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VENUS RISING with writer Marsha Rowe

VENUS RISING with writer Marsha Rowe

A series of 8 conversations about women and art, presented by Sharon
Gal. Each program presents a different conversation with a woman who
has direct involvement in the field and guests include artists,
curators, writers and collectors. The series explores the wide
perspective of women’s experience and investigates the role of women
in shaping art and influencing the art world.

In this episode Sharon Gal is in conversation with Marsha Rowe
co-founders of seminal feminist magazine, SPARE RIB, and first women
publishing house VIRAGO.

Originally broadcast on Wed, 17 Sep, 17:00 – 17:30

Free University – How to Make The Perfect Cup Of Coffee

Dr Mark Miodownik – How to Make The Perfect Cup Of Coffee

Mark Miodownik: How to make the perfect cup of coffee.

What elements are involved in the making of a simple beverage. The Director of the Materials Library and Head of the Materials Research Group at King’s College London provides an audibly practical demonstration of the answer.


Duration: 43:10.

Free University – Muslim Village Intellectuals

Dr Magnus Marsden – Muslim Village Intellectuals

Magnus Marsden: Muslim village intellectuals.

An account of “Islamisation” in Northern Pakistan based on ten years of field work by Dr Marsden of the School of Oriental and African Studies.

Duration: 45.11.

Free University – Introduction To Gene Therapy

Prof Christine Kinnon – An Introduction To Gene Therapy

Christine Kinnon: An Introduction to Gene Therapy and Molecular Immunology.

Prof Christine Kinnon is Theme Leader in Infection & Immunity, UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust.


Duration: 16:00.

Free University – The Jews In England

Dr Aeriel Hessayon – On The Jews In England

Ariel Hessayon: The Jews in England from their expulsion in 1290 to their readmission in 1659. Dr Hessayon is based at Goldsmiths’ Department of History.
For recommended further reading see the FUoTA page at
Duration: 56:53.

Free University – Introduction To Philosophy

A C Grayling provides the keynote address for this year’s FUoTA.

AC Grayling is Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London, and a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne’s College, Oxford.