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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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Sunday 6 September 2015
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Institute of Advanced Legal Studies The Limits of the Law: The role of compliance in the 21st Century

The 33rd  International Symposium on Economic Crime on "The Limits of the Law: The role of compliance in the 21st Century" will be held at Jesus College, Cambridge, from Sunday 6 September …

Monday 7 September 2015
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09:30 Institute of Historical Research History: New to Teaching One Day Workshop Event

Participants at this one day event will develop their understanding of innovations in teaching and learning, curriculum design, assessment and feedback, quality assurance, teaching seminar groups and preparing for the academic …

Tuesday 8 September 2015
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09:30 Institute of Historical Research Teaching History in Higher Education

A recent analysis of ‘history teaching at its best’ in universities (Booth, 2014) has presented us with a clear picture of the issues we face as historians and an indication of …

Wednesday 9 September 2015
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18:00 Institute of English Studies 8th Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) International Conference

"Screenwriting, Text and Performance".  Three days of research and discussion into screen narrative.  Keynote Speakers: Kathryn Millard (Macquarie University), Jonathan Powell, former head of BBC drama, Hossein Amini, screenwriter Wings of …

Thursday 10 September 2015
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Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Anti-Democratic Ideology and Criminal Law under Fascist, National Socialist and Authoritarian Regimes
Friday 11 September 2015
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17:00 Institute of Philosophy Perceptual Reasons and Defeat

This paper is about the nature of basic perceptual reasons - the reasons, if any, that one has for belief, in virtue of one's perceptual experiences.  The problem in which I …

Monday 14 September 2015
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11:00 Warburg Institute Renaissance Latin Course

The Warburg Institute is offering a two-week course in Renaissance Latin taught by Dr Guido Giglioni, Cassamarca Lecturer in Neo-Latin Cultural and Intellectual History at the Warburg Institute.  The course is designed for beginners …

Wednesday 16 September 2015
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09:30 Institute of Philosophy Conference on Perception and the Arts, Day 1

The conceptual apparatus of philosophy of perception has been used in as diverse corners of aesthetics and philosophy of art as debates about depiction, aesthetic experiences, character engagement, our engagement with …

Thursday 17 September 2015
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09:00 Institute of English Studies What Ever Happened to the Working Class? Rediscovering Class Consciousness in Contemporary Literature

Between Ed Miliband’s squeezed middle and tabloid diatribes against the underclass, the working class has seemingly disappeared from critical discourse in literary and culturalstudies. Nevertheless issues of class, class consciousness, classlessness, …

09:00 Institute of Modern Languages Research Rilke im Welt-Bezug

2015 International Rilke Conference

Programme / Registration Form (closing date: 11 September 2015)

09:30 Institute of Philosophy Conference on Perception and the Arts, Day 2

The conceptual apparatus of philosophy of perception has been used in as diverse corners of aesthetics and philosophy of art as debates about depiction, aesthetic experiences, character engagement, our engagement with …

15:00 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Controlling Administrative Power in the UK, the US and Australia
Friday 18 September 2015
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09:00 Institute of English Studies English Literary Heritage Conference

This interdisciplinary conference aims to consider the interpretation of literary heritage objects in archives, museums and literary houses. It aims to stimulate an inclusive discussion about new and innovative ways to …

13:00 Institute of Historical Research Engaging the Crusades: Crusading Reflected, Refracted and Invented in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

The crusades were a cultural phenomenon long after they ceased to be a viable proposition for western nations; the echoes of the medieval crusading movement continue to rever-berate today due to …

13:00 Institute of Historical Research CFP Engaging the Crusades: Crusading Reflected, Refracted and Invented in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

The crusades were a cultural phenomenon long after they ceased to be a viable proposition for western nations; the echoes of the medieval crusading movement continue to reverberate today due to …

Monday 21 September 2015
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18:00 Institute of Historical Research The Stuart-Orange political partnership: Anglo-Dutch kingship and war, 1690-94
Tuesday 22 September 2015
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18:00 Institute of Classical Studies Women Writing the Classics

Women Writers, Classics, and Children's Literature

18:00 Institute of Classical Studies ICS and Friends of the British School at Athens

FBSA Lecture:  Greek ethnography through thick and thin

Wednesday 23 September 2015
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10:00 Institute of Modern Languages Research New Perspectives in Occitan Literature

The event is supported by the Cassal Endowment Fund and Francis Boutle Publisher .

ADMISSION FREE

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12:00 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Perspectives on Legal Education Research
16:00 Institute of Philosophy London Aesthetics Forum: How to Think about Fiction (and how not to)
17:30 Institute of Classical Studies TLAR seminar

Threshold Concepts and Teaching Ancient Religion

Thursday 24 September 2015
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Institute of Classical Studies Digital Classics Workshop: 3D approaches to cultural heritage and landscape

A training workshop for postgraduate students and researchers on the use of 3D approaches in the study of cultural heritage artefacts and landscapes. The workshop will offer a basic introduction to …

09:00 Institute of English Studies Association of Adaptation Studies 10th annual conference: Adaptations and the Metropolis

The 10th Annual Conference in London will be held on 24-25 September, 2015, organised with the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

In the past century the …

10:05 Institute of Latin American Studies Ecuador’s Buen Vivir: Implementation, challenges and ways forward

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