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October 2017
Free
Conway Hall & Bloomsbury Festival presents:

Modern Slavery in the UK – Kathryn Cronin

Sunday 22nd October @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

Barristers Kathryn Cronin and Louise Hooper of Garden Court Chambers discuss slavery in Britain today.

Who are the victims, where do they come from, how are they recognised and what are we doing about it?

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Free
Conway Hall & Bloomsbury Festival presents:

When Annie Met Ghandi – Ingenious Purpose

Sunday 22nd October @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

The fiercely free-thinking Annie Besant and Gandhi admired each other hugely, but they disagreed about how to achieve Independence for India. In this short play Annie is anxiously awaiting the arrival of her fellow trailblazer…

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Free
Conway Hall & Bloomsbury Festival presents:

Viewing Post-Independent India from the Outside – Dr Sanjukta Ghosh, Rani Singh, Gary Raymond and Janine Shroff

Sunday 22nd October @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

In this India-UK year of culture, how is changing India reflected in journalism, arts and performance based collaborative projects?

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Free
Conway Hall & Bloomsbury Festival presents:

Four Conversations: A United Kingdom? – Scotres

Sunday 22nd October @ 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

This in-the-round event brings together four speakers to ask each other how they perceive the United (or Disunited) Kingdom. Each speaker will have an association with either England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland and each will have varying specialisms. They will bring to the conversation a variety of constitutional standpoints.

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Free
Conway Hall & Bloomsbury Festival presents:

Why is my Curriculum Colonial? Decoloniality as Education – Simmi Dullay, Oana Parvan, Gitanjali Pyndiah & Nydia Swaby

Sunday 22nd October @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

Black Consciousness feminist cultural producer Simmi Dullay, PhD researchers Oana Pârvan (Goldsmiths) and Gitanjali Pyndiah (Goldsmiths) with Nydia Swaby (SOAS) bring their art praxis and  research to discuss the commonality and differences in knowledge production of the global South, decolonization and the presence of the colonial knowledge systems inherited as residues of 500 years of European colonization.

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Free
Conway Hall & Bloomsbury Festival presents:

Independent Employment? Business Pioneers Workshop – Birkbeck, University of London

Sunday 22nd October @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

Questions related to independence in the broad context of employment and entrepreneurship are amongst some of the most pertinent faced by individuals, families, academics, business leaders and policy makers today.…

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November 2017
£130 - £150
ModMag presents:

The Modern Magazine 2017

Thursday 2nd November @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
ModMag 2017

It’s with great pleasure that we can announce our annual editorial conference, The Modern Magazine will be returning this autumn for another jam-packed day of talks from designers, editors and publishers.

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Free
Conway Hall Ethical Society & GlobalNet21 presents:

Transforming Education – A New Manifesto for Education

Wednesday 15th November @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

With the emergence of the digital age and the growth of artificial intelligence – automation, robotics – bringing changes in how we acquire knowledge and understanding and in work patterns, is the way we prepare people for this brave new world fit for purpose?

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£16 - £20
Conway Hall Ethical Society & London Fortean Society presents:

The Haunted Landscape 2017: Folklore, Ghosts and Witchcraft

Saturday 18th November @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Haunted Landscape

As the days darken the London Fortean Society explores the folklore, ghosts and curses of the British Isles with the one-day symposium The Haunted Landscape. Authors, experts and researchers discuss ghosts, strange beasts and magic. Join us at Conway Hall to learn that the green and pleasant land we abide in has dark, strange and chilling other side.

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Free
Conway Hall & Istros Books presents:

Slovenia: Image Music Text

Thursday 23rd November @ 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
£5
#BackTo60 presents:

#BackTo60 “One Voice” documentary screening

Saturday 25th November @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

Women born in the 1950s are being cheated out of their expected pension entitlement. #BackTo60 has 651,000 supporters of 50s women who demand the return of their earned dues which…

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December 2017
£5
Midnight Media presents:

The Film Fair

Saturday 2nd December @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

Everything for the film fan and collector with quality stands fully loaded with film memorabilia and merchandise + meet special guests including Madeline Smith and Pauline Peart (Hammer Horror).

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£8
Conway Hall Ethical Society & London Fortean Society presents:

The Mysterium

Saturday 9th December @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
the-mysterium

London Fortean Society host talks on THE MYSTERIUM. The Mysterium is a thoroughly modern exploration of the world’s most bizarre and enigmatic phenomena. Drawing on contemporary folklore, unsolved mysteries and unsettling oddities from the dark corners of the internet, three of its authors delves into some of the strangest and most enduring stories of our modern age.

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Free
Conway Hall presents:

Instrument of Change: Street Piano

Saturday 9th December @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

Music transforms people’s lives. Street Pianos transform cities. This film is about generating more street pianos across the globe. You are invited to the London Premiere of Instrument of Change:…

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£19 - £26.50
Cosmic Shambles Network presents:

Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People

Saturday 16th December @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
9 Lessons & Carols at Conway Hal

Since springing into life over a decade ago, Robin Ince’s Christmas variety nights have become the stuff of legend. Now, after a few years hiatus The Cosmic Shambles Network are proud to present the return of Nine New Lessons and Carols for Godless People! Four nights of science, comedy, music and the usual shambles.

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