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November 2017
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
£3
Central London Humanists presents:

Prospects for a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, with David Turner

Thursday 23rd November @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

This talk will review the origins of the Israel-Palestine conflict and the reasons why the international effort for a two-state solution based on the Oslo agreement of 1993 has failed.

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Free - £3
Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Psychoanalysis and the Russian Revolution: Freud and his followers in Russia Pre- and Post-1917

Sunday 26th November @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

This talk from David Morgan will explore Sigmund Freud’s numerous connections with Russia; focusing on his influence among Russian analysts and their interactions with the international psychoanalytical movement, as well as assessing the Russian contribution to the development of psychoanalytical theories.

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£3 - £5
Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

The Leveller Revolution

Tuesday 28th November @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
The Leveller Revolution - John Rees

The gripping story of the Levellers, the radical movement at the heart of the English Revolution, presented by author of ‘The Leveller Revolution – Radical Political Organisation in England, 1640–1650’, John Rees.

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December 2017
£2 • £3
Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Revolution, Counter-revolution and Confusion: The legacy of the Russian Revolution

Sunday 3rd December @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

The Russian Revolution inspired millions and many joined organisations seeking to spread the ‘proletarian revolution’ to the four corners of the earth. Mike Howgate looks at its legacy and asks, 100 years on, what place is there for the proletariat in the modern struggle?

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£20
Action for Happiness presents:

Mental Health: why it matters and what we can do.

Wednesday 6th December @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Mental Health: why it matters and what we can do - with Natasha Devon MBE

Join us for a special evening with Natasha Devon MBE to hear her refreshing views about mental health and what we can do to create a culture supporting good mental health for everyone.

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£6.50 - £60
Adam Smith Institute presents:

The Adam Smith Institute presents: Forum

Saturday 9th December @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
The Adam Smith Institute presents - Forum

At the Adam Smith Institute, we advocate for ideas that will make the world a freer, better, richer place. We aim to be radical and reasonable – pushing for bold reforms but backing it up with cold, hard evidence.

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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 - £3
Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Is the NHS worth defending?

Sunday 10th December @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

Dr Henry Marsh, renowned for his outstanding contributions as a leading neurosurgeon and also for his bold and highly regarded commentaries and writings on the NHS will address this critical question head-on, providing insights into the future for our health service.

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Sargon of Akkad presents:

“This Week in Stupid Live” – An Evening with Sargon of Akkad

Friday 15th December @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

The first ever live show by YouTuber Carl Benjamin, who runs the channel Sargon of Akkad. The evening will be spent discussing politics, philosophy and the endless idiocy of the extremes of each political wing.

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January 2018
£25 - £40
how to: Academy presents:

how to: Eat, Sleep, Relax and Move for a Longer, Healthier Life

9th January 2018 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Dr Rangan Chatterjee

Dr Rangan Chatterjee, the star of the BBC One series Doctor in the House, will transform the way you think about health and provide a simple framework for changing your life.

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£25 - £40
how to: Academy presents:

how to: The Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions.

24th January 2018 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
The Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions. With Johann Hari.

The Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions. With Johann Hari.

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£6 - £10
Conor Gearty presents:

Is The Era Of Universal Human Rights Coming To An End?

27th January 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
corin redgrave memorial lecture

CORIN REDGRAVE MEMORIAL LECTURE 2018 

Is The Era Of Universal Human Rights Coming To An End?

Given by Conor Gearty, Professor of Human Rights Law at LSE

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£5
London Fortean Society presents:

Rendlesham — Deconstructing a Myth

30th January 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Rendlesham - Ian Ridpath

Here, skeptical investigator Ian Ridpath looks at the main points of the case of Rendlesham Forest now often described as the “British Roswell”.

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February 2018
£5
Conway Hall Ethical Society & London Fortean Society presents:

Magic as Treason

6th February 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Magic as a Political Crime Fortean Conway

Francis Young examines the phenomenon of magic as a form of treason in England and Scotland between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries, as well as the ways in which belief in the political power of magic echoes down to the present day.

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