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Friday 13 March 2015

Eights in the Octagon: Medieval and Renaissance perspectives

(until 30 Jun 15)

Inspired by the Octagon’s shape and location, historians of science and culture will investigate the number eight as a significant principle in Medieval and Renaissance systems of measurement,…

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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…

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The end of human rights? Citizenship, multiculturalism and the ongoing civilising mission of schools

11:30  — 13:00

As European school systems respond to calls for education for democratic citizenship (EDC) and national values, Professor Audrey Osler poses the question: are efforts to introduce and…

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UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

13:10  — 13:55

The concert will be presented by members of UCLU Music Society.

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UCLU Dance Society presents Synergy

(until 14 Mar 15)

UCLU Dance Society’s production of “Synergy” will take you on an exploration into busy city life. Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Latin, Ballet, Jazz and much more…

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Voices of War: UCL in WW1

(until 5 Apr 15)

What was the involvement of UCL students and alumni in the First World War? This exhibition, highlighted by personal stories and artefacts, tells of not only of UCL boys fighting…

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Monday 16 March 2015

Centre of Longudinal Studies Cohort Studies Research Conference 2015

(until 17 Mar 15)

We’re pleased to announce for this year's conference the keynote speaker will be Professor James P. Smith, who holds the Distinguished Chair in Labour Markets and Demographic Studies…

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How to become a #FailedIntellectual and why

18:00  — 19:30

Join us for a talk and conversation with Eric Jarosinski, editor of @NeinQuarterly, the internet's leading "Compendium of Utopian Negation", on what's so funny about peace, love, despair,…

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Strange Creatures: The art of unknown animals

(until 27 Jun 15)

When new regions are explored and the species in them discovered, how does the wider world get to experience them? From the earliest days of exploration, art has been essential in representing…

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The 2010 Parliament — and a look forward

18:00  — 19:30

Lord Lisvane, formerly Sir Robert Rogers, Clerk of the House of Commons 2011-14, reflects on the 2010 Parliament. How effective have been changes to procedure and business? What are…

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Tuesday 17 March 2015

Latino communities in Miami

17:30  — 19:30

The demographic diversification of the Latino population in Miami, both in terms of generational change and national origin, calls for an investigation into cultural and political divisions…

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Lunch Hour Lecture: Language and the brain: Insights from deafness and Sign Language

13:15  — 13:55

How does experience shape language development? This lecture will examine what we currently know about how the brain processes a signed language and how you learn to read a language…

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Why study the history of Psychology?

18:30  — 19:30

In the early sixties, Marshall McLuhan proclaimed that ‘ours is the century of the psychiatrist's couch’. Suspended between science, medicine, religion, art and philosophy, the advent…

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Wednesday 18 March 2015

Among the Maya: Female slaves from Jaina to Malinche

18:30  — 19:30

Malinche, also known as Doña Marina, is the woman who translated for Cortés on his march to Tenochtitlan and became his mistress and companion. Jaina is an island off the coast of Campeche…

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North London Waste Authority

12:00  — 13:00

Guest speaker Dimitra Rappou will be helping us to avoid food waste as well as consider the harm of wasting food.

Food Junction

When something beautiful comes out of a war

17:15  — 18:15

Guest speaker Alice Leone will discuss the ground-breaking “Masterpieces of European Painting” of August 1944 - an exhibition arranged by the Allied Military Government in Rome with…

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Thursday 19 March 2015

Lunch Hour Lecture: Rethinking the English Country House: ‘Indians’ at Home

13:15  — 13:55

This lecture explores the Englishness of the English country house in the Georgian and Victorian periods. Focusing on material culture, wealth accumulation and social relations, its…

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The politics and ethics of global urban practice

14:00  — 17:00

Join UCL Urban Laboratory for this roundtable discussion. Since many of our students will be working across a wide range of different contexts on graduation, they, like us will need…

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The too difficult box: The big issues politicians can’t crack

17:30  — 19:00

In the ‘too difficult’ box, Charles Clarke brings together a cast of heavy hitters from the worlds of politics, academia and public service, including Anthony Giddens, Hayden Phillips,…

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Where we are now: Psychoanalytic research in the 21st century

(until 12 Apr 15)

This new exhibition explores how psychoanalytic ideas are currently used in research which engages with very contemporary issues and the challenges of the modern world. The pieces…

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WindAid: Building a sustainable future

13:00  — 14:00

Join WindAid and Engineers Without Borders (EWB-UCL) and find out how you can get involved in WindAid's international development projects. WindAid Institute is an educational institute…

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Your time is done now: slavery, resistance, defeat - the Maroon wars of Dominica

18:00  — 19:30

Little is known about the Maroons of Dominica, who challenged the British Empire 200 years ago, were captured and subjected to arbitrary justice. Your Time Is Done Now tells their story…

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Friday 20 March 2015

Animal ShowOff

19:00  — 22:00

The team behind Science ShowOff presents a very special edition of their anarchic open mic night at the Grant Museum, Animal ShowOff. Join us for an evening of demos, jokes, talks,…

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Red Mansion Art Prize 2015

(until 27 Mar 15)

Seven leading art colleges in the country nominate six post-graduate students each year for the Red Mansion Art Prize, an award that encourages artistic exchange between China and the…

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The future of work

16:00  — 19:00

UCL's Department of Management Science and Innovation and the Grand Challenge of Human Wellbeing would like to invite you to take part in a wide ranging conversation, bringing insights…

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