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Queer Wars at the UCL Festival of Culture


Why have sexuality and gender identity become so vexed an issue between and within nations? How best to advocate for change? This panel session will reflect on more than four decades of LGBT activism and writing about queer history, life and politics.


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Henrietta Moore at ECOSOC Conference 2016


Henrietta Moore will be speaking at the UN Economic and Social Council Integration Segment conference on 2-4 May 2016 in New York City


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Defra Science Advisory Council


Professor Moore has begun her appointment as a member of the Science Advisory Council for the UK Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra).


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Development and Prosperity: discussing the post-2015 agenda at the Development Studies conference


Henrietta L. Moore will speak at the opening plenary on the relationship between prosperity and development at the Development Studies annual conference on Saturday, 1st November 2014. In the opening plenary Professor Moore will speak alongside Melissa Leach (Director of IDS, Sussex) and Kevin Watkins (Director of ODI, London) and the focus will be on the deeper global and national trends, drivers and challenges which are necessitating changes in the theory and practice of development and in identifying important directions for development post-2015.


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Signs of the Times: Anthropology, Undecidability and Politics

Date & Time: 14th October, 14.15
Venue: Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo

Henrietta L. Moore delivered the 50 year anniversary lecture to celebrate the establishment in 1964 of the Department of Social Anthropology (SAI) at the University of Oslo.


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The Institute of Global Prosperity launched


Through its events programme, the UCL Institute for Global Prosperity aims to open up the debate on the most pressing challenge of our age – achieving long-term prosperity for the whole of humankind.


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The next big challenge!


Henrietta L. Moore has been appointed to lead the new Institute of Global Prosperity at University College London (UCL). The institute will be part of The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment in October when Professor Moore joins UCL. It will examine what sustainable lifestyles will involve for societies across the globe and how they can be developed and maintained in the face of environmental pressures, economic crises and social conflicts. It will focus its efforts on understanding how local, national and global institutions can be transformed to promote the efficient use and sharing of our resources, technologies, knowledge and capital at all levels.


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Making Scientific Capacity in Africa: An Interdisciplinary Conversation

Date & Time: 13 and 14 June 2014
Venue: CRASSH (SG1&2), Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT

This two-day workshop will elicit and discuss questions around how capacity should be defined, planned for and invested in by bringing together leading actors of major capacity-building programmes with social scholars of science, technology and medicine in Africa.


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Hay Festival 2014: The Future of Civic Activism

Date & Time: Wednesday 28 May 2014, 7pm
Venue: Hay Festival 2014, The Oxfam Moot

Join Henrietta Moore @ the Hay Festival 2014 for a talk about changes in ‘politics from below’ and whether there is something genuinely new in kind about the way in which civil society is now operating


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Encounters

Date & Time: 3 - 4 July 2013
Venue: Morgan Centre for the Study of Relationships and Personal Life, University of Manchester

Join Henrietta L. Moore on 3-4 July at the Morgan Centre for the Study of Relationships and Personal Life-Conference on Encounters.


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TEDxOxbridge: “Timeless Ideas”

Date & Time: 1 June 2013, 11:00-12:30pm
Venue: Nelson Mandela Theatre, University of Oxford
Speaker(s): Tom Standage, Kübra Gümüsay, Ed Dowding, Heather White and Henrietta L. Moore

Join Henrietta L. Moore on 1 June at this year’s TEDxOxbridge event, exploring the ideas and initiatives that have stood strong throughout the evolution of our society.


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The Art of Being Lost

Date & Time: 30 May 2013, 5:30pm
Venue: Globe Hall, Hay Festival Site, Hay-on-Wye
Speaker(s): Henrietta Moore, Polly Morland, Charles Sturridge
Chair: Gabriel Gbadamosi

Smartphones and satellite technology enable us to navigate every area of our lives, but do we risk losing something in the process? Charles Sturridge, Polly Morland and Henrietta L. Moore imagine a mapless existence @ Hay 2013.


