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Thursday 18 October 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture: On Data, Media, and Democracy

13:10  — 13:55

About the lecture: In this lecture Professor Lee Grieveson explores the ways in which digital media and new practices of data-mining and psychographic messaging were used in the 2016…

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Tuesday 23 October 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture: Free Movement, Open Borders and the Global Gains from Labor Mobility

13:10  — 13:55

About the lecture: What are the economic gains from free mobility of labor? Straightforward economic arguments point to the potential for large global output gains from movement of…

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Tuesday 30 October 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture: A Journey through the Cuban Economic Labyrinth

13:10  — 13:55

Ideological battles rage over Cuban economic performance: is it a basket case, proving the calamity of central planning, or a shining example of social progress made possible by rejection…

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Tuesday 13 November 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture: The Impact of the First World War on UCL

13:10  — 13:55

The First World War had a significant impact on life at UCL, as at other universities in the UK. Over 2,600 members and former members of College served during the war. The UCL community…

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Tuesday 20 November 2018

Lunch Hour Lecture: Tracing Desert Sand over Months to Millions of Years

13:10  — 13:55

Northern Chad’s Bodele Depression is home to the world’s largest and fastest moving barchan (crescentic) dunes. These dunes are not made of sand but of diatom fossils. The migration…

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Tuesday 27 November 2018

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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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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