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Portuguese Language and Culture Day

Portuguese Language and Culture Day
Date
5 May 2017 (17:00-19:00)
Location
Embassy of Brazil (14-16 Cockspur Street SW1Y 5BL)
Description
The Embassies of Brazil, Portugal and Angola and the High Commission of Mozambique in the United Kingdom are delighted to announce the Portuguese Language and Culture Day of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP), which will be held at the Embassy of Brazil.

The Digital Everyday Conference

The Digital Everyday Conference
Date
6 May 2017 (10:30-18:30)
Location
Strand Campus - King's College London
Description
Join the CDC for this international conference that aims to explore the digital everyday, understood as the transformation of everyday life practices brought about by digital technology.

Queer Enlightenment

Queer Enlightenment
Date
9 May 2017 (13:00-17:00)
Location
Council Room (K2.29) King’s Building Strand Campus
Description
Through a series of papers, the workshop will explore the impact of queer theory on scholarship on the Enlightenment.

Water and Health in Late Medieval Normandy

Water and Health in Late Medieval Normandy
Date
10 May 2017 (16:00-19:00)
Location
S3.32 Strand Building
Description
The rivers and streams that ran through late medieval towns and cities were a source of both ill health and sustenance. Contemporaries recognised that there was a connection between polluted water and disease, but also knew that the ready availability of water was essential to the wellbeing and prosperity of the urban population. This lecture investigates the place of water in thinking about health, disease and the environment in late medieval Normandy.

Women, Money and Markets (1750-1850)

Women, Money and Markets (1750-1850)
Date
11 May 2017 (08:45-19:00)
Location
King's Building, Strand Campus
Description
The conference is generously supported by CESK (Centre for Enlightenment Studies at King's) and AHRI (Arts and Humanities Research Institute).

Early Modern Dance: Politics and Pleasure

Early Modern Dance: Politics and Pleasure
Date
12 May 2017 (13:30-19:30)
Location
Anatomy Museum King's Building Strand Campus
Description
Joins CEMS for Early Modern Dance: Politics and Pleasure, which combines four academic papers and an interactive dance workshop led by Baroque dance specialist Philippa Waite. The event is aimed at specialists and non-specialists alike, of both early modernity and practical dance.

Menzies Seminar: Screen Media, Memory & History

Menzies Seminar: Screen Media, Memory & History
Date
17 May 2017 (18:00-20:00)
Location
Council Room (K2.29), King's College London, Strand Campus
Description
As part of the Menzies Centre's programme of public activities, the annual seminar series helps to produce a comprehensive and balanced perception of Australia's past, present and future across a variety of topics.

Exploring, Interpreting and Understanding the Body

Exploring, Interpreting and Understanding the Body
Date
24 May 2017 (16:00-18:00)
Location
Anatomy Museum (6th Floor) King's Building Strand Campus
Description
Join the Centre for Hellenic studies and Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine for 'Exploring, Interpreting and Understanding the Body in the fourth and third centuries BC', a talk lead by Dr Orly Lewis, which will depict the contours of Praxagoras' ideas on the vascular system, the heart, blood and air and their implications for Greco-Roman theories concerning body and mind.

Gendering the Portuguese Speaking World

Gendering the Portuguese Speaking World
Date
26 May 2017 (09:15-18:15)
Location
Council Room (K2.29) King’s Building Strand Campus
Description
The purpose of this symposium is to analyse gender construction in the Portuguese-speaking world from the Middle Ages to the present.

Diaryfest

Diaryfest
Date
30 May 2017 (09:30-19:30)
Location
Council Room (K2.29), King's Building, Strand Campus
Description
'Diaryfest' is presented by the Centre for Life-Writing Research in conjunction with 'Dear Diary: A Celebration of Diaries and their Digital Descendants'.
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