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Insanity, minimalism, squalor and idleness

Posted on 17 November 2017

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.

Thinking differently? Autism and prehistoric art
Tuesday 21 November
Penny Spikins will take you on a journey through how individuals with autism think differently, what we know of social support and tolerance in the distant past, and conflicting debates about ice age art and lastly come to some perhaps surprisingly conclusions about the role of autism in the distant past

Madness: Ideas about insanity
Tuesday 21 November
Peter Morrall examines the question 'what is madness?'

Housekeeping against accumulation: Lifestyle minimalism, de-growth and the present post-ecological condition
Wednesday 22 November
Miriam Meissner talks about lifestyle minimalism

Squalor and Idleness
Wednesday 22 November
The fourth in the series of lectures looking at the welfare state

Modern painters, old masters: The art of imitation from the Pre-Raphaelites to the First World War

Friday 24 November
An extended comparison of the two images that are on the cover of Liz Prettejohn’s book by the same title

Want to plan further ahead? See our full events listing for this term.

Interested in music performances? Have a look at York Concerts.