Lucy Badalian and Victor Krivorotov, both of whom hold visiting appointments at the London School of Economics, presented this week’s Global History seminar on the topic of ‘Synchronicity in Global Development: from Great Divergence to Convergence?‘
An audio recording of the seminar is available for download.
The seminar series will continue next Monday, when Dr Angus Lockyer (SOAS) will discuss “What might a global history of the 20th century look like?”. All are welcome to attend – please see this page for details.
This Sunday, SoundsPositive begin a series of three concerts ‘…. Into the Mix’. The series is described as “an exploration of the interface between composed and improvised music, and between contemporary classical music and improvised Middle Eastern dance. “
Avril Anderson and David Sutton Anderson, who together teach a class on Music in London for the LUP, will each present a world premier of a new composition. Both pieces will be accompanied by dancers.
For tickets and further information, see SoundsPositive’s website.
The 2011 series of Global History Seminars continued with John Darwin, speaking on “Imperial History and Global History” John Darwin is the Beit Lecturer in Imperial History at Oxford and celebrated for books on the decline and end of the British Empire and his acclaimed comparative global history, After Tamerlane.
The series continues next week with Lucy Badalian and Victor Krivorotov, on “Synchronicity in Global Development: from Great Divergence to Convergence?” The speakers are known for innovative applications of mathematics and cognitive science to the study of economic history. Students are invited to attend.
LUP students joined a party of postgraduate students from the London Law Program on a private tour of the Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London. Click through for more photos.