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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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Friday 19 December 'The Democratic Surround: Multimedia and American Liberalism from World War II to the Psychedelic Si Housmans are delighted to welcome Fred Turner, associate professor of communication at Stanford University, to discuss his latest book, 'The Democratic Surround'.

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Friday 19 December RL Stevenson's: The Bodysnatcher. Lecture by author and historian Ruth Richardson COME AND HEAR the STORY and then HEAR the STORY by the author and historian Ruth Richardson

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Monday 22 December 'Class Wargames Book Talk and Collective Playing of Brian Mayer’s Freedom: the underground railroad' Richard Barbrook will be talking about his new book 'Class Wargames: ludic subversion against spectacular capitalism' - the ideal Xmas present for the radicals in your life! This presentation will be followed by a participatory performance of 'Freedom' – a cooperative board game where the players are Abolitionists aiding people escaping from the slave labour camps of early-19th America.

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Monday 22 December 'Class Wargames Book Talk and Collective Playing of Brian Mayer’s Freedom: the underground railroad'
Richard Barbrook will be talking about his new book 'Class Wargames: ludic subversion against spectacular capitalism' - the ideal Xmas present for the radicals in your life!

See more talks like this in: society / social / socialstatus / class


Wednesday 7 January Picturesque Chester: The City in Art Lecture by Peter Boughton

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