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language as a window into human nature

For a change, here's a link to a great talk on language by Steven Pinker

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Wednesday 2 December How To Die Like a Victorian The Victorian preoccupation with death and dying might seem morbid to modern eyes. But have we now gone too far in the opposite direction?

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Friday 4 December Shadow Without Object Symposium Shadow Without Object: an interdisciplinary symposium on photographic futures in a post-digital context.

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Thursday 10 December Lifting the lid - the Royal Society since 1960 Join Dr Peter Collins to explore the Royal Society’s fascinating journey from post war to present day.

See more talks like this in: society / science / publicengagement

Wednesday 2 December How to create and use stories that help emotionally distressed children This course will teach you innovative new ways to engage with children who are hard to reach and help them.

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Wednesday 2 December The London Course: Exploring Growing Village Suburbs The growth of London in recent centuries entailed the swallowing up of small villages deep in the countryside.

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