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language as a window into human nature

For a change, here's a link to a great talk on language by Steven Pinker

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Tuesday 2 December Disnarration in fact and fiction Disnarration in fact and fiction: tellability and characterisation in an analysis of Tobias Wolff’s short story, Bullet in the Brain.

See more talks like this in: arts / finearts / film / film / narrative

Saturday 29 November Scandimania: The Art of Scandinavia Study Day Lecture & Study day by Adrian Sumner

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Sunday 30 November Thinking on Sunday: Has human prosperity peaked already? Hazhir Teimourian believes that the underlying main cause of the present turmoil in Arab countries is large numbers of young people unable to find worthwhile jobs.

See more talks like this in: society / culturalidentity / international / migration

Monday 1 December London Thinks - Ben Goldacre: I Think You'll Find It's a Bit More Complicated Than That! Dr Ben Goldacre on bad journlism and the pitfalls of science reporting.

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Monday 1 December Ready for Hillary? Portrait of a President in Waiting LSE Public Lecture

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