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Saturday 28 May 2016

Akhenaten: heretic, visionary and icon

(until 27 Aug 16)

A display highlighting the magnificent objects of the UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology's collection from Amarna. The exhibition also explores the ambiguous and contentious…


Cabinets of consequence

(until 31 Mar 17)

We often miss connections between technology and the natural world, yet the natural world inspires technology and is materially involved in the production of digital culture. This…


Fair play and foul: connecting with Shakespeare at UCL

(until 15 Dec 16)

This exhibition considers Shakespeare’s influence and our perennial fascination with the Bard. From the cause célèbre of William Ireland’s forgeries in the 1790s to the continuing…


Jazz: The Angry Young Man & the Moving Image

18:00  — 22:00

This evening of talks and a film screening will cover a range of issues concerning the definition and nature of Jazz and the complexities of its moving image, from the experience of…


Repetition and difference

(until 4 Jun 16)

Students from Central St Martins investigate the French philosopher Gilles Deleuze’s seminal work Difference and Repetition, written in 1968, using UCL Petrie Museum of Archaeology…

Petrie display 2

Revolution under a King: French prints 1789-92

(until 10 Jun 16)

We are pleased to announce we'll be opening the Revolution under a King: French prints 1789-92 exhibition in January. Showing a unique collection of prints from the first three years…


Skullpture at the Grant Museum

(until 6 Aug 16)

Sculpture students from the Slade School of Fine Art at UCL have been invited to create works in response to the Museum's collections, science and history. The brief is wide - they…


Monday 30 May 2016

Hungry hungry herbivores

13:00  — 16:30

From dugongs to hippos and camels to snails join us for this half-term holidays as we investigate some huge herbivores and some marvellous munchers. Take part in our fun specimen based…


Tuesday 31 May 2016

Family activity – shadow puppets in the Petrie

14:00  — 16:30

Travel back in time with the Petrie Museum and puppeteer Allison Ouvry to explore the glamourous and exciting lives of the world’s first Posh and Becks, Nefertiti and Akhenaten. Using…


Revolutionary deaths: Art Macabre at UCL Art Museum

Join us for a unique evening of drawing and history. View the exhibition ‘Revolution under a king’ and draw from life models as well as highlights of the museum’s collections.


Wednesday 1 June 2016

Who is the Hawk of Quraysh? Deliberating Leadership from a Muslim perspective

17:30  — 19:00

In this seminar Dr Agbaria will present insights from various courses and reading groups focusing on educational thought through a close reading of Islamic classical texts. These settings…


Thursday 2 June 2016

Brain Detectives (12-18 years)

(until 3 Jun 16)

We are running sessions for teenagers aged between 12 and 18 years of age who would like to learn about scientific research and meet some university researchers. These sessions will…


Brexit: Its consequences for other member states

18:00  — 19:30

What are the likely effects of Brexit on politics within other member states? Would Brexit change remaining member states’ relationships with the EU? Would it affect decision-making…


Family activity – shadow puppets in the Petrie

14:00  — 16:30

Travel back in time with the Petrie Museum and puppeteer Allison Ouvry to explore the glamourous and exciting lives of the world’s first Posh and Becks, Nefertiti and Akhenaten. Using…


Swamp Dialogues

17:30  — 19:00

Swamp Dialogues (Romania, 2015, 53 min) by Ildikó Zonga Plájás (with English subtitles) The Danube Delta in Romania – the ‘Last European Sanctuary’ – is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.…


UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

17:30  — 18:30

Reimagining the Baroque composers. Our final concert of the 2015-16 season will present arrangements, embellishments and reimaginings of Baroque music by later composers, including…

Sheet music

Friday 3 June 2016

Concepts of passions and politics

10:00  — 18:30

This workshop aims to explore how the passions are linked to politics in theories, languages, symbolic systems, and vocabularies. Until recently, where the passions received attention…


Monday 6 June 2016

Overrepresented: Asian Americans in the age of affirmative action

17:30  — 19:00

This talk places Asian Americans at the center of the intersecting histories of race-making and policy-making in the late-twentieth century United States. Contemporaries saw Asian Americans…


Tuesday 7 June 2016

Big data and intelligent policing

09:30  — 18:00

In May 2012, UCL began working with the Metropolitan Police Service on a major EPSRC-funded research project on Crime, Policing and Citizenship (CPC). The motivation was to develop…


Drawing Tuesdays

13:00  — 17:00

Come and draw inspiration from our collection in our dedicated drop-in drawing sessions. We will provide pencils, charcoal and paper.


Phys FilmMakers Screening

14:00  — 16:00

See four short films on Physics research at UCL produced by our undergraduate students. There will be refreshments and networking after the video. The Phys FilmMakers Pilot program…


Wednesday 8 June 2016

Development in the Arctic: risks and rewards

18:00  — 21:00

Climate change and technological advances are opening up the Arctic for exploitation by the world - or so we are told. But what do we really know about development risks and rewards…


Digital reality: visual computing interacting with the real world

17:30  — 18:30

The increasingly ubiquitous availability of high-quality digital cameras enables low-cost visual capture and digitisation of real-world objects and phenomena; at the same time, physical…


Group antenatal care (gANC) feasibility study to a diverse inner-city area

13:00  — 14:00

Group antenatal care (gANC) has been proposed as an alternative to standard one-to-one antenatal care. It integrates clinical care with antenatal education and peer support and aims…


Thursday 9 June 2016

Slade MA/ MFA/ PhD show

(until 19 Jun 16)

The annual Slade MA/MFA/PhD degree show, showcasing artworks from the graduating MA, MFA and PhD students from the UCL Slade School of Fine Art. Opening hours: Thursday 9 - Friday…


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