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September 2019 - August 2020

Peter Kennard: Visual Dissent Peter Kennard: Visual Dissent
Wednesday 21st August 2019 9am - Thursday 31st October 2019 6pm 107 Charing Cross Road Exhibition, Free Event

Peter Kennard: Visual Dissent, curated by Futurecity and organised in parallel with Pluto Press’ new publication of the same name, celebrates the visual power of Kennard’s collective works from the past decades.

Excellent Essex Excellent Essex
Thursday 19th September 2019 7pm - 9pm Bond Street Chelmsford Literary Event, Signing, Free Event

Essex. The county everyone's heard of; the place the few of us know. Join author Gillian Darley for an evening of exploring Essex at Foyles Chelmsford.

Outspoken: JJ Bola and Natalie Fiennes in conversation Outspoken: JJ Bola and Natalie Fiennes in conversation
Thursday 19th September 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Explore masculinity and sex education during an evening with Pluto Press authors JJ Bola and Natalie Fiennes as they launch the new Outspoken series

A Spotlight on Mental Health: Nathan Filer & Michelle Thomas in conversation A Spotlight on Mental Health: Nathan Filer & Michelle Thomas in conversation
Thursday 19th September 2019 7:30pm - 9pm Cabot Circus, Bristol Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Join authors Nathan Filer (The Shock of the Fall) and Michelle Thomas for a discussion on the vital importance of mental health and the need for honest and open ways of speaking to each other about it.

A Little Hatred: Joe Abercrombie in conversation with Joe Hill A Little Hatred: Joe Abercrombie in conversation with Joe Hill
Friday 20th September 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Hear acclaimed fantasy author Joe Abercrombie in conversation with Joe Hill on his new novel A Little Hatred—the first in the much-anticipated Age of Madness series.

NYJO Jazz Jam: Big Bad Wolf NYJO Jazz Jam: Big Bad Wolf
Sunday 22nd September 2019 12 Noon - 3pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Free Event

Join us for a new instalment of our fantastically successful NYJO Jazz Jam with East London based 3-piece Big Bad Wolf.

Bad Nana That's Snow Business! Window Painting with Sophy Henn Bad Nana That's Snow Business! Window Painting with Sophy Henn
Monday 23rd September 2019 12 Noon - 6pm 107 Charing Cross Road Children's Event, Free Event

Come and meet author and illustrator Sophy Henn (Super Duper You) as she stops by to decorate the balcony overlooking our flagship Charing Cross Road Children’s section with illustrations from the third book in the Bad Nana series That’s Snow Business!.

Mother: Paul Graham in conversation Mother: Paul Graham in conversation
Tuesday 24th September 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Spend an evening with multi-award winning photographer Paul Graham as he returns to Foyles to introduce his powerful new collection Mother.

Tomorrow's Warriors Nu Jazz Moves: Xhosa Cole Tomorrow's Warriors Nu Jazz Moves: Xhosa Cole
Friday 27th September 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Chargeable Event

Join us for a new music series with leading creative producers and talent development agency, Tomorrow’s Warriors, showcasing the next generation of game-changing jazz artists to hit the London scene. This session will feature saxophonist and 2018 BBC Young Jazz Musician of the year Xhosa Cole.

Fashion Central Saint Martins: Hywel Davies and Cally Blackman in conversation Fashion Central Saint Martins: Hywel Davies and Cally Blackman in conversation
Tuesday 1st October 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Celebrate one of the famous and influential fashion schools in the world (and the iconic former tenants of our flagship Charing Cross Road shop) Central Saint Martins with Hywel Davies, Programme Director of Fashion, and Cally Blackman, Senior Lecturer in Fashion History, as they open the pages of their fascinating new collection Fashion Central Saint Martins.

I Am My Brand with Kubi Springer I Am My Brand with Kubi Springer
Wednesday 2nd October 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Learn how to identify, create and develop your own personal brand in this masterclass from award-winning brand marketing consultant Kubi Springer.

The Body: A Guide for Occupants - Meet Bill Bryson The Body: A Guide for Occupants - Meet Bill Bryson
Thursday 3rd October 2019 1:30pm - 3pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Meet bestselling author Bill Bryson as he swings by our Charing Cross shop to sign copies of his fascinating new book The Body: A Guide for Occupants.

