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This self-guided exercise, aimed at Level 5 literature students, invites them to read Genet's The Balcony in terms of Lacan.
The triumph of nationalism destroyed the multi-ethnic Ottoman political and social order and replaced it by nation-states. Many explanations attributed the mass violence to a devious conspiracy between (crypto-) Jews, Freemasons, and Turks against Greeks and Armenians. Ugur Ungor argues that these pseudo-explanations are a product of two processes: one of competition between victim groups, and another of intellectual secularization. Lecture given 13 November 2008 for the Centre for Research into Freemasonry and Fraternalism.
Professorial Lecture on 'The Problem of Mathematical Objects - a Modest and Sober Platonism' by Professor Bob Hale, Department of Philosophy, given Wednesday 5 March 2008.