An Intimate History Of Humanity

Theodore Zeldin

An Intimate History Of Humanity

Essential reading for humans.

The Hidden Pleasures of Life

Theodore Zeldin

The Hidden Pleasures of Life: A New Way of Remembering the Past and Imagining the Future

Will reveal the autobiography in you.

The Amber Fury

Natalie Haynes

The Amber Fury

Amber Fury - not to be confused with Amber Furries.

Speakers

  • Aarathi Prasad

    Aarathi Prasad

    How Science is Redesigning the Rules of Sex

    Aarathi Prasad is a biologist and science writer. She has appeared on TV and radio programmes, including as presenter of Quest for Virgin Birth on BBC Radio 4, Channel 4′s controversial Is It Better to Be Mixed Race? and Brave New . . .
  • Alexis Dubus

    Alexis Dubus

    How To Tell A Joke

    As well as taking various shows all over the world, including the well-received Marcel Lucont: Encore and A Surprisingly Tasteful Show About Nudity, Alexis has also written a book (Marcel Lucont: What We French Think Of You British And . . .
  • Andrea Wulf

    Andrea Wulf

    Measuring the Heavens

    Andrea Wulf was born in India, moved to Germany as a child, and now lives in Britain where she trained as a design historian at the Royal College of Art. She is the author of several books including “The Brother Gardeners. Botany, . . .
  • Andy Marsh

    Andy Marsh

    How To Buy Art For Less Than £100

    Andrew Marsh has a BA in Fine Art from Norwich School of Art, and an MA in Fine Art Administration and Curatorship from Goldsmiths. He teaches BA Communication,  Criticism and Curation at Central Saint Martins along with short courses . . .
  • Art Macabre

    Art Macabre

    Art Macabre's Death Drawing Salons: Out of the Shadows, Circus of Skeletons.

      Art Macabre resurrect the fun and playfulness of putting pencil to paper through London’s only “death drawing” salons. RIP memories of boring drawing classes as events producer Nikki Shaill, aka ghostly host . . .
  • Arthur I Miller

    Arthur I Miller

    Einstein, Picasso.

    ARTHUR I. MILLER is emeritus professor of history and philosophy of science at University College London. He is fascinated by the nature of creative thinking and, in particular, in creativity in art (on the one hand) and science (on the . . .
  • Barbara Sahakian

    Barbara Sahakian

    Smart Drugs

    Professor Barbara J Sahakian FMedSci Barbara J Sahakian is Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Cambridge Department of Psychiatry and MRC / Wellcome Trust Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute. She . . .
  • Ben Hammersley

    Ben Hammersley

    Things You Need to Know Now. For Then.

          Ben Hammersley is the UK Prime Minister's Ambassador to East London Tech City, Editor at Large of Conde Nast's Wired UKmagazine, and a member of the European Commission High Level Expert Group on Media . . .
  • Brad Inness

    Brad Inness

    How to Tumble, and the Science of Human Pyramids.

    After completing a two year Diploma in Brisbane, Australia at The Australian Dance & Performance Institute, Brad pirouetted his way across the world, along the way doing what he loves most, dance.  Having extended his attention to . . .
  • Brett Dolman

    Brett Dolman

    Rubens

    Brett Dolman is an historian and art historian, specialising in the material culture and political history of the English court from the 16th to the 18th centuries. He is Curator of Collections at Historic Royal Palaces, based at Hampton . . .

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