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Science and Literature Seminars: Francis Galton, Karl Pearson and the Biographical Laboratory

This talk will explore Francis Galton's use of biography; it will account for his use of biographical dictionaries as the basis for his early work in eugenics, including his own attempts to institute a so-called 'Golden Book of Thriving Families' as foundational work for early British sociology. More...

Starts: Dec 2, 2014 5:30:00 PM

Film screening: The Life of Zygmunt Bauman

Publication date: Mar 18, 2014 11:17:18 AM

Start: Mar 25, 2014 6:00:00 PM
End: Mar 25, 2014 9:00:00 PM

Location: Cinema, Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

The Trouble with Being Human These Days: Narrative, voice and ethics

A special preview screening of the film about Zygmunt Bauman, one of the most influential thinkers in contemporary sociology, followed by a talk, discussion and reception.

Schedule of the event:

6pm - Screening

7pm - 'Narrative, Voice and Ethics': talk by Bartek Dziadosz

7.30pm - Q&A with Mark Davis

8pm - Reception with drinks in the foyer of the cinema