Events in the College of Arts and Law

Events

A Micro-Historical Approach to Global China: The Daily Life of Europeans in Beijing in the Long 18th Century

A Micro-Historical Approach to Global China: The Daily Life of Europeans in Beijing in the Long 18th Century

Date
11/06/2015
Description
A Global China: New Approaches lecture given by Eugenio Menegon (Boston University).
From World History to World Literature: China, the South, and the Global 1960s

From World History to World Literature: China, the South, and the Global 1960s

Date
12/06/2015
Description
A Global China: New Approaches lecture given by Shu-mei Shih (University of Hong Kong and University of California, Los Angeles).
Directing Projects

Directing Projects

Date
15 - 19/06/2015
Description
Innovative theatre work by emerging directors: a week of short performances from MRes Directing students.
Artistic Interventions in the Virtual Space

Artistic Interventions in the Virtual Space

Date
18 - 19/06/2015
Description
A 2-day conference interdisciplinary conference at the University of Birmingham.

'From Nigeria and the Bahamas but...currently living in Belgium: The superdiversification of Global English'

Date
18/06/2015
Description
This event is part of a short series of seminars which explores the possible synergies between corpus linguistics and superdiversity.
Music and Realism: comparative historical perspectives

Music and Realism: comparative historical perspectives

Date
19 - 20/06/2015
Description
A two-day workshop aiming to explore the ways in which the category of realism may in fact be broadly appropriate to the study of music.
Corporate Lawyers and Corporate Clients: Power, Practice and Privilege

Corporate Lawyers and Corporate Clients: Power, Practice and Privilege

Date
29 - 30/06/2015
Description
A two-day symposium exploring various aspects of large law firm practice: the relationships between corporate lawyers and their clients; lawyer's ethics; lawyer independence and the rule of law; legal professional privilege; law firms, businesses and human rights; legal risk; the changing role of General Counsel; bribery and corruption; lawyers' duties; talent and inclusion; conflicts of interest etc. This event is free to attend but registration is required.
Making resources speak: themes and methods of the new materialism

Making resources speak: themes and methods of the new materialism

Date
29/06/2015
Description
IAS workshop led by Dr Frank Uekotter, Reader in Environmental Humanities, which will explore paths towards theoretically informed but empirically grounded studies of the 'new materialism' and examination of specific resources.
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