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Public Health, Public Order and Public Morality

Start: Mar 4, 2015 12:00:00 AM
End: Mar 4, 2015 12:00:00 AM

4 March 2015
Subtitled: Historical and Methodological Perspectives on the Spatial Politics of Prostitution in London, Delhi and Lima, this panel brings together scholars working on the history of prostitution in three different cities in order to explore the convergent and divergent experiences produced by the regulation of space and the regulation of sexuality in the twentieth century.

Poetry evening with Maud Vanhauwaert

Start: Mar 4, 2015 12:00:00 AM
End: Mar 4, 2015 12:00:00 AM

4 March 2015
Award-winning young Belgian poet Maud Vanhauwaert recites her latest work.

Germany Pale Mother: European Film Salon

Start: Mar 11, 2015 12:00:00 AM

11 March 2015
Germany Pale Mother is a West German drama from 1980. Narrator Anna tells the story of her parents before, during and after the Second World War. The film was inspired by director Helma Sanders-Brahms’ own family history.

Civilisation and its Critiques: An Art-Historical Perspective

Start: Mar 13, 2015 12:00:00 AM
End: Mar 13, 2015 12:00:00 AM

13 March 2015
This panel discussion will reconsider the controversies surrounding the 1969 BBC series 'Civilisation', looking particularly at how criticisms of the conception of art and civilisation presupposed in that series have subsequently been negotiated within the discipline of Art History.

How to Become a #FailedIntellectual. And Why.

Start: Mar 16, 2015 12:00:00 AM
End: Mar 16, 2015 12:00:00 AM

16 March 2016
Join us for a talk and conversation with Eric Jarosinski, editor of @NeinQuarterly, the Internet's leading "Compendium of Utopian Negation", on what's so funny about peace, love, despair, Critical Theory, German grammar, and other assorted spectres haunting Europe. In cooperation with the LSE.

Passionate Politics: Themes and Methodologies in cross-disciplinary perspective

Start: Mar 20, 2015 12:00:00 AM
End: Mar 20, 2015 12:00:00 AM

20 March 2015
This conference will review and compare how different academic disciplines in the social sciences and humanities engage with political passion. 

Britain and the European Convention on Human Rights

Start: Mar 23, 2015 12:00:00 AM
End: Mar 23, 2015 12:00:00 AM

23 March 2015
Next up in our Britain & Europe Series: Should we think of the ECHR as undermining decisions of democratically elected governments or as placing the sorts of limitations on governments required to protect human rights? Organised with the UCL Institute for Human Rights.

Addressing the scientific challenges of resource efficiency and sustainable development

Start: May 12, 2015 12:00:00 AM
End: May 12, 2015 12:00:00 AM

2 March 2015
Prof. Maria Betti will discuss ways in which science and technology can help to address the challenges of resource efficiency and sustainable development.

Il Divo: European Film Salon

Start: May 13, 2015 12:00:00 AM

13th May 2015
This portrait of Italy's controversial elder statesman Giulio Andreotti won the jury price at the Cannes film festival. Andreotti served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since 1946 and was accused of being involved with the Mafia and responsible for a series of political killings that marked Italy's political life from the late 1960s onwards.

Inglorious Basterds: European Film Salon

Start: Jun 10, 2015 12:00:00 AM

10th June 2015
This film was directed by Quentin Tarantino and came out in 2009. It is set in German-occupied France and tells the fictional story of two plots to assassinate Nazi Germany’s political leadership.