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On Disruption

Date & Time: 30 May 2013, 2pm
Venue: Ring, Hay Festival Site, Hay-on-Wye
Speaker(s): Henrietta L. Moore

We try to avoid it, we resent it, and we fear it: disruption is seen as deviation and mutation. Why? Henrietta L. Moore pleads for the defence at Hay Festival 2013.


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Tea, Cake and Philosophy @ Hay Festival 2013

Date & Time: 29 May 2013, 5pm
Venue: Pavillon, Hay Festival Site, Hay-on-Wye
Speaker(s): Sokari Douglas Camp and Henrietta L. Moore

Are new forms of aesthetic delight on the rise, and if so, what will be the consequences for our culture? Join screenwriter Marcel Theroux and Henrietta L. Moore in discussing ‘the new beautiful’ at Hay Festival 2013.


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Hell’s Angels

Date & Time: 29 May 2013, 12pm
Venue: Globe Hall, Hay Festival Site, Hay-on-Wye
Speaker(s): Henrietta L. Moore, Charles Sturridge, Sally El Hosaini,and Marcel Theroux

From John Milton to the Chapman Brothers, artists and poets have delighted in visions of Hell, whilst Heaven is often nowhere to be seen. Does this mean we have lost our way? Should we seek secular visions of heaven or abandon these remanants of medieval superstition? Henrietta L. Moore, Charles Sturridg, Sally El Hosaini and Marcel Theroux imagine heaven and hell at this year’s Hay Festival.


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Personal Matters: Intimacy and Exclusion in Africa and Europe

Date & Time: 8 March 2013, 10:30am-12:30pm
Venue: University of Toronto, UTSC, Room, MW110
Speaker(s): Henrietta L. Moore

In this talk, held at the University of Toronto, Henrietta L. Moore discusses recent mass protests over gay marriage in France, LGBT activism in Uganda and circumcision in Kenya in relation to public debate and national politics.


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Tomorrow’s Fantasies

Date & Time: 5 June 2012, 5:30pm
Venue: Globe Hall
Speaker(s): Nick Harkaway, Justina Robson and Henrietta L. Moore
Chair: Samira Ahmed

Prophets of the future are being ostracised from the canon. Is this reluctuance to accept speculation in the arts a symptom of decline, as we no longer wish to imagine new possibilities for culture and our lives? Or is fantasising about the future a childish past-time which avoids real engagement with human nature? On 5 June Henrietta L. Moore, fantastical novelists Nick Harkaway and Justina Robson imagined a brave new world at this year’s philosophy and music festival at Hay on Wye


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‘Holy Quarks’ Symposium @ Wellcome Collection

Date & Time: 3 December 2011
Venue: Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE
Chair: Claudia Hammond, BBC Radio 4 presenter

How to know the world is a problem all humans contend with. Magic, religion and science are all ways of thinking about and acting on the world. Of the three, science would appear to be far the most successful, and yet scientific advances have not done away with magic or religion. On 3 December 2011, Henrietta L. Moore helped to explore the relationship between science and faith @ the Wellcome Trust’s symposium ‘Holy Quarks’.


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What’s in an event?

Date & Time: 04 November 2011
Venue: Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia

On 4 November 2011 Henrietta L. Moore talked about ‘What’s in an Event’ at the 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana, Slovenia.


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Laughing out Loud: Art, Culture and Fantasy

Date & Time: 23-24 October 2011
Venue: Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, NY

What makes art valuable? Why in times of crisis do people buy contemporary art? Henrietta L. Moore discussed @ the ‘Fantasy and Markets’-Conference in NYC whether or not investment in art can ever be seen as rational, and how the contemporary art market is expanding to include not just works of art, but art as a form of cultural practice.


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How The Light Gets In


Join Henrietta L. Moore from 27 – 29 May 2011 at How The Light Gets In, the philosophy and music festival at Hay on Wye


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The Purpose and Perception of Public Art

Date & Time: 19 May 2011, 10:30am
Venue: UNESCO Headquarters, Paris
Speaker(s): François Barré, Daniel Buren, N’Goné Fall, Henrietta L. Moore
Chair: Paul Ardenne

On 19 May 2011 Henrietta Moore will discuss the purpose and perception of public art at the International Symposium on the Fate of Public Art co-hosted by UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre and Cergy-Pontoise


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The Ethical Imagination and the World We Share

Date & Time: 4 April 2011, 12pm
Venue: Stanford University, Building 50
Speaker(s): Henrietta L. Moore

Lecture held at the Departments of Anthropology and African Studies at Stanford University, CA, USA.


