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13:10 - 13:55 5 October 2012

UCL Bite-Sized Lunchtime Lecture: dementia and life writing

Location

Room B05 | Chadwick Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free of charge
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Urvashi Vashist, UCL Department of English Language and Literature
Tim Shakespeare, UCL Institute of Neurology Dementia Research Centre

This week, neuroscientist Tim Shakespeare will explore the unexpected relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and sight, a connection often missed amid assumptions the disease first affects the memory. Urvashi Vashist (UCL Department of English Language and Literature), looks at the tensions between life writing and fictional narratives in Virginia Woolf’s war diaries.

Join us for an inspiring lunch hour and take the opportunity to quiz some of UCL's early-career researchers about their work.


Contact

Kimberley Freeman
020 7679 2489 (or ext 32489) | publicengagement@ucl.ac.uk


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Bite-sized Lunchtime Lectures