Tell Me The Truth About Life: Cerys Matthews and Michael Morpurgo in conversation Tell Me The Truth About Life: Cerys Matthews and Michael Morpurgo in conversation
Thursday 3rd October 2019 6:30pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Day with songwriter, singer and broadcaster Cerys Matthews, curator of this year's companion anthology Tell Me the Truth About Life, as she discusses the extraordinary range of the collection alongside former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo and a panel of special guests.

Korean Culture Month 2019: K-Pop Dance Workshop with LoKo Korean Culture Month 2019: K-Pop Dance Workshop with LoKo
Friday 4th October 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Free Event

Learn some K-Pop dance moves with this energetic workshop from LoKo, the London KPOP Dance Workshop. This event is held in partnership with the Korean Culture Centre to celebrate the 2019 Korean Culture Month.

The London Lectures: Paul Giladi - The Agent in Pain: Alienation and Discursive Abuse The London Lectures: Paul Giladi - The Agent in Pain: Alienation and Discursive Abuse
Friday 11th October 2019 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In the first lecture of the series, Paul Giladi, Senior Lecturer of Philosophy at Manchester Metropolitan University, will draw attention to a currently underdeveloped notion of pain and alienation.

Korean Culture Month 2019: Memories of Murder (2003) - Film Screening Korean Culture Month 2019: Memories of Murder (2003) - Film Screening
Tuesday 15th October 2019 6:30pm - 9pm 107 Charing Cross Road Chargeable Event

As part of Korean Culture Month, we’re screening Bong Joon Ho’s 2003 masterpiece Memories of Murder. This event is held in partnership with the Korean Culture Centre.

Steal As Much As You Can: Nathalie Olah in conversation with Luke Turner Steal As Much As You Can: Nathalie Olah in conversation with Luke Turner
Wednesday 16th October 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Fight the homogenisation of culture with journalist and editor Nathalie Olah as she sits down with author and co-founder of The Quietus Luke Turner (Out of the Woods) to talk about her new book Steal As Much As You Can: How to Win the Culture Wars in an Age of Austerity.

The New Statesman and Foyles present: The Booker Prize 2019 Winner in conversation The New Statesman and Foyles present: The Booker Prize 2019 Winner in conversation
Thursday 17th October 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Meet the winner of the Booker Prize 2019 three days after the announcement, as they read from their acclaimed novel and open up on the experience of winning the prize.

The London Lectures: Havi Carel - 'It's hard to think with your pants on': Patients as Knowers The London Lectures: Havi Carel - 'It's hard to think with your pants on': Patients as Knowers
Friday 18th October 2019 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In this talk Havi Carel, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Bristol, will examine how patient accounts are discounted, ignored, marginalised or otherwise deemed uncredible.

Gollanczfest 2019 - Morning-Only Writer's Ticket Gollanczfest 2019 - Morning-Only Writer's Ticket
Saturday 19th October 2019 10:30am - 1pm The Phoenix Artist’s Club Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

We’re delighted to team up with Gollancz Publishing for Gollanczfest 2019—the UK’s premiere sci-fi, fantasy and horror book festival. Take a look here at the full schedule for the Morning-Only Writer’s event at the Phoenix Artist's Club

Gollanczfest 2019 - All-Day Writer's Ticket Gollanczfest 2019 - All-Day Writer's Ticket
Saturday 19th October 2019 10:30am - 4:30pm The Phoenix Artist’s Club Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

We’re delighted to team up with Gollancz Publishing for Gollanczfest 2019—the UK’s premiere sci-fi, fantasy and horror book festival. Take a look here at the full schedule for the Writer’s event at the Phoenix Arts Club.

Gollanczfest 2019 - Morning-Only Reader's Ticket Gollanczfest 2019 - Morning-Only Reader's Ticket
Saturday 19th October 2019 11am - 2pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

We’re delighted to team up with Gollancz Publishing for Gollanczfest 2019—the UK’s premiere sci-fi, fantasy and horror book festival. Take a look at the schedule for the Morning-Only Reader’s events at Foyles Charing Cross Road.

Gollanczfest 2019 - All-Day Reader's Ticket Gollanczfest 2019 - All-Day Reader's Ticket
Saturday 19th October 2019 11am - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

We’re delighted to team up with Gollancz Publishing for Gollanczfest 2019—the UK’s premiere sci-fi, fantasy and horror book festival. Take a look here at the full schedule for the Reader’s event at Foyles Charing Cross Road.

