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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
Monday 25 May 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
Tuesday 26 May 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
16:15 Warburg Institute Latin Paleography class

 

Warburg Institute
17:15 Institute of Historical Research The De-Naturalization of Sexuality in 21st Century Psychology

Do the psy- disciplines inevitably discipline and punish, naturalize differences, and individualize in the service of normativity?  I will argue that they don’t, by describing psychologists’ attempts to retain authority over …

Room 304
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Virtual Rome: a digital reconstruction of the ancient city

Dr Matthew Nicholls of the Department of Classics at the University of Reading has made a detailed digital reconstruction of the city of Rome as it appeared c.AD315. In this talk …

John S Cohen Room, 203
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Operation 'Market Garden': A Strategic Overview
Wolfson Room II (NB02)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Popular politics before democracy: the culture of petitioning in Manchester, 1780-1914
Past & Present Room, 202
18:00 Institute of English Studies Modernist Magazines Seminar

TBA

Room G35 (Ground Floor)
Wednesday 27 May 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
09:00 Institute of Musical Research City of Light: Paris 1900-1950, International Conference

Organised in conjunction with City of Light: Paris 1900-1950, the Philharmonia Orchestra’s major festival of French music, this conference is held in partnership with the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni and the …

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14:15 Warburg Institute The Influence of Aquinas' "De unitate intellectus" on Jewish Philosophers in Italy during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Free of charge, no registration required

Full programme at: http://warburg.sas.ac.uk/events/seminars/work-in-progress/

 

Warburg Institute
16:30 Warburg Institute Danger and Disenchantment: Neue Sachlichkeit and Images of Crime
Lecture in conjunction with the Bilderfahrzeuge Project
Warburg Institute
17:00 Institute of Classical Studies ICS Classical Archaeology Seminar

Home values: treasuring the domestic in the ancient Greek world

Room 243 (Senate House)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research The Poem of Walter: Epic Heroism and Ninth-Century Political Thought
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:30 Institute of Historical Research Curing sexual deviance: psychotherapy and the pathological criminal

Venue:  SAS room 246, South Block, second floor

Room 246 (Senate House)
17:30 Institute of Historical Research Status and Satire: 'Professional' Women in Early Medieval Ireland
Wolfson Room II (NB02)
18:00 Institute of Modern Languages Research Exile Archives Speak

An event organized in conjunction with the exhibition 'Exile Lives Told Through the Archives'.

ProgrammeClare George (IMLR): On the Exhibition 'Exile Lives Told Through the Archives'Actors in Exile: the Miller Recordings …

Dr Seng T Lee Centre for Manuscript and Book Studies
18:00 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Balancing human rights/sustainable development and investment protection in the EU Commercial Policy
IALS
Thursday 28 May 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
12:30 Institute of Philosophy Fellows' Lunchtime Seminar: Twofoldness & Threelayeredness
Room 246 (Senate House)
16:00 Institute of Philosophy Pittsburgh Exchange Lecture and Workshop: Partial and Perspectival: Arguments for Model Pluralism, Day 1

4-6pm Mitchell Public Lecture ‘Partial and Perspectival: Arguments for Model Pluralism’

6-7pm Drinks Reception

The Senate Room (Senate House, First Floor)
16:30 Institute of Classical Studies ICS Ancient History Seminar

Foreigners in Hellenistic Greece

Room G22/26 (Ground Floor)
17:00 Warburg Institute Putting Tibet on the Map: A 19th Century Cartographic Depiction by a Local Artist

Free of charge/no registration required. Full programme at: http://warburg.sas.ac.uk/events/seminars/

Warburg Institute
17:00 Institute of Philosophy CenSes Seminar: Rethinking Joint Attention: Lessons from Deafblindness

María Núñez is a developmental psychologist with research expertise in early socio-cognitive development.  Dr Nunez completed her PhD in Madrid (UAM), held a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Dept. of Experimental Psychology …

Room 243 (Senate House)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Peculiar houses: building the early Elizabethan London playhouses
Wolfson Room I (NB01)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Truth brought to light: the Black Legend of the House of Stuart, 1650-51

Venue: Room 304, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Room 304
17:15 Institute of Historical Research The Highest in the Land: Queen Victoria and Religion in Victorian Britain Reconsidered
Peter Marshall Room, 204

SAS HUMANITIES OPEN DAY: 10 JUNE, 1 - 5PM

Humanities Open Day

Join us for a day of Senate House tours, pop-up talks, careers advice, and to learn more about our postgraduate degrees.

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