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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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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 …

Monday 20 October 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.

**This session is now fully booked**

IALS
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 Prof. Charles Burnett:Charles.Burnett@sas.ac.uk

Warburg Institute
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 Warburg Institute Memory, Emotion and the Queen: Teaching the Aeneid

http://warburg.sas.ac.uk/index.php?id=794

Warburg Institute
17:00 Institute of Musical Research Early Recordings and the De(con)struction of Brahmsian Performance Norms

CMPCP/IMR Performance/Research seminars

In association with the AHRC Research Centre for Musical Performance as Creative Practice

The Chancellor's Hall (Senate House, first floor)
17:00 Institute of Classical Studies ICLS Greek and Latin Literature Seminar

ICLS Greek Literature Seminar

Room 349 (3rd floor)
17:00 Institute of Modern Languages Research Writing and the Creative Process: Carla Guelfenbein
Room 246 (Senate House)
17:00 Institute of Musical Research Writing and the Creative Process: Carla Guelfenbein

Carla Guelfenbein, Chilean novelist whose work has been praised by the public and the critic.

According to the Nobel Prize winner J.M Coetzee, her writing is:

Subtle, clearsighted and compassionate”

Organised together with the …

Room 246 (Senate House)
17:00 Institute of Latin American Studies Writing and the Creative Process: Carla Guelfenbein
Room 246 (Senate House)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Did Henry VIII write 'Greensleeves'? Music at the early Tudor court

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'Words of high intention': Nicholas Hilliard and the art of the impreseJulia Webb (National Portrait Gallery)

Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Taming Babel: Colonial and Postcolonial Trials of a Multilingual Nation
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Early British Television: The Allure and Threat of America
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Does a Reformation end? Rethinking religious simulation in sixteenth-century Italy (16th c. Italy)
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
18:00 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Comparative Law Seminar and Book Launch

Professor Mathias Siems will introduce the key arguments of his new book "Comparative Law" (Cambridge University Press) and discuss the arguments with a distinguished panel of comparative lawyers.

For further information about the …

IALS
Tuesday 21 October 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
13:00 Warburg Institute From Devilry to Divinity: Readings in the Divina Commedia

After reading Dante in Italian, with English translation, visual and verbal commentary, there will be time for informal and informed discussion inspired by the text, with the opportunity to view rare …

Warburg Institute
16:15 Warburg Institute Latin Paleography class

 The class is held once a week at the Warburg Institute, Tuesdays 4.15 to 5.15 pm during term-time.

Warburg Institute
17:15 Institute of Philosophy Objective Probability, and Conditional Reasoning Seminar: Propensities and Statistical Models
Room 243 (Senate House)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Lord Wantage VC: Victorian hero, Volunteer and MP
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Popular politics: the friendly match between sport and politics in the Netherlands, c.1960-1980s
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research The Sea Officers: gentility and professionalism in the Royal Navy, 1775-1815
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Land drainage of the East Riding wetlands
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)

BEING HUMAN FESTIVAL | 15–23 NOVEMBER 

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Visit our Being Human festival website to see the over 150 free events the School is leading across the UK.

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MA IN REFUGEE PROTECTION (DISTANCE)

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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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Comparative Law Seminar and Book Launch

20th October 2014

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

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