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Wednesday, 5 November 2014 - 6:00pm

An exploration of Human Rights law as it developed and which draws criticism from the general public.  The audience will be invited...

Thursday, 6 November 2014 - 6:00pm

The UK Biobank allows scientists to access a vault of data on health outcomes, genotyping and biomarkers from 500,000 people, enabling a...

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 - 1:00pm

The first of two lectures discussing the centrality of the ideas of autonomy, individualism and the relation of these ideas to...

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 - 6:00pm

The 1959 General Election gave the Conservatives their third successive victory, the first time that a party had won three successive...

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 - 6:00pm

THE ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY/GRESHAM COLLEGE ANNUAL COLIN MATTHEW MEMORIAL LECTURE

This lecture will assess how recent...

Thursday, 13 November 2014 - 1:00pm

Through an examination of selected Korean folktales, the lecture will illustrate how traditional society was influenced by Confucian...

Thursday, 13 November 2014 - 6:00pm

We apply mathematics to some of the arts: identify Dali's use of 4-d geometry, ask if fractals distinguish abstract art works, plan the...

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 1:00pm

Leonhard Euler was the most prolific mathematician of all time. He introduced the symbols e  for the exponential number...

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 6:00pm

This lecture will analyse the reasons for the failure in 1914-15 of the initial war of movement and the factors underlying the trench...

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 6:00pm

This lecture will explain how surgery for congenital heart defects has developed.  It will describe the disruptive effect of the...

Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 1:00pm

With a player’s insight (a guitar of 1825 is my main instrument) this lecture explores the experience of the Regency guitarist:...