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Tanya Filer

Street art of Argentina

Tanya Filer looks at how street art in Argentina is used to commemorate tragedies. More...

Dr Geraldine Brodie - Translating Idomeneus

Dr Geraldine Brodie, teaching fellow in SELCS hosts a debate, "Translating Idomeneus" at the Gate Theatre in Notting Hill. Read more about the evening on the Gate Theatre's Blog.
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John Dickie

Professor John Dickie comments on Pope meeting mafia victims' families

Commenting on the pope meeting with mafia victims' families for the first time, Professor John Dickie (UCL Italian) said: More...

Events

Book

Humanity and Animality in 20th & 21st Century Culture: Narratives, Theories, Histories. An Interdisciplinary Conference

This interdisciplinary conference takes up an important debate in a field of growing importance in the humanities, where animal studies, post-humanism, and eco-criticism have surged in recent years.The definition of mankind seems necessarily to pass through an understanding of what constitutes the animal. Philosophically, what distinguishes, or indeed brings together humanity and animality has been the subject of debate from Aristotle’s understanding of man as ‘zôon logon echon’ and from Kant’s view of man’s treatment of animals as an insight into the true nature of humankind, Derrida’s seminars on ‘the beast and the sovereign’, up to Agamben’s recent theory of ‘bare life’ as the breakdown of the barrier between man and animal. More...

Starts: Sep 15, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Lecture

Italian events...

Events relating to or organised by the Italian department at UCL will be posted here. More...

Starts: Sep 30, 2014 9:00:00 AM