The British Academy

The British Academy
The Royal Society, 6–9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH
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  • Website www.britac.ac.uk

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British Academy Debates: Work Less, Play More: Can Humans Benefit From Robots In The Workplace?

The Luddite uprising of the early 19th century pitted English textile workers against the machines taking their jobs. The machines won. If, as experts warn, large numbers of jobs are at risk of automation over the next twenty years, are we likely to encounter similar scenes of upheaval? Or are media reports of robots…

Creating Humans

Writers of the hit TV series Humans, Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley, discuss their writing partnership, artificial intelligence and what they hope fans take away from the most recent season. This event will include live subtitling. Free, please register online: www.britishacademy.ac.uk/events/creating-humans

Mon 13 Feb

Free / 020 7969 5200

Love, Sex, And Marriage… With A Robot?

Designers are producing robots that are increasingly human-like in appearance and actions. From sophisticated machines we can chat to, through to lifelike sex robots, these creations have the potential to change how humans date, have sex or fall in love. But do we really want - and need - artificial companionship? Join us…

Fri 3 Feb

Free / 020 7969 5200

The Magic Hour

Established 3 years and ranked in the top 10 attractions of London (TripAdvisor 2014), The Magic Hour moves to new opulent premises over looking The Mall on Carlton House Terrace. From the moment you enter the Georgian mansion house and ascend the winding grand staircase, you can imagine the grandeur of the great magic…

Fri 27 Jan

£30–£45 / 020 7969 5200

Fri 3 Feb

£30–£45 / 020 7969 5200

Fri 10 Feb

£30–£45 / 020 7969 5200

…and 2 more dates until 24 Feb

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