Previously at Salon
Salon London: Bringing ideas to life.
16th Apr 2020
The human brain is hardwired for music. We use it to celebrate, to soothe, to move and to remember. But how and why does the brain respond to music and what are the elements that our brain finds so irresistible? Join Professor Catherine Loveday for an in conversation with Salon London's Helen Bagnall and find out why music is so satisfying to your brain, your wellbeing and identity.
13th Apr 2020
Do you have questions on managing life living in lockdown? On communication and relationships? On parenting during the pandemic?
8th Apr 2020
Our biological clocks give order to all living things. They impose a structure that enables us to change our behaviour in relation to the time of day, month or year. They are reset at sunrise and sunset each day to link astronomical time with an organism's internal time.
5th Apr 2020
Just about now I expect you're, like us, beginning to think that now would be the perfect time to get to grips with how the universe works. At least some of the basic stuff, you know quantum theory, string theory, quantum fields, gravitational waves, and while we're at it understanding the maths behind the chances of finding life on another planet and the time frame for how long we have on this one.
31st Mar 2020
As part of Salon London's Lockdown Series, we've asked author, broadcaster and Research Director at the digital Think Tank Demos Carl Miller to talk us through how to use this time to create a healthy information diet. From broadcast news, to social media to search engines - how can each of us use this time to craft ourselves a more meaningful powerful and resilient relationship with technology? Carl will be in conversation wtih Salon London's Helen Bagnall to present his 7 ideas before we open up to your questions.
22nd Mar 2020
On Sunday night we will be broadcasting the next in our series of Salons and we will be in conversation with classicist, author and Salon London, Salon North and ALSO Festival star, Natalie Haynes. Since we last heard from Natalie her novel A Thousand Ships has been longlisted for The Women’s Prize for Fiction (something celebrated hard by eating cheesecake) and performed LIVE at the British Museum (ditto).
19th Mar 2020
Join Jackie Kay the award-winning poet and national poet laureate of Scotland who will be in conversation with counselor and nurse of thirty years Janie Brown and discussing a new way of approaching how to live by considering the end of our lives in ‘Radical Acts of Love. How We Find Hope at the End of Life,.’
17th Mar 2020
What can 'medical miracles' teach us about living better? Find out from Dr Jeff Rediger, the world-leading Harvard medic, psychiatrist, surgeon and theologian.
3rd Mar 2020
Join us for Transmission Prize 2020 - Salon London’s yearly celebration of the work that our experts, authors and academics do to get us together with their ideas. Each year we celebrate the biggest ideas that have been on the Salon London stage in the last 12 months by this bumper Salon which is a great chance to get the year's knowledge into your head effortlessly.
24th Feb 2020
How can we think about the future? What do we need to do – and who do we need to be?