Saturday 19th January

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Thinking on Sunday: Women of Westminster – The MPs Who Changed Politics

Thinking on Sunday: Women of Westminster – The MPs Who Changed Politi...

In 1919 Nancy Astor was elected as the Member of Parliament for Plymouth Sutton, becoming the first woman MP to take her seat in the House of Commons. Her achievemen...

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Thinking on Sunday: The Science of Conversation

Thinking on Sunday: The Science of Conversation

We spend much of our day talking. Yet we know little about the conversational engine that drives our everyday lives. We are pushed and pulled around by language far ...

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Thinking on Sunday: Digital Control

Thinking on Sunday: Digital Control

Our contemporary age is confronted by a profound contradiction: on the one hand, our lives as workers, consumers and citizens have become ever more monitored by new ...

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The Rage: The Vicious Circle of Islamist and Far Right Extremism

The Rage: The Vicious Circle of Islamist and Far Right Extremism

This talk explores the interaction between the ‘new’ far right and Islamist extremists and considers the consequences for the global terror threat. Julia Ebner argue...

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The Perils of Perception – Why We’re Wrong About Nearly Everything

The Perils of Perception – Why We’re Wrong About Nearly Everyth...

Do you eat too much sugar? Is violence in the world increasing or decreasing? What proportion of your country are Muslim? What does it cost to raise a child? How muc...

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Thinking on Sunday: Darkness – A Cultural History

Thinking on Sunday: Darkness – A Cultural History

Some are afraid of the dark, others are drawn to its strange domain, delighting in its uncertainties, lured by the call of the mysterious and of the unknown. The his...

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Thinking on Monday: Adventures in the Anthropocene

Thinking on Monday: Adventures in the Anthropocene

We live in epoch-making times. The changes we humans have made in recent decades have altered our world beyond anything it has experienced in its 4.6 billion-year hi...

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