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Of Fear and Strangers Panel Discussion Of Fear and Strangers Panel Discussion
Monday, May 16, 2022, 5:30 PM

George Makari's book, Of Fear and Strangers: A History of Xenophobia (2021) traces the history of xenophobia from its origins to the present day.

Speaker: Professor Thomas Laqueur

CANCELLED - Urban Mutualism: claiming space within displacement CANCELLED - Urban Mutualism: claiming space within displacement
Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 2:00 PM

Mobile People Events Series

Join Professor Suzanne Hall (London School of Economics) who will discuss how various forms of displacement reveal the brutal effects of sovereignty and capitalism and how claims to the street struggle against them.

Speaker: Professor Suzanne Hall (London School of Economics)

Making Research Impactful: Cases Studies From the Clashes Over LGBT Rights and Religious Freedom Making Research Impactful: Cases Studies From the Clashes Over LGBT Rights and Religious Freedom
Thursday, May 19, 2022, 1:00 PM

Early career scholars and more experienced academics want their academic research to have an impact on the world beyond the university. But how is that to be done? Professor Wilson will share her decade and half of experience in achieving just that. From assisting policymakers to ban gay conversion therapy to assisting lawmakers and citizens to secure better protections for patient safety and patient dignity in teaching hospitals, Professor Wilson has, in a method she refers to as "translational law", actively sought opportunities to translate her scholarship into palpable changes in the law.

Speaker: Prof Robin Fretwell Wilson

The Origins and Uses of Humanitarianism: Interdisciplinary Perspectives The Origins and Uses of Humanitarianism: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Monday, May 23, 2022, 5:00 PM

A symposium with Prof Thomas Laqueur, Prof Simon Reid-Henry (Geography), Prof Matthew Hilton (History) and Prof Sophie Harman (Politics and International Relationships). This event is open to all HSS faculty, postgraduates and postdocs. It will be followed by a drinks reception. 

 

 

Speaker: Professor Thomas Laqueur

Interior Frontiers Interior Frontiers
Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 5:00 PM

Mobile People Events Series

Join Professor Ann Stoler (Willy Brandt Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and History, The New School for Research) for a discussion on 'interior frontiers' – a concept created by Johan Gottlieb Fichte in the early nineteenth century and reanimated by Étienne Balibar some thirty years ago. Professor Stoler will discuss how this concept can help us understand the racialized forms of colonial government operate in modern societies through both the unspoken and implicit distinctions that diverse forms of racism mobilise.

Speaker: Professor Suzanne Hall (London School of Economics)

Confronting Psychological Limitations (Workshop 3) Confronting Psychological Limitations (Workshop 3)
Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 4:00 PM

“Reimagining Global Public Goods in the 21st Century” online discussion series

Discussants in this concluding workshop takes on the following questions: “How do we confront some of the psychological limitations to creating the public knowledge that global public goods ultimately require? Do we need an ethics or an aesthetics of global public goods?”

IHSS Annual Symposium 2022: The Humanities (In and After the Pandemic) IHSS Annual Symposium 2022: The Humanities (In and After the Pandemic)
Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 5:00 PM

The third IHSS Annual Symposium will host Professor Helen Small followed by an in-depth discussion with Professor Simon Reid-Henry.

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