Visite à Birkbeck, University of London

L’équipe de pilotage de LabexMed (Brigitte MARIN, Blandine Descamps-Julien, Nathalie Casanova, Mathilde Favier, Amaranta Pasquini et Annabelle Gallin), accompagnée de Julien Dubouloz (PR histoire romaine, AMU – CCJ) et Sergi Sancho Fibla (historien, postdoctorant TELEMMe) se rend à Londres du 5 au 7 juillet 2017 pour rencontrer les responsables des départements des SHS de Birkbeck, univeresité de Londres.

 

Programme :

Agreement for Cooperation between Aix-Marseille Université and the School of Social Sciences, History & Philosophy, Birkbeck University of London

 

Wednesday 5th July 2017

1.15 pm                                  Delegates from Aix-Marseilles met by Dr Sean Brady, Dr Diego Carnevale and Dr Caspar Meyer and taken to lunch.

2.30-4.30pm                       Delegates will be brought on a tour of the Bloomsbury Campus and its environs.

 

Thursday 6th July 2017

Location: 43 Gordon Square, Room G03

10.30-11.00am                                  Refreshments and welcome

11.00am – 1pm                Birkbeck’s presentations about the University, the School and the Departments

1 – 2.30pm                            Lunch at Sagar restaurant, Percy St.

2.30 – 4pm                           Aix-Marseilles presentations

4 – 4.15pm                            Refreshments

4.15 – 5.15pm                     Q&A, final remarks

 

 

 

Staff biographies

Dr Sean Brady

Sean Brady is Lecturer in Modern British and Irish History at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. His research interest focuses on gender, sexuality, politics and religion in nineteenth and twentieth-century Britain and Ireland. His current research examines religion and sectarianism in relation to masculinities and sexuality in Northern Ireland after 1921.

Dr Diego Carnevale

Diego Carnevale is an early modernist specializing in social and economic history of large European urban contexts. After completing the PhD at the universities of Naples Federico II and Aix-Marseille in 2011, he was post-doctoral fellow at the University of S. Marino, the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, and the University of Aix-Marseille. He joined Birkbeck in 2016 as Marie Curie fellow.

Dr Alex Colas

Alejandro (Alex) Colás is Reader in International Relations in the Department of Politics, where he directs the MSc in International Security and Global Governance and MSc in Global Environmental Politics and Policy. Alex teaches courses on Global Conflict, Security and Humanitarianism; Space and Power in International Politics; Empires: A Historical Sociology of International Relations; and Food, Politics and Society. He has published on subjects ranging from piracy, Spanish responses to terrorism, imperialism, internationalism and global governance.

Professor Matthew Davies

Professor Matthew Davies is Executive Dean of the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy. He is an urban historian, working on the social, economic and political history of cities, and London in particular, in the medieval and early modern periods. He has directed numerous research projects, of which the most recent is a major digital mapping project on London history.

Professor Catharine Edwards

Catharine Edwards is Professor of Classics and Ancient History.  Her research interests focus on the Younger Seneca, literary culture in Neronian Rome, literary representations of the city of Rome and the reception of Roman antiquity in the C19th.  She is currently President of the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies.

Dr Dermot Hodson

Dr Dermot Hodson is Reader in Political Economy in the Department of Politics and Assistant Dean for Postgraduate Research in the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy at Birkbeck. He studied at Trinity College, Dublin, the College of Europe, Bruges and the London School of Economics and worked as an economist at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs before joining Birkbeck in 2007. He has taught at the London School of Economics and held visiting positions at the College of Europe in Natolin, the University of Agder in Kristiansand and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has published extensively on European Economic and Monetary Union, EU economic governance and European integration in journals such as the Journal of Common Market Studies and the Review of International Political Economy and is the author of Governing the Euro Area in Good Times and Bad (Oxford University Press, 2011) and co-editor of The New Intergovernmentalism: States and Supranational Actors in the Post-Maastricht Period (Oxford University Press, 2015) and Institutions of the European Union (4th edition, Oxford University Press, 2017).

Dr Caspar Meyer

Caspar Meyer is Senior Lecturer in Classical Archaeology. His primary interest is the cross-cultural relations between Greek settlers and indigenous populations in the Black Sea region. More recently he embarked on a project which explores the potentials of Augmented Reality for documenting and publishing archaeological fieldwork.

Professor Filippo de Vivo

Filippo de Vivo is Professor of Early Modern European History and he specialises in the history of communication, news and books and in the cultural history of cities; he is currently writing a book on information management, power and archives in late medieval and early modern Italy.

Dr Ben Worthy

Ben Worthy is Lecturer in Politics at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. His research interest s focuses on government transparency and political leadership. His current research examines how to measure political leadership through the concept of leadership capital.

Professor Zhu Hua

Zhu Hua is currently Assistant Dean for International in School of Social Science, History and Philosophy and Assistant Dean for Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication (until 31 July). She represents SSHP on the College International Committee. She is Professor of Applied Linguistics and Communication and has carried out extensive research in multilingual and intercultural communication.


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