Join us for an inspiring evening with Positive Psychology experts Suzie and James Pawelski to discover the secrets of happy relationships and learn practical ways to put these into practice.
Take inspiration from our nineteenth-century pamphlet collection to create your own zine! This workshop will give you an introduction to the history and uses of pamphlets and zines, showcase some of our own collections of nineteenth-century pamphlets and modern day zines, as well as giving you the opportunity to create your own.
At Philosophy Book Club we meet up regularly to discuss a key philosophical text that we read over several weeks or even months – philosophy is best digested slowly. Our first book will be Derek Parfit’s groundbreaking On What Matters, a powerful defence of objective ethical theory.
An evening of music and comedy with The London Humanist Choir, the UK’s foremost community atheist, humanist, and secular choir. Guests include Guardian journalist, stand-up, and singer-songwriter Ariane Sherine, stand-up comedian Alasdair Beckett-King, Steve Cross (founder of Science Show-off) and pianist and singer Alex J Hall.
Dharshini David follows the incredible journey of a single dollar to reveal the truths behind what we see on the news every day, and to see how the global economy really works.
For the fifth in this co-hosted meeting series, join us for a discussion with David Wood, Indra Adnan and Dr Lina Dencik about whether the age of big data and artificial intelligence will mean the demise of democracy as decisions are taken over by the algorithms of big data and artificial intelligence.
Cathi Unsworth interweaves the true stories of the Hagley Woods mystery of 1943 and the trial of Helen Duncan, the last woman to be prosecuted for witchcraft in the UK, in 1944.
Visit the London National Park City Fair: a Volunteering & Experiences Fair with the opportunity to join local walks and attend the A-Z Field Guide to the London National Park City: 26 short talks introducing fascinating aspects of London and interesting Londoners. Leave with a new view of London and learn how to get more involved in what London has to offer!
Lingua Diversa run lunchtime and evening courses at Conway Hall, from beginner to advanced level and last for 10 consecutive weeks.
The platform cooperative economy is evolving as a viable alternative to the centralised, profit-hungry, extractive business model which dominates the web today. OPEN 2018 presents an opportunity to meet co-operative development experts, legal practitioners and software developers to discuss the structure, challenges and opportunities of the new cooperative economy.
Journalist, broadcaster and eco lifestyle expert Lucy Siegle provides a powerful call to arms to end the plastic pandemic along with the tools we need to make decisive change. Her book ‘Turning the Tide on Plastic’ is a clear-eyed, authoritative and accessible guide to help us to take decisive and effective personal action.
Forced Prostitution: Unpacking the links between globalisation, neo-liberalism and the illicit sex trade | Wednesday 5th September
This talk examines forced prostitution as a form of gender-based violence within and beyond the conflict zone. Drawing on Iraq and Syria, Dr Stacy Banwell demonstrates how a lack of employment opportunities caused by conflict, alongside increasing engagement with neo-liberal policies, forces women into the global sex trade.