Research librarian Colin Homiski, previews the Salon Voltaire event held by Senate House Library with contributions from the Institute of Modern Languages Research, The Warburg Institute, and the Institute of English Studies. Our Salon will offer an evening of readings and performances accompanied with food and wine. Drawing upon the talents and scholarly interests of the Institutes of […]
When: Thursday 27 April 2017, 12pm to Friday 28 April 2017 6pm Who: Institute of Philosophy and The Warburg Institute Where: TATE Exchange, 5th Floor, Switch House, TATE Modern, London SE1 9TG Could appreciating art have more in common with savouring a cup of coffee than you thought? Come and experience by yourself the unexpected strategies your brain […]
When: Monday 24 April 2017, 5.30pm – 7.30pm Who: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Where: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR Lawyers love the word. When we teach our students it is primarily through the lens of written judgements and textual analysis. Engagements between law and art tend to focus […]
When: Tuesday 11 April 4 – 6pm Who: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Where: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR Professor John Spencer is a Professor of Law (emeritus) at the University of Cambridge, former Director of the Cambridge University Centre for European Legal Studies and President of the UK European Criminal Law Association. […]
Image: IHR’s pop-up portrait exhibition of London women historians Despite two wide-ranging feminist movements, the position of women historians – both as subjects of historical study, and as modern-day researchers and teachers – still leaves much to be desired, says PhD student, Rozemarijn van de Wal.
When: Tuesday 4 April 10am – Wednesday 5 April 6pm Who: Institute of Commonwealth Studies Where: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR This conference will draw together members of the Commonwealth Journalists Association, the Commonwealth Lawyers and Magistrates and Judges Association, as well as journalists and policy makers. The two day meeting will […]
When: Thursday 30 March 2017, 6– 8pm Who: Senate House Library Where: Chancellor’s Hall, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Join us for an explosion of radical sound and voice as we host a performance bringing together musicians with traditions of performing socialist and radical music. Featured performers will include Grace Petrie and the Raised […]
When: Thursday 23 March 2017, 5.30 – 7.30pm Who: Institute of Latin American Studies Where: Woburn Suite, G22/26, Ground Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Speaker: Professor David Murray, York University, Toronto The goal of this presentation is to engage with key concepts in sexual minority discrimination and rights talk occurring in transnational contexts. It will […]
When: Thursday 16 March 2017, 6 – 8.30pm Who: Institute of Historical Research Where: The Beveridge Hall, Ground Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Inaugural George Weidenfeld Lecture in Jewish History 2017 by Professor David Sorkin, Yale University.
In the first of a series of articles focusing on the growing hostility to journalistic independence across the Commonwealth, journalist and Africa analyst Martin Plaut, calls on the 52-nation group to take a more robust view on these new threats. Do they challenge democracy and human rights as much as freedom of speech? The Commonwealth […]
When: Wednesday 8 March 2017, 1 – 2pm Who: School of Advanced Study Where: Room 234, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Speaker: Professor Kiera Vaclavik, Queen Mary University of London