The unintended consequences of lockdown

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Join the Scotland Salon for a panel discussion on the downsides of lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Barb Jungr’s Musical Inspirations

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The Academy of Ideas Arts & Society Forum is delighted to announce a special pre-Christmas event in its series: Ask an artist: What Makes Art Work? Award-winning singer and writer […]

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Big Tech: platform, publisher or poison?

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Twitter and Facebook’s decision to ban Donald Trump after the assault on the US Capitol in early January has been celebrated by many political commentators as a necessary display of […]

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What is the future of classical music in the UK?

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Can classical music survive Covid lockdowns, the decline of music education, funding cuts and charges of elitism? Join us for this panel discussion.

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Book Launch: The Corona Generation

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From school closures to exam cancellations, lockdown restrictions have hit young people hard. Without being able to see their friends, have access to face-to-face teaching or keep up with their […]

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Love under lockdown: are we finished with intimacy?

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This year will be a Valentine’s Day like no other. Sex with a stranger is no longer merely frowned upon by pearl-clutching conservatives, it’s illegal under lockdown regulations. Dating - […]

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Virtual Cities versus Real Worlds

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With cities under lockdown, centres deserted and transport suspended, is living, commuting and working remotely the way forward?