Defining Forms of Control in the Contemporary City

Date: Tuesday 11th August 2015, 18:30 to 20:00 Venue: RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London As part of the Virtual Control exhibition hosted by RIBA, and produced by the UCL Urban Laboratory with artist Max Colson, this discussion will explore the real and imaginary forms of control in privatised public spaces.

Tête: à Tête: The Opera Festival King’s Cross, 21 July – 9 August 2015

Knowledge Quarter partner Tête: à Tête: The Opera Festival is returning to King’s Cross this summer, with more than 100 performances of over 40 new works, at a range of local venues.

Frank Wilczek on a Beautiful Universe

Date: 9th July 2015 Venue: Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place Are the laws of nature beautiful? Throughout human history, artists as well as scientists have often taken inspiration from this question.

Urban Partners: Walk this way!

Date: Monday 6th July 9.30 - 10.30am Venue: Somers Town Community Centre 150 Ossulston Street, London NW1 1EE Urban Partners are proud to be unveiling London’s first designated station to station Wellbeing Walk and they want you to be part of the celebrations.

Sharing the secrets of the Knowledge Quarter Walks

On our walks we will pass many of the locations of the Knowledge Quarter partners, learn about their participation and discover the hidden secrets of this fascinating quarter of London.

Central Saint Martins Les Visionnaires Scholarship Fund

Date: 2nd July 2015 Venue: Central Saint Martins Central Saint Martins and Grey Goose vodka are launching the Les Visionnaires Scholarship Fund in collaboration with some of the College’s most renowned alumni, giving the next generation of inspirational talent an opportunity to study at postgraduate level at the College.

SOAS: How healthy is China?

Date: 29 June 2015, 7.15pm - 9pm Venue: Beveridge Hall, Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU Food security, energy supply, environmental sustainability and rising inequality - these intertwined issues play a crucial role in the ongoing health, or otherwise, of any nation.

26 Pairs of Eyes

Date: 04 Jun 2015 - 06 Sep 2015 Venue: The Foundling Museum 26 writers, including former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion, have been paired with 26 objects from the Foundling Museum Collection and responded with 26 ‘sestudes’ – texts exactly 62 words long.

Knowledge Quarter Partner Networking

Date: 25th June 2015, 12:00 - 14:00 Venue: Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts We are excited to announce our second KQ Partner networking event which aims to promote and encourage partner collaboration and knowledge exchange.

Restless Futures Conference

Date: 11th June 2015, 09:30 - 17:30 Venue: Platform Theatre Restless Futures is a 12 month programme of events organised by Central Saint Martins, showing how art and design can actively inform and contribute to societal transformation. Come and listen, discuss and debate four key issues which will contribute to restless futures for artists, makers, designers, architects and all of society.