A landmark charity for London’s independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Over 200 years of apostasy, radicalism and rebellion, all under one roof.
Bestselling science writer Michael Brooks takes us on a fascinating journey through the history of civilisation, as he explains why maths is fundamental to our understanding of the world. This talk will be held at Conway Hall AND online.
Thinking On Sunday: Women in the Picture – Women, Art and the Power of Looking | Sunday 7th November
Women’s identity has long been stifled by a limited set of archetypes, found everywhere in pictures from art history’s classics to advertising, while women artists have been overlooked and held back from shaping more empowering roles. Art historian Catherine McCormack asks us to look again. This talk will be held at Conway Hall AND online.
Ethical Matters: We are “nature” defending itself – Art, Activism and Autonomous zones | Monday 15th November
In 2008 Isabelle Fremeaux and Jay Jordan went search of post-capitalist utopias. They arrived at an illegally occupied 4,000 acres of wetlands where an international airport was planned. There the 40-year-long struggle snatched an incredible victory, defeating the airport expansion project through a powerful cocktail that merged creation and resistance. This talk will be held at Conway Hall AND online.