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Tuesday 27 February 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture - What’s your bias? Psychological insights into political conflicts

13:10  — 13:55

This talk explores recent psychological research that offers some insight into why we disagree on topics such as inequality, nationalism and immigration. This research suggests that…

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Thursday 1 March 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture - The birds and the bees: animal sex in medieval art

13:10  — 13:55

“Birds do it, bees do it” goes the refrain of a popular song. But how different species ‘do it’ is left to the imagination. Taking in examples from illuminated manuscripts, Professor…

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Tuesday 13 March 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture - Putting the doubt into science teaching

13:10  — 13:55

The process of science is beset on all sides by epistemic doubt i.e. how do we know that a result is right if we don’t already know the answer? Professor Sella will describe a new project…

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Thursday 15 March 2018

Sex and socialism: What the Bolshevik revolution meant for the history of prostitution in 20th century Russia

13:10  — 13:55

In 1918, the Bolshevik government ‘decriminalised’ prostitution. But, by 1932, women accused of selling sex were being sent to labour camps. What explains this apparent reversal? This…

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