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Thursday, 2 April 2015 - 6:00pm

Are local environmental organisations merely groups of white, middle class and middle aged NIMBYs, with an eye to property prices? Have...

Thursday, 9 April 2015 - 6:00pm

If the UK economy were to grow by 2.3% per year for the next 200 years, the economy would be 100 times bigger than it is now. Is this...

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - 6:00pm

There are two versions of Gray’s famous ‘Elegy written in a Country Churchyard’. They are both about how we may be...

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 1:00pm

Scientific knowledge aims at a dispassionate value-free assessment of publicly accessible, repeatable, and quantifiable data. But there...

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 6:00pm

The 2010 election led to the first peacetime coalition government in Britain since 1931. It occurred in the midst of a financial crisis...

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 6:00pm

Charles II's court has often been portrayed as devoted to pleasure and debauchery. While this is true to an extent, Charles was also an...

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 1:00pm

By the 1830s, caricaturists had begun to show the fashionable guitarist as a man’s instrument, but musical ability at the amateur...

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 6:00pm

During 1914-18, medicine and health were critical issues in all countries and in all armed forces. 

This lecture draws...

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 6:00pm

Childhood in Britain is now safer than at any time in recorded history, with childhood deaths having halved in the last 15 years....

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 6:00pm

In the aftermath of the financial crash, we began to realise that the models were too simple and the degree of certainty offered to...

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - 1:00pm

ME/CFS is a complex, long-term, chronic illness affecting an estimated 250,000 people in the UK. This lecture will provide a general...

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 - 6:00pm

The results of the last twenty years of trails about Srebrenica in the year of the 20th anniversary (July 1995) of that massacre. This...