Forthcoming events

Anti-Abortion Advocacy, Violence, and Toleration

Anti-Abortion Advocacy, Violence, and Toleration

Date
17/10/2018
Description
Global Ethics Tea Seminar: Dr Jeremy Williams

Café Masters for College of Arts and Law

Date
18/10/2018
Description
Café Masters is an informal networking events for prospective masters students at the University of Birmingham to find out more about studying a Masters programme in the College of Arts and Law.

Café PhD for College of Arts and Law

Date
18/10/2018
Description
Café PhD is an informal networking event for prospective students to find out more about studying a PhD programme in the College of Arts and Law.
Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

Date
20/10/2018
Description
The perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.
A Duty to be Beautiful?

A Duty to be Beautiful?

Date
20/10/2018
Description
Have you ever felt a pressure to be beautiful? Ever wondered why beauty is valued so highly in today's society? Professor Heather Widdows unpacks beauty standards and the pressure to conform, following the release of her illuminating book 'Perfect Me'.
The political impact of the self during the Islamic Revolution

The political impact of the self during the Islamic Revolution

Date
23/10/2018
Description
Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Seminar given by Dr Christopher Razavian (Birmingham).
Are confabulations representational?

Are confabulations representational?

Date
24/10/2018
Description
Philosophy Work in Progress seminar given by Krystyna Bielecka on confabulations.
The rise of beauty-standard denialism - a philosopher and New York Times critic in conversation

The rise of beauty-standard denialism - a philosopher and New York Times critic in conversation

Date
28/10/2018
Description
Join philosopher Heather Widdows and New York Times critic Amanda Hess for a conversation about body image, beauty standards and the pressures to be perfect. The event takes place at Bluestockings bookstore, New York. Heather's book 'Perfect Me: Beauty as an Ethical Ideal' was published in May 2018.
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