Talks and Lectures
by Andrew Robinson
Watch my lecture, "Cracking ancient codes", at the Royal Institution in June 2019. I have delivered talks and lectures based on my books at the following academic institutions, literary festivals, museums and related events during the past decade and a half--mostly in the UK:
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK
"Michael Ventris, The Man Who Deciphered Linear B"
"India: A Short History"
"Genius: Reality or Myth?"
"Lost Civilizations: The Indus"
"Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization"
"Cracking the Egyptian Code: The Revolutionary Life of Jean-François Champollion"
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt
Bloomsbury Institute, London
Bloomsbury Summer School Study Day, University College London, UK
British Computer Arts Society (Electronic Visualisation & the Arts: EVA), London, UK
BFI Southbank, London, UK
British Library, London, UK
--watch a British Museum Friends video on "The Indus Civilization"
--listen to a British Museum Membercast on "The Origins of Writing"
--read a related feature in the British Museum Magazine on "Unicorns from Utopia"
Cafe Scientifique, UK
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
Cambridge Festival of Ideas, Cambridge, UK
Cheltenham Festival of Literature, Cheltenham, UK
Christ Church College, Oxford, UK
"Einstein in Oxford"
--see the lecture flyer
--see photo of flyer next to Einstein's blackboard at the History of Science Museum, Oxford
Current Archaeology Live!, Senate House, London, UK
"The Indus Civilisation: Lost and Found"
Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK
--see coverage of screenings of Satyajit Ray films at Dulwich On View
Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh, UK
--listen to "What can we learn from geniuses?", a 15-minute talk recorded in Edinburgh broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Four Thought
Egypt Exploration Society, London, UK
Friends House, London, UK
Hay Festival of Literature, Hay-on-Wye, UK
"Cracking the Egyptian Code: The Revolutionary Life of Jean-Francois Champollion"
Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution, London, UK
History of Science Museum, Oxford, UK
How To Academy, London, UK
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA
Kings Place, London, UK
"Einstein on the Run", an interview with Martin Rees
--watch the lecture, recorded by Jewish Book Week
Lichfield Festival, Lichfield, UK
London Library, London, UK
"London, 1750: The Year of Earthquakes"
Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK
Nehru Centre, Indian High Commission, London, UK
Oxford Literary Festival, Oxford, UK
"Genius: A Very Short Introduction"
"Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity"
Oxford University Chabad Society, UK
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, University College London, UK
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, UK
Porlock Festival, Porlock, UK
(Glenthorne Museum Visit)
Queen Mary, University of London, UK
"Einstein's Legacy: Celebrating 100 Years of General Relativity"
--listen to "Not So Sudden Genius", a 45-minute lecture
Royal Asiatic Society, London, UK
--listen to "The Apu Trilogy: Satyajit Ray and the Making of an Epic", a 45-minute lecture
Royal Geographical Society, London, UK
Royal Institution, London, UK
--watch the lecture
St. Cross College, University of Oxford, UK
--listen to "Waves on the Isis: Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger in Oxford", a 40-minute lecture
Scientific and Medical Network, UK
Seoul National University, South Korea
Thomas Young Centre, London, UK
(a collaboration of University College, Imperial College, King's College and Queen Mary)
Whipple Museum of the History of Science, Cambridge, UK
Words by the Water Literature Festival, Keswick, UK
Words in the Park Literature Festival, Holland Park, London, UK
York Festival of Ideas, University of York, UK
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