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Wednesday 1 November 2017

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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Revolutionary Dostoevsky: Rethinking Radicalism

(until 21 Oct 18)

Revolutionary Dostoevsky: Rethinking Radicalism brings together experts from literary studies, philosophy, theology and political science, to reassess the author’s status as ‘prophet’…

Revolutionary Dostoevsky

The composition has been reversed

(until 15 Dec 17)

Annual UCL Art Museum/Slade collaboration. View new work by Slade artists Sonya Derviz, Cyrus Hung, Eloise Lawson, Amanda Rice and Grace Richardson inspired by UCL Art Museum's collection.

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The Museum of Ordinary Animals

(until 16 Dec 17)

This exhibition tells stories of the boring beasts that have changed the world. Mundane creatures like dogs, cats, cows, chickens and mice often get overlooked in displays for dinosaurs,…

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UCL MA Museum Studies Exhibition: Sex and Symbolism

(until 27 Apr 18)

Visit the Institute of Archaeology for an exciting new exhibition on sex and symbolism! Organised by the MA Museum Studies students, this exhibition will use art, archaeology, and modern…

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What does it mean to be human?

(until 28 Feb 18)

For several decades, the preserved heads of Jeremy Bentham and Flinders Petrie – two intellectuals related to UCL – have been hidden from view. Following on from a project to extract…

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Thursday 2 November 2017

#trending - Is Euroscepticism unethical?

13:10  — 13:55

Both left-wing and right-wing voters judge the EU’s merits in terms of cost and benefits to the national interest. Professor Letsas will ask whether there are reasons of justice to…

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Eva Perón and the Women's Vote: Credit Where It's Due?

17:30  — 19:00

2017 marks the 70th anniversary of female suffrage in Argentina. Although Eva Perón has often been credited with being the driving force behind the granting of women's suffrage in 1947,…

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UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Seminar: Prof Jim Brewer

12:00  — 13:00

Speaker: Prof Jim Brewer, University of Glasgow Host: Prof David Sansom

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Friday 3 November 2017

Otto Wolff Neuroscience Symposium

09:00  — 18:00

The Otto Wolff Neuroscience Symposium is organised by the Developmental Neurosciences Programme at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. The theme for 2017 is "Understanding…

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UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

13:10  — 13:55

'Around 1917': marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, we present a programme of music by modernist and avant-garde Russian composers from both pre- and post-revolutionary…

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Saturday 4 November 2017

Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism (Day 3)

09:00  — 17:30

The final day in the Edge - Situated Practice in Art, Architecture and Urbanism series is hosted in Folkestone, on the final weekend of the Folkestone Triennial. At the littoral edge…

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Explore Zoology

13:00  — 16:00

Ever wondered how heavy an elephant tusk is or how sharp a shark’s tooth is or how many teeth a dolphin has? Bring along your budding zoologists and be inspired by the natural world.…

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Monday 6 November 2017

Psychosis: a disorder of the social brain? - ICN Autumn Term Seminar Series

16:00  — 17:00

Speaker: Nichola Raihani, Experimental Psychology Dept, University College London Psychosis: a disorder of the social brain? Host: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

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UCL-TB international guest lecture with Dr Gerald Friedland

17:30  — 20:00

UCL-TB is delighted to host Dr Gerald Friedland, Professor Emeritus at Yale University, for this special guest lecture. Dr Friedland's talk, "Confronting HIV and TB from the Bronx NY…

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Tuesday 7 November 2017

In Conversation: Conserving the Contemporary

13:00  — 14:00

As part of their residency at UCL Art Museum artists Cyrus Hung and Amanda Richardson have invited conservators and artists to discuss the challenges of curating contemporary art created to have a short life-span.

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Wednesday 8 November 2017

The problem of education and development in sub-Saharan Africa

17:45  — 19:00

African governments and donor partners have long regarded investment in education as being central to economic growth in the region – but this investment is yet to achieve rapid economic…

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Thursday 9 November 2017

Mental health and wellbeing in the millennial generations seminar

09:00  — 10:45

Young people’s mental health and wellbeing has become a prominent social issue in recent months, receiving high-profile attention from the royal family and political parties. This…

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Muso

18:30  — 21:00

Experience the Grant Museum of Zoology through song. Immerse yourself with the insects, fish and birds on display and enjoy performance made up on the spot by the world’s only improvising…

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Monday 13 November 2017

Bricks and Mortals: the history of eugenics, told through buildings

(until 22 Dec 17)

Eugenics – the science of improving human populations by selective breeding – is generally associated with the Nazis, but in fact has its roots in Britain. Take a walk on this self-directed…

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The development of pain perception in the human infant - ICN Autumn Term Seminar Series

16:00  — 17:00

Speaker: Rebeccah Slater, Medical Sciences Division, University of Oxford The development of pain perception in the human infant Host: Tamar Makin

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Tuesday 14 November 2017

The Promise and Pitfalls of Collaborative Governance

18:15  — 19:30

Thousands of experiments are underway around the world in problem-solving via collaboration across government, business, and civil society. This path to peace and prosperity is now…

The Promise and Pitfalls of Collaborative Governance

Thursday 16 November 2017

In Performance: Eloise Lawson

13:00  — 14:00

Slade artist Eloise Lawson performs the work she developed during her residency as part of The composition has been reversed exhibition. Part of the UCL Art Museum/Slade collaboration programmes.

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Taboo - The death of others: suicide in the German Democratic Republic (GDR)

13:10  — 13:55

The movie The Lives of Others features suicide in the GDR in an impressive, but somewhat misleading way. The communist regime was not responsible for the high suicide rate. Dr Grashoff…

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UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

17:30  — 18:30

‘Landscape & Music: Swedish Song in focus’. This concert is part of a project sponsored by the Swedish Women’s Educational Association to explore the roles of landscape in Swedish…

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