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Friday 22 February 2019

Brain Food Event Submissions

(until 1 Mar 19)

UCL's CAM Events team are now welcoming submissions from all UCL departments for their public events to be featured in the Spring edition of Brain Food, UCL's public events leaflet.…

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Defying Death: A Human Journey Through Medicine

(until 16 Apr 19)

The UCL Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, Defying Death: A Human Journey Through Medicine, will run from May 2018 to April 2019. The exhibition showcases how humanity…

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Monday 25 February 2019

Advertising and market research in pursuit of ‘the black consumer’

18:00  — 20:00

This is part of the lecture series 'Racial Material: the politics of consumption in South Africa, c 1870 – 1970' by Deborah Posel, Leverhulme Visiting Professor. Jan 21, 6-8pm …

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Tuesday 26 February 2019

Enhancing engagement with cultural heritage collections using 3D digital technologies

17:30  — 18:30

This talk will discuss the challenges and opportunities created by the availability of 3D technologies for enhancing the engagement of diverse audiences with cultural heritage collections.…

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Lunch Hour Lecture: Cancer of The Vulva

13:10  — 13:55

About the lecture: Vulval cancer is rare and little known about. It mainly affects older women, and a large proportion experience a delayed diagnosis due to being unaware of the symptoms…

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Wednesday 27 February 2019

Book launch: 'Mexico and The Caribbean Under Castro's Eyes'

17:30  — 19:30

We are delighted to host the launch of the latest book by Professor Colin Clarke, Mexico and The Caribbean Under Castro's Eyes: A Journal of Decolonization, State Formation and Democratization…

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CCHS seminar series with Sybille Frank, University of Darmstadt

13:00  — 14:30

New Potsdamer Platz has been the flagship urban development project of post-Wall Berlin. Throughout the 1990s, Potsdamer Platz evolved from an abandoned no-man’s-land, delineated by…

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IRDR Centre for Gender and Disaster Monthly Evening Seminars

18:00  — 19:30

This talk by Hanna Ketola explores subjectivities of women who fought in the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in Nepal, and the subsequent insights this provides for theorising agency in post-conflict contexts.

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Post-medieval Latin verse in English manuscript sources, c.1550-1700: initial findings

16:30  — 17:30

This talk will present some of the first analysis of a large project surveying for the first time the tens of thousands of post-medieval (i.e. ’neo’) Latin verse preserved in early…

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The Bartlett International Lecture Series Spring 2019 - Syracuse University

18:30 

The Bartlett School of Architecture's International Lecture Series (ILS) welcomes experts, visionaries and skilled professionals from across the world to share ideas and give invaluable…

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Thursday 28 February 2019

Future Cities: Architecture and the Imagination book launch

18:00  — 20:00

Architects, artists, filmmakers and fiction writers have long been inspired to imagine cities of the future, but their speculative visions tend to be seen very differently from scientific…

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Friday 1 March 2019

UCL Chamber Music Club concert: a programme involving UCL Music Society musicians

13:10  — 14:00

Guests from UCL Music Society will present a varied programme of vocal and instrumental music.

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Monday 4 March 2019

From Small Library Beginnings: a brief history of UCL Library Services

(until 13 Dec 19)

In 2019 we join the Department of Information Studies in celebrating 100 years since the opening of UCL’s School of Librarianship, with an exhibition narrating the history of our libraries…

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Tuesday 5 March 2019

Can the Political Drive for Science Heal Divisions in Society?

19:00  — 20:00

The inaugural lecture of Dr Sarah Main, Executive Director of the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) and Honorary Professor at the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering…

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Governance, Capture and Corruption: Evidence and Solutions for a Changed World

18:15  — 19:30

How costly are mis-governance and corruption? Are some sectors and countries particularly vulnerable? What is state capture and what can be done about it? What are the central elements…

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Lunch Hour Lecture: The forces that shape us: How do embryos build their spinal cord?

13:10  — 13:55

Mammalian embryos undergo origami-like folding to sculpt their rudimentary tissues into organs. Hundreds of genes are known to be required for normal embryo development, but how these…

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The evidence on grouping by attainment: supporting more equitable practice in schools

17:30  — 18:45

Setting and streaming - or 'tracking', as grouping by attainment is known in the US - has long been a point of controversy in schooling. Longstanding research has suggested it has…

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Wednesday 6 March 2019

'Daughter of the Lake' - Film screening and Q&A with the director, Ernesto Cabellos

17:30  — 19:30

Nelida is an Andean woman able to communicate with nature’s spirits. She feels she is the daughter of the lakes that provide water to her village. But just beneath her lakes, Yanacocha,…

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Balancing openness and closure in early modern correspondence networks

17:30  — 19:30

This presentation uses computational techniques developed by social network scientists to reconstruct and analyse the epistolary relations between the Grand Duchy of Tuscany and the…

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IRDR Centre for Gender and Disaster First Anniversary

18:00  — 20:00

We invite you to the First Anniversary event of the IRDR Centre for Gender and Disaster. The IRDR Centre for Gender and Disaster was launched a year ago on 7th March 2018. We chose…

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The Bartlett International Lecture Series Spring 2019 - Harvard University

18:30  — 20:00

The Bartlett School of Architecture's International Lecture Series (ILS) welcomes experts, visionaries and skilled professionals from across the world to share ideas and give invaluable…

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The early editions of Paradise Lost

16:30  — 19:30

This is an examination of the early publishing history of Paradise Lost. It describes the extant manuscript (of Book One) and analyses its relationship to the first edition. It gives…

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Thursday 7 March 2019

2019 CRAE Annual Lecture with Dr Peter Vermeulen

18:30  — 19:30

The Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE) is delighted to announce that the 2019 CRAE Annual Lecture will be given by Peter Vermeulen, who will speak on 'autism and happiness:…

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Constructing Realities - Ramon Amaro

18:30  — 20:30

Engineer and philosopher Ramon Amaro discusses racial profiling in data analysis and machine learning and the role of technology in creating future spaces for particular types of people.

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Lunch Hour Lecture: Disaster: It’s Not Like a Hollywood Movie

13:10  — 13:55

About the lecture: Each year around the world there are more than 600 disasters. Hollywood movies have propagated a popular culture viewpoint that is very different from the real disasters…

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