MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 20th – 27th February

Monday 20th February IAS Fellows' Seminar - Aristotle’s Account of Measurement 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Dr Barbara Sattler (University of St Andrews, UK) This paper analyses Aristotle’s account of measurement and shows how it allows him to react to problems with determining the quantity of a motion, as they arose from Zeno’s dichotomy… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 20th – 27th February

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Events 16th – 20th May

Monday 16th May   Eleanor Courtemanche, University of Illinois: Activating Victorian Utopias for Future Use, 14:00-15:00, Tristram Room, St John’s College Fredric Jameson famously argues that in postmodern capitalism, the utopian imagination has withered; it's easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of the capitalist system. This imaginative poverty became even more… Continue reading Events 16th – 20th May

¡Vamos! Festival: Homage to Bigas Luna at Tyneside Cinema and Vane in Newcastle

8-12 June 2016 - Homage to Bigas Luna at Tyneside Cinema and Vane in Newcastle (¡Vamos! Festival) From 8 June to 12 June, the Tyneside Cinema, Vane gallery and ¡Vamos! Festival will pay homage to one of Spain’s most fascinating contemporary filmmakers and artists, the late Bigas Luna. The programme will feature some of Bigas Luna’s most striking films and video artworks along… Continue reading ¡Vamos! Festival: Homage to Bigas Luna at Tyneside Cinema and Vane in Newcastle

Events bulletin 7-10 March

  Monday 7th March   Evidence on Trial Public Lecture: Professor Niamh Nic Daeid, University of Dundee – Science on Trial: the use of scientific evidence in criminal court, 18:15-19:15, Kingsley Barrett Room, Calman Learning Centre There has been an increasing scrutiny in the UK and other jurisdictions (North America and Australia in particular) of both the… Continue reading Events bulletin 7-10 March

Weekly bulletin: 9-12 February

  Tuesday 9th February   IAS Fellow's Public Lecture: Professor Jessica Brown, University of St Andrews - Evidence and scepticism, 17:30-18:30, Ustinov Room, Van Mildert College Scepticism about knowledge of the external world can seem very natural if one supposes that the only evidence one has about the world consists of one’s experiences. For instance, Descartes famously… Continue reading Weekly bulletin: 9-12 February

Events Bulletin: Week commencing December 7th

This Thursday 10th December, in lieu of a forum session, the second language café of the year will be taking place in the DSU bar at 18:30, giving us a chance to flex our linguistic muscles after a long term in the North East of England. If you have any suggestions for next term’s forum… Continue reading Events Bulletin: Week commencing December 7th

Justice and the Arts / Ecology and the Arts film series starts tomorrow

BHOPALI (2011) Tuesday 20th January, 6-8pm, PG (Palace Green) 28 BHOPALI documents the experience of second generation children affected by the Union Carbide gas disaster of 1984, the worst industrial disaster in history. It follows several children as they and their families cope with the ongoing medical and social disaster, as well as their memories… Continue reading Justice and the Arts / Ecology and the Arts film series starts tomorrow