Monthly Archives: May 2011

Upcoming events with Tate Modern

Two upcoming study events at Tate Modern with the Open University – “Art and Politics: Joan Miro Study Day” (Saturday 25 June 2011), and “Art, Politics, War”, led by Dr Nigel Warburton (Mondays 6 June 2011 – 11 July 2011)
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Cross-Cultural Identities Seminar

“Truth be Told: Some Problems with Historical Revisionism in Kenya”, Lotte Hughes (Lecturer in African Arts and Cultures. 3 June, 11:30-13:30, Walton Hall. This paper draws on research interviews and the literature on resistance, social memory and patriotic nationalism to problematise and analyse these developments, within the context of constitutional change in Kenya. Continue reading

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Royal Institute of Philosophy Seminar Series, 2010-2011: Knowing and Deciding

“HEDONISM AND THE EXPERIENCE MACHINE”, Dr Alex Barber (Philosophy). If money isn’t everything, what is? Many governments, social policy theorists and members of the general public have a ready answer: happiness. Philosophers, in contrast, usually see this as a non-starter. Continue reading

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