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Tuesday 2 December 2014
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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
Wednesday 10 December 2014
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13:00 School of Advanced Study CALL FOR PAPERS: Society for the History of Discoveries - 56th Annual Meeting

Icebreaker Tues 7 July; Conference Wed 8 – Sat 11 July 2015 Co-hosted by the School of Advanced Study, Senate House, University of London

CALL FOR PAPERS

For the first time since 1987, …

Senate House
Monday 5 January 2015
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Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Introduction to MPhil/PhD Legal Research Methods

The course is an introduction to legal research methods.  The course will be taught over 16  2 ½ hour sessions,  with two days reserved at the end (on 15 and 16 January) …

IALS
17:30 Institute of Historical Research Nation of Islam Men on Faith, Family and the American Ummah
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor)
18:00 Institute of Historical Research C. F. Walker I taccuin: Note book of Bardini's clients

A notebook or taccuino entitled Appunti di Londra was found on the Bardini archive in Florence and it reveals the marketing technique adopted by Bardini. His agent in this case, a …

The Court Room (Senate House, first floor)
Tuesday 6 January 2015
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17:15 Institute of Historical Research Reconsidering Jewish Art History
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
18:00 Institute of Historical Research The Continuous Thread of Revelation: Chrononormativity and the Challenge of Queer Oral History

Joint seminar with the History of Sexuality seminar

Please note:  this session will take place in the Holden Room, 103, on the first floor of Senate House.

Room 103 (Senate House, first floor)
18:00 Institute of Historical Research Britain and the economic containment of imperial Germany (1906-1914): the case of the Constantinople Quays Company

Venue: Past and Present Room 202, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Past & Present Room, 202
18:00 Institute of Historical Research 'The Continuous Thread of Revelation': Chrononormativity and the Challenge of Queer Oral History

Is oral history inherently queer? Oral history has long been held as a route to foregrounding silenced and marginalised voices. Feminist oral history in particular has maintained a commitment to hearing …

Room 103 (Senate House, first floor)
Wednesday 7 January 2015
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17:15 Institute of Historical Research Idealists dream or sectarian nightmare? The formation of the Ulster Defence Regiment
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Suarez and the Jesuit scholastic in the genealogy of the State
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:30 Institute of Historical Research Sensing status: sensory responses and elite status display in the ancient Roman home
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor)
Thursday 8 January 2015
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17:30 Institute of Historical Research Biblical Memories: seeing the Passion all around in England and Bohemia

Chaired by Eyal Poleg

Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
18:30 Institute of English Studies Postgraduate Feminist Reading Group

TBC

Room 246 (Senate House)
Friday 9 January 2015
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09:00 Institute of Historical Research Public Speaking for Historians

Public speaking be it lecturing, conference papers, outreach activities or job presentations is the main medium by which we historians communicate our research. Clear, effective and professional communication skills are therefore …

17:30 Institute of Historical Research Isabetta Lascarina: a Greek refugee in early-Tudor England
Wolfson Room II (NB02)
18:00 Institute of English Studies Ezra Pound Cantos Reading Group

TBA

Room 243 (Senate House)
18:00 Institute of English Studies The Charles Peake Ulysses Seminar

Reading begins with Chapter 7, 'Aeolus', at line 237, "The ghost walks, professor MacHugh murmured softly".

Room G35 (Ground Floor)
18:00 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies "The State of Slaveryā€¯: Somerset, The Slave Grace, and the Rise of Pro-Slavery and Anti-Slavery Constitutionalism in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World

Organised with the London Legal History Seminar.

This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.

IALS
Monday 12 January 2015
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09:30 Institute of Philosophy IP Conference: Second Symposium on the Foundations on Mathematics

CFR: SoTFoM, SYMPOSIUM II `COMPETING FOUNDATIONS?'; INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY, LONDON, 12-13 January 2015.The organisers are delighted to announce a provisional programme and call for registration for the upcoming Symposium in the …

Room 349 (3rd floor)
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
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 246 (Senate House)
17:00 Institute of Historical Research Book Launch: Popular Musical Theatre in London and Berlin, 1890-1939

Panel discussion with the editors, Dominic Symonds (University of Lincoln), Vivienne Richmond (Goldsmiths University of London), chaired by Imke Henkel (Die Zeit), organized by theDFG/AHRC-project Popular Musical Theatre in London and …

The Court Room (Senate House, first floor)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research The public debt in France, 1661-1815
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)
17:15 Institute of Historical Research Revolutionary puritanism in Anglo-American perspective
Institute of Historical Research (IHR)

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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16th February 2015

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