Forty years of feminism and still women do the majority of the housework. Why? Sally Howard investi-gates how we got here and what the future could look like for feminism’s final frontier: the domestic la-bour gap.
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The Leonore Trio brings together three internationally acclaimed artists whose piano trio performances as part of Ensemble 360 were met with such enthusiastic responses that they decided to form a piano trio in its own right.
In the future, how many identities will you have? How many do you want? From surveillance and identity hacking to social media and our legacies beyond the grave, Tracey Follows presents a fascinating and urgent exploration of what personal identity will mean for all of us in the coming decades.
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*ONLINE* Thinking On Sunday: Britain and Borders – A Story of Migration, Race and Law | Sunday 28th March
As borders multiply, so too must campaigns of resistance. From ‘Detained Voices’ to acts of cross-border solidarity, people are fighting back to break down borders and standing up for everyone’s right to belong.
Director of Music Simon Callaghan performs a solo piano recital, live from Conway Hall.
The Callia Quartet perform the original work of composer and close collaborator Thomas Hewitt Jones, alongside Mendelssohn’s A minor Quartet.
How did a collective of self-taught internet sleuths end up solving some of the biggest crimes of our time? Bellingcat is what the world needs right now – an intelligence agency by the people, for the people.
*ONLINE* National Secular Society: Inventing Secularism – The Radical Life of George Jacob Holyoake – book launch with Ray Argyle | Thursday 22nd April
In this talk to mark the launch of Inventing Secularism, the first modern biography of Holyoake, author Ray Argyle will describe how Holyoake’s life helped shaped the modern world. He will also explain how Holyoake’s vision rings with renewed clarity at a time when secularism is under siege worldwide.
A passionate, poetic manifesto for urgent rebellion is also a paean to the deep and extraordinary beauty of the natural world from Jay Griffiths the author of Wild.
Conway Hall favourites, the Piatti Quartet – prizewinners at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition – play a programme of Elgar and Borodin.
An impassioned rallying cry for us to start talking frankly and openly about death in this new age of ageing.