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November 2018

Recycling Roman Ruins

November 19, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of Making, Malet Place, University College London WC1E 7JE United Kingdom + Google Map

Join archaeologist Beth Munro, glassworker Shelley James and metalsmith Necole Schmitz to explore how ancient craftspeople transformed Roman glass mosaics and metal pipes to make objects inspired by Roman recycling. This event will highlight recent archaeological research on Roman villa recycling and investigate the properties of ancient materials through exciting hands-on making. You will work with expert makers to physically undertake Roman-style recycling and take home your own creations. The Institute of Making is a multidisciplinary research club for those…

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Exploring Under the Skin

November 21, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
UCL Art Museum, South Cloisters, University College London, Gower Street, Kings Cross
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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We’ve strived to investigate and understand what lies underneath our skin throughout our existence, from the cognitive revolution through to the present day. Join an interactive exploration of how the humanities, arts and sciences have separately and collectively come together in the endeavour of exploring under our skin and our own reactions to this, from artworks, both beautiful and shocking, to the curiosity cabinets of the 1700s and through to modern ways that medicine and the humanities collide. You’ll have…

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