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Wednesday 22 February 2017

Among the Colours

(until 10 Mar 17)

An exhibition of two wall works exploring colour and surface, by Slade School of Fine Art staff Estelle Thompson, Acting Head of Graduate Painting, and Jo Volley, Deputy Director (Projects)…

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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…

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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…

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Legacy: an exhibition of prints, drawings and artist albums by Richard Cooper Jnr

(until 14 Mar 17)

Richard Cooper Jnr was a versatile and experimental artist, highly regarded by his contemporaries, yet no thorough study of his life and work exists. Our exhibition 'Legacy' addresses…

Art Collections

Objects of desire

18:00  — 20:00

Join Egyptologist John J. Johnston and a panel of guests as they delve into the UCL Petrie Museum's collections to find their objects of desire. Part of LGBTQ History Month.

Petrie Museum

Who am I? A woman of colour?

13:00  — 14:00

What defines our identities? Initiatives that focus solely on our gender/race/class/sexual orientation/capabilities/culture can be necessary for discussing unique experiences and challenges…

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Thursday 23 February 2017

Anti-eviction mapping and the housing crisis

18:30  — 20:15

In November 2016, the sixth edition of the 'Urban Pamphleteer' series was published - Open Source Housing Crisis – looking at how communication technologies can engage critically with…

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Lunch Hour Lectures - Cooling babies to protect the brain: one of the success stories for baby care

13:15  — 13:55

Cooling babies deprived of oxygen at birth improves their chances of growing up without disabilities such as cerebral palsy, blindness and epilepsy. Professor Nicola Robertson of UCL’s…

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Sex differences in the needs of men and women in therapy

18:30  — 19:30

The latest research suggests that men and women have different needs when it comes to psychological therapy. This new information is beginning to cause a stir in psychology, and this…

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UCL for Refugee Education - Panel Discussion: A Lost Generation?

18:30  — 20:00

UCL for Refugee Education is a joint initiative by UCL Student Support & Wellbeing, UCLU and Student Action for Refugees. A sadly overlooked area of the ongoing refugee crisis is education,…

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Saturday 25 February 2017

Explore Zoology

13:00  — 16:00

Ever wondered how heavy an elephant tusk is? How sharp a shark's tooth is? Or how many teeth a dolphin has? Bring along budding zoologists to be be inspired by the natural world.

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Monday 27 February 2017

Book reading with Montréal author Anita Anand - readings from her acclaimed collection Swing in the House and Other Stories (2015)

18:00  — 19:30

Anita Anand will be reading three excerpts from her collection, Swing in the House and Other Stories -- from the title story, about a suffocating marriage in a cold city in 1989; from…

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Tuesday 28 February 2017

Legacy in conversation: Liz Rideal on Rome and the Campagna

13:00  — 14:00

Artist and UCL Slade School of Fine Art lecturer Liz Rideal talks about her Leverhulme research project to create images, curate period photographs and organize these into an interactive…

Art Collections

Lunch Hour Lectures - Knowledge and law: exploring landscape in the context of wind energy

13:15  — 13:55

Landscape is not just physical, but also filled with symbolic, social and cultural attachments. The impacts of large wind energy projects on landscapes can be enormously contentious…

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Social conflict and political crisis in Brazil: the new social protest cycle

18:00  — 19:30

Dr Juan Pablo Ferrero (Bath) - This talk will present a reflection on the relationship between the new social protest cycle opened in 2011 and the crisis of the left in Brazil. The…

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Thinkspace

18:30  — 20:00

Corruption in public life is pernicious, but in creative activity it can be an essential tool of inquiry and challenging continuities and conventional wisdom. In part 1 of this event,…

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Wednesday 1 March 2017

Higher education: changing global relations

09:00  — 17:00

The second annual conference of the Centre for Global Higher Education will explore the drivers and effects of changing global relations in higher education. The world and higher education…

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Making Foreign: Legal Identity, Social Policy and the Contours of Belonging in the Contemporary Domi

17:30  — 19:00

This paper analyses the case of the Dominican Republic (DR) where disputes over the right of native born persons of Haitian ancestry to a Dominican legal identity have become highly…

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Thursday 2 March 2017

Afterlives: Cabinets of Consequence: Octagon Salon #3

18:00  — 20:30

A special public event, a 'salon', to accompany Cabinets of Consequence, the current Octagon exhibition, will take place at UCL on 2 March. The salon will be staged as a series of…

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An evening with Laurence Rees: Talk and Q&A

17:30  — 19:30

Award-winning, best-selling historian Laurence Rees will be talking about his new book, 'The Holocaust,' at the IoE on the 2nd March, 2017. This landmark work seeks to answer two…

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Lunch Hour Lectures - Adventures in the 7th dimension

13:15  — 13:55

In 7 dimensions there exist special shapes that may help us unlock the mysteries of the universe. Looking for this unique geometry is challenging, but nature holds a possible solution…

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Your Universe 2017 (Friday Lecture)

(until 4 Mar 17)

Come to UCL's 12th festival of astronomy and particle physics, featuring lectures, panel discussions, live demonstrations and telescopes looking at the Sun, Venus, the Moon and Jupiter…

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Your Universe 2017 (Saturday Lecture)

(until 4 Mar 17)

Come to UCL's 12th festival of astronomy and particle physics, featuring lectures, panel discussions, live demonstrations and telescopes looking at the Sun, Venus, the Moon and Jupiter…

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Your Universe 2017 (Thursday Lecture)

(until 4 Mar 17)

Come to UCL's 12th festival of astronomy and particle physics, featuring lectures, panel discussions, live demonstrations and telescopes looking at the Sun, Venus, the Moon and Jupiter…

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