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Sunday 18 February 2018

Colour & Emotion

(until 21 Feb 18)

This Colour & Emotion exhibition is the outcome of an interdisciplinary and collaborative research project looking at colour, sensation and emotion and was funded by a UCL Grand Challenges:…

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UCL MA Museum Studies Exhibition: Sex and Symbolism

(until 27 Apr 18)

Visit the Institute of Archaeology for an exciting new exhibition on sex and symbolism! Organised by the MA Museum Studies students, this exhibition will use art, archaeology, and modern…

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What does it mean to be human?

(until 28 Feb 18)

For several decades, the preserved heads of Jeremy Bentham and Flinders Petrie – two intellectuals related to UCL – have been hidden from view. Following on from a project to extract…

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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 19 February 2018

The Khaki University of Canada - A Great Innovation

18:00  — 19:30

Diana Beaupré and Adrian Watkinson (independent scholars) - This paper documents the far-reaching educational experiment set up during World War One for all serving Canadians. From…

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UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

17:30  — 18:30

A celebration of Debussy in the centenary year of his death, including his Violin Sonata, Syrinx for solo flute, piano music and songs.

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Visible Hands: Government Regulation and International Business Responsibility

18:15  — 19:30

A growing number of states are regulating the corporate social responsibility (CSR) of domestic multinational corporations relating to overseas subsidiaries and suppliers. Jette Steen…

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Tuesday 20 February 2018

Bentham and the Arts seminar series: Who was the greater Champion of literature, Bentham or Mill?

18:00  — 20:00

Abstract available from the Eventbrite registration page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bentham-and-the-arts-seminar-professor-anthony-julius-ucl-tickets-42668590904

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Lunch Hour Lecture - What happened to the hydrogen economy?

13:10  — 13:55

In the early noughties, the hydrogen economy was touted as the next energy global revolution. Then it disappeared from view. What happened? In this talk, we’ll explore how fuel cell…

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Responding to children in the 21st century. Education, social pedagogy and belonging

17:45  — 19:00

As a society we want our children and young people to thrive and fulfil their potential. How then, can we best identify and respond to their needs in order to achieve this? In this…

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Who was the greater champion of literature, Bentham or Mill?

18:00  — 20:00

According to the received view of Bentham and Mill in the matter of literature, Bentham was a philistine, and dismissive of poetry’s claims, while Mill was an ardent admirer of poetry,…

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Wednesday 21 February 2018

Bartlett International Lecture Series Spring 2018

18:30 

The Bartlett School of Architecture International Lecture Series welcomes renowned speakers from around the world. Speakers for Spring 2018 will include Sir Peter Cook (CRAB Studio),…

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Institute of Archaeology Gordon Childe Lecture 2018

18:00  — 19:15

The Institute of Archaeology Gordon Childe Lecture 2018 will be given by Kristian Kristiansen (University of Gothenburg) on 21 February. The remit of the Gordon Childe Lecture is to…

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Thursday 22 February 2018

Constructing Realities Lecture Series

18:30  — 20:00

Hear fascinating speakers discuss architecture, engagement, situations, performance, making, manufacturing and engineering. Constructing Realities is an exciting, cross-disciplinary…

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Lunch Hour Lecture - Understanding sleep and sleeplessness: can science and cultural history be used together?

13:10  — 13:55

Sleep is an enormous part of our lives: why do we do it? And why do we sometimes struggle to do so? Biology cannot fully explain our experience of sleep. Writers have always been fascinated…

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Monday 26 February 2018

From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy

17:30  — 19:00

Dr. Sarah Snyder (American University, Washington DC) advances a new interpretation of United States foreign policy in the long 1960s, showing that transnational connections and social…

Tuesday 27 February 2018

Crime and Global Justice. The Dynamics of International Punishment – Book launch

18:15  — 19:30

A new system of international criminal justice has been implemented in the last quarter of a century. This system comprise the more frequent recourse to universal jurisdiction by national…

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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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Wednesday 28 February 2018

Bartlett International Lecture Series Spring 2018

18:30 

The Bartlett School of Architecture International Lecture Series welcomes renowned speakers from around the world. Speakers for Spring 2018 will include Sir Peter Cook (CRAB Studio),…

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When 'Blood Speaks': Naming the Father and the 'mystics' of Kinship in Dominica, Lesser Antilles

17:30  — 19:00

In Dominica they say that ‘blood speaks’ - it has an uncanny way of revealing relatedness between unknown kin. In this paper I posit 'the problem of paternity' (paternity’s inherent…

Thursday 1 March 2018

Annual UCL Americas Eleanor Roosevelt Lecture - Zoe Trodd (Nottingham) on: The Freedom Blueprint: Ho

18:00  — 19:30

There are an estimated 40 million people enslaved around the world today, including 13,000 people in the UK. Responding to this challenge over the past 20 years, a new antislavery movement…

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Constructing Realities Lecture Series

18:30  — 20:00

Hear fascinating speakers discuss architecture, engagement, situations, performance, making, manufacturing and engineering. Constructing Realities is an exciting, cross-disciplinary…

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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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Friday 2 March 2018

UCL Chamber Music Club Concert

13:10  — 13:55

A concert involving UCL Music Society performers; the main piece will be 'Appalachian Spring' by Aaron Copland.

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Monday 5 March 2018

Small Press Project

(until 11 Mar 18)

In an era of widely disseminated digital images, online publishing platforms, the Small Press Project responds to a material turn for publishing. Material Publications range from low…

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