Upcoming events at The Exchange, Twickenham.
Upcoming Events › Talks
St Mary’s are delighted to launch the first of three “Ideas Exchange” events this academic year. The Ideas Exchange is a series of quick-fire lectures from a range of top academics. Each thought-provoking talk is only eight minutes long (or short) and will usually cover a wealth of topics from media, politics and history to sport, emotions and science! This event however is a special football takeover. The line-up will include a diverse panel of guest speakers from different coaching…
As ethnic nationalism rises around the world, race science is experiencing a revival, fuelled by the abuse of data and facts by politically-motivated groups. The story of who humans are and how we evolved is being rewritten to suit their agendas. Even well-intentioned scientists, through their unconscious use of old-fashioned categories, betray their suspicion that race has some basis in biology. In truth, it is no more real than it was hundreds of years ago, when racial categories were invented and hardened by those in power. In Superior, award-winning author Angela…