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Four films by Jim Hubbard
Screening and Director Q&A 8 – 10pm, Friday, 9 December 2016, The Cinema Museum, 2 Dugard Way, London, SE11 4TH Tickets available here: £4 full price, £3 students Jim Hubbard has been making experimental films that explore lesbian and gay activism... Continue Reading →

Goldsmiths research helps shape EU and UK approach to preventing and prosecuting sexual violence in conflict
In the past year, research from the Gender of Justice project at Goldsmiths, University of London has been presented to both the House of Lords and the European Parliament, helping to shape the future of international legislation on preventing sexual... Continue Reading →

What Sociologists Learn from Music: The hidden musical Lives of Great Sociologists  
Professor Les Back Date: December 6, 2016 Time: 17h15-19h00 Venue: G52 (SOAS College Building), SOAS The paper will focus on the relationship between music, theoretical thinking and sociological craft.  This argument is made through the hidden musical lives of sociologists. ... Continue Reading →

Poetry in the classroom
Yasmin Gunaratnam, Ulla McKnight, Aisha Edeor-Lawal, Nicole Evangelou-Georgiou, Melitini-Penelo Havoutis Andrew Jemmott, Abigail Joseph, Rhianne Phillips, Kaila Stone Studying sociology can feel like learning another language. There are new strange words and different schools of thought with their own vocabularies.... Continue Reading →

The Seasons in Quincy
17 Nov 2016 18:30 Curzon Cinema, Goldsmiths In collaboration with Curzon Goldsmiths join us to mark John Berger’s 90 birthday and the publication of A Jar of Wild Flowers: Essays in Celebration of John Berger. A screening of The Seasons... Continue Reading →

A Test of Powers
Alberto Toscano’s translation of Franco Fortini’s A Test of Powers: Writings on Criticism and Literary Institutions, a classic work of Italian Marxist literary criticism, is now out from Seagull’s Italian List. The book includes ‘The Labour of Division’, a long translator’s introduction, laying out... Continue Reading →


23 November 20165 – 7pm DTH 109 Speakers: Dr Craig Lundy and Dr Jon RoffeThe work of Gilles Deleuze has been a great source of inspiration for those interested in the nature, meaning and practice of invention and experimentation. Aside from the conceptual resources... Continue Reading →

Stuart Hall: In Conversations
Explore the life, work and legacy of a thinker that some call the last of the great public intellectuals and a figure widely credited with being the founder of cultural studies: this man is Stuart Hall. Through conversations with his... Continue Reading →