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Monday 29 May 2017

Cabinets of consequence

(until 29 May 17)

We often do not see the connection between technology and the natural world. Yet the Earth’s beauty and resources have not only inspired technological innovation, they are essential…


Different perspectives: archaeology and the Middle East in World War l

(until 30 Sep 17)

When World War 1 broke out, 61-year-old Flinders Petrie tried to join up and later had to watch while his students and wife put on military uniforms. 'Different Perspectives' considers…

Petrie Museum

East Side Stories: Londoners in transition

(until 15 Dec 17)

East London has a long and fascinating history of regeneration and change. This exhibition provides snapshots of everyday lives as the metropolis expanded and new communities emerged…


The Object Habit

(until 3 Jun 17)

How do we value the objects we collect? ' The Object Habit' is an exhibition of new work by students from Central Saint Martin's responding to the Petrie Museum's collection of Egyptian…

Petrie Museum

UCL MA Museum Studies Exhibition: Sex and Symbolism

(until 27 Apr 18)

This May, visit the Institute of Archaeology for an exciting new exhibition on sex and symbolism! Organised by the MA Museum Studies students, this exhibition will use art, archaeology,…


Tuesday 30 May 2017

'With love from': World War l postcards

(until 1 Jun 17)

Make your own postcards using ancient monuments and objects, such as the Egyptian pyramids, just as soldiers did to keep in contact with their families during World War l. This is a…

Petrie Museum

A glimpse into the future of digitalisation

18:30  — 19:30

For the Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management’s last Business of Infrastructure keynote lecture of the academic year, Rashik will present: A glimpse into the future…


Citizenship-as-Practice: Movement Social Learning on Twitter in The UK People’s Assembly

16:00  — 17:15

This talk starts from the notion of citizenship-as-practice, reviewing the effectiveness of social media on U.K. movement People’s Assembly against Austerity to evidence a process of…


Killer carnivores

(until 3 Jun 17)

From lions to pythons, sharks to crocodiles, join us this half-term as we investigate the amazing ways that meat-eaters find, catch and eat their prey. Take part in our specimen-based…


Wednesday 31 May 2017

A scoping review to inform support for those who have experienced complex childhood trauma

13:00  — 14:00

This presentation will discuss a current scoping review of the evidence to support development of screening/diagnostic tools and effective strategies during the perinatal period to…


Black Pedagogues and Resistance to the Segregation of 'Coloured People' in the Panama Canal Zone

17:30  — 19:00

In 1903, the Republic of Panama signed the Hay-Bunau Varilla Treaty with the United States, an agreement to facilitate the construction of the Panama Canal. The contract stated that,…


City in Common: Culture and Community in Buenos Aires

17:30  — 19:00

Using Buenos Aires as his case study, James Scorer traces the figure and practice of 'the commons' in Argentine cultural production to explore how communities are variously shaped and…


UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

17:30  — 18:30

The final concert of the season will celebrate the rich variety of music that Club members have studied through the year, including works for voice and for ensemble. Composers will…

Sheet music

Thursday 1 June 2017

Animal Show-off

18:30  — 21:00

'Animal Showoff' is an anarchic night in celebration of the natural world. Expect science, jokes, music, stories and laughter as we hear six incredible researchers show off as hard as they can about a chosen animal.


Different perspectives: World War 1 lunchtime talks

13:15  — 13:45

Find out more about the people and places featured in our exhibition on archaeology and the Middle East in World War 1, in this lecture by one of our volunteers.

Petrie Museum

On Trial: Mozart and Other Pirates

18:00  — 19:30

The distinguished conductor and harpsichordist Christophe Rousset will be conducting Mozart’s early opera Mitridate, re di Ponto at the Royal Opera on 26 and 29 June and 1st and 7 July.…


Screening of The White Helmets & panel discussion

17:00  — 18:15

Synopsis: A Netflix original short documentary, set in Aleppo, Syria and Turkey in early 2016. As the violence intensifies, The White Helmets follows three volunteer rescue workers…


Friday 2 June 2017

Mindfulness and art

13:00  — 14:00

Many visual art activities require focus and cause the artist to become present in the process of making, setting aside other worries. The act of creating can be very calming. Come…

Art Collections

Monday 5 June 2017

UCL Festival of Culture

(until 10 Jun 17)

The Festival of Culture returns again in June. Join us to discover and be inspired by the breadth and quality of research and teaching across the arts, humanities and social sciences…


Tuesday 6 June 2017

Civilisations and their Mobilisation Today: Western Civilisation panel discussion

18:30  — 20:30

‘Can the West survive?’ This was the apocalyptic title of a panel discussion among senior European and American government figures at the Munich security conference in February 2017.…


“Dark Matter! Dark Energy! A free evening of entertaining enlightenment”

18:00  — 20:00

The Event consists of two parts each an hour long: (1) three short talks by young cosmologists about dark energy and dark matter, and how to measure it, followed by a question and…


Wednesday 7 June 2017

Co-producing Brazilian prison order

17:30  — 19:00

Brazilian prisons are characterised by extraordinarily high levels of imprisonment, overcrowding and understaffing. Explanations for Brazilian punitivism largely reflect those that…


Cosmology Beyond the Centenary of Lambda

18:00  — 20:00

The event will be a dialog between two well known cosmologists, Profs George Efstathiou (Cambridge) and Ofer Lahav (UCL). It is aimed mainly for attendees of the Euclid Consortium Meeting,…


Thursday 8 June 2017

Slade MA/MFA/PhD Show

(until 18 Jun 17)

The annual showcase of work by this year's graduating MA/MFA and PhD students from the Slade School of Fine Art.


Friday 9 June 2017

How to Change the World Seminar Series: Engineering in the Industrial Strategy – The Fundamental Facilitator

11:45  — 12:30

The seminar will look at the proposed Industrial Strategy which was published in January, and how a new government might use industrial policy to create wealth through the engineering…


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