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Apocalypse or Utopia: What Comes Next (Public lecture, 27th September)


In a world threatened by nuclear weapons and climate change, is there any hope left? In this Late Summer Lecture, David Cross-Kane and Sarah Lohmann will show how science fiction has […]

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Five Thought-Provoking Quotes by Horace Walpole


Horace Walpole (1717-1797) was a man of remarkably diverse talents: novelist, art historian, designer and politician. He was also a prolific letter writer, and many of his famous phrases from […]

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New Podcast: Alfred the Great Through History


Alfred the Great is most famous for ‘burning the cakes’. But this story doesn’t really do justice to the complexity of this Anglo-Saxon king; nor is it the only tale […]

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