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Strawberry Bank Lagerstätte – from Victorian hammer to twenty first century laboratory

Queen Square or Online 16 Queen Square, Bath

Live online talk: Strawberry Bank Lagerstätte - from Victorian hammer to twenty first century laboratory Somerset geologist Charles Moore discovered and collected remarkable fossils, near to his hometown of Ilminster, in the 1840s. His ‘saurian, fish, and insect bed’ contained exquisite animal fossils, uncompressed and exceptional in their detail. Though preserved at BRLSI since he...

Digital Ichthyosaurs & Rebuilding in Three Dimensions

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Live & Virtual: Digital Ichthyosaurs & Rebuilding in Three Dimensions After 200 years of study there remain many questions about the biology of the Jurassic fish-like sea dragons, ichthyosaurs. Many specimens are superbly preserved but often pancake flat. However, specimens from the ‘Jurassic Ark’ at Strawberry Bank, Ilminster, are fully three dimensional. Combining these fossils...

Light Pollution is Bad for All

Queen Square or Online 16 Queen Square, Bath

Live & Virtual: Light Pollution is Bad for All Astronomers are aware of the difficulties that light pollution can pose for the pursuit of their activities. However, there is increasing evidence of much broader impacts on our health and environment that bring much wider interests to bear. Artificial light offers many benefits, but needs to...

Neujahr by Juli Zeh – a discussion in German

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Neujahr by Juli Zeh - a discussion in German led by Judy Spencer Als Henning schließlich vӧllig erschӧpft den Pass erreicht, trifft ihn die Erkenntnis wie ein Schlag: er war als Kind schon einmal hier…….ein Familienurlaub auf Lanzarote, der zum Albtraum wird. Juli Zeh wurde für ihr Werk vielfach ausgezeichnet und ihre Romane sind in...

The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More

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Live & Virtual: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More - and her connections with Jane Austen Hannah More lived an extraordinary life - as a teacher, playwright and poet, blue stocking and philanthropist. She was a close friend of Samuel Johnson and David Garrick, she founded schools all over Somerset and she was the most...

Can management consultancy be governed?

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Live & Virtual: Can management consultancy be governed? Management consultants and their clients are rarely out of the media spotlight of controversy. Today, it is McKinsey & Co and the...

The Life of the Mesozoic Sea Dragons

Queen Square or Online 16 Queen Square, Bath

Live & Virtual: The Life of the Mesozoic Sea Dragons The ichthyosaurs, plesiosaurs and other marine reptiles of the Mesozoic were amazing predators. New analytical methods are helping palaeontologists to extract enormous amounts of new information from the fossils, and to use this to work out their modes of life (how they swam, diets; reproduction)...

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Philosophy, Memes, Memetics

Queen Square or Online 16 Queen Square, Bath

This talk, given in Zurich in 2010, shows Daniel Dennett at his best. As ever, he is both informative and immensely entertaining. He discusses how consciousness arose in conjunction with language and culture (memes) and illustrates it with brilliant examples. Professor Daniel Dennett, Tufts University, USA

A Journey through Quantum Technologies

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Live & Virtual: A Journey through Quantum Technologies As the great Niels Bohr famously remarked "Anyone who is not shocked by Quantum Theory has not understood it". Even today, approximately a century after the extended formulation of Quantum Theory, its foundations continue to puzzle and perplex most of us. Dr Alessia Pasquazi will show us...

BRLSI Big Read: The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford

Queen Square or Online 16 Queen Square, Bath

Live & Virtual: BRLSI Big Read - The Pursuit of Love, by Nancy Mitford. BRLSI may not be the first to feature Nancy Mitford’s The Pursuit of Love, but it will not be far behind BBC1’s launch of its new television series. The Pursuit of Love will be our Big Read for May, a book...

Women & Household Management in the 17th…

Queen Square or Online 16 Queen Square, Bath
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Live & Virtual: Women & Household Management in the Seventeenth Century The Gunpowder Plot, the Civil Wars, Charles I’s execution, the Plague, the Great Fire, the Restoration, and then the Glorious Revolution: the seventeenth century was one of the most momentous times in the history of Britain, and Londoners took center stage. In her acclaimed...

Bytes not Waves – Global Terrorism

Queen Square or Online 16 Queen Square, Bath
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Live & Virtual: Bytes not Waves - Global Terrorism & Communications Technologies Using jihadism as a case study, this talk provides a new typology for understanding how advances in information communication technologies have shaped global terrorism since the 1990s. Dr Patrick Bury, University of Bath To buy tickets for this event please click on View...

London, New York, Paris … and Bath: German literary exiles since 1790 – a talk in English by Dr Steffan Davies

Queen Square or Online 16 Queen Square, Bath

Dr Davies will begin with a brief historical overview of exile and migrant writing in German, and a few remarks on the problems with categorising ‘exile literature’ and ‘migrant writing’. He will then talk, crossing historical periods, about a pair of exiles to Germany (Adalbert von Chamisso and Saša Stanišić), a pair of German exiles...

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Jane Austen, schoolteachers and the Reading Ladies Boarding School

Queen Square or Online 16 Queen Square, Bath

Mrs Goddard’s Profession An exploration of the role of schoolteachers during the later 18th Century, focusing on the school in Reading, Berkshire, attended by Jane Austen and her sister Cassandra. Mark Burgess 7.30pm Visitors £5, Members and Students £2