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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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Saturday 20 September Swimming the Thames: Then & Now From the Victorians to the present day, the focus is on swimming the Thames.

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Saturday 27 September The Scottish Referendum 2014 in Historical Perspective A tribute to the work of Professor Christopher Whatley.

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

Thursday 2 October Writing Wrongs What role do literature, science and policy play in protecting the planet?

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Wednesday 29 October The science of zombie killing Discover what you really should arm yourself with if the zombie apocalypse happens this Halloween!

See more talks like this in: academic / historyofart / museum / museum

Thursday 18 September How to manage physical pain and accelerate healing This is a key training day for anyone working with people suffering from pain at any stage.

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