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Wednesday 8 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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Otto Wolff Annual Guest Lecture - Postgraduate Open Day

16:30  — 17:30

This event is part of the UCL GOS Institute of Child Health Postgraduate Open Day and Part of the Otto Wolff Lecture series 2017. Speaker: Professor Maria Fitzgerald, Professor of…

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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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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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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 9 November 2017

CEID SEMINAR SERIES - 2017/18. SEMINAR 2: Higher education and the public good in Africa

17:30  — 19:00

Higher education, inequality and the public good in four African countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria & South Africa. Higher education has considerable potential for benefiting all segments…

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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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Friday 10 November 2017

Dr Aleida Guevara on Cuban Medical Internationalism

18:00  — 19:30

Aleida Guevara, Cuban doctor, and daughter of Ernesto 'Che' Guevara - Cuba sends medical brigades in response to disasters, has established health centres in low-income and remote areas…

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Jaron Lanier A Journey Through Virtual Reality

13:00  — 14:00

We are pleased to host this lecture by Jaron Lanier a major founder of the field, and indeed credited with coining the term "virtual reality". He was the founder of VPL Research in…

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Saturday 11 November 2017

DevFest London 2017

The largest free community created tech conference in the UK, carefully crafted for you by the Google Developer Group (GDG) community and University College London (UCL)! GDG London…

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Monday 13 November 2017

African Perspectives on Empathy, Reparative Humanism and Recognition

18:00  — 20:00

The speaker Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela (Stellenbosh University) seeks to broaden the horizon of understanding of the dynamics of empathy in victim-perpetrator encounters. She lays out…

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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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Cortical inhibition:the gate-keeper of associative memories - ICN Autumn Term Seminar Series

16:00  — 17:00

Speaker: Helen Barron, MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit, University of Oxford Cortical inhibition:the gate-keeper of associative memories Host: Tamar Makin

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Powering Up Research, Data Fuelled Innovation

13:30  — 17:30

This event aims to bring together researchers from varying disciplines across Science and Engineering South Consortium and provide them with a forum to share ideas, discover cross-disciplinary…

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Tuesday 14 November 2017

Another brick in the wall?

19:30  — 21:30

Sometimes, if you don't laugh you'll cry. UCL Collections Curator Subhadra Das has managed to find the funny in UCL’s history of eugenics and scientific racism. She thinks that if we…

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Miles Better: In Conversation with Gergely Raccuja

18:00  — 20:00

Gergely Raccuja graduated from UCL in 2015 with First Class Honours in Politics, Urban Planning and Italian. Earlier this year, he beat over 120 submissions from 7 countries to win…

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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

Trump's Wall at Nixon's Border: How Richard Nixon's 'Operation Intercept' of 1969 laid foundations for the Hemispheric Drug War and the Border Wall

18:00  — 19:30

Patrick Timmons - In September 1969 the Nixon Administration launched Operation Intercept along the U.S.-Mexico border and at each of its crossing points. Intercept's stated aims were…

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Wednesday 15 November 2017

Slavery, Heritage and the British Country House

17:30  — 19:00

This seminar is comprised of two separate presentations as follows: Slave-ownership and the country house: the Grenvilles, Avington and Stowe Hannah Young (V&A Museum) - The Hope estate,…

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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 song…

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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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