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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.
John Sutherland at Ways With Words festival
author to discuss his latest book at the Ways With Words literature festival in Southwold on 11th November 2016.
Street Art World book launch
Alison Young to launch her new book with a talk, discussion and book signing at the UCL Urban Laboratory.
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.
Jane McFadden at LACMA
Walter De Maria
author to discuss the artist's work at a special film screening at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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