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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 7 October Family History: Anyone in Your Family Transported as a Convict? Find out how to put the flesh on the bones of your departed criminal.

See more talks like this in: leisure / familyhistory

Saturday 10 October Artist's Talk: Marwan Join artist Marwan, in conversation with writer and former director of the Berlinische Galerie, Jörn Merkert. This free talk accompanies the artists first UK solo show at The Mosaic Rooms.

See more talks like this in: arts / artists / artiststalk / artiststalk / artiststalk / artist

Monday 12 October Water: weirdest chemical in the universe Water is a profoundly strange substance, which defies the normal rules of chemistry - and it has a surprising origin - outer space.

See more talks like this in: science / chemistry / biochemistry / catalysis / newtopic

Wednesday 14 October The Life and Secets of Almina Carnarvon William Cross, biographer of several high society folk gives an illustrated talk on Almina, 5th Countess of Carnarvon of Tutankhamun and Downton Abbey fame

See more talks like this in: arts / architecture / planning / society

Thursday 19 November Death and the Maiden The story of women & death is not a new one but with the 'death positive' movement upon us it is certainly the perfect time to explore it.

See more talks like this in: science / astronomy / solarsystem / funeral


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