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Monday 30 November 2015

Change by Design report launch: Euston's contested sites

18:00  — 20:30

UCL Urban Laboratory will host the launch of Architecture Sans Frontières UK (ASF-UK) report on the impact and threats to the community around the Euston area of London vis-a-vis the…

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Characters and Collections 1915-2015

(until 25 Jan 16)

This exhibition marks the 100 year anniversary of the UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology being open to the general public. Drawing on narratives from the museum’s rich history,…


CLOSER Conference: the Importance of Early Years, Childhood and Adolescence

09:00  — 17:00

This inter-disciplinary conference showcases outstanding longitudinal research on how early life influences our health, education, employment and other outcomes. Attendees will have…


Dangerous diaries: exploring risks and rewards in fabrication

(until 31 Jan 16)

From carving and cooking to printmaking and glassblowing, how do we decipher the joys and perils of production? In conversation with artefacts from UCL Collections, this Octagon Gallery…


Embroidered Minds: William Gowers & the Morris Family

(until 26 Feb 16)

William Morris, designer and social reformer, lived and worked in Queen Square from 1865-81. Embroidered Minds, a collaboration between artists, writers, doctors and academics, is…


Glass Delusions

(until 19 Dec 15)

How do minerals become living things? In this exhibition of prints, drawings, videos and objects, Artist in Residence Eleanor Morgan explores the slippery boundary between living and…


Piano recital of works by Jewish composers, based on music forbidden by the Nazis

19:00  — 21:00

Having visited Prague and the Terezin concentration camp grounds, Mignonette Aarons discovered that wonderful music was composed there. She then brought together different styles to…


Queen of the Sciences: a celebration of numbers and the London Mathematical Society

(until 18 Dec 15)

In 2015, the London Mathematical Society – closely associated with UCL since its foundation – is 150 years old. We celebrate its anniversary with an exhibition of documents and correspondence…


Roderick Tye: The Human Presence

(until 18 Dec 15)

Roderick Tye: The Human Presence, is an exhibition featuring the work of Roderick Tye (1959-2009), celebrated sculptor and dedicated fisherman. Curated by former colleagues at the Slade…


We need to talk: Connecting through technology

(until 20 Apr 16)

We Need To Talk is a new and exciting exhibition that explores the technologies we have used to communicate with each other in different periods of time. It challenges the way we see…


Tuesday 1 December 2015

Animal Showoff

18:30  — 21:30

The night owls amongst you can join the bats, aardvarks, hedgehogs and other nocturnal specimens to enjoy the Grant Museum at night. From the bizarre to the incredible, our film night,…


Book Launch: "In War: Stories from Ukraine"

17:30  — 19:00

Join author Tim Judah and Dr Andrew Wilson (UCL SSEES Ukraine specialist) for a conversation on Tim's latest book "In War: Stories from Ukraine". There will also be a slideshow including…


Drawing Tuesdays

13:00  — 17:00

Grab your pencil and sketch book and come and draw inspiration from our collection in our dedicated drop-in drawing sessions on the first Tuesday of the month. We will provide pencils and paper for you to sketch with.


Lunch Hour Lectures: Agriculture and elephants: writing in rural Babylonia

13:15  — 13:55

Archaeological excavations at Tell Khaiber in southern Iraq are revealing exciting new insights into Babylonian life in the mid-second millennium BC. Join Professor Eleanor Robson as…


UCL Art Museum Film Club: La Dolce Vita

13:00  — 17:00

In 1984, Tye won the Gulbenkian Prize to attend the British School in Rome, where he came in contact with themes and techniques central to the Italian baroque, and discovered the means…


Young people, national narratives and history education

17:30  — 19:30

What young people do and do not know about the past is frequently discussed in news media and in political debate and it has become almost a truism to claim that young people know little…


Wednesday 2 December 2015

Book launch: 'Race, Class, and the Politics of Decolonization: Jamaica Journals, 1961 and 1968'

17:30  — 19:00

This book consists of two journals kept while the author was carrying out fieldwork in Jamaica. Research in Kingston and visits to rural communities in 1961 are detailed before the…


Film screening: Dead of Night

18:20  — 21:20

UCL SELCS and Auteur Books are very happy to announce a screening of Dead of Night (Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden and Robert Hamer, 1945). The film will be introduced…


Impatient adults, unpredictable children: an existentialist reading of the adult-child relationship

17:30  — 19:15

Clementine Beauvais will discuss her existentialist reading of adult-child relationships which were first developed in The Mighty Child: Time and Power in Children's Literature (John…


Mathematical & Physical Sciences Postgraduate Open Day

14:00  — 17:00

The open day is a chance for prospective students for taught and research postgraduate degrees (MSc, MRes, PhD) to find out more about UCL's courses, as well as to meet potential tutors.…

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Now you see us – disabled women talk about visibility, empowerment and equality in the workplace

12:15  — 14:30

Speakers will be talking about any struggles they have faced in their careers and how they overcame these, what sustains them emotionally through difficult times and whether they have…

UCL Front Quad at night

Thursday 3 December 2015


18:00  — 20:00

Join the FRINGE Centre for our IAS Launch! The FRINGE Centre is based at the UCL Institute of Advanced Studies and funded by the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies. …


How Millennials are changing the way corporations think about values, and making them act

17:30  — 19:00

Why you’re needed; not many business leaders yet recognise how bad things are. Why CEOs of major corprations are having sleepless nights over you: surveys show you appear to have three…


How to advise Parliament?

18:00  — 19:30

Amaze your friends, and colleagues and generate terrific impact profiles by learning how to advise Parliament on your area of expertise. Through engagement with parliamentary committees…


Lunch Hour Lectures: Russian cinema in 1915

13:15  — 13:55

Part of the centenary celebrations of the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies, this lecture examines Russian cinema in 1915, a key year in the development of this art form.…


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