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language as a window into human nature

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Tuesday 1 September London Thinks - Will We Crash Again? London Thinks - Will We Crash Again? Why Capitalism Needs Debt Write-offs to Survive.

See more talks like this in: politics / economics / latinamerica / economics


Tuesday 1 September Will We Crash Again? Why Capitalism Needs Debt Write-offs to Survive Mainstream economists failed to anticipate the great financial crash of 2007-8. In this talk, Professor Steve Keen will share his view on the bigger picture – including recent financial developments around the world.

See more talks like this in: academic / history / usa / coldwar / economy


Saturday 5 September Kent Family History - including Emigration from Kent in the 19th Century Gillian Rickard looks at ways to research your Kentish Ancestors, both those that lived in Kent and those that left.

See more talks like this in: leisure / familyhistory / migration / kent


CANCELLED: Saturday 5 September Family History: Seamen's Lives - Emigrants, Seamen and Seawomen Many of us are looking for details of ancestors that worked on the sea or left Britain by sea. This workshop focuses on the Liverpool area.

See more talks like this in: society / history / family


Monday 7 September Family History Getaway: Genealogy in the 21st Century Here's a chance to spend a whole week on your family history with the Society of Genealogists in their Library in London. Leading experts discuss developments in the genealogy community, changes on major family history websites, data storage, keeping emails and data secure, using iPads and tablets, new genealogy software and the latest web applications.

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