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Egyptomania: A History of Fascination, Obsession and Fantasy
Ronald H. Fritze to discuss strange gods and ancient Egyptian traditions in a talk about his new book at the 92Y center in New York.
Photography and Tibet book launch
Clare Harris to launch her new book with a lecture and book signing at The Rubin Museum of Art.
Rattling Spears book launch
Menzies Center to host an evening reception with author Ian McLean on 12 October 2016.
Come November time there will be few things more symbolically redolent than the poppy. Unpicking the meaning in this iconic flower, Andrew Lack gives an insight in its transformation from unfortunate bystander to centre-stage actor.
Gannit Ankori at MFA Boston
author to give public lecture on the art, llfe, and politics of gender at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Owen Hopkins at Conway Hall
London Fortean Society to host a talk by
From the Shadows
author Owen Hopkins.
Owen Hopkins at St George-in-the-East
From the Shadows
author to give a special lecture on the architecture and afterlife of Nicholas Hawksmoor at one of Hawksmoor’s most magnificent churches.
The Lure of the Underground
Urban explorer Darmon Richter describes Australia's vast underground playgrounds, and the tragic consequences of one particular urban daredevil.
Performing under Cape Town
Kim Gurney reveals the ideas behind her artistic response to Cape Town's underground.
The Future Ruins of CERN
Dr Camilla Mork Rostvik explores the organisation's origins and its role and purpose in a changing Europe.
London's Subterranean Spaces
Paul Dobraszczyk delves into London's underground and explores it's role in metropolitan culture and civic identity.
Cheltenham Literature Festival 2016
Tom Williamson to discuss the legacy of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown in a beautifully illustrated talk.
Elvis After Elvis
Ted Harrison explores how The King of Rock and Roll lives on almost 40 years after his death.
Reaktion authors elected to the British Academy
Matthew Gandy and Steven Connor elected as Fellows of the British Academy, in recognition of their outstanding contribution to research.
David Matless on Englishness after the EU membership referendum.
Helen Macdonald with Saker falcon
Helen Macdonald, author of
, takes a selfie with a Saker falcon.
Tchaikovsky: On the Money
Philip Ross Bullock on the financial competence of Russia’s first professional composer.
Proton Packs and PKE Meters
Lisa Morton on how the original
movie paved the way for real-life ghost hunting.
The Destruction of Memory
Robert Bevan discusses architecture and cultural heritage, ahead of the upcoming film premiere of a documentary film based on his book
The Destruction of Memory
Edward J. Hughes wins Franco-British Society Book Prize 2015
considered to have contributed most to Franco-British understanding.
10 Striking Facts About the Colour Red
Spike Bucklow shares 10 surprising and stimulating facts about the colour red.
The Destruction of Memory Film Screening
The British Museum to show the new documentary based on Robert Bevan's critically acclaimed book.
Cave shortlisted for 2015 Tratman Award
Ralph Crane and Lisa Fletcher commended for one of the best cave-related publications of the year.
Garlic: Humanity’s Best Friend?
Martha Jay explores how this ordinary and cherished vegetable may help us in the fight against disease (and vampires).
The Attraction of Moths
Matthew Gandy delves into the natural history of these remarkable denizens of the night.
Egyptomania, Sax Rohmer, and Fu Manchu
Ronald H. Fritze looks into the history of the fascination with Egypt.
Ernest Hemingway: A Man of Many Myths
Verna Kale sorts out the fact from fiction surrounding one of the great literary figures of the 20th century.
Christopher Breward interview with the BBC
From cassock to cummerbund,
author talks to BBC World Service about this enduring element of men's fashion.
In the Name of a Rose
Samantha Riches unravels the symbolism of England’s national flower.
Seven Centuries of Contraband
Simon Harvey delves into the dark history of smuggling across the globe.
Antonin Artaud - Aural Assault
David A. Shafer considers the continuing musical reverberations of a cultural icon.
A Moral Philosopher's ‘To Do’ list for 2016
Jonathan Conlin considers what eighteenth-century Scottish thinker Adam Smith's ‘To Do’ list might look like in 2016.
Fast Food: The Good, the Bad and the Hungry
Andrew F. Smith on the most influential culinary trend of our time.
Is There Life on Mars?
Michael Quentin Morton explores the meteoric rise of the United Arab Emirates.
In Search of the Great Mother
Christopher Fee on the enduring power and many faces of the ancient goddess.
The Idea of North
Peter Davidson discusses the concept of north in this fascinating Q&A.
Andrew Ballantyne shortlisted for Ruskin Society prize
has been shortlisted for the first annual Ruskin Society Book Prize.
Igor Stravinsky: The Master of Self-reinvention
Jonathan Cross explores the composer’s obsession with appearance.
Contemplating Christ Church
Owen Hopkins considers the enduring charisma of this famous London church.
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