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OPEN LECTURES: Wolfson History Prize 2020 | Viking women | Universal design

Posted on 20 November 2020

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Access for whom
Tuesday 24 November 2020
Rooted in changing the physical environment, with the goal of providing greater access to the workplace and services, does universal design continue to exclude the very disabled people it seeks to benefit?

Chris Timmerman: DMT, consciousness and the brain
Tuesday 24 November 2020
Chris Timmerman works on investigating the effects of DMT (dimethyltryptamine) on the brain, using the latest technology to explore the neural correlates of the most extraordinary states of consciousness.

Celebrating outstanding history: An evening with Wolfson History Prize 2020 finalists
Tuesday 24 November 2020
From humankind’s relationship with the world’s oceans to Indian cricket, and from Chaucer to the kingdoms of West Africa, how can history shine a light on the big issues we face today?

Masterclass presentation: Strategy in an age of uncertainty
Wednesday 25 November 2020
How can organisations adopt a different approach to strategy and strengthen their strategic capabilities to deal with uncertain times?

The medium and genre of the Codex of Georgios Klontzas
Wednesday 25 November 2020
Is Georgios Klontzas' codex historical, devotional, or prophetic? Is it a Byzantine miscellany grown Baroque, or the fantasy of a printed volume that no printer would ever underwrite?

The rise of the valkyrie: Mythical and real women of the Viking world
Wednesday 25 November 2020
Life and death in a Viking battle depended not on military prowess, but on the favour of the valkyries.

The state of disbelief: A story of death, love and forgetting - In discussion with Juliet Rosenfeld
Thursday 26 November 2020
Psychotherapist and writer Juliet Rosenfeld will join us to discuss her moving account of bereavement and profound grief, The State of Disbelief: A Story of Death, Love and Forgetting.

Hidden in plain sight: The unexplored histories of the medieval north at the time of the Black Death
Friday 27 November 2020
This talk will expose and explore some of extensive medieval archives relating to the medieval north (and particularly to Yorkshire) which remain largely unpublished and unexplored.

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