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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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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
Wednesday 18 March 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
18:00 Institute of Latin American Studies ‘WE LIVE IN FEAR’
Senate House
Monday 20 April 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
09:30 Institute of Classical Studies Epidoc workshop

A 5-day training workshop on digital editing of epigraphic and papyrological texts

Room 246 (Senate House)
17:00 Institute of Commonwealth Studies Book Launch: Autumn of the Matriarch, by Diego Maiorano
The Senate Room (Senate House, First Floor)
Tuesday 21 April 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
09:30 Institute of Classical Studies Epidoc workshop

A 5-day training workshop on digital editing of epigraphic and papyrological texts

Room 246 (Senate House)
18:00 Institute of Historical Research 'Gullible's Travels': Anglo-Australian wartime relations and Sir Earle Page's mission to London, 1941-42

In association with the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King’s College LondonVenue: Past and Present Room 202, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Past & Present Room, 202
18:30 Institute of Latin American Studies "Until the Rulers Obey - a discussion about the social movements of Latin America"
Room 349 (3rd floor)
Wednesday 22 April 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
09:30 Institute of Historical Research Being Modern: Science and Culture in the early 20th century

Engagement with science was commonly used as an emblem of “Being modern”, across culture in Britain and the western world in the years around the First World War. Today, historical studies …

Wolfson Conference Suite
09:30 Institute of Classical Studies Epidoc workshop

A 5-day training workshop on digital editing of epigraphic and papyrological texts

Room 246 (Senate House)
16:00 Institute of Modern Languages Research Explorations in Anonymous History: Urban, Architectural, and Anthropological Contributions to Transatlantic Media Studies, 1953-59

IMLR Seminar Series

Room 243 (Senate House)
17:30 Institute of Latin American Studies Latin American Documentary Screenings
Room 349 (3rd floor)
18:00 Institute of Philosophy Propensities and Statistics Seminar: What are Long Run Propensities?

Convener and Project IP: Mauricio Suárez (mauricio.suarez@sas.ac.uk)

Sponsored and Funded by the European Commission under a personal Marie-Curie grant to Prof. Dr. Mauricio Suárez (Complutense University of Madrid): Project number: 329430 “ProbPropCond” …

Room 246 (Senate House)
18:30 Institute of Commonwealth Studies Book Launch: Embattled Media: Democracy, Governance and Reform in Sri Lanka

 

Room G22/26 (Ground Floor)
19:30 Institute of Historical Research Three Tales at the Science Museum

Ensemble BPM presents Three Tales, a video opera exploring three momentous scientific events from the twentieth century that examines our deepening relationship with technology; the crash of the Hindenburg zeppelin in …

Other
Thursday 23 April 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
School of Advanced Study Marginal presences: unorthodox belief and practice, 1837-2014

A one-day symposium at Senate House Library, University of London. Inspired by our extraordinary collections, from ghost hunters, pacifists, naturists and radical teetotallers, Senate House Library is pleased to call for …

Senate House Library
09:00 Institute of Modern Languages Research Translation Talk

Organised with the Birmingham Centre of Translation (University of Birmingham), the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures (University of Edinburgh) and the IMLR

Convenors: Peter Davies (Edinburgh) and Angela Kershaw (Birmingham)

Programme

Room G34 (Ground Floor)
09:30 Institute of Classical Studies Epidoc workshop

A 5-day training workshop on digital editing of epigraphic and papyrological texts

Room 246 (Senate House)
14:00 Institute of Commonwealth Studies The Making of the Modern World Series. Telling People What to Think? States, propaganda and information.
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor)
17:30 Institute of Historical Research The Fraternity of the Holy Name of Jesus in St Paul's Cathedral: Faith, economy and social networking on the eve of the Reformation

Please note: this session will take place in Room SH243. left corridor, 2nd floor, South block, Senate House.

This session starts at the later time of 17:30

Room 243 (Senate House)
Friday 24 April 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
09:30 Institute of Latin American Studies El Sistema and the Alternatives: Social Action through Music in Critical Perspective
Room 349 (3rd floor)
09:30 Institute of Classical Studies Epidoc workshop

A 5-day training workshop on digital editing of epigraphic and papyrological texts

Room 246 (Senate House)
10:00 Institute of Musical Research El Sistema and the Alternatives: Social Action through Music in Critical Perspective

This one-day conference will be the first event dedicated to critical thinking about El Sistema, its derivatives around the world, and programs that provide alternative models. We aim to stimulate deeper …

Room 349 (3rd floor)
19:30 Institute of Historical Research Three Tales at the Science Museum

Ensemble BPM presents Three Tales, a video opera exploring three momentous scientific events from the twentieth century that examines our deepening relationship with technology; the crash of the Hindenburg zeppelin in …

Other
Saturday 25 April 2015
Time Institute Title Venue
09:30 Institute of Historical Research History Matters Conference

A conference to discuss why there are so few history students and teachers of African and Caribbean heritage.

Some disturbing facts:

Last year only three Black students were admitted to train as History teachers Official …
Wolfson Conference Suite
10:00 Institute of English Studies London Nineteenth Century Studies Seminar

London Nineteenth Century Studies - Annual Workshop

The Court Room (Senate House, first floor)

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