HeritageEvents

28
JUL
Thinking on Sunday: Fabulosa! The Story of Polari
Conway Hall

Polari is a language that was used chiefly by gay men in the first half of the twentieth century. At a time when being gay could result in criminal prosecution ‐ or worse ‐ Polari offered its speakers a degree of public…

Location: 2.5 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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06
AUG
Race in a Godless World: Atheism, Race, and Civili
Conway Hall

What is the historical relationship between atheism and racism Were atheists in the past more or less racist than their Christian counterparts Did the decline of Christianity lead the way to racism These are questions Nathan Alexander considers in his forthcoming book…

Location: 2.5 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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09
SEP
London Fortean Society: The Bodies Beneath
Conway Hall

Veteran film curators William Fowler and Vic Pratt crack open the caskets of forgotten or neglected British films and telly to serve up a feast of curiosities to tempt the palate of even the most jaded cinephile. Their unflinching all‐embracing investigative gaze…

Location: 2.5 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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09
SEP
A History of Christian and Muslim Intolerance and
Conway Hall

AC Grayling discusses with Selina OGrady her ground‐breaking new book In the Name of God: A History of Christian and Muslim Intolerance. Told through contemporary chronicles stories and poems Selina OGrady explores the intertwined histories of the Muslim Christian and Jewish persecutors…

Location: 2.5 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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