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The Potter Trail

A tour of Edinburgh designed for Harry Potter fans.

Greyfriar's Bobby Statue, Edinburgh

Wed 7 Jan 2015

Free

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Free

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Free

Design Culture Salon 15: How Does Design Address Immobility In Our Society?: Panel Discussion

Bodies of the disabled, ill and elderly are difficult to find in design history, while contemporary design engages in idealised forms of engineering the urban mobile citizen. Can the enabling capacities of design be improved? A discussion chaired by Rob Imrie, Prof of Sociology, Goldsmiths, London.

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

Fri 13 Mar 2015

The Clore Centre: Room 55

Free / 020 7942 2000

Peter May: Runaway

Peter May discusses his latest standalone novel, Runaway.

Central Library, Edinburgh

Thu 22 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 242 8100

After Snowden: Panel Discussion

Prof Ronald J Diebert, Dr Gus Hossein, Prof Sir David Omand and Prof Ronald W Pruessen consider the implication of surveillance, big data, malware and hacking for individuals and societies.

London School Of Economics, WC2A

Tue 20 Jan 2015

Old Theatre, Old Building

Free / 020 7955 6043

Better Growth, Better Climate: Cities And The New Climate Economy: Panel Discussion

This event, chaired by Fran Tonkiss, is structured around the results of LSE research for the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. The speakers are Graham Floater and Philipp Rode; Dimitri Zenghelis responds.

London School Of Economics, WC2A

Thu 29 Jan 2015

Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

Free / 020 7955 6043

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Defending Human Rights In Russia: Panel Discussion

Prof Margot Light chairs a discussion on the many repressive laws introduced in Russia over the past two years. The speakers are Pavel Chikov, Dmitri Makarov and Roman Udot. Dr Mary McAuley is the Respondent.

London School Of Economics, WC2A

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

Free / 020 7955 6043

Extradition And The Erosion Of Human Rights: Panel Discussion

Prof Susan Marks chairs a discussion about the safeguards, or lack of them, in current UK-US extradition procedures. The speakers are human rights lawyer Gareth Peirce, Prof Saskia Sassen and Prof Jeanne Theoharis.

London School Of Economics, WC2A

Wed 28 Jan 2015

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

Free / 020 7955 6043

In Focus: Exploring Liberation And Photography: Panel Discussion

This discussion forms part of the LSE Students' Union project Liberation Through The Lens which examines photography as a tool for change. The speakers are Matt Daw, Prof Tamar Garb, Carolina Gottardo and Mark Sealy.

London School Of Economics, WC2A

Tue 20 Jan 2015

The Venue, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

Free / 020 7955 6043

Is The Brain A Predictive Machine?: Discussion

An informed discussion which asks, is the world you are experiencing a mere forecast created by your brain?

London School Of Economics, WC2A

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7955 6043

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Poets Against Humanity

A poetry session inspired by the game 'Cards Against Humanity'.

The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Free (donations welcome) / 0131 558 8209

RARA: Rhyme And Real Ale

Come along to a relaxed open mic event and read and listen to poetry.

Mackintosh Sports & Social Club, Cardiff

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Free / 029 2049 4697

Mon 19 Jan 2015

Free / 029 2049 4697

Spiritual Cafe

Discussion of topical and thought provoking spiritual issues.

The Gate, Cardiff

Tue 13 Jan 2015

The Gate Cafe Bar

Free, donations welcome / 029 2048 3344

Anthony D'Offay And Jeremy Deller: Talk

Gallerist and collector d'Offay talks to curator Deller about the Love Is Enough exhibition and the experience of working with Andy Warhol.

Modern Art Oxford

Thu 5 Feb 2015

Free, ticketed / 01865 722733

Arts And Older People Forum: Talk

Lauren Glendinning, dance and movement psychotherapist and Arts and Older People practitioner discusses the wide ranging benefits of dance and movement with older people.

Courtyard, Hereford

Mon 12 Jan 2015

Free / 01432 340555

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Arts And Older People Forum: Talk

Jean Atkin talks about her experience creating poems with the residents and staff of care homes whilst working on the In The Pink Poetry project.

Courtyard, Hereford

Mon 16 Mar 2015

Free / 01432 340555

Auld Reekie Readers

A new reading group for literary nuts and budding authors.

The City Café, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 0131 220 0125

Bahrain's Election Boycott: Lessons From Kuwait: Lecture

A discussion on the recent parliamentary elections in Bahrain with speaker Dr Kristin Smith Diwan and chair Professor Toby Dodge, asking if despite the boycott by the political opposition, whether the vote will influence stability and democratic advancement.

London School Of Economics, WC2A

Tue 20 Jan 2015

CLM 2.02, Clement House

Free / 020 7955 6043

The Barbirolli Lectures: An Evening With Ann Murray: Talk

In conversation with the distinguished mezzo-soprano as she reflects on her remarkable life and career with Dr Raymond Holden.

Royal Academy Of Music, London NW1

Fri 9 Jan 2015

David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Free / 020 7873 7300

Barwell speakers Club

Learn to speak in public with confidence with a speakers club.

The George Ward Centre, Leicester

Thu 25 Dec

Free

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free

Thu 22 Jan 2015

Free

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Battlefield Ethics And Secularisation: Lecture

A discussion led by priest and Guardian columnist Dr Giles Fraser about how the British Army has dealt with the challenges of secularisation when traditionally ethics have drawn heavily from Christianity.

London School Of Economics, WC2A

Mon 12 Jan 2015

New Theatre, East Building

Free / 020 7955 6043

Beau Street Hoard Talks

An illustrated talk about the discovery of a hoard of Roman coins in Bath in 2008.

Roman Baths Museum

Tue 27 Jan 2015

Free / 01225 477785

The Beginning And The End: Images Of The Universe

Dr Valerie Shrimplin will discuss and explore the idea that, though theological and scientific explanations of the universe exist, visual examples do not.

Museum Of London, EC2Y

Tue 10 Feb 2015

Free / 020 7001 9844

Berber Government: The Kabyle Polity In Pre-Colonial Algeria: Lecture

Professor Hugh Roberts discusses the role of the Kabyles in Algerian political life, the focus of his book Berber Government: The Kabyle Polity In Pre-colonial Algeria.

London School Of Economics, WC2A

Mon 12 Jan 2015

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Free / 020 7955 6043

Beyond The Cold War: How Summits Shaped The New World Order: Panel Discussion

Dr Kristina Spohr argues that personal summitry, more than structural factors, led to the peaceful ending of the Cold War. The respondents are Sir Rodric Braithwaite, Sir Roderic Lyne and Prof Arne Westad. Prof Stuart Corbridge chairs the discussion.

London School Of Economics, WC2A

Thu 5 Mar 2015

Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

Free / 020 7955 6043

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