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October 2019

Albert Einstein on science, ethics, and religion – Alister McGrath (Oxford)

15th October 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Sheffield Cathedral, Church St
Sheffield, S1 1HA United Kingdom
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This lecture marks the centenary of the confirmation of Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity in 1919 by exploring his far-reaching ideas about the relation of science, religion, and ethics.…

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The Friends of Harry Perkins – Chris Mullin (with Off the Shelf)

23rd October 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Millenium Gallery, Arundel Gate
Sheffield, S1 2PP United Kingdom
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Chris Mullin will talk about his recent novel The Friends of Harry Perkins. The sequel to his bestselling A Very British Coup, this new novel is set in a future post-Brexit…

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November 2019

Festival of Social Sciences

2nd November 2019 - 9th November 2019

In the midst of times that seem uncertain and unsettling, our social scientists seek to answer the greatest questions facing global society: how to ensure we can all lead fulfilling…

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Department of Music Composition Showcase

5th November 2019 @ 5:45 pm
Firth Hall, First Hall, Western Bank
Sheffield, S10 2TN United Kingdom
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For the Department of Music Composition Showcase, Masters Performance students perform music written by undergraduate composers. Guaranteed to be truly unique! Beat the traffic, avoid the public transport rush and…

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Bolsover, the Cavendishes and Ben Jonson

19th November 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, S3 7QY United Kingdom
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Talk by Dr Tom Rutter, Senior Lecturer, Shakespeare & Renaissance Drama. This talk will discuss Bolsover Castle and its murals in relation to the poetry and drama of Ben Jonson, who…

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Music and the ‘Hypnerotomachia Poliphili’

21st November 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, S3 7QY United Kingdom
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This lunch time talk by Dr Tim Shephard (Department of Music) will explore the music in the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, a 1499 romance story published in Venice and renowned for its…

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Dreaming in Renaissance Italy

21st November 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street
Sheffield, S3 8RY United Kingdom
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Discover the meaning of dreams in the Renaissance. Dr Erin Maglaque, Lecturer in Early Modern European History, will explore the meanings of dreams in the Renaissance: from dream literature, to…

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Men, women, and the twenty-first century: friends, lovers, or enemies? – Nina Power

21st November 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Free

This talk will take stock of the current relations between the sexes in the wake of multiple waves of feminism, after #metoo and the attacks on masculinity and ask –…

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The Secrets of the Selkies

22nd November 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street
Sheffield, S3 8RY United Kingdom
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Through music, songs and fascinating visuals this show will explore the tale of the selkie-hybrid creatures that take the form of both humans and seals. Discover how they get trapped…

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Moving Heaven and Earth

23rd November 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street
Sheffield, S3 8RY United Kingdom
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Join the court of Charles I for an immersive experience recreating the sights, sounds and tastes of a royal banquet and theatrical entertainment at Bolsover Castle, with talks to find out…

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