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Monday 18 November Among the Women of Isis In 2014 many women heeded the call from Isis to join the caliphate. This is what happened next.

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Monday 18 November The Apology of Socrates - a reading and discussion Exploring the Apology of Socrates in two evenings - part 1

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Wednesday 20 November The Apology of Socrates - a reading and discussion Exploring the Apology of Socrates in two evenings - part 1

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Saturday 23 November The Haunted Landscape: Magic and Monsters of the British Isles The Haunted Landscape: our one-day symposium on the folklore, magic and monsters of the British Isles and beyond.

See more talks like this in: arts / film / genre / occult


Tuesday 26 November The Firbank Beneath My Foot: The Life and Times of Ronald Firbank The life and times of Ronald Firbank, writer and fantasist and his last memorial in Campo Verano Cemetery, Rome. The Firbank family were based in Newport, South Wales for several generations.

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