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Linda Simon to attend the Smithsonian Folklife Festival
The Greatest Shows on Earth
author to participate in a circus arts festival at the Smithsonian Institution in July 2017.
Edible Flowers author tour
Constance Kirker and Mary Newman confirm dates for a series of book signings and events in 2017.
Psyche on the Skin book launch
Sarah Chaney to launch her new book
Psyche on the Skin: A History of Self-harm
with a talk and book signing at the Royal College of Nursing.
Cultural Memory and the Sex Pistols
John Scanlan reflects on the success and self-destruction of an out-of-control cultural phenomenon.
Are Storms Getting Worse?
John Withington investigates the causes of some of the worst storms in history.
Caravaggio and the Creation of Modernity
Troy Thomas examines the ambiguities, oppositions and contradictions in some of Caravaggio's most famous creations.
Japan's Culinary History
Eric C. Rath traces the history of Japanese cuisines from the Second World War to the present day.
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.
On the eightieth anniversary of the birth of the Czech writer and statesman, Václav Havel, Kieran Williams explores his greatest essays and enduring impact.
Joeseph A. Amato on the inspiration behind his new book,
, a unique and thought-provoking introduction to change and continuity in daily life.
Tennessee in Notting Hill
Paul Ibell finds humour and pathos in a classic Tennessee Williams play in the heart of west London.
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.
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.
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