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#PotW: Human Art: The First 30,000 years

When: Wednesday 15 February 2017, 6 – 7pm Who: The Warburg Institute Where: Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB Speaker: Professor Paul Pettitt, Durham University Recent discoveries have pushed the boundaries of art making into unimaginable depths of time and across diverse geographies bringing to light the crucial role of images in the cognitive development of the human […]

#PotW: Multisensory emotion processing in the adult and infant brain

When: Thursday 9 February 2017, 5 – 7pm Who: Institute of Philosophy, Centre for the Study of the Senses (CenSes) Where: Room 246, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Speaker: Sarah Jessen, University of Lübeck Humans very successfully recognize others’ emotions. It is the combination of a variety of information channels – including facial, bodily, and vocal […]

#PotW: ‘Insulting the autumnal sky’: Senate House and the work of the Ministry of Information 1939-46

When: Thursday 2 February 2017, 6-8pm Who: Senate House Library Where: Chancellor’s Hall, first floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Between 1939 and 1946 the University of London’s Senate House, designed by Charles Holden, was occupied by the Ministry of Information (MOI). The MOI was tasked with justifying Britain’s case during the Second World War to […]

#PotW: The Shock of the Old. Art in the European Ice Age

When: Wednesday 25 January 2017, 6 – 7pm Who: The Warburg Institute Where: Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB Speaker: Dr Jill Cook, British Museum Recent discoveries have pushed the boundaries of art making into unimaginable depths of time and across diverse geographies bringing to light the crucial role of images in the cognitive development of the […]

#PotW: Urban belonging: history and the power of place

When: Friday 13 January 2017, 9am – 5pm Who: Institute of Historical Research Where: Wolfson Conference Suite, NB01/NB02, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU A two-day conference organised by the Centre for Metropolitan History, Institute of Historical Research (School of Advanced Studies, University of London) and the Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester, 13-14 January […]

#PotW: The End of Utopia?

When: Tuesday 6 December 2016, 10am – 5pm Who: Senate House Library Where: Seng Tee Lee Seminar Room, Senate House Library, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU This one-day symposium will bring together a panel of scholars and academics from a wide range of disciplines to explore whether utopian visions of society are still possible in our time. Cathy […]