Lunch Hour Lecture - Understanding sleep and sleeplessness: can science and cultural history be used together?

This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 22nd Feb 2018

Sleep is an enormous part of our lives: why do we do it?

And why do we sometimes struggle to do so? Biology cannot fully explain our experience of sleep. Writers have always been fascinated by it.

So, is it possible to combine science with literary and cultural history to understand sleep better?

Cost: Free of Charge


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website

2018-02-22 2018-02-22 Europe/London Lunch Hour Lecture - Understanding sleep and sleeplessness: can science and cultural history be used together? So, is it possible to combine science with literary and cultural history to understand sleep better? https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/02/22/lunch-hour-lecture-understanding-sleep-and-sleeplessness-can-science-and-cultural-history-be-used-together-162193 University of London (UCL),Darwin Lecture Theatre,Darwin Building,London

See more events on the same day or today, tomorrow or rest of Feb


Location

University of London (UCL),

Darwin Lecture Theatre,
Darwin Building,
London,
WC1E 6BT

Google Map of University of London (UCL)

Nearest tube and train stations to University of London (UCL)

Metropolitan
Hammersmith & City
Circle
Northern
Victoria
Northern
Victoria
Mainline Terminus

More local events coming soon

£15  
This talk examines objects from the Museum’s collection in order to chart a range of striking connections between Stonehenge, other regions of the British Isles, and continental Europe.
12:00 AM
£5  
A screening of the film Steamboy directed by Japanese manga artist, screenwriter and director, Katsuhiro Ôtomo.
12:00 AM
£5  
Broadcaster and Art Historian Janina Ramirez joins Ian Hislop, Editor of Private Eye and co-curator of the Citi exhibition I object: Ian Hislop's search for dissent.
12:00 AM
£3  
Exit Through the Gift Shop is the groundbreaking film from Banksy, the world's most famous graffiti artist – a global phenomenon with a fiercely guarded anonymity.
12:00 AM
£15  
Gardener. Curator Gareth Brereton introduces the BP exhibition I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria.
12:00 AM
£5  
Writer, broadcaster and editor, Ian Hislop, joins celebrated comedy writer and producer, Armando Iannucci, to discuss the changing role of satire and subversion in a post-truth world.
12:00 AM
£5  
Joined by writer and classicist, David Stuttard, and Professor of Classics at King’s College London, Edith Hall, this panel discussion investigates this theme with reference to a variety of objects and sources.
12:00 AM
£3  
This documentary introduces the street art pioneers Futura, Rammellzee and Blek le Rat.
12:00 AM
Free  
London's lost buildings – from coaching inns and horse markets to riverside mansions and gin palaces – are the focus of a this exhibition.
9:30 AM
Free  
London's lost buildings – from coaching inns and horse markets to riverside mansions and gin palaces – are the focus of a this exhibition.
9:30 AM
Free  
See a live display of Bespoke Shirt making and Hand Embroidery
10:00 AM
Free  
https://www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign/festival/its-all-academic-festival-15-september-2018
10:00 AM
Free  
Come and discover the National Theatre’s archive: a treasure trove of theatre materials from the 1960s to present day.
10:00 AM
£39  
All day conference hosted by the Economist on classical liberal values and policies in the 21st century.
10:00 AM
£5  
The London Gaming Market is a place to buy retro video-games, board games and merchandise all in one place.
11:00 AM
£5  
This session, as part of the Open City Documentary Festival, will explore the relationship between film and architecture with a panel of artists and filmmakers.
12:00 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
12:15 PM
Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
12:15 PM