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Nearby: Camden

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Wide range of lectures and talks.

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‘The national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world’s greatest libraries. Our collections include more than 150 million items, in over 400 languages, to which three million new items are added every year. We house books, magazines, manuscripts, maps, music scores, newspapers, patents, databases, philatelic items, prints and drawings and sound recordings.‘

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'The Eccles Centre for American Studies regularly organises and supports conferences, seminars, lectures and other events on North American and transatlantic themes, often in partnership with other institutions and organisations. The Eccles Centre has hosted an annual lecture since 1993. In 1995, this lecture was named in honour of Douglas W. Bryant who served as Trustee and Executive Director of the American Trust for the British Library between 1979 and 1990 and as its President between 1990 and 1994.'

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Occasional talks: 'The Highgate Society has also created a handy Community Calender that shows many of the events happening in and around Highgate'.

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Category Camden
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'Please join us for our new Coffee Morning Talks. If you are looking to explore the museum in a different way, then do come along. These talks will be held the first Thursday of every month from 11 am - 12 noon.' Alert 'The Jewish Military Museum is now at the Jewish Museum London. Over 5,000 objects from the Jewish Military Museum including the personal diaries, letters, medals, uniforms and souvenirs of Jewish soldiers fighting for Britain have arrived at the Jewish Museum London. The partnership between the Jewish Museum London and the Jewish Military Museum has seen the Jewish Museum London assume care and responsibility for the Jewish Military Museum’s entire collection, research archive and its learning programme.'

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Category Camden
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'Occasional talks, including organized by the Friends of the Jewish Museum.'

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'London Business School’s academic strength and global outlook drives original and provocative business thinking. We challenge conventional wisdom, transform careers and empower our people to change the way the world does business ... The School provides a lively, stimulating and relevant programme of speaker events each year to engage and inspire its network and the business community at large.'

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Annual Lecture: Enquire about attendance - and to Lunchtime Seminars and other events.

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Offer the Panizzi Lectures 'An annual lecture series, held in the British Library, focused around an aspect of historical bibliography or the history of the book, which combines scholarly content with an aim to advance public understanding of the subject.' Usually held in the Autumn.

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'The Pears Institute runs a range of events through the year. We host conferences and symposia for scholars and hold lecture series and round-table discussions that are open to everyone. Our public events run October to June.'

Category Camden
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Philosophy for All is an association open to everyone interested in philosophy ... We organise monthly lectures at Kant’s Cave ... The idea of using the function room of a pub for our philosophy meetings is that we would like to combine serious philosophical activity with an informal exchange of ideas and views. We therefore invite everybody to stay on after the lectures for more talk and debate.‘

Category Asia
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'Lectures are held monthly at the Society ... All are followed by a reception. There is no charge and tickets are not normally required. Anyone wishing to attend who is not a fellow should contact the Executive Officer.'

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Category Asia
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'The RSAA (founded 1901) focusses on the current affairs, politics, culture and post-1800 history of Asia. Talks are roughly twice a month, online and open to the public free of charge. Details can be found on the Society's website, through the Society's social media posts and through its mailing list. Recordings of many past talks are available on the Society's YouTube Channel.'

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Occasional lectures organized by the Friends of Senate House Library: 'Some events are for members of the Friends only; visits are intended primarily for members, although guests may be included if places are available. Please let the Library Office know if you wish to attend any of the events ...'

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As well as an Annual Lecture, events include the Saturday Lecture Tour 'A member of the curatorial staff gives a lecture tour of the Museum to members of the public at 11am on Saturday mornings. There is a small charge of £5 and the tickets are available to the first 20 people after 10.30. Students and children are free. We regret that advance bookings cannot be accepted. Inevitably there are many more visitors than there are places on the tour and we regret any disappointment caused for those unable to go on the tour.'

Category Skepticism
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'London Skeptics in the Pub is an award winning lecture series discussing; science, history, philosophy and current news and ideas in society which meets (usually) once every month.'

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Category Arts & Crafts
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'An annual programme of seminars is run by the Society for Court Studies in which new work in the field is presented and discussed. These take place in London on weekday evenings, at 6 pm. The seminars are free and open to everyone.'

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'The Society meets for talks four times a year, alternately in Oxford and London.'

Category Chemistry
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'The Group organises a regular and dynamic schedule of activities throughout the year in keeping with its Mission Statement "Utilising our capital city to publicise science and allow networking opportunities for all." The broad-based programme of general interest and specialist events attracts a wide range of attendees - from students and families to science professionals and politicians.' Enquire about attendance.

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'Monthly meetings of The Stereoscopic Society which take place in London and Coventry from October to April have a club atmosphere. They typically include projection of members’ and guests’ film and digital work onto large 10ft screens viewed with polarising glasses. The programs also include workshops, show and tell sessions and an annual auction of members superfluous and unwanted 3D equipment. Attending the meetings and the annual convention are the ideal opportunities to meet up with people who have similar interests.'

UCL

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Lunch Hour Lectures are an opportunity for anyone to sample the exceptional research work taking place at the university, in bite size chunks. Speakers are drawn from across UCL and lectures frequently showcase new research and recent academic publications. Lunch Hour Lectures require no pre-booking, are free to attend and are open to anyone on a first-come, first-served basis.'

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'We have several different seminar programmes, most of which are free of charge and open to the public. Refreshments are always available We have a sandwich lunch available for our lunchtime seminars and have a wine reception after our evening events. To attend our events it is essential to book ...'

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Programme of events, a number of which can be open to members of the public.

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Ramge of lectures, talks and related events.

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'The Society meets three times a year: twice in London and at a different British university each summer.' Membership is open to all.

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'There are normally six meetings each year in London, held on Saturday afternoons ... Everyone is welcome to attend. It is generally useful to bring a text of Virgil.'

Category Social History
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Monthly seminars, early Monday evenings: 'We need your help to continue the work of the Voluntary Action History Society. We are an entirely volunteer-run charity with no external funding. Your membership fee helps VAHS organise conferences and workshops, maintain a website and arrange the seminar programme.'

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'The core of the Society's activities is found in regular meetings, talks, study days, concerts and master classes held in Central London, for which a modest charge is made.'

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'Something new happens in Wellcome Collection every week. Events vary from intimate discussions about issues such as adolescent depression, to provocative debates about obesity and live shows from leading British performance artists. Through our free talks, screenings, performances and debates, you will have the opportunity to join leading experts and unravel big ideas around medicine, health and wellbeing ... Most events are free and take place in our dedicated events space, the Forum, on the first floor. Look out for occasional large-scale thematic events that make the most of the whole building.'

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‘One of the world's leading and most extensive archives on the Holocaust and Nazi era. Formed in 1933, the Library's unique collection of over one million items includes published and unpublished works, press cuttings, photographs and eyewitness testimony.’ Programme of lectures and talks.

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Category Zoology
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Wide range of lectures and talks, including the Annual Stamford Raffles Lecture.

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