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Burning Memories: Sacrifice and the Unconscious in History

The Birkbeck Institute for Human Research Wednesday 14th October Memory of historical events is necessarily collective, but acquires personal characteristics that are of the same nature as individual memory in general. This idea is illustrated through memories of holocaust survivors as they construct themselves in a particular biography of an Israeli child. Holocaust memories are then connected [...]
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Psycho-Political Resistance in Israel-Palestine

This conference, the first of its kind in the UK, addresses the remarkable projects of certain groups working in Gaza, Israel and the West Bank involved in joint resistance to ongoing military conflict and occupation. Working for mental health and human rights on the front lines involving military aggression, internal group violence, systemic interference with [...]
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Atheism in Christianity: "Only an atheist can be a good Christian; only a Christian can be a good atheist"

Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in conjunction with Verso Press Saturday 17 October 2009 In the long unavailable Atheism in Christianity, Ernst Bloch provides an original historical examination of Christianity in an attempt to find its social roots. He pursues a detailed study of the Bible and its long standing fascination for “ordinary and unimportant” people. In [...]
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