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Tuesday, 3 March 2015 - 2:30pm

This conference will focus on an important clash between theory and practice.

The conference will consist of the following...

Reservations Required
Wednesday, 4 March 2015 - 1:00pm

2015 is a momentous year for the study of dwarf planets – the Dawn mission arrives at Ceres in the asteroid belt in February, and the...

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 - 6:00pm

A review of particular cases Sir Geoffrey Nice has been involved in, to provide a picture of the life of the 20th/21st century barrister...

Monday, 9 March 2015 - 1:00pm
This lecture will reveal and analyse the history of the so-called "Negro Fort;" North America's largest ever maroon...
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - 6:00pm

The 1979 election inaugurated the premiership of Margaret Thatcher, the longest continuous premiership since that of Lord Liverpool (...

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 6:00pm

The execution of Charles I brought about the sale of the century. Royal palaces were sold, as were their contents, with just a small...

Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 1:00pm

Almost any risky business decision can fail. One of the hardest and most important decisions we may need to make is when an important...

Monday, 16 March 2015 - 1:00pm

Early 20th-century literature and social sciences contested with one another over gender formations. While social sciences created...

Monday, 16 March 2015 - 6:00pm

One of the most extraordinary pieces of new mathematics was a discovery by the Spanish physicist Juan Parrondo, who was building a...

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 1:00pm

Although many people contributed to the study of infinity over the centuries it was Georg Cantor in the nineteenth century who...

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 6:00pm

The First World War put unprecedented strains on the economic, social and political systems of all the combatant nations. A year after...

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 6:00pm

Does cardiac surgical treatment need to be as expensive as it is? How might costs may be reduced?
Comparisons will be made of the...