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Samuel Daniel, Poet and Historian: A Two-day Conference 

10-11 September 2015
This is the first Conference devoted to Samuel Daniel (1562-1619), and it is presented by a consortium of universities—UCL’s Centre for Early Modern Exchanges, the English Faculty at Oxford University, St John’s College Oxford, and the Royal College of Music. More...

Starts: Sep 10, 2015 12:00:00 AM

The EU Referendum: Public Information and Regulation of Campaigning

17 September 2015
Jack Vowles from Auckland, NZ, and Sara Hobolt from the LSE, join UCL's Constitution Unit to speak on the relationship between Public Information and the Campaign Regulation.  More...

Starts: Sep 17, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Greek and Latin: Hannah Arendt and the Ancients Conference

17-18 September 2015
The major twentieth-century political theorist Hannah Arendt found inspiration for her critique of modernity in antiquity. This conference brings together Classicists, Political Theorists and Arendt scholars to look both at the impact of antiquity on her work and the potential for Arendt to open new avenues for studying the ancient world.

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Starts: Sep 17, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Excellent Research in the UK: Do we need the EU?

24 September 2015 
UK universities are world-renowned for their research excellence, attracting talent from across Europe and beyond. What role does the EU play in supporting groundbreaking research, discoveries and inventions, and how much do our universities need EU funding and support to remain at the cutting edge? More...

Starts: Sep 24, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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How Philosophy Was "Whitewashed"

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26 August 2015
 Aaron Salzer interviews Dr. Coleman explains and defends his view that, as a consequence of European enslavement of African people, philosophy in Europe has been "whitewashed."

Rosa Andújar appears on BBC Radio 4 Broadcasting House

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5 July 2015
Dr Rosa Andújar (UCL Greek & Latin) featured on BBC Radio 4 Broadcasting House in July, discussing the parallels in ancient Greek literature with the current Greek economic crisis. You can hear Rosa's insights from around 12 minutes into the programme.

The great beyond: will the UK science budget be cut by 40%?

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30 July 2015
Dr Jenny Rohn (UCL Clinical Physiology) explores the unknown future of the UK science budget ahead of the November spending review.

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