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Fiction, emotion and imagination at the Festival of Ideas

Talk, Arrive on time, Adults

UserDr Cain Todd.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 29 October 2010, 17:30-18:30

Good parenting: an evidence-based perspective at the Festival of Ideas

Talk, Arrive on time, Adults

UserProfessor Susan Golombok, Professor Michal Lamb, Dr John Coleman OBE and Katherine Rake OBE.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, Mill Lane.

ClockThursday 28 October 2010, 17:30-18:30

Is the West losing its power? at the Festival of Ideas

Talk, Arrive on time, Ages 14+

UserWill Hutton, Professor Rosemary Foot, Professor Christopher Hill, Professor Stephen Chan and Professor Jaideep Prabhu.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 27 October 2010, 17:30-18:30

Life on other planets at the Festival of Ideas

Talk, Arrive on time, Ages 14+, Pre book (tel: 01223 766766)

UserLord Rees.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 26 October 2010, 18:30-19:30

The future of the book, at the Festival of Ideas

Talk, Arrive on time, Ages 14+

UserProfessor John Thompson, Richard Fisher from Cambridge University Press and Juan Lopez-Valcarcel from Pearson publishing.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 26 October 2010, 17:30-18:30

Attitudes to body image, at the Festival of Ideas

Talk, Arrive on time, Ages 14+

UserBen Barry, founder of the Ben Barry Agency.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, Mill Lane.

ClockMonday 25 October 2010, 17:30-18:30

Jacqueline Wilson at the Festival of Ideas

Talk, Arrive on time, Ages 5+, Pre book (tel: 01223 766766 or: http://bit/ly/bFzNjz)

UserJacqueline Wilson, children's author.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre, New Museums Site.

ClockSaturday 23 October 2010, 11:30-12:30

Future of finance, at the Festival of Ideas

Talk, Arrive on time, Ages 16+, Pre book (tel: 01223 766766 or http://bit.ly/blfldB)

UserColin Lizieri, Professor of Real Estate Finance; Simon Taylor, Lecturer in Finance, among other speakers.

HouseJudge Business School (JBS), Trumpington Street.

ClockFriday 22 October 2010, 18:15-19:30

The Mark Pigott Lecture: When did the British Constitution become un-written? at the Festival of Ideas

Talk, Arrive on time, Ages 14+

UserLinda Colley, Shelby M.C. Davis 1958 Professor of History at Princeton University.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, Mill Lane.

ClockThursday 21 October 2010, 17:30-18:30

Howards End (PG): adaptation from literature to film at the Festival of Ideas

Talk and Film, Arrive on time, Adults, Pre booking advised (tel: 0871 7042050 or: www.picturehouses.co.uk, Box Office ticket prices apply)

UserProfessor Adrian Poole, University of Cambridge.

HouseArts Picture House Cinema, 38-39 St. Andrews Street.

ClockWednesday 20 October 2010, 18:00-20:00

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