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Saturday 29 April 2017

Artefacts of excavation

(until 29 Apr 17)

Join us for a launch of a new exhibition that charts the politics of distribution of British excavations from Egypt between the 1880s and the 1980s.

Petrie Museum

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…


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…


Tuesday 2 May 2017

A new approach to delivering high performing infrastructure

18:30  — 19:30

For the Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management’s latest Business of Infrastructure keynote lecture, Simon will present: From Transactions to Enterprises - A new approach…


Experimental by Design: Rethinking Political Solution and Dissolution in the Maya Lowlands

18:30  — 21:00

Institute of Archaeology Gordon Childe Lecture 2017. In its 80th anniversary year, the Institute of Archaeology Gordon Childe Lecture 2017 will be given by Patricia A. McAnany (University…


UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

17:30  — 18:30

The concert will celebrate composers who have worked in London at various times, and their collaborations with London-based musicians. Twentieth-century composers will be represented…

Sheet music

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Archaeology and Heritage: Clashes and Compatibilities

14:00  — 17:00

Institute of Archaeology Gordon Childe Seminar 2017. In its 80th anniversary year, the Institute of Archaeology Gordon Childe Seminar 2017 will be given by Patricia A. McAnany (University…


STEaPP Seminar Series - Cycles of Invention and Discovery: Rethinking the Endless Frontier

15:30  — 17:00

Professors Venkatesh Narayanamurti (Harvard) and Tolu Odumosu (Virginia) discuss their book, Cycles of Invention and Discovery, and reflect upon a number of pressing challenges to research…

Thursday 4 May 2017

Difficult Dialogues: Health and Gender in India

16:30  — 19:00

Difficult Dialogues is an annual forum examining issues of contemporary relevance in South Asia. It fosters crucial interaction between a diverse array of stakeholders from academia,…


Grand Challenge of Justice & Equality - Round Table on Labour Market and Working Parents Post Brexit

16:00  — 18:30

UCL’s Grand Challenge of Justice and Equality is holding a Round Table on Labour Market and Working Parents Post Brexit. The Round Table will feature a broad range of speakers including…


Friday 5 May 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 8 May 2017

Black/Feminist/Queer: Intersections

16:00  — 19:30

This panel session brings together a group of scholars and artists working in and across black, feminist and queer studies. How inseparable are these fields? How might dialogues between…


Everyday bordering as a new citizenship duty

16:00  — 17:30

In this paper Nira discusses the construction of unpaid/untrained borderguarding as a new everyday citizenship duty. This construction has been part of the more systemic crisis of governability…


Rankings and Higher Education: Reframing Relationships with and between States

18:00  — 20:00

In the second Burton R Clark annual lecture on higher education, Professor Ellen Hazelkorn from Dublin Institute of Technology will discuss the growing significance of global university…


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 9 May 2017

Book launch: Intermediation and Representation in Latin America: Actors and Roles beyond Elections

17:30  — 19:00

Debates on democratisation in Latin America have considered participatory democracy as a complementary approach to the shortfalls of representative democracy to overcome problems on…


International symposium on ability grouping and inequity

12:30  — 16:00

‘Ability’ or attainment groupings are a common approach to segregating students in education systems. ‘Ability’ groupings can operate within-schools (e.g. streaming or setting), within-class…


Shrinking space for civil society in Russia: Challenges and new strategies

18:15  — 19:30

In the past few years, the Russian Federation has adopted a number of laws significantly restricting fundamental rights and freedoms. Some of these new laws undermine the guarantees…


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

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Book launch: 'The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Latin America'

17:30  — 19:00

David Lehmann (Cambridge; book's editor), Véronique Boyer (EHESS Paris) and Andrew Canessa (Essex) - This book presents a challenging view of the adoption and co-option of multiculturalism…


Global Youth Workshop: An event for UCL researchers working on youth-related themes

12:30  — 16:30

The Centre for Global Youth invites colleagues at UCL to attend this free workshop that will showcase the range of youth-related research taking place across UCL and facilitate cross-departmental…


Petrie's war: performing the archive

18:00  — 20:00

Hidden within the Petrie Museum’s archives are countless untold stories. Drama students from the University of East London (UEL) have delved deep to find ways to bring personal accounts…

Petrie Museum

Thursday 11 May 2017

Bartlett Film Exchange: The Last Call

17:30  — 19:30

Join us for a Bartlett Film Exchange screening of a documentary on one of the most controversial and inspiring environmental books of all times. Planet Earth has its limits. Economic…


Dead, life drawing

18:30  — 21:00

With cabinets full of (not so alive) life models from across the animal kingdom in some remarkable poses we invite you to join us for a lively evening of drawing. Ticket costs include wine and materials are provided.


The Great Masculinity Debate

18:30  — 20:30

Some people suggest that men's bad behaviour is the result of toxic masculinity. Others say that masculinity has just been given a bad reputation. Come and see experts in this subject…


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