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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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Sunday 31 May ITAY TALGAM ON INSPIRING BRILLIANCE In a rare visit to the UK, Itay Talgam tells us what the great conductors can teach us about inspiring unpredictable brilliance in ourselves and others.

See more talks like this in: music / appreciation / concert / orchestra


Wednesday 10 June Should Humanists Eat Animals? by Phil Walder Phil argues that, apart from the moral questions about killing and eating animals, the best thing that each of us can do for the planet, is to become vegetarian.

See more talks like this in: leisure / food / home / cooking / vegetarian


Friday 19 June Babycham and Bitter Beers Join Len Morgan for this slideshow tour and talk

See more talks like this in: arts / art / chester


Friday 10 July (Day 1 of 2) Integrating Language and Literature in the Classroom A one and a half day symposium (10-11 July 2015) for A Level teachers looking for ways to teach and resource new specifications

See more talks like this in: academic / arts / linguistics / stylistics


Tuesday 26 May Treasures of the Court / King Christian VIII of Denmark (transition from monarchy to state) (r. 1839 Covering 500 years, 38 patrons and several continents, this course is an examination of audacious acts of patronage and how they resulted in some of the finest art collections in the world.

See more talks like this in: arts / literature / fiction / british / 21stcentury / authors






 

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