1. Twenty-first Century Threats: Tuberculosis - Professor William Ayliffe FRCS


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    A social and medical history of one of the most prevalent diseases of last century, with an overview of what its course might be in our own age. This lecture is a part of the series Twenty-First…

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    • The Great Pox: The History of Syphilis - Professor Sir Richard J. Evans


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      The sexually transmitted disease syphilis is generally thought to have been imported into Europe from the Americas in the late fifteenth century as part of the 'Columban exchange', in which other…

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      • The Lost World of 1962 - Dominic Sandbrook


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        In this lecture, Dominic Sandbrook, the acclaimed historian of Sixties Britain, marks the 50th anniversary of the City of London Festival by looking back at Britain in 1962. Fifty years on, the Britain…

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        • Our Century


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          28 Bristol residents collaborate with Costa Nominated Graphic Artist Joff Winterhart and award winning filmmaker Tom Stubbs. They all set off to make a guide to what has changed within living…

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          • Victoria Baths, Nottingham: Voices from the Turkish Baths


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            These are the voices of some of the women who used the Turkish Baths at Victoria Leisure Centre, Nottingham. The Baths were closed on April 1st, 2010. Interviewed in March 2010, the women reminisce…

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            • Philanthropy Old: Setting the Boundary Posts - Professor Hugh Cunningham


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              Philanthropy has always been a feature of public life from faith and good works in medieval times to charitable giving today. This lecture looks at philanthropy in its historical context, reviews…

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              • Printers Pie and Pyknyks. Printers at work and play, 1880-1970


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                R & R Clark was a famous Edinburgh book printer. My father worked there as a printer, and I also served an apprenticeship as a type setter from 1959-65. My Dad had a collection of photographs, programmes…

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                • A Haven In A Brick Jungle


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                  Studio: Pasticherie - for the John Hansard Gallery & the University of Southampton. Director: Elroy Simmons In August 2007, whilst working on the “Rotary International” job for SHERBET Productions,…

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                  • The Big Grin: Covent Garden


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                    The largest gathering of Punch and Judy Professors ever, as international and local performers celebrate Mr Punch's 350th birthday over two days in Covent Garden in May 2012.

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                    • Poster Art 150


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                      In 2013 London Underground celebrated its 150th anniversary with an exhibition of the 150 most iconic posters created during that period. Artists, collectors and other poster art experts explain how…

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