Gollanczfest 2019 - Afternoon-Only Writer's Ticket Gollanczfest 2019 - Afternoon-Only Writer's Ticket
Saturday 19th October 2019 2pm - 4:30pm The Phoenix Artist’s Club Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

We’re delighted to team up with Gollancz Publishing for Gollanczfest 2019—the UK’s premiere sci-fi, fantasy and horror book festival. Take a look here at the full schedule for the Afternoon-Only Writer’s event at the Phoenix Artist's Club.

Gollanczfest 2019 - Afternoon-Only Reader's Ticket Gollanczfest 2019 - Afternoon-Only Reader's Ticket
Saturday 19th October 2019 3pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

We’re delighted to team up with Gollancz Publishing for Gollanczfest 2019—the UK’s premiere sci-fi, fantasy and horror book festival. Take a look here at the schedule for the Afternoon-Only Reader’s events at Foyles Charing Cross Road.

Korean Culture Month 2019: Hanbok Costume Exhibition Korean Culture Month 2019: Hanbok Costume Exhibition
Sunday 20th October 2019 2pm - 4pm 107 Charing Cross Road Exhibition, Free Event

Come and learn more about the traditional Korean costume of Hanbok as you take the opportunity to try some garments on for yourself! This event is held in partnership with the Korean Culture Centre to celebrate the 2019 Korean Culture Month.

New York Review Books 20th Year Anniversary: Mary Beard, Marina Warner, Nadeem Aslam and Edwin Frank in conversation New York Review Books 20th Year Anniversary: Mary Beard, Marina Warner, Nadeem Aslam and Edwin Frank in conversation
Tuesday 22nd October 2019 6:30pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Celebrate 20 years of New York Review Books with a distinguished panel of special guests including classicist and historian Mary Beard (Women & Power), critic, cultural historian and author Marina Warner (Once Upon A Time) and novelist Nadeem Aslam (The Golden Legend), chaired by NYRB founder and editor Edwin Frank.

Capital Is Dead: McKenzie Wark in conversation Capital Is Dead: McKenzie Wark in conversation
Thursday 24th October 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Discover the new mode of production replacing capitalism with writer and theorist McKenzie Wark—author of the ground-breaking A Hacker Manifesto—as she discusses her radical new book Capital is Dead: Is This Something Worse?

Korean Culture Month 2019: Bae Suah in conversation Korean Culture Month 2019: Bae Suah in conversation
Friday 25th October 2019 7pm - 9pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

We’re incredibly excited to welcome Bae Suah, one of the most highly-acclaimed contemporary South Korean authors, as she discusses her oeuvre to date and reads from her novel North Station. This event is held in partnership with the Korean Culture Centre to celebrate the 2019 Korean Culture Month.

Life: An Exploded Diagram - A Celebration of the Life and Writing of Mal Peet in aid of the Invictus Games Foundation Life: An Exploded Diagram - A Celebration of the Life and Writing of Mal Peet in aid of the Invictus Games Foundation
Saturday 26th October 2019 6pm - 7:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event

Celebrate the life and work of one of the nation’s best-loved writers for children and adults Mal Peet in the company of award-winning dramatist Mike Poulton (Wolf Hall; Imperium) in this special event raising funds in aid of the Invictus Games Foundation.

NYJO Jazz Jam: Juliet Kelly NYJO Jazz Jam: Juliet Kelly
Sunday 27th October 2019 12 Noon - 3pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Free Event

Join us for a new instalment of our fantastically successful NYJO Jazz Jam with singer/songwriter Juliet Kelly.

So Lucky: Dawn O'Porter in conversation with Emma Gannon So Lucky: Dawn O'Porter in conversation with Emma Gannon
Monday 28th October 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Hear from the wonderful and hilarious Dawn O’Porter as she sits down with author and podcast host Emma Gannon to discuss her brand new novel So Lucky.

How To Save The World For Free with Natalie Fee How To Save The World For Free with Natalie Fee
Tuesday 29th October 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

We all know that a better world is possible. One where we all get to breathe clean air, marvel at the abundance of wildlife and enjoy life without worrying it's all about to self-destruct. But how do we get there? And can it really be easy? And fun? And free? Award-winning environmental campaigner Natalie Fee helps answer those questions in this inspiring talk introducing her new book How to Save the World for Free.

All Good Things: Stephen Ellcock in conversation with Mark Haddon All Good Things: Stephen Ellcock in conversation with Mark Haddon
Wednesday 30th October 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Celebrate the intrinsic power of art curation with social media curator Stephen Ellcock in conversation with award-winning author Mark Haddon (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time) about Ellcock's new book All Good Things: A Treasury of Images to Uplift the Spirits and Reawaken Wonder.

