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Monday, 27 October 2014 - 1:00pm

Recent work has brought together what we know of the Anglo-Saxon and medieval cathedrals beneath and around Wren's St Paul's, the City...

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 6:00pm

The UK plays a pivotal role in Europe's financial markets. The financial crisis has changed the EU single market and triggered a...

Reservations Required
Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 4:00pm

The afternoon programme will explore the History of Statistics from various novel standpoints. 

Professor McDonald will...

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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...