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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.

The majority of our events are free and open to everyone and do not require advance booking.

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Friday 1 August 2014
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16:30 Institute of Classical Studies ICLS Digital Classicist Seminar

Standards for Networking Ancient Prosopographies: Data and Relations in Greco-Roman Names (SNAP:DRGN) 

Room G37 (Ground Floor)
Tuesday 5 August 2014
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Institute of English Studies Language, Culture and Society in Russian/English Studies: 5th Conference

Organised and sponsored by the Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Russian Academy of Linguistics and The Journal of Philology. The conference is devoted to the …

Institute of English Studies
Friday 8 August 2014
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16:30 Institute of Classical Studies ICLS Digital Classicist Seminar

A new approach to Digital Editions of Ancient Manuscripts using CIDOC-CRM, FRBRoo and RDFa 

Room G37 (Ground Floor)
Friday 15 August 2014
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16:30 Institute of Classical Studies ICLS Digital Classicist Seminar

Short presentations 

Room G37 (Ground Floor)
Friday 29 August 2014
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10:00 Institute of Latin American Studies Introducing the Ancient Maya to the Classroom
Room 243 (Senate House)
Wednesday 3 September 2014
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Institute of English Studies Old and Middle English Studies: Texts and Sources

The study of Old and Middle English sources is critical for an understanding of early medieval language and literature in the British Isles.  This joint conference aims to open up and …

Institute of English Studies
Thursday 4 September 2014
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18:00 Institute of Historical Research The Australian Readers Remember project in retrospect, or why we (still) need an oral history of reading
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Thursday 11 September 2014
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09:30 Institute of English Studies Anna Kavan: Historical Context, Influences and Legacy

A one-day symposium in association with Liverpool John Moores University Research Centre for Literature and Cultural History.

Evening Event:  Anna Kavan's Legacy (details tbc)

Anna Kavan’s publication history spans from her early novels …

Institute of English Studies
Friday 12 September 2014
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09:30 Institute of Commonwealth Studies Empire and 'Hostile' Populations
Room G22/26 (Ground Floor)
09:30 Institute of Latin American Studies Specular Ghosts: Memory and Trauma in Mexican Visual Culture
The Court Room (Senate House, first floor)
Saturday 13 September 2014
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09:00 Institute of Historical Research The County Societies Symposium

The third County Societies Symposium will be held on Saturday 13 September 2014 at Senate House, University of London, by kind invitation of the Institute of Historical Research. 

 

Room 349 (3rd floor)
Monday 15 September 2014
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10:00 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
Tuesday 16 September 2014
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09:15 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Banking Regulation in the aftermath of the financial crisis

Chairman:  Michael Ashe QC;

Bob Penn, Allen & Overy, on Banking resolutioin: solving too big to fail Professor Andrew Haynes, University of Wolverhampton; Visiting Professor of Law, University of Macau, China; Visiting Senior …
IALS
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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09:30 Institute of Latin American Studies Latin America: New Security Configurations in a Strategic Emerging Region
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor)
Monday 22 September 2014
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17:30 Institute of Historical Research Professor Robert Darnton's inaugural lecture
Tuesday 30 September 2014
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18:00 Institute of Historical Research Stormy Seas: Anglo-American negotiations over ocean surveillance in the Cold War
Other
Thursday 2 October 2014
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18:00 Institute of Historical Research Curiosity, Commerce and Conversation: Nursery Gardens in 18th Century London
North Block, Senate House
Friday 3 October 2014
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10:00 Institute of Modern Languages Research Translating Cultures
Room G21a (Ground Floor)
Monday 6 October 2014
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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 G21a (Ground Floor)
Tuesday 7 October 2014
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18:00 Institute of Historical Research The episcopal body and sexuality in late medieval England

(Chair: Jane Mackelworth, PhD candidate, Queen Mary, University of London)

Room 103 (Senate House, first floor)
Wednesday 8 October 2014
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Institute of Musical Research Music and capitalism in historical and cross-cultural perspective

Delegate fee payable

Date and details to be confirmed

Room G22/26 (Ground Floor)
Friday 10 October 2014
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09:00 Institute of Modern Languages Research Adapting the Canon

A Legenda Conference organised with the IMLR, MHRA, and Maney Publishing 

 The emergence of ‘adaptation’ as a distinct and dynamic field of research in recent years is amply evidenced by the rapidly …

The Court Room (Senate House, first floor)
10:00 Warburg Institute Satire Ancient and Modern

A conference organised by the Department of Greek and Latin and the Department of English at UCL and the Warburg Institute.

 

Warburg Institute
Saturday 11 October 2014
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09:00 Institute of English Studies Dickens Day 2014: Dickens and Conviviality

Dickens Day, now in its 28th year, is looking at how conviviality features in Dickens’s life and work. 

Dickens’s works are famously convivial, depicting sociability in myriad forms: from the famously boozy …

Institute of English Studies

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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