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Wednesday 21 November 2018

Bored Clouds Tickled by Frightened Tornadoes exhibition

(until 23 Nov 18)

This exhibition celebrations a long-distance collaboration between Nat Chard and Perry Kulper, which has spanned over a decade. Both understand and respect the traditional motivations…

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Brain Food Event Submissions

(until 23 Nov 18)

UCL's CAM Events team are now welcoming submissions from all UCL departments for their public events to be featured in the Spring edition of Brain Food, UCL's public events leaflet.…

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Defying Death: A Human Journey Through Medicine

(until 16 Apr 19)

The UCL Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, Defying Death: A Human Journey Through Medicine, will run from May 2018 to April 2019. The exhibition showcases how humanity…

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Exploring Under the Skin

18:30  — 21:00

We’ve strived to investigate and understand what lies underneath our skin throughout our existence, from the cognitive revolution through to the present day. Join an interactive…

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Passing in: Access and influence in higher education

13:00  — 19:00

A study day exploring gender equality at UCL since the 1860s, featuring a re-enactment performance of prospective students’ admissions experience before 1919. Set against the turbulent…

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The structure and significance of British Caribbean slave-ownership 1763-1833

17:30  — 19:00

This paper presents some of the new work underway in the Legacies of British Slave-ownership project. It discusses preliminary findings from the mapping of ownership of estates and…

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Why Should Anyone Care About the Human Rights of Prisoners?

18:15  — 19:30

In April 2019, the UN Committee Against Torture will consider the UK's record in implementing the Convention Against Torture. The state of the prison system in England and Wales is…

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“Dangers and Delusions”? Perspectives on the women’s suffrage movement

(until 14 Dec 18)

Displaying items from UCL Special Collections, this exhibition examines the actions and reactions attending the women's suffrage movement from the 1860s up to the Representation of…

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Monday 26 November 2018

Book Launch: Investing in Resource Efficiency

17:30  — 20:00

Join us for the launch of Investing Resource Efficiency -The Economics and Politics of Financing the Resource Transition, edited by two UCL ISR alumni. This book covers the multi-faceted…

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Tuesday 27 November 2018

Lauren Slater on 'Lies and Lying'

18:00  — 20:00

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to postpone Lauren Slater's talk indefinitely. The Institute of Advanced Studies is delighted to welcome Lauren Slater for…

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Lunch Hour Lecture: What Can the ONS Longitudinal Study Tell Us about Time Travel and about the Force?

13:10  — 13:55

The ONS Longitudinal Study is a sample of around 1% of persons in England and Wales, drawn from the decennial census. The sample comprises all people born on four (undisclosed) days…

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Wednesday 28 November 2018

A Brief History of My Time - from Space Science to Radiation Physics

13:00  — 14:00

Joel Professor Robert Speller will be delivering his retirement lecture at lunchtime on Wednesday 28 November, and reflecting on a career in Radiation Physics spanning four decades.…

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CEID Guest Seminar - What are we learning about learning from learning profiles?

17:30  — 19:00

Abstract A learning profile is the relationship between some measure of capability and grade attainment. Most learning assessments allow us to compare differences in learning across…

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UCL Centre for Digital Humanities joins UCL Institute of Advanced Studies: Research Showcase

16:00  — 19:00

UCLDH is pleased to announce it is now part of the UCL Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS). Professor Tamar Garb, IAS Director explains, "The IAS aims to create an open and accessible…

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Thursday 29 November 2018

CCHS seminar series with Conal McCarthy: Learning from Maori museology

18:00  — 19:00

Indigenising and decolonising museums in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand The museum, James Clifford reminds us, 'is an inventive, globally and locally translated form, no longer…

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UCL Chamber Music Club concert

17:30  — 18:30

This concert is all about Ensembles. A trio and a duo are featured, with performances of movements from Beethoven's arrangement for piano, clarinet and cello of his Septet Op.20 (originally…

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Friday 30 November 2018

Sakharov Debate 2018: Control Taken Back? Brexit, the People and Parliament

11:00  — 13:00

This event is co-organised by the UCL European Institute and the European Parliament Office in the UK, featuring Gina Miller, Martine Croxall, Matthew Goodwin, and James Carver MEP.…

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Telling the Mayflower Story - Thanksgiving or Genocide and Slavery?

17:30  — 19:30

In the autumn of 1620 the ship Mayflower, with 102 passengers, landed in North America and started the colonisation of the area that became known as New England. The Mayflower had landed…

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Monday 3 December 2018

Digital Democracy: brave new world or bubble and hype?

18:15  — 19:45

Digital campaigning has received a bad press recently. But the internet also has huge potential to engage and mobilise people, and enable them to be more active citizens. This seminar…

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Free Speech in the Age of Social Media

18:30  — 21:00

Organised by UCL’s Grand Challenge of Justice & Equality, this evening of discussion will explore the difficulties of upholding freedom of speech in an age when communications cross…

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Hatter Cardiovascular Institute Seminar Series

13:00  — 14:00

Speaker: Marlène Wiart PhD, Director of Research, French National Centre for Scientific Research, CarMen Laboratory, University of Lyon, France. Will give a talk entitled: “Pivotal…

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Tuesday 4 December 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture: The Revolutionary Striptease, 1968

13:10  — 13:55

About the lecture: Viva Maria!, French director Louis Malle’s film comedy of 1965, starring Brigitte Bardot and Jeanne Moreau, seems an unlikely catalyst for world revolution. It narrates…

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Wednesday 5 December 2018

Co-creating a co-creation course to co-create welfare

13:00  — 14:00

Co-creation is a key response in welfare sectors as a move towards a more sustainable and cost-effective model. The use and understanding of this concept varies across and within countries.…

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The Pleasures and Sorrows of digitising primary source collections: The Case of the Daily Mail Atlan

17:30  — 19:30

Digitisation of primary sources underpins many digital humanities projects. What is actually involved in such digitisation? What questions do we need to ask of these new digital editions?…

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Thursday 6 December 2018

From postcolonial critique to decolonizing urban studies

17:00  — 20:00

The Urban Salon, a London-wide network exploring international and comparative urban issues, is pleased to welcome you to our next event. We will hear from four urban scholars whose…

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