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February 2017

Eunuchs in a Harem: what is the point of critics?

February 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Claire Armitstead Find out more »
March 2017

A Life in Crime

March 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Nicci Gerrard Find out more »

A Different Class of Spy: the English men and women who spied for Soviet Russia

March 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Richard Davenport Hines Find out more »

Turning History into Fiction

March 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Rachel Billington Find out more »

Lady Mary Feilding – the private life and public work of 19th-century female philanthropists

March 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Lady Samantha Hurley is four times great niece of Lady Mary Feilding and President of the Mary Feilding Guild. Dr Anne Summers is an historian, former manuscripts curator at the British Library and honorary research fellow at Birkbeck College In 19th Find out more »
April 2017

The Smile, from the Mona Lisa to the Selfie

April 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
In his new book, The Smile Revolution in Eighteenth Century Paris, Colin Jones traces how western civilisation discovered the smile, ranging from the history of art, literature and culture, to medicine and dentistry. Colin Jones is Professor of Frenc Find out more »

The Shogun’s Queen

April 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Lesley Downer is an author, novelist and journalist with a lifetime interest in Japan. Apart from much journalism she has written travel and cookery books and biographical work on Geishas. She is an experienced lecturer and some of her work has been Find out more »

David Astor: a life in print

April 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Few newspaper editors are remembered beyond their lifetime, but David Astor of the Observer is an exception. Jeremy Lewis will talk about the man and his achievements. Jeremy Lewis is a biographer, deputy editor of The Oldie, and editor-at-large for Find out more »
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