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Queering the London Plan: Preparing an LGBTQ+ community response to the Mayor’s consultation

Start: Feb 23, 2018 6:00:00 PM
End: Feb 23, 2018 9:00:00 PM

Queering the London Plan: Preparing an LGBTQ+ community response to the Mayor’s consultation
*Please note venue change - the event now takes place at ThoughtWorks in Soho*

Urban Lab Films present 'Natura Urbana: The Brachen of Berlin'

Start: Mar 7, 2018 6:20:00 PM
End: Mar 7, 2018 8:30:00 PM

Urban Lab Films present Natura Urbana: The Brachen of Berlin
Urban Lab Films will present one of the first UK screenings of Natura Urbana: The Brachen of Berlin (UK/Germany, 72 mins) by Matthew Gandy.

Cross-disciplinary conversations on sexualities, queerness and space

Start: Mar 19, 2018 2:00:00 PM
End: Mar 19, 2018 7:00:00 PM

Cross-disciplinary conversations on sexualities, queerness and space
This half-day symposium will bring together postgraduates working in range of disciplines and fields to explore research centring sexualities, queerness and space. The scope of this event is deliberately wide so as to facilitate engagements with sexualities and queer research from a range of disciplinary and inter-disciplinary perspectives.

Our Kind of Town seminar: Queer(y)ing London

Start: Mar 22, 2018 6:00:00 PM
End: Mar 22, 2018 8:00:00 PM

Queer(y)ing London
In his recent narrative history of London as a Queer City (2017), Peter Ackroyd writes:

Urban Salon: Art Festivals and the City

Start: May 17, 2018 6:00:00 PM
End: May 17, 2018 8:00:00 PM

Art Festivals and the City - Documenta
The 2017 edition of the Documenta art festival featured a satellite event in Athens, outside of its regular host city Kassel. Held every five years, Documenta is widely considered one of the most influential contemporary art festivals, which has historically been known for its field-configuring provocations. The latest edition, however, garnered criticism of its excursion abroad as "crisis tourism," a way to exploit the political and financial situation in Athens for cultural consumption.

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