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Who am I? The embodied foundation of the self

Who am I? The embodied foundation of the self
Date
Thursday 11th February 2016
Location:
Windsor Building Auditorium
Description
This lecture will focus on recent studies that probe the nature of the mental representation of the self. In particular, converging evidence suggests that awareness of one's body is intimately linked to self-identity, the sense of being "me". Interestingly, the same mechanisms that give rise to body-awareness are also important for the self's social cognition. For further information and booking details please click on the link above.

James Kirby, Piano

James Kirby, Piano
Date
Friday 19th February 2016
Location:
Windsor Building Auditorium
Description
James Kirby performs masterpieces by Mozart and Beethoven, and a new composition written by Peter Lawson especially for James' 50th birthday, reflecting his passion for wild flowers and orchids in particular. For further information please click on the link above.

Faith in international relations

Faith in international relations
Date
Tuesday 23rd February 2016
Location:
Moore Building Lecture Theatre
Description
Reflections on how faith impacts the international relations environment at all levels from a former British Ambassador to the Vatican. Drawing on experience working at the centre of government through to service as Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan, Francis Campbell offers thoughts on how the role of faith in diplomacy has changed during his career. For further information and booking details please click on the link above.

Royal Holloway Chorus (2)

Royal Holloway Chorus (2)
Date
Wednesday 24th February 2016
Location:
Windsor Building Auditorium
Description
Royal Holloway Chorus. For further information please click on the link above.

Philanthropy Changing Lives: education, training and skills

Philanthropy Changing Lives: education, training and skills
Date
Thursday 25th February 2016
Location:
Windsor Building Auditorium
Description
Find out how modern-day philanthropists are working with local charities and community groups to change the prospects of children and young people through education and training, and revolutionise traditional understandings of philanthropic giving. For further information and booking details please click on the link above.

Public History and Fiction

Public History and Fiction
Date
Thursday 25th February 2016
Location:
Moore Building Lecture Theatre
Description
An event hosted by the London Centre for Public History at Royal Holloway, exploring how the past is presented in fiction.

The 'good prison' redefined

The 'good prison' redefined
Date
Monday 29th February 2016
Location:
Windsor Building Auditorium
Description
Nick Hardwick will consider both historic and international examples to reflect on the importance of the new rules and, at the end of his term as Chief Inspector of Prisons in England and Wales, use his experience to examine how far prisons in England and Wales measure up and to insist on the changes necessary to ensure that they do. For further information and booking details please click on the link above.

The Jews and the First Crusade: conversion and martyrdom

The Jews and the First Crusade: conversion and martyrdom
Date
Thursday 3rd March 2016
Location:
Windsor Building Auditorium
Description
This lecture will focus on the traumatic events of 1096 as the armies of the First Crusade inflicted a series of devastating attacks on the Jewish communities of the Rhineland. For further information and booking details please click on the link above.

Royal Holloway Science Open Day

Royal Holloway Science Open Day
Date
Saturday 5th March 2016
Description
Be inspired by science at the annual Royal Holloway Science Open Day. Come and be part of our popular day of hands-on activities, demonstrations, talks, live experiments and much more. Presented by staff and students from each of our science departments, as well as guest exhibitors, our packed programme has something for all the family. For further information please click on the link above.

Fawcett Lecture

Fawcett Lecture
Date
Monday 7th March 2016
Location:
University of London
Description
Dr Anna Whitelock, Director of Royal Holloway's Centre for Public History, will guide the conversation with Dame Jenni Murray. What does Dame Jenni make of the new wave of feminism, the role of men, the current debates on gender fluidity, the Women's Equality Party, Everyday Sexism, Hilary for President, the role of older women, equal pay, the right to die and the perennial question; what do women want?
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