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What's on at New College of Humanities, London? Here at NCH, we offer a range of exciting events including open days, tasters, special lectures, conferences and more.
Is quasi-realism queasy realism? (Part 1)
Professor Simon Blackburn, Visiting Professor of Philosophy at NCH, discusses expressivism and "quasi-realism" in the first part of this two-part series.
Art History Professional Pathways Seminar
Join the Art History faculty and Lisa Nash, Senior Conservator for the Royal Institute of British Architects, for 'The Art of Conservation'.
Is quasi-realism queasy realism? (Part 2)
In the second part of this two-part series, Professor Simon Blackburn, Visiting Professor of Philosophy at NCH, dicusses the rivals to quasi-realism: real realism, and non metaphysical cognitivism.
Distinguishing Science from Pseudoscience or Just Plain Ordinary Bullshit
Join Dr Jim Baggott for the second lecture in this three-part series on how we think and view scientific issues.
Other Mechanisms for Modern-day Evolution
Join Max Jamilly for the final lecture in his two-part series on evolutionary biolody, this time focusing on mechanisms for modern-day evolution.
Embracing Your Inner Spock: A Framework for Thinking Critically About Scientific Issues
Join Dr Jim Baggott for the final lecture in this three-part series on how we think and view scientific issues.
Art History Research Seminar
Dr Michael Carter, Senior Properties Historian at English Heritage, will join the Art History Faculty for a research seminar on 'The Cult of Saints and their Relics at Whitby Abbey: Scholarship and Interpretative Challenges'.
Englishes of the British Empire
Dr Bert Vaux, Reader in Phonology and Morphology at Cambridge University, will be speaking on the Englishes of the British Empire, from North America to India.
How We Believe, How We Decide, And Why We're Vulnerable
Join Dr Jim Baggott for the first lecture in this three-part series on how we think and view scientific issues.
Introduction to Evolutionary Biology
Join Max Jamilly for an introduction to evolutionary biology, starting from Darwin to modern-day mechanisms.
An Evening with Sujit Bhatt
Northeastern alum Sujit Bhatt tells us about his role as Head of Watson Internet of Things at IBM.
The Normandy Manifesto for Peace
Professor Grayling and Indian peace-maker Sundeep Waslekar are presenting an evening on the Normandy Manifesto for Peace.
Compassion in Politics
This talk will be led by Professors AC Grayling and Peter Singer alongside the Co-Founder of Compassion in Politics Jennifer Nadel.
Revising Animal Liberation
This talk will be led by Peter Singer, Visiting Professor of Philosophy.
Too many people? Ethics and Population in the 21st century
This talk will be held by Professor Peter Singer, Visiting Professor of Philosophy.
Numbers, Minds and Magnitudes Conference
This conference will be held by Brian Ball (NCH) and Jean-Charles Pelland (NCH, McGill University).
Time and the Generations - Population Ethics for a Diminishing Planet Part 2
This talk, the second of two talks, was held by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta, Visiting Professor of Economics.
The Value of Music: The Emotional Dimension
This talk was held by Professor Christopher Peacocke, Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University.
Time and the Generations - Population Ethics for a Diminishing Planet Part 1
This talk, the first of two talks, was held by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta, Visiting Professor of Economics.
Listen: There is a Hell of a Good Universe Next Door, Let's Go (E. E. Cummings)
This talk was held by Professor Sir Christopher Ricks, Visiting Professor of English.
The Memory of Civil Wars (Dryden)
The Role of Language in Consciousness
This talk was held by Professor Daniel Dennett, Visiting Professor of Philosophy at NCH.
A Very Brief Introduction to Relativity and Physical Cosmology
Jim Baggott, award-winning science writer, will be giving a talk on 'A Very Brief Introduction to Relativity and Physical Cosmology'.
History of Slavery and Anti-Death Penalty Movements in the USA
This talk will be held by Dr Bharat Malkani, Senior Lecturer in the School of Law and Politics at the University of Cardiff.
Expressivism to the Rescue, and the Neo-pragmatism Alternative to Analysis
This talk, the second of two talks, was held by Professor Simon Blackburn, Visiting Professor of Philosophy at NCH.
What has been the legacy of Thatcherism for Crime and Justice in England & Wales?
This talk was held by Professor Stephen Farrall, Professor of Criminology at the University of Sheffield.
Hume on Causation: Difficulties of Interpretation
This talk, the first of two talks, was held by Professor Simon Blackburn, Visiting Professor of Philosophy at NCH.
CMS: An Experiment in Big Science
Professor Tejinder Virdee, from Imperial College London, spoke about the long journey to the discovery of the Higgs boson.
Reigning Queens in the Middle Ages
Dr Elena Woodacre, from the University of Winchester, spoke as part of the NCH History Research Seminar series.
This lecture was held by Professor Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Visiting Professor of Philosophy & Literature at NCH.
Professor Stephen Pinker Lectures at NCH
Professor Steven Pinker, Visiting Professor at NCH, spoke about his recent book.