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Saturday 23 December 2017

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’…

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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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Wednesday 10 January 2018

The science and culture of sleep and sleeplessness

11:15  — 21:00

Sleep is an enormous part of our lives and has fascinated scientists, artists and writers for centuries: Why do we sleep? And why do we sometimes struggle to sleep? This symposium…

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“Lies, Damned Lies, and Project Plans”: Human Errors that Make a Mockery of Infrastructure Planning

18:30  — 19:30

Infrastructure projects have an abysmal and expensive record of failed delivery, often running far over budget and behind schedule, and costing their sponsors billions. Examples…

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Thursday 11 January 2018

What is a university education and where is it going?

11:30  — 14:00

British universities are among the world’s most successful, as shown by their research performance and their attractiveness to international students, yet a never ending source of controversy…

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Wednesday 17 January 2018

'Work stress in modern digitised work: what kind of work stress does the new economy face?’ - UCL Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health - External Speaker Seminar Series

17:00  — 18:00

Speaker: Professor Nico Dragano, University of Dusseldorf All are welcome and entry is free. Individuals wanting copies of a presenter’s slides should contact the presenter directly,…

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Tuesday 23 January 2018

What if… we really wanted evidence-informed practice in the classroom?

17:45  — 19:00

There’s been a big push to get classroom practice shaped by evidence of ‘what works’. This has been largely inspired by advances in healthcare, where the use of research trials and…

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Tuesday 6 February 2018

Political rule-breakers and cultural brokers: Norway as a bureaucratic bully-state in Europe

18:00  — 19:00

During the 1280s, often termed 'the age of the barons', Norway was ruled by a council consisting of barons (probably including the queen). This period has often been seen as a bit chaotic…

What if… we really wanted to support schools facing the greatest challenge?

17:45  — 19:00

Some schools have made a name for themselves in performing ‘against the odds’, their pupils chalking up impressive achievements in national tests and exams. But still there remains…

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Tuesday 13 February 2018

The London Salon: queer night scenes

19:00  — 22:00

Explore queer urbanism and speculations on the future of the capital’s LGBTQ+ built heritage. Curated by Ben Campkin and Laura Marshall (UCL Urban Laboratory) the event will feature…

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Tuesday 20 February 2018

Responding to children in the 21st century. Education, social pedagogy and belonging

17:45  — 19:00

As a society we want our children and young people to thrive and fulfil their potential. How then, can we best identify and respond to their needs in order to achieve this? In this…

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Wednesday 28 February 2018

Professor Eileen Kaner, Newcastle University

17:00  — 18:00

Guest speaker seminar series academic year: 2017-2018

Tuesday 6 March 2018

Málar og máldagar in Late Medieval Iceland

18:00  — 19:00

This workshop treats the writing of “Málar og máldagar” in the late medieval age in Iceland. Those were written agreements about property. “Máli” was a pre-emption agreement, normally…

Wednesday 14 March 2018

'Unjust exchange at work and health in a globalized economy’

17:00  — 18:00

Guest speaker seminar series, academic year: 2017-2018

Tuesday 10 April 2018

Bureaucratic Memory: Managing Anglo-Nordic Genealogy

18:00  — 19:00

In this workshop we will discuss the institutional memories of various nineteenth-century Anglo-American organisations, and how those organisations attempted to appropriate medieval Scandinavian heritage

Wednesday 25 April 2018

Professor Tarani Chandola, University of Manchester

17:00  — 18:00

Guest speaker seminar series academic year: 2017-2018

Wednesday 30 May 2018

Professor Clare Bambra, Newcastle University

17:00  — 18:00

Guest speaker seminar series, academic year: 2017-2018