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Judith Butler’s contribution to Gender Theory

Date & Time: 4 February 2011, 2pm
Venue: University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B
Speaker(s): Henrietta L. Moore, Mandy Merck, Leticia Sabsay, Terrell Carver
Chair: Harriet Evans

Join Henrietta L. Moore and others in their discussion of Judith Butler’s contribution to gender theory at Westminster University on 4 February. The discussion will be followed by a public lecture by Professor Butler.


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Live Webcast of ‘Smart Users and Social Networks. What’s Happening in Africa and Asia?’

Date & Time: 28 September 2010, 2:15pm
Venue: http://royalsociety.org/royalsociety.tv/
Speaker(s): Henrietta L. Moore

Join the live Royal Society-webcast of Professor Moore’s discussion of ‘Smart Users and Social Networks. What’s Happening in Africa and Asia?’ on 28 September 2010, 2:15pm


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Smart Users and Social Networks. What’s Happening in Africa and Asia?

Date & Time: 28 February 2010, 2:15pm
Venue: The Royal Society, 6 - 9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG
Speaker(s): Henrietta L. Moore

On 28 September 2010 Professor Moore will discuss ‘Smart Users and Social Networks. What’s Happening in Africa and Asia?’ at the ‘Web Science: A New Frontier’-meeting at the Royal Society, London


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Cultural Empathy, Identity and the Fear of the Other

Date & Time: 20 May 2010, 5:15pm
Venue: Goodenough College London House, Great Hall, WWC1N 2AB
Speaker(s): Henrietta L. Moore in discussion with Tariq Ramadan
Chair: John Bowen

How should minorities be integrated in a host nation? Is there an ideal method for a society to integrate individuals from ethnic, religious or sexual minorities? Henrietta L. Moore discusses ‘Cultural Empathy, Identity and the Fear of the Other’ with Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies of Oxford University and founder of the European Muslims Network think tank.


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21st Century Challenges: How global crises provide the opportunity to transform the world

Date & Time: 6 February 2010, 6.30pm
Venue: London School of Economics, Old Theatre
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Anthony Giddens, Professor David Held, Professor Mary Kaldor, Professor Danny Quah
Chair: Professor Henrietta L. Moore

Public debate, marking the launch of LSE Global Governance; other speakers: Professor Lord Anthony Giddens, Professor David Held, Professor Mary Kaldor, Professor Danny Quah – February 2010


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The Disenchantments of Sexuality

Date & Time: 4 February 2010, 5-6:30pm
Venue: Upper Hall, Jesus College, Cambridge
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Educating Desire: Technology, Sex and Modernity in Eastern Africa

Date & Time: 5 November 2009, 6pm
Venue: The British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1
Speaker(s): Henrietta L. Moore

The British Institute in Eastern Africa 2009 annual lecture


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What is culture for?

Date & Time: 27 February 2009, 5:30pm
Venue: Old Hall, Girton College, University of Cambridge
Speaker(s): Henrietta L. Moore

Founders’ Memorial Lecture at Girton College, University of Cambridge


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The New Politics of Female Circumcision in Kenya

Date & Time: 15 May 2007, 4:30pm
Venue: St Antony's College, University of Cambridge
Speaker(s): Henrietta L. Moore

Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine and The African Studies Centre special lecture


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Modern Erotics and the Quest for Intimacy

Date & Time: 15 March 2007, 7pm
Venue: Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London
Speaker(s): Susie Orbach, Darian Leader, Renata Salecl and Henrietta L. Moore

Discussion between Susie Orbach (pictured), Darian Leader, Renata Salecl and Henrietta L. Moore at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London – March 2007


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Culture and Politics

Date & Time: 13 March 2007, 1pm
Venue: London School of Economics

Invited research seminar at LSE – March 2007


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