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The Many Faces of Rainer Werner Fassbinder

The Many Faces of Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Date
13 April (18:30) - 8 June 2017 (20:30)
Location
British Film Institute
Description
Professor Erica Carter and Dr Martin Brady are offering an eight week course to accompany the BFI's Fassbinder retrospective.

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.

Mono-Poly Symposium

Date
26 May 2017 (14:00-18:00)
Location
Lecture Theatre 3.11, Strand Campus
Description
This year's theme is "Mono-Poly: 19th-Century Taxonomies of the One and the Many".

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'.

Screening of the Unlucky Australians

Screening of the Unlucky Australians
Date
31 May 2017 (18:15-21:30)
Location
Anatomy Museum, King's College London, Strand Campus
Description
Screening of the film 'The Unlucky Australians' by John Goldschmidt in recognition of the fiftieth anniversary of the Wave Hill Walk Off.

Animal History Group Summer Workshop : Co-operation and Conflict

Date
1 June 2017 (09:00-20:30)
Location
Anatomy Museum, Strand Campus
Description
The Animal History Group is a London based research network, open to all scholars whose work engages with animals within history. It was launched in 2016 by a group of PhD students from the KCL History Department. Concluding a successful first year of reading groups and seminars, this one day workshop offers a full programme of external and internal speakers, who use a wide range of species to address the workshop theme of 'Co-operation and Conflict' from a variety of disciplines, periods and perspectives.

The Gendering of Backstage Labour

The Gendering of Backstage Labour
Date
1 June 2017 (17:30-19:30)
Location
VWB 6.01 Virginia Woolf Building 22 Kingsway
Description
Dr. Christin Essin (Vanderbilt University) discusses the gender codes that circulate within the unionized backstage crews that work in New York City's commercial theatre industry, particularly the ways in which distinctions between "masculine" and "feminine" labour impact employee status and wages.

Scherzo - Italian Opera Gala

Scherzo - Italian Opera Gala
Date
4 June 2017 (18:00)
Location
King's College Chapel Strand Campus
Description
Scherzo will perform a selection of punchy choruses by Italian Romantics, including hits by some of the biggest names in Opera

New Perspectives on the Enlightenment: Papers and Posters from KCL and QMUL MA students

New Perspectives on the Enlightenment: Papers and Posters from KCL and QMUL MA students
Date
5 June 2017 (09:30-19:30)
Location
Anatomy Museum (6th Floor) King's Building Strand Campus
Description
Students on the Eighteenth-Century Studies MA courses at King's College London and Queen Mary University London present their dissertation topics in the form of short papers and posters.

Annual Newton and ICS Byzantine Colloquium

Annual Newton and ICS Byzantine Colloquium
Date
5 (17:00) - 6 June 2017 (19:00)
Location
Senate House Room 349
Description
Annual Newton and ICS Byzantine Colloquium, organized by Ioanna Rapti, École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris), Dionysios Stathakopoulos & Matthew Tanton (KCL)The Empire of Trebizond, one of a handful of Byzantine successor states formed following the fall of Constantinople to the Latins in 1204, has largely been viewed by scholars of Byzantium as an outsider. Indeed, Trebizond, situated far from Constantinople on the distant Black Sea coast, has been accused of being culturally 'un-Byzantine' and, as such, less relevant for study in mainstream Byzantine history. However, is such a view fair?
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