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Wednesday 20 September 2017

Bobby and Stillman Exhibition

(until 22 Sep 17)

Digital recordings are data, as well as pictures & sounds… UCL Science Library is screening immersive art; the tides in central London as subject matter for a series of films playing…


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…


Petrie Film Club presents: Letters from Baghdad

18:00  — 20:30

Amara Thornton (UCL Archaeology) introduces the documentary Letters from Baghdad, starring Tilda Swinton as the voice of Gertrude Bell as part of the Different Perspectives: Archaeology…


UCL MA Museum Studies Exhibition: Sex and Symbolism

(until 27 Apr 18)

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, and modern…


Thursday 21 September 2017

The Museum of Ordinary Animals

(until 16 Dec 17)

This exhibition tells stories of the boring beasts that have changed the world. Mundane creatures like dogs, cats, cows, chickens and mice often get overlooked in displays for dinosaurs,…


Tuesday 26 September 2017

2017 CRAE Annual Lecture and Farewell to Professor Liz Pellicano

18:30  — 19:30

Can non-autistic scientists ever really understand what autistic people and their families need from their research? That’s a question that activists and community groups have been…


The Bartlett B-Pro Show 2017

(until 7 Oct 17)

The Bartlett B-Pro Show is our annual celebration and exhibition of our B-Pro students’ work, held for the first time in our new home, 22 Gordon Street, and open to the public. The…


The composition has been reversed

(until 15 Dec 17)

Annual UCL Art Museum/Slade collaboration. See new work by Slade artists Sonya Derviz, Cyrus Hung, Eloise Lawson, Amanda Rice and Grace Richardson inspired by UCL Art Museum's collection.


What does it mean to be human?

(until 28 Feb 18)

For several decades, the preserved heads of Jeremy Bentham and Flinders Petrie – two intellectuals related to UCL – have been hidden from view. Following on from a project to extract…


Wednesday 27 September 2017

"The Virtual Human" IMAX film at the Science Museum

19:00  — 20:30

Prof Peter V. Coveney as head of the Centre for Computational Science within the Chemistry Department of UCL, is coordinating a European Centre of Excellence in Computational Biomedicine…


Saturday 30 September 2017

Slade Interim Show

10:00  — 17:00

An exhibition of artwork by current Slade MA and MFA students, working towards the Slade Degree Show in Summer 2018.


Tuesday 3 October 2017

Rethinking Infrastructure: Professor Raymond Levitt, Stanford University

18:30  — 19:30

Political, economic, social and technological trends since the 1600s have shaped the structure of labor markets and firms in the US construction industry along with the structure of…


Wednesday 4 October 2017

'Arguing around Toussaint': The Black Jacobin in an Age of Revolutions

17:30  — 19:00

Reflecting on the recent experience of writing (with Christian Høgsbjerg) a biography of Toussaint Louverture, I draw in the talk on Edouard Glissant’s claim – in his Caribbean Discourse…


Thursday 5 October 2017

Launch of the Lancet Commission: Stem cells and regenerative medicine

17:00  — 19:30

The Lancet Commission: Stem cells and regenerative medicine is the work of academics and specialists from many disciplines across UCL and partners. It was led by Professor Giulio Cossu,…


Saturday 7 October 2017

Creature Creations

13:30  — 16:30

Create works of art inspired by some of the weird and wonderful animals that call the Grant Museum home or invent your very own brand new animal, give it a name and add it to our collection…


Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism (Day 2)

09:00  — 20:00

The second day of three in the Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism series is hosted at Here East on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, close to Hackney Wick and…


Monday 9 October 2017

Damien Hirst - the art patron and pharmacy

17:30  — 18:30

Amongst artists today, Damien Hirst stands out for his success in capitalising on his persona. But beneath his controversial public profile, Hirst has in plain sight explored other…


UCL Chamber Music Club Concert Series

17:30  — 18:30

The opening concert of the 66th season will present varied repertoire, including Jacques Ibert’s Jeux for flute and piano. Refreshments will be served after the concert.


Tuesday 10 October 2017

Could a World Parliament Strengthen the Democratic Legitimacy of Global Governance?

18:15  — 19:30

The idea of a global parliament is at least two centuries old, but both its desirability and its achievability are still contested. The talk will consider arguments for and against…


The Good Bohemian

13:00  — 14:00

Artist Rebecca John talks about her grand-mother Ida John’s letters and her marriage to Augustus John.


Wednesday 11 October 2017

Unexpected Utility: Sequencing the Head of Jeremy Bentham

13:15  — 13:50

This talk explores what ancient DNA is and how an attempt was made to sequence the genome of the philosopher Jeremy Bentham. Lucy van Dorp will explain why we bother to analyse ancient…


Thursday 12 October 2017

Evidence and challenges from the Italian Marmot review, 2017

17:00  — 18:00

The talk will be delivered by Professor Giuseppe Costa and will focus on the Italian "Marmot" review commissioned by the Ministry of Health in Italy, the first ministry in a southern…


Tuesday 17 October 2017

In Performance: Eloise Lawson

13:00  — 14:00

Slade artist Eloise Lawson performs the work she developed during her residency as part of The composition has been reversed exhibition. Part of the UCL Art Museum/Slade collaboration programmes.


UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

19:00  — 21:30

Presented jointly by the UCL Chamber Music Club and the Oxford and Cambridge Musical Club, this wide-ranging concert will include songs by Henry Purcell, accompanied by baroque ’cello…


Wednesday 18 October 2017

The Galloway (2014) Hoard: Vikings (and Anglo-Saxons) in South-West Scotland

18:00  — 20:00

Professor James Graham-Campbell presents the 9th Annual Sir David Wilson Lecture in Medieval Studies on The Galloway (2014) Viking hoard, a collection of over 100 objects of gold and…


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