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Thursday, 8 January 2015 - 1:00pm

Between approximately 1750 and 1850, interest in the Middle Ages was fed by many activities with porous boundaries, including the...

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 - 6:00pm

Recent floods in the United Kingdom have led to debates within the country on its flood protection policy. Experts from the Netherlands...

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 - 5:00pm

Alderman Alan Yarrow will present the welcome by the President of Gresham College, after which Lord Judge and Anthony Arlidge QC will...

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Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 6:00pm

UK universities have generated excellent environmental performance as well as research and teaching. Companies have been established,...

Monday, 19 January 2015 - 6:00pm

Mathematics offers certainty. That there are infinitely many prime numbers or that four colours suffice to colour any map so that...

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 - 1:00pm

Joseph Fourier was interested in the mathematical study of the diffusion of heat in solid bodies which he described using infinite...

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 - 6:00pm

This was the 'who governs' election, fought in the midst of a miners strike. Edward Heath appealed for a mandate to adopt a...

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 6:00pm

A lecture to consider some important ethical issues, past and present.
Congenital disease is rare, and the cause of a tiny...

Thursday, 22 January 2015 - 6:00pm

Winston Churchill died in January 1965, having entered Parliament 65 years earlier (1900) - becoming a Cabinet minister in 1908. By the...

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 1:00pm

This lecture will examine liberal views about ideas such as the common good and community. Often liberals are regarded as being...

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 6:00pm

The eighteenth and nineteenth centuries saw the rapid ascendancy of the novel over all other genres. The other marked change was the...

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 6:00pm

Did God Evolve? Ideas and beliefs evolve as much as do bodies and brains and in some ways the two processes are similar. A survey of...