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Previous Lectures and Events

Alien, Foreigner, Migrant: The language of immigration in the Victorian media

5 Dec 16

15th century books survival and detective techniques

21 Nov 16

Fabric of the Library: discovering textile conservation

7 Nov 16

Canada and slavery in literature

31 Oct 16

The Equality Lecture: Professor Andrew Sayer

24 Oct 16

The Winchester: Legend of the West

29 Sep 16

Rose Tremain: Forty Years On

29 Sep 16

Banned Books Week: Censorship and the Author

22 Sep 16

The Wisdom of the Greeks

19 Sep 16

Faber Social: Jon Savage and Viv Albertine on Punk

14 Jul 16

On Being a Woman Writer: Nawal El Saadawi in Conversation

2 Jul 16

Africa Writes, Africa in Translation: Memory and Remembrance

1 Jul 16

Africa Writes, Fresh Perspectives on African Literature

1 Jul 16

Africa Writes, Sex, Love and Poetry

1 Jul 16

Africa Writes, Meet the Publishers

1 Jul 16

An Evening with John Lydon

24 Jun 16

The Folio Academy Sessions, The Very Thought of It: Ideas and Literature

19 Jun 16

The Folio Academy Sessions, A Place Called Home

19 Jun 16

The Folio Academy Sessions, Narratives of Fear

19 Jun 16

The Folio Academy Sessions, The Authenticity Paradox

19 Jun 16

The Folio Academy Sessions, Shakespeare reimagined: Jeanette Winterson on the Gap of Time

18 Jun 16

The Folio Academy Sessions

18 Jun 16

The Folio Academy Sessions, All the World’s a Story

18 Jun 16

The Folio Academy Sessions,Utopia: The Impossible Dream?

18 Jun 16

The Folio Academy Sessions, Not Even Past: Historical Narratives

18 Jun 16

Signifying Nothing? The Creative Revolution of Punk

28 May 16

London is the Place for me, London Liming: Independence!

21 May 16

London is the Place for me

21 May 16

London is the Place for me, The James Berry Archive

21 May 16

London is the Place for me, Caribbean Book Club

21 May 16

London is the Place for me, We Need to Talk About Independence

21 May 16

TalkScience@BL - Health Data: Better Care or Privacy Nightmare?

15 Mar 16

Alice/Ekphrasis: An evening of poetry inspired by Alice in Wonderland

4 Mar 16

Enduring Ideas: The Problem of Philanthropy

1 Mar 16

Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Internet Icons

29 Feb 16

Reading and Being Read: Readers, Writers, Publishers

20 Feb 16

Alice’s Adventures Underground: A Reading

7 Feb 16

Art, Literature and Environmental Justice

5 Feb 16

West African Literature and Thought in French: Translating Cultures

22 Jan 16

A Spiritual Journey

11 Dec 15

Digital Conversations@British Library

3 Dec 15

The Reading Agency Lecture: Shami Chakrabarti

30 Nov 15

Too big to print: the story of Yongle Dadian

23 Nov 15

Humans and their Non-Humans

19 Nov 15

Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Question Time with Deborah Meaden

18 Nov 15

The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World

18 Nov 15

Enduring Ideas: The Problem of Prejudice

17 Nov 15

Great Kingdoms of West Africa

13 Nov 15

Talk with film clips: West Africa through a Lens

31 Oct 15

Talkscience: Science in schools: what are the options?

27 Oct 15


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