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OPEN LECTURES: Know drugs | Glass ceilings | Censorship

Posted on 13 November 2020

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Know drugs
Tuesday 17 November 2020
Despite years of prohibition illicit drugs continue to be used by millions of people in the UK. Understanding the route from pleasure to harm is critical if we are to think about how to reduce the risks.

Equality Matters masterclass: Challenging the status quo - breaking the glass ceiling
Wednesday 18 November 2020
Diversity and inclusion champion Abisola Barber reviews the impact of the glass ceiling on business and workplace equality policies and assesses the case for intersectionality and other diversity characteristics being subject to the glass ceiling.

De-… Di-… Mounting the challenges to systematic structures of difference in and from histories of art and cultural theory
Wednesday 18 November 2020
Griselda Pollock talks about decolonising the curricula of our arts and humanities.

The pleasures of censorship
Wednesday 18 November 2020
This term's Adam Phillips Lecture focuses on censorship.

Science and the garden
Thursday 19 November 2020
Join former horticultural science lecturer and commercial glasshouse co-ordinator, Sarah Owen-Hughes as she takes us on a journey through the evolution of plant science and how technology is transforming the shape of our crops.

What's in a face?
Friday 20 November 2020
Join AboutFace for a lively panel conversation, where you’ll hear different perspectives on face transplants and their emotional and cultural impacts.

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