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Wednesday 29th November 2017

Mindfull walks (4)

Mindfull walks (4)
Date
29/11/2017 (12:30-13:00)
Location:
Emily Wilding Davison Building
Description
Our series of mindful walks form part of the Pilgrimage Season, the focus of which is the temporary exhibition - 'Hospitality on the Pilgrim Road to Santiago de Compostela'. For further information please click on the link above.

Bon Voyage!

Bon Voyage!
Date
29/11/2017 (13:00-13:45)
Location:
Picture Gallery
Description
Curator Laura MacCulloch explores paintings in the collection relating to travel in the 19th century.

Bon voyage! (2)

Bon voyage! (2)
Date
29/11/2017 (13:00-13:45)
Location:
Picture Gallery
Description
Holloway's Pills and Ointments were particularly popular with travellers across the globe. Art Curator Laura MacCulloch explores how this aspect of Holloway's business is reflected in the art collection which includes paintings depicting all forms of transport available in the 19th century. For further information please click on the link above.

Participatory filmmaking in participatory development

Participatory filmmaking in participatory development
Date
29/11/2017 (17:00-18:30)
Location:
Moore Building 02/03 (MBS02/03)
Description
In this research seminar Professor Paul Cooke will reflect upon the findings of the recent AHRC project 'Troubling the National Brand and Voicing Hidden Histories'. Working in Brazil, India and South Africa this project used participatory filmmaking to support specific marginalised communities in country to challenge the way these nations present themselves to the world via 'nation branding' and other 'soft power' initiatives. In so doing, the project sought to raise awareness nationally and internationally of these communities' precarious place in society and to support them in campaigning to effect change in their lives. For further information please click on the link above.

Royal Holloway Symphony Orchestra

Royal Holloway Symphony Orchestra
Date
29/11/2017 (19:30)
Location:
Windsor Building Auditorium
Description
For our closing orchestral concert of the series, conductors, Rebecca Miller and Claire Clyne, and College Concerto Competition Winner, Rock Lee, present an evening featuring Barber's stunning Violin Concerto, Smyth's Overture to 'The Wreckers', Britten's Soirees Musicales and Respighi's Pines of Rome. For further information please click on the link above.
Thursday 30th November 2017

The challenges of ethical and sustainable entrepreneurship

The challenges of ethical and sustainable entrepreneurship
Date
30/11/2017 (18:15)
Location:
Windsor Building Auditorium
Description
The Royal Holloway Entrepreneurship Lecture provides an opportunity to hear first-hand entrepreneurial insights and experiences from high profile business leaders. We are delighted to welcome Surinder Arora, Founder and Chairman of the Arora Group to deliver this year's lecture. For further details please click on the link above.

Memory and Harmony: An evening celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Hellenic Institute

Memory and Harmony: An evening celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Hellenic Institute
Date
30/11/2017 (19:00)
Location:
The Hellenic Centre
Description
This year Royal Holloway, University of London's Hellenic Institute celebrates the opening of its 25th anniversary with a lecture on the study of Hellenism by the historian, author and broadcaster Dr Bettany Hughes, followed by a recital of music by the Greek pianist Panayiotis Gogos, under the theme Metamorphoses. For further information please click on the link above.
Saturday 2nd December 2017

Lessons and Carols Service

Lessons and Carols Service
Date
02/12/2017 (18:00)
Location:
Chapel
Description
Please note that this event is now full.
Monday 4th December 2017

Climate change, past present and future

Climate change, past present and future
Date
04/12/2017 (17:30)
Location:
Queen's Building Lecture Theatre
Description
Professor Simon Blockley is an expert on studying past climate change and working with climate modellers who predict climate change in the future. This lecture will cover key aspects of the natural climate system and show how studying these allows us to test the influence of human activity on recent, current and future climate change. For further information please click on the link above.
Tuesday 5th December 2017

Picture Gallery Composer-in-Residence Showcase

Picture Gallery Composer-in-Residence Showcase
Date
05/12/2017 (17:00)
Location:
Picture Gallery
Description
After the inaugural residency taking place in 2016, we are pleased to showcase the newest cohort of the Picture Gallery Composer-in-Residence Programme, presenting new music inspired by our beautiful Picture Gallery and its collection. Curated by composer/conductor Nathan James Dearden and College Curator Laura MacCulloch. For further information please click on the link above.
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