senate House, first floor)
10:15 Institute of Musical Research Latin American Music Seminar

In collaboration with the Institute of Latin American Studies

Convenor: Henry Stobart (RHUL)

The Chancellor's Hall (Senate House, first floor)
11:00 Institute of English Studies Modernism Seminar

Modernism and Animality

Room 349 (3rd floor)
Monday 3 November 2014
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10:15 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Introduction to Lexis and Westlaw: Hands-on Session

Electronic information training session for postgraduate law students. An introduction to these key legal databases. Learn how to log in, find legislation, cases and journal articles. Bookings open on 26 September …

IALS
11:30 Institute of Latin American Studies Remembrance and Bereavement and the Mexican Day of the Dead
The Beveridge Hall (Senate House, ground floor)
15:00 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Legislative Drafting: New Trends in Plain Language

Programme:

Dr Giulia Adriana Pennisi,  University of Palermo - Welcome and opening of the seminar Interview with Professor Peter Butt, University of Sydney - Modern legal drafting William Robinson, Associate Research Fellow, IALS …
IALS
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 243 (Senate House)
16:15 Warburg Institute Aljamiado Manuscripts: Spanish Translations in the Late Muslim Iberian Peninsula

Within its historical and cultural context, we will learn to read the Aljamiado texts, which are manuscripts copied by the Moriscos in the 16th-17th century and written in Spanish in Arabic …

Warburg Institute
17:00 Institute of Musical Research Who wrote Ockeghem's Requiem?
Room G35 (Ground Floor)
17:00 Institute of Classical Studies ICLS Greek and Latin Literature Seminar

ICLS Greek and Latin Literature Seminar

Room 349 (3rd floor)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research England's Shibboleth? The Protestation Oath, 1641 and 1642
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Empire state building? Rethinking Max Weber's politics after the nationstate
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research POST-WAR BRITISH COMEDY AND CULTURAL CHANGE

The Fall of the Empires: The Decline of Music Hall and Variety Comedy, 1945–1960Leo Bird (University of Sheffield)

Childishness and the 1960s Satire BoomDr Morgan Daniels (Arcadia University)

Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research The Spanish Match in Spain: Philip III and Philip IV between Religion and Reason of State, c. 1604-1624
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:30 Institute of Historical Research (Comment from Rod Kedward (University of Sussex) and Richard Vinen (KCL)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:30 Institute of Historical Research Hidden Voices: Uncovering the History of First Nation Women
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor)
18:00 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Is Legislation Literature? (Sir William Dale Annual Memorial Lecture)

Sir William Dale Annual Memorial Lecture.

Geoffrey Bowman read law at Trinity College Cambridge and was called to the bar by Lincoln’s Inn, of which he is now a bencher. In 1971 …

IALS
18:00 Institute of Historical Research Princely Pleasures: The Picture Collection of Robert Dudley (1532/3-1588), Earl of Leicester

Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, was one of the most colourful, fascinating, and controversial people of his day. Although best known today as Queen Elizabeth I’s favourite (and the most militant …

Room 102 (Senate House, first floor)
Tuesday 4 November 2014
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10:15 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Introduction to Lexis and Westlaw: Hands-on Session

Electronic information training session for postgraduate law students. An introduction to these key legal databases. Learn how to log in, find legislation, cases and journal articles. Bookings open on 26 September …

IALS
17:15 Institute of Historical Research The Kaiser and the development of command responsibility as a war crime
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)

BEING HUMAN FESTIVAL | 15–23 NOVEMBER 

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Legislative Drafting: New Trends in Plain Language

3rd November 2014

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

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