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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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Monday 27 February Robert Adam's London: Beyond the Domestic Sphere Join Dr Frances Sands, curator of the exhibition Robert Adam’s London, as she explores Adam’s forgotten work in the capital.

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Sunday 12 March Jack Monroe on Greed Join the iconic food writer and campaigner Jack Monroe as she explores the way we live now.

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Monday 27 February Café Scientifique - Turbulent times ahead for air travel? Discover how climate change could threaten the future of air travel.

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Monday 27 February Plato's Symposium and Diotima's path of love Plato's praise of love through the teachings of Diotima

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Thursday 2 March Franklin and Polly Hewson: A Second Daughter Benjamin Franklin was also one of the leading scientists of his day. But was Dr Márcia Balisciano explores Franklin’s relationship with his surrogate family of 16 years at Craven Street

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