In this talk on the oratorical skills of a variety of brilliant women from Michelle Obama to Virginia Woolf, Viv Groskop will pinpoint exactly what it is that these women do to get their audience to sit up and really listen – and then advise you how to apply their qualities to your own lives.
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Rebel Ideas: A Radical Blueprint for Creative Problem-Solving – Matthew Syed | Thursday 10th October
By popular demand, the Times columnist and Olympian returns for a second date this autumn.
John Holroyd will discuss his book Judging Religion: A Dialogue for Our Time with Anja Steinbauer, editor of Philosophy Now. His book has been reviewed as being ‘clearly written, carefully argued, motivated by universal goodwill yet unafraid of tackling bitterly controversial topics.’
Join us for our Saturday Salsa Special. With one of the best dance floors around. If you have never been to one of our socials in this venue, please come join us for a great night of dancing! Starting with a class from Gil and Shelley, dancing until 2 am!
Walking upright on two feet is a uniquely human skill. It defines us as a species and it’s this overlooked ability that could make unbelievable changes to us as individuals and to society, if we embraced it. Shane O’Mara celebrates this miraculous ability.
Join two of the world’s leading intellectuals for an exploration of the history of our modern ideas of work – and how we can do it better.
Lingua Diversa run lunchtime and evening courses from beginner to advanced level in: Spanish, Italian, French, German and Brazilian-Portuguese. The next term will start week beginning 29 April and last for 11 consecutive weeks.
If this life is all there is, what should we do with it? Yale philosopher Martin Hägglund and LSE philosopher Lea Ypi will consider some of the deepest questions of existence, arguing that only by stripping away their subtle illusions can we discover the true value of our earthly freedom.
Karen Guggenheim and Professor Paul Dolan share inspiring insights and the latest research to help us rethink the prevailing view of happiness and discover a more authentic and meaningful way of living