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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MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 6TH-12TH FEBRUARY

Monday 6th February IAS Fellows' Seminar - Abrupt Climate Change: What is abrupt? How fast is fast? 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Jack Williams (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA) A common trope in discussions about contemporary climate change is that the expected rates of 21st-century climate change are abrupt and faster than anything in… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 6TH-12TH FEBRUARY

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 23rd-29th January

Monday 23rd January Christopherson Knott Fellows' Seminar - Kaleidoscopic Justice: Mapping the dimensions of justice for survivors of sexual violence 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Clare McGlynn (Durham University) Justice’ for survivors of sexual violence is the primary justification for almost every law or policy reform on this topic. But what does ‘justice’… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 23rd-29th January

MLAC Events Bulletin: 12th-18th December

Monday 12th September IAS Fellows' Seminar - Making a big picture out of small fragments: How should we write the history of Babylonian astronomy? 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor John Steele (Brown University, USA) Despite the groundbreaking work in deciphering Babylonian astronomical texts and reconstructing Babylonian astronomy by scholars such as F. X.… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 12th-18th December

MLAC Events Bulletin: 28th November – 4th December

News and Announcements French Film Festival at the Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle 28 November, 6pm: In Bed With Victoria 1 December, 6pm: Made In France Click here for more information. Talks and Events Monday 28th November Centre for the Study of Jewish Culture, Society and Politics Lecture Yoav Peled and Horit Herman Peled, The Regionalization of Israeli… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 28th November – 4th December

MLAC Events Bulletin: 14th-20th November

Monday 14th November IAS Fellows' Seminar - When Black and White isn't Black and White: Researching the Racial Scale for the 21st-Century 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Dr Julia Prest, University of St Andrews Writing and speaking about the racial scale poses a number of methodological and terminological challenges that Dr Prest would like… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 14th-20th November

MLAC Events Bulletin: 31st October – 6th November

Monday 31st October IAS Fellows' Seminar - Applying the New Institutional Economics to Societies of Different Scale - Judges and Nazi pressure in Germany and Occupied Countries 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Hans Petter Graver (University of Oslo, Norway) The seminar will introduce four questions and an invitation. My main question is whether… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 31st October – 6th November

Events Bulletin 10th-16th October

Monday 10th October IAS Fellows' Seminar - Tipping the Balance: A Comparative Study of the Scales in the Visual Rhetoric of Justice 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Massimo Leone (University of Turin, Italy) Some symbols so skillfully traverse epochs and cultures that they are depicted as almost ‘natural’ embodiments of abstract values. The… Continue reading Events Bulletin 10th-16th October