Thriller VS. Horror: A Storytale Festival Event Thriller VS. Horror: A Storytale Festival Event
Thursday 31st October 2019 7pm - 8pm Cabot Circus, Bristol Literary Event, Signing, Children's Event, Chargeable Event

Dare to join us on Halloween, when YA authors Tracy Darnton and Gabriel Dylan will be hosting a spooky and thrilling event on the essential elements of horror and thriller stories. Which genre is best? You decide…

Starve Acre: A Journey into English Folk Horror with Andrew Michael Hurley Starve Acre: A Journey into English Folk Horror with Andrew Michael Hurley
Thursday 31st October 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Explore the occult possibilities of the English landscape with Andrew Michael Hurley—author of Costa First Novel Award-winning The Loney—as he joins us on Halloween evening to read from his highly-anticipated new horror novel Starve Acre.

The London Lectures: Alvin I. Goldman - How Can We Decide Who the Experts Are? Or Can We? The London Lectures: Alvin I. Goldman - How Can We Decide Who the Experts Are? Or Can We?
Friday 1st November 2019 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In this talk, Alvin I. Goldman asks which experts should be relied on.

The Topeka School: Ben Lerner in conversation The Topeka School: Ben Lerner in conversation
Tuesday 5th November 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Feted American author Ben Lerner comes to Foyles to discuss his masterful, highly-anticipated third novel The Topeka School with literary journalist Alex Clark.

After Geoengineering with Holly Jean Buck After Geoengineering with Holly Jean Buck
Thursday 7th November 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Join author and global environmental change researcher Holly Jean Buck as she presents her new book After Geoengineering—a thrilling, critical, utopian and urgent look at the landscape of climate intervention and a catalogue of potential lives after geoengineering.

The London Lectures: Liam Kofi Bright - Why Do Scientists Lie? The London Lectures: Liam Kofi Bright - Why Do Scientists Lie?
Friday 8th November 2019 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In this talk, Liam Kofi Bright, Assistant Professor at the LSE explores why scientists lie and what can be done about it.

Things No One Else Can Teach Us: Humble The Poet in conversation Things No One Else Can Teach Us: Humble The Poet in conversation
Monday 11th November 2019 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Spend an evening with spoken word artist, rapper and social media sensation Humble the Poet as he talks about his new book Things No One Else Can Teach Us. This event is part of the 2019 Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival.

The London Lectures: Alessandra Tanesini - Passionate Speech: On The Uses and Abuses of Anger in Public Debate The London Lectures: Alessandra Tanesini - Passionate Speech: On The Uses and Abuses of Anger in Public Debate
Friday 15th November 2019 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In this talk, Alessandra Tanesini, Professor of Philosophy at Cardiff University discusses two types of anger: the arrogant anger of those who arrogate special entitlements, and the liberatory anger that can be used to good effect in the struggles for equality and recognition.

EFG London Jazz Festival Presents Arthur O'Hara Trio EFG London Jazz Festival Presents Arthur O'Hara Trio
Monday 18th November 2019 6pm - 7pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Chargeable Event

Discover the Arthur O’Hara trio—a fresh London-based jazz, funk and rock trio drawing on influences such as Thundercat, Sons of Kemet and Kneebody. The trio look to experiment with the relationship between baselines, melody and rhythm.

EFG London Jazz Festival Presents Binker Golding and Elliot Galvin Duo EFG London Jazz Festival Presents Binker Golding and Elliot Galvin Duo
Wednesday 20th November 2019 6pm - 7pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Chargeable Event

Get ready for some out and out free improvisation with Binker Golding on the saxophone and Elliot Galvin on the piano.

EFG London Jazz Festival presents: Ms Maurice EFG London Jazz Festival presents: Ms Maurice
Thursday 21st November 2019 6pm - 7pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Chargeable Event

Join us in welcoming back Ms Maurice—the incredible trumpeter and vocalist whose unique sound delighted the Foyles audience earlier this year.

The London Lectures: Elizabeth Fricker - Epistemic and Practical Dependence and the Value of Skills The London Lectures: Elizabeth Fricker - Epistemic and Practical Dependence and the Value of Skills
Friday 22nd November 2019 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In this talk Elizabeth Fricker asks whether we should about becoming progressively deskilled as modern smart technology takes over many skilled tasks?

