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language as a window into human nature

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Friday 31 October Cambridge stars: big ideas 3 An introduction to the research of Professor Roel Sterckx, Professor John Kerrigan, and Professor Eilis Ferran.

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Saturday 1 November The Origins of the mad minute Explaining British infantry rifle-shooting prowess at the beginning of the First World War.

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Sunday 2 November Thinking on Sunday: Scotland - what next? A round table discussion with Norman Bacrac, Chris Bratcher & Ken MacIntyre

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Tuesday 4 November SPECIAL EVENT: TALK BY PROFESSOR ALF ADAMS Join esteemed University of Surrey physicist, Professor Alf Adams, for an illustrated talk and live demonstration about the science behind today’s digital world.

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Wednesday 5 November Why we love German Postwar Artists London Art Salon reveals the grit and greatness of German postwar artists Kiefer, Polke and Richter.

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