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language as a window into human nature

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Wednesday 16 October Prince Victor Duleep Singh & the Curse of the Carnarvons The controversial story of the close friendship between Lord George Carnarvon ( the Earl of Highclere Castle who discovered Tutankhamun) and Prince Victor Duleep Singh the grandson of Maharajah Ranjit Singh of Lahore, the Lion of the Punjab and the founder of the great Sikh Empire.

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Thursday 17 October Fighting for Recognition : The History of a Health Profession Exhibition Launch Join us for the launch of our new exhibition celebrating 100 years of nursing registration.

See more talks like this in: science / immunology

Thursday 17 October In the archives: Eduard Rosenbaum émigré and librarian Graham Camfield, former LSE Librarian and historian, introduces Eduard Rosenbaum who was supported by the Academic Assistance Council to leave Nazi Germany.

See more talks like this in: academic / arts / philosophy / academic

Monday 21 October A Platonic view of Homer's Odyssey (part 2) Exploring Platonic insights into the Odyssey

See more talks like this in: religion / spirituality / spiritualdevelopment / mythology

Monday 21 October Behind Closed Doors: Sex Education Transformed Natalie Fiennes invests in a radical, inclusive and honest sex education, taking us beyond learning about the ‘birds and bees’.

See more talks like this in: academic / economics / theory / inequality


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