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Sunday 10 March 2013

Exhibitions at UCL Art Museum: Plastered

(until 19 Apr 13)

An exhibition about plaster and the casting process highlighting the sculpture models of the neo-classical artist John Flaxman. Displays also include Victorian death masks and casts of human pathological specimens.

UCL Art Museum

Faith in Suburbia

(until 30 Jun 13)

This photography exhibition is the outcome of a remarkable collaboration between senior citizens from different faith communities in West Ealing and Hanwell. The project, initiated…


Flaxman and his circle

(until 31 Dec 13)

This exhibition in the Main Library illustrates the world that John Flaxman inhabited in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, and the story of the adjacent Flaxman Gallery.…


The Octagon Gallery Exhibition: Model Translations

(until 30 Apr 13)

For the very first exhibition in UCL's new Octagon Gallery, UCL Museums and Public Engagement and the UCL Mellon Programme have joined forces to present ‘Model Translations’, an exhibition…


Timekeeper in Residence at the Petrie

(until 28 Mar 13)

Join artist-curator Cathy Haynes as the Petrie Museum’s Timekeeper in residence for a series of conversations with time specialists from music to mapmaking as they debate what time…

Petrie Museum

Monday 11 March 2013

Gordon Bajnai: East Central Europe’s Political & Economic Future in an Ever Changing EU

16:30  — 18:00

The financial crisis has challenged the leadership of governments, financial institutions and the European Union itself. Mr Bajnai will talk about these regional economic and political…

Photo of Gordon Bajnai

Tuesday 12 March 2013

EU Careers Event 2013

18:00  — 20:30

This event, organised by the UCL European Institute & UCLU European Society, offers students an overview over career options with EU institutions, UK civil service, and relevant private…


Lunch Hour Lecture: Stuff Matters

13:15  — 13:55

Whatever people think about the rapid pace of change of technology, our most fundamental categorization of stuff on the planet has not altered: there are living things and there is…


Wednesday 13 March 2013

Degenerating brains: new research into Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Motor Neuron Disease

18:00  — 21:00

You are invited to an evening exploring the very latest in cutting edge research into neurodegenerative diseases. Supported by the Wellcome Trust, scientists investigating Alzheimer's,…


eMigrating Landscapes 1: Contemporary Emigration & its Literary and Artistic Representations

17:00  — 19:00

A lecture on borders and freedom as seen in contemporary art Commentary and discussion with Polish artist Joanna Rajkowska Since the post-communist transformations of the late 1980s…


Inaugural Lecture – Rod Halburd: Detecting integrability: singularities, solvability and solitons

16:30  — 17:30

Roughly speaking, an equation (e.g., a differential or discrete equation or a cellular automaton) is said to be integrable if it is in some sense solvable or at least if its solutions…

Data chart

New Perspectives in Caribbean Literature

17:30  — 19:30

As part of our series of seminars on the Caribbean, UCL - Institute of the Americas is pleased to host this panel, with the attendance of Dr Malachi McIntosh (Cambridge) and Dr Wendy…


Thursday 14 March 2013

Identity through Difference: Rabbinic Judaism confronts Christian Narrative

19:00  — 20:15

Rabbinic Judaism is the name given by scholars to the form of Judaism that emerged in the second century of the Common Era, after the destruction of the Jerusalem temple in 70 C.E.…

Jewish Star of David

Lunch Hour Lecture: Cigarettes: the most successful product ever

13:15  — 13:55

Despite five decades of research into the harms of smoking and numerous successful public health campaigns, many people take up and continue with the habit. Cigarette sales remain high…


Prof Mark Thurner on ‘The Colonial Invention of Global History’

17:30  — 19:00

UCL Institute of the Americas proudly hosts Prof Mark Thurner (University of Florida) to deliver this talk, in which he argues that global history was invented in a colonial "intervention…


The New Global Rulers: the Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy

17:00  — 18:30

Walter Mattli is the Fellow in Politics at St. John's College and Professor of International Political Economy in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Oxford University.…


To what extent was archaeology founded on prejudice?

18:30  — 20:30

Launching her new book The Archaeology of Race, Debbie Challis explores the application of racial theory to interpret the past in Britain during the late Victorian and Edwardian period.…

Petrie Museum

UCL Urban Laboratory and Spatial Fix present Urban Revolutions: Detroit

19:00  — 23:00

In the sixties and seventies Detroit was famous for its cars, music and riots - but less well known is that the Motor City also generated a new type of revolutionary politics that confronted…

UCL Urban Lab - Urban Revolutions Detroit

Friday 15 March 2013

UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

13:10  — 13:55

A ‘world music’ concert featuring music from around the world.


Saturday 16 March 2013

Fossil Forage

13:00  — 17:00

As part of National Science and Engineering Week you will have the amazing opportunity to take home your very own bit of pre-history. But be warned you will have to work for it. Dive…


Institute of Making – The Grand Opening


The Institute of Making invites you to explore the new MakeSpace and Materials Library at UCL. We are hosting an open house from 1-5pm to which everyone is welcome. This is your…


Monday 18 March 2013

Confronting Water Injustices: Experiences from Latin America

17:30  — 19:00

UCL - Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA), in collaboration with UCL - Bartlett Development Planning Unit (DPU), proudly host this panel of distinguished experts: Prof Esteban Castro…


Foreign Bodies Exhibition

(until 20 Jun 13)

Where does the familiar end and the foreign begin? A public exhibition in the North Cloisters by UCL research students, re-interpreting the museum collections through the theme…


Geographies of War: Iraq Revisited

(until 27 Mar 13)

Bringing together artists from Iraq and Britain, this exhibition shows six works that give material form to the violence, anxiety and ruin of war but which also raise questions about…

Geographies of War - Iraq Revisited

Photo Competition: What does Researching Europe mean to you?

(until 22 Mar 13)

The UCL European Institute is pleased to launch the Research on Europe photo competition. The question is - how do you view Research on Europe? Under the theme of “Researching Europe”…


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