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A landmark charity for London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life
A landmark charity for London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life

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A uniquely personal exploration from Philippe Sands QC, of the origin of 'crimes against humanity' in international law, centring on the Nuremberg trials of 1945-49.

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This week I got to do something that I have been looking forward to for a while – I put up an exhibition! The lovely librarians at Conway Hall asked if I would like to fill the exhibition cases in the library for this term, so if you are able to stop by…

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Social anxiety and anxiety about public speaking are common problems in daily living and work. Many of us will have personally experienced these disturbances at some time or have clients that do.

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At this meet up Professor Windy Dryden will present on key therapy issues for Depression and demonstrate some live CBT sessions with volunteers so that you can see CBT in action and ask questions.

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Premiere film screening of The Empty Niche. The screening will be followed by a Q&A from the director and producer of the film. Trent Burton and Dr Jim Walsh.

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The 1st of April is the traditional day for hoaxing and japes but deception and deceit riddles everyday communication. From hoax hip-hop stars and haunted houses to military deception and fake news: join the London Fortean Society and Conway Hall Ethical…

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Why did the Russian revolution turn out the way it did? How did Russian revolutionaries themselves perceive their revolution? What were the alternative visions of revolution, socialism and the future of the Russian empire propounded in 1917? This talk…

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20 millisverts per year An exhibition about Fukushima by Lis Fields 2 March – 30 April 2017 Launch reception, Thur 2 March, 6-7.30pm.  Followed by a screening of Nuclear Japan, 7.30-10pm. All welcome.  Drinks served. In March 2011 the nuclear catastrophe…

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Moncure Conway also met the Honourable Peter Lalor, then speaker of the Victorian parliament. “He was a striking figure,” Conway recalled, “but his glory was the stump of an arm lost while fighting against the Victorian soldiery at the Eureka mine.” He…

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INTRODUCTION Human society has produced many forms of economic organising. Much of world history may be viewed as a succession of the different ways powerful groups have found to extract economic surplus from the less powerful. Under primitive Patriarchy…
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