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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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CANCELLED: Tuesday 16 February CANCELLED EVENT: Naturalising interpretation - interpreting naturalism APOLOGIES FOR CANCELLATION (We will reorganise as soon as we can) Naturalising interpretation - interpreting naturalism: towards a neurosemiotic model of interpretation

See more talks like this in: academic / linguistics / semiotics

Wednesday 17 February Nursing Loud and Proud: LGBT History Month and the RCN For LGBT History Month 2016, Peter Tatchell joins us to tell the little known story of his hunt for the doctor who experimented on gay concentration camp prisoners and escaped justice.

See more talks like this in: arts / books / history / military / wwii

Thursday 18 February Tree Sparrow Conservation. A look at attempts to keep the, now scarce. Tree Sparrow as a breeding species in Hertfordshire.

See more talks like this in: society / conservation / wildlife / wildlife

Saturday 5 March Tracing Living Relatives Do you want to find living relatives? Why would this be important in your research? Not know how to set about it? Illustrated with a case study, this talk will give you lots of ideas and many of the answers.

See more talks like this in: leisure / familyhistory / familytrees / livingrelatives

Saturday 12 March Education Records for Family Historians Would you like to know more about the kinds of schools that your ancestors attended? Perhaps you're hoping they will offer hard-to-find details. Find out what is available and where you can find it.

See more talks like this in: leisure / familyhistory / recordsanddata / schools


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