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Sunday 25 October 2015

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,…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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Stress: approaches to the First World War

(until 20 Nov 15)

PhD students from University College London’s Student Engagers are curating an exhibition around the theme of stress in the First World War. Stress brings together a diverse collection…

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UCLU Black History Month

(until 31 Oct 15)

Come and celebrate UCLU’s third annual Black History Month. A celebration and discussion of Black and Minority Ethnic culture from all over the world. Many events are free of charge…

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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…

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Monday 26 October 2015

Canada decides: discussion panel on the outcome of the Canadian general election

18:30  — 20:00

The Canadian general election scheduled for Monday 19 October is widely regarded as too close to call. During a very long campaign the three main parties have been neck and neck in…

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Life Under the Waves

(until 31 Oct 15)

Make sure you pack your scuba equipment as we take you under the waves to discover the amazing animal specimens that make the sea their home. Bring along your intrepid young oceanologists…

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Pablo Echenique: Podemos, Power, Politics

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18:00  — 20:00

Podemos is inextricably linked to Movimiento 15M (May 15), the movement of Indignados, named after the large crowds which gathered in Madrid and across Spain in 2011, to protest against…

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UCL Art Museum Film Club: House of Wax (1953)

18:30  — 21:00

"Everything I ever loved has been taken away from me, but not you my Marie Antoinette for I will give you eternal life" so says the sinister Professor Henry Jarod in the 1950's horror…

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What do young people think about the Holocaust? A national study with international significance

17:15  — 19:30

What do young people know about the Holocaust and why does it matter? The UCL Centre for Holocaust Education is launching its latest major research into what young people in English…

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Tuesday 27 October 2015

50 fewer MPs: challenges for the next constituencies review?

18:00  — 19:30

In March 2016 the four Boundary Commissions will commence their task of producing a new set of Parliamentary constituencies (600, replacing the current 650) which conform to the new…

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Argentina: analysing the results of the General Elections

17:30  — 19:00

The UCL Institute of Americas is delighted to announce this event featuring post-election commentary by Ana Margheritis, Celia Szusterman and Francisco Panizza. The speakers will also…

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Lunch Hour Lectures: Iraq, Chilcot, Syria, drones (Oh! What a lovely mess)

13:15  — 13:55

As the British Government contemplates the use force in Syria, Philippe Sands explores the political and legal lessons learned (and not learned) from the experience of Iraq and the…

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Petrie Museum score cards: family fun

(until 31 Oct 15)

Pick up a pack of Petrie Museum centenary cards and take a trail around the museum. Try to outwit the members of your group by scoring the most amount of points by spotting objects…

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The deluge – and beyond: The black arts movement in Britain

18:30  — 20:30

Taking Stuart Hall’s assertion that 1980s Britain saw the onset of a “deluge” of creative activity within the black community as its starting point, this event will examine the multi-faceted…

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Wednesday 28 October 2015

Discarding the idea of education as transmission

17:30  — 19:15

The idea that education is chiefly a transmission of knowledge, beliefs, skills – remains a dominant one. It is widely shared by otherwise opposed parties and it would take a Copernican…

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Malleable Architecture

(until 11 Nov 15)

Malleable Architecture, by sculptor and UCL PAMELA artist-in-residence Zoe Schoenherr, is an inquiry into the role of the moving body when constructing our perception of the built-environment…

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Neale Lecture

18:00  — 19:30

This year's annual Neale Lecture will be given by Professor Alexandra Walsham. Professor Walsham will speak discuss "the fanatique rage of the late times: iconoclasm, reputation and…

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The Chilean road to capitalism: the role of Agrarian Reform and peasant revolt before the coup

17:30  — 19:00

This lecture explains the triumph of capitalism in Chile from a historical perspective that emphasises the system of agrarian domination and its destruction by the Agrarian Reform and…

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UCL Art Museum family pop-up: the deep blue sea

11:00  — 16:00

UCL Art Museum pops-up to explore the animals of deep blue sea in the Grant Museum. From giant Japanese crabs to lion’s mane jellyfish enter another world beneath the waves and meet…

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Thursday 29 October 2015

Global economic governance: Is the system still working?

17:15  — 19:00

Global governance institutions, from the International Monetary Fund to the International Olympic Committee, are little loved. They are perceived as bastions of sclerotic mediocrity…

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Lunch Hour Lectures: Numbercrush: our love affair with data

13:15  — 13:55

We are forever being told that we suffer from a deluge of data, a surfeit of stats. But we seem as ill-informed as ever about ourselves, our cities and our societies. Join Rob Levy…

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