NYJO Jazz Jam: Tori Freestone NYJO Jazz Jam: Tori Freestone
Sunday 24th November 2019 12 Noon - 3pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Free Event

Join us for a new instalment of our fantastically successful NYJO Jazz Jam, with saxophonist, flautist, violinist and composer Tori Freestone.

The London Lectures: C. Thi Nguyen - The Gamification of Public Discourse The London Lectures: C. Thi Nguyen - The Gamification of Public Discourse
Friday 29th November 2019 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In this talk, C. Thi Nguyen explores how social media has turned conversation into a game.

The London Lectures: Miranda Fricker - Being Believed The London Lectures: Miranda Fricker - Being Believed
Friday 6th December 2019 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In this talk, Miranda Fricker asks what is the value of being believed?

NYJO Academy Christmas Concert NYJO Academy Christmas Concert
Sunday 8th December 2019 1:30pm - 4pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Chargeable Event

Join the NYJO Academy ensembles as they get their festive swing on this December!

The London Lectures: Jennifer Lackey - False Confessions and Evidence Swamping The London Lectures: Jennifer Lackey - False Confessions and Evidence Swamping
Friday 17th January 2020 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In this talk, Jennifer Lackey takes a close look at the role confessions play in the United States criminal justice system.

The London Lectures: Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad - Agreeing to Disagree: Do Rules on Debate from Classical India Help Us With Dissent and Norms Today? The London Lectures: Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad - Agreeing to Disagree: Do Rules on Debate from Classical India Help Us With Dissent and Norms Today?
Friday 24th January 2020 5:45pm - 7:45pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In this talk, Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad explores how thinkers in classical India developed ways of inquiry and means of knowing that could be debated according to only those commitments one shared with one's opponents.

The London Lectures: Linda Martín Alcoff - Speaking as a Survivor: On Rape and Resistance in the Age of #MeToo The London Lectures: Linda Martín Alcoff - Speaking as a Survivor: On Rape and Resistance in the Age of #MeToo
Friday 31st January 2020 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In this talk, Linda Martín Alcoff, Professor of Professor of Philosophy and Women’s and Gender Studies at the City University of New York explores the new moment we are in given the #MeToo movement’s efforts to expand the public discussion of rape.

The London Lectures: Sandford C. Goldberg - The Promise and Pitfalls of Online ‘Conversations’ The London Lectures: Sandford C. Goldberg - The Promise and Pitfalls of Online ‘Conversations’
Friday 7th February 2020 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. . In this talk Sandford C. Goldberg, Professor of Philosophy at Northwestern University, uses tools from philosophy in an attempt to illuminate what might be going wrong with online 'conversations'.

The London Lectures: Peter Adamson - Don't Think for Yourself: Philosophy, Authority, and Belief in Three Medieval Cultures The London Lectures: Peter Adamson - Don't Think for Yourself: Philosophy, Authority, and Belief in Three Medieval Cultures
Friday 21st February 2020 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In this talk Peter Adamson, Professor Late Ancient and Arabic Philosophy at LMU in Munich, shows how medieval philosophers in Latin Christendom, the Islamic World, and Byzantium debated the question of how, and whether, elite scholars and ordinary people should "think for themselves” as opposed to taking authoritative beliefs on trust.

The London Lectures: Lani Watson - What is a question? The London Lectures: Lani Watson - What is a question?
Friday 28th February 2020 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In this talk, Lani Watson, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Philosophy Department at the University of Edinburgh explores what questions are, why we ask them and how we all benefit from asking good questions and avoiding bad ones.

The London Lectures: Katharine Jenkins - Rape Myths: What They Are and What We Can Do About Them? The London Lectures: Katharine Jenkins - Rape Myths: What They Are and What We Can Do About Them?
Friday 6th March 2020 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In this talk Katharine Jenkins, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Nottingham explores the topic of consent and how sexual violence is perpetrated, and by whom.

The London Lectures: Hugo Mercier - Not Born Yesterday: Why Humans Are Less Gullible Than We Think The London Lectures: Hugo Mercier - Not Born Yesterday: Why Humans Are Less Gullible Than We Think
Friday 13th March 2020 5:45pm - 7:15pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

We’re delighted to be teaming up with author and philosopher Julian Baggini and the Royal Institute of Philosophy to bring you The London Lectures—a series of wide-ranging talks by experts in the field of Social Epistemology. In this talk Hugo Mercier demonstrates we are skilled at evaluating all sorts of messages, and that persuading people en masse is incredibly difficult.

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