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14th June 2019
The i-word pulsates through our politics like never before. No speech—on the left or the right—is complete without a complaint about some community, region, town, country or industry being “left behind.” But what is the inequality we really need to worry about, and is it really getting worse?
10th June 2019
Please join the British Institute of Persian Studies for their annual lecture on an aspect of Persian Art.
21st June 2019
Experience an evening of performances, live music, DJs and talks at a special late-night view of our Summer Showcase. Drop in to explore the exhibits, listen to spoken-word poetry or simply relax with a cocktail at our themed bar.
06th July 2019
At Buxton International Festival, 'Perspectives' brings together Britain’s foremost thinkers and commentators to discuss some of the defining issues of our age, from 'Brexit Britain – What next?' to 'Are gender stereotypes damaging our children?'.
20th March 2019
The concept of Islamophobia as anti-Muslim racism is establishing itself in social science and public discourse alike. Yet there is a tendency to focus on Muslims as an ‘Other’, an ascribed identity, at the expense of Muslim inter-subjectivity agency
Dystopian stories conjure up nightmarish visions of how our futures might unfold.
18th March 2019
Loneliness is a prevailing theme in dystopian fiction and film. Yet with nine million Britons suffering from loneliness today, these dark imaginings seem uncomfortably close to reality. While the government has launched a loneliness strategy to tackle this silent epidemic, what more needs to be done on a local level to support those feeling cut off from friends and family?
23rd February 2019
The LGBTQ dancefloor has long been celebrated as a utopian space to express identities and desires. But London’s club scene has undergone a worrying transformation in recent years, with over 50% of venues closing. While the Mayor of London has pledged to safeguard LGBTQ club culture, is enough being done to defend – and revive - the dancefloor?
Our events showcase the latest research and thinking in a variety of subjects – from psychology to history, literature to politics, linguistics to law. Events organised by the British International Research Institutes are also listed.
The President’s Lecture offers a platform for an eminent public figure to address the British Academy – typically in conversation with the President of the British Academy. The first event was held in 2017.