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NEW AND RECURRING EVENTS:
IN PERSON & HYBRID EVENTS
Countering the Climate Crisis in Literature and Culture
A diverse panel explores the role literature and culture can play in addressing the climate crisis. Short talks from three guest speakers will be followed by time for questions and discussion.
Thursday 17 November, 18:00-19:30 – City, University of London
London Jazz Festival
The EFG London Jazz Festival is the capital’s biggest pan-city music festival, taking place annually in November, which has long been acclaimed for showcasing a heady mix of talent from around the world. Widely acknowledged for delivering world-class artists and emerging stars, the festival continues to take jazz to a massive audience, in one of UK’s landmark music events.
Until Sunday 20 November, 19:00-20:30 – Kings Place
Lunch Hour Lecture | Managing Covid19 – how could we have done (and do) better?
Susan Michie, Professor of Health Psychology and Director of UCL’s Centre for Behaviour Change, argues that human behaviour is at the heart of managing pandemic infections such as Covid19, for example wearing facemasks indoors when transmission is high and self-isolating when ill or testing positive for Covid19.
Tuesday 22 November, 13:00-14:00 – UCL
Medical cartooning: then and now – a discussion panel
Medicine, physicians and scientific discoveries have been depicted in cartoons for hundreds of years, from the ridiculed and the reviled to political commentary and public education. Join our expert panel on Wednesday 23 November for a lively discussion of how we have represented medicine and science in cartoons over the centuries.
Wednesday 23 November, 18:00-20:30 – Royal College of Physicians
(No) sex please, we’re the British Museum
Join the Youth Collective for an evening of creative activities, workshops, tours, performances and talks across the Museum to explore the theme of sex across time and cultures through the collection. They’ll explore how sex can be fun and funny and destigmatise the notions of how, why and if we do it.
Friday 25 November, 17:00-20:30 – British Museum
City within a City: A Celebration of Chinatown
Cities across the world have thriving hubs known as Chinatown, often in their centre. Join the British Library for an evening celebrating Chinatowns across the UK and exploring the history of these famous enclaves.
Monday 28 November, 19:00-20:30 – British Library
Professor Alice Roberts: Ancestors, Burial, Archaeology and Ancient DNA
Discover how archaeology and genetics are joining forces to shed light on Ancient Britain. Professor Alice Roberts will discuss themes from her new book, Buried, with researchers from the Crick’s Ancient Genomics lab
Thursday 1 December, 18:30-19:45 – Francis Crick Institute