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Friday 19 October 2018

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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Life on the frontlines of mining conflicts in the Americas

16:30  — 20:30

BHP is the world’s biggest mining company. The British-Australian mining giant’s record of forced displacement, dispossession and catastrophic environmental damage stretches back decades:…

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Representing the body: art, physiology and pathology collide

10:00  — 16:00

A new exhibition of artwork by Andrew Carnie, created as part of a collaboration with Kimberley Whitehead in the Department of Neuroscience and Matthew Beaumont in the Department of…

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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 22 October 2018

Capitalism: The Future of an Illusion

18:30  — 20:00

Fred L. Block gives a lecture for UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) on his new book 'Capitalism: The Future of an Illusion', chaired by IIPP Director Mariana Mazzucato.…

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Launch: Findings from the Multi-Country Study on the Drivers of Violence Affecting Children

17:30  — 19:00

The Multi-Country Study has sought to address the question: What drives violence affecting children and what can be done about it? The study is a partnership between UNICEF Office of…

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Representing the body: art, physiology and pathology collide

10:00  — 16:00

A new exhibition of artwork by Andrew Carnie, created as part of a collaboration with Kimberley Whitehead in the Department of Neuroscience and Matthew Beaumont in the Department of…

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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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Representing the body: art, physiology and pathology collide

10:00  — 16:00

A new exhibition of artwork by Andrew Carnie, created as part of a collaboration with Kimberley Whitehead in the Department of Neuroscience and Matthew Beaumont in the Department of…

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TCRU Seminar - Transitions, capabilities and wellbeing

13:00  — 14:00

Transitions, capabilities and wellbeing: How Afghan unaccompanied young people experience becoming ‘adult’ in the UK and beyond. While much has been written about the rights and best…

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Wednesday 24 October 2018

Book launch: White Fury: A Jamaican Slaveholder and the Age of Revolution

17:30  — 19:00

White Fury tells the story of one of Jamaica’s most powerful colonial inhabitants: Simon Taylor, one of the wealthiest and most influential slaveholders of the eighteenth-century British…

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Men’s health & women’s health or gender health – interrelatedness in the health of men and women

12:30  — 14:00

Join us for the second event of the Masculinities and Health seminar series, where Dr Alan White will explore the emergence of men’s health as a breakaway from the mainstream ‘gender…

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Representing the body: art, physiology and pathology collide

10:00  — 16:00

A new exhibition of artwork by Andrew Carnie, created as part of a collaboration with Kimberley Whitehead in the Department of Neuroscience and Matthew Beaumont in the Department of…

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Thursday 25 October 2018

'Health for All': How relevant is the Alma-Ata Declaration 40 years on?

12:30  — 14:00

The 1978 Alma-Ata Declaration was a major public health milestone of the twentieth century. It was the first international declaration stating the importance of primary health care,…

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Representing the body: art, physiology and pathology collide

10:00  — 16:00

A new exhibition of artwork by Andrew Carnie, created as part of a collaboration with Kimberley Whitehead in the Department of Neuroscience and Matthew Beaumont in the Department of…

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Rewired 2018: the Brain, Art and Innovation

19:00  — 21:00

Movement for Hope presents an evening at the intersection of art and science! Rewired features leading neuroscience researchers, patient-advocates, tech innovators, and top artists.…

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Friday 26 October 2018

Representing the body: art, physiology and pathology collide

10:00  — 16:00

A new exhibition of artwork by Andrew Carnie, created as part of a collaboration with Kimberley Whitehead in the Department of Neuroscience and Matthew Beaumont in the Department of…

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Monday 29 October 2018

Medical Physics Lunchtime Seminar: Going for Gold – Near Infrared Spectroscopy in elite sport

13:00  — 14:00

Clinical uses of NIRS have focussed on the brain and sport NIRS on the muscle. So is muscle NIRS fit for sport or merely an academic distraction? Following a brief overview of the tools,…

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Tuesday 30 October 2018

Centre for Critical Heritage Studies Public Annual Lecture with Lonnie Bunch

18:00  — 19:30

''Building the Dream: the Creation of the African American museum and the problem of race in American museums'' American educator and historian, Lonnie Bunch will deliver this year's…

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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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Queer Space Research Forum Event – ‘Sexual Identity and Health’

13:00  — 14:00

Featuring Dr Ben Mechen (School of Law, Royal Holloway) and Ben Weil (STS, UCL). All are welcome and attendance is free but please book in advance.

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Wednesday 31 October 2018

Dark Matter Day: Looking for the Hidden Mysteries of the Universe

17:00  — 18:30

Come and join us for an early evening at University College London Observatory in Mill Hill exploring one of the greatest mysteries of the Universe; The Hunt for Dark Matter. We are…

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Decolonising the curriculum: What can we learn from Global South theories and experiences?

12:00  — 14:00

In this research seminar Dr. Sharlene Swartz will argue that decolonising the curriculum centres on three key questions: What is taught? How it is taught? And who teaches it? To illustrate…

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Poetry and Usury: Symbolic Economies in Shakespeare’s Sonnets

17:00  — 19:00

This talk builds on Catherine Bates' last book, 'On Not Defending Poetry' (2017), in which an “economic” reading of Philip Sidney’s 'Defence of Poesy' suggests that, despite appearances…

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Thursday 1 November 2018

Launch of the UCL IRDR Centre for Digital Public Health in Emergencies

18:00  — 19:30

Recent health emergencies - including the SARS, Zika, Ebola outbreaks, and the Haiti and Nepal earthquakes - have unnecessarily taken thousands lives and cost the global economy billions.…

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