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May 2019

Cecil Roth Annual Lecture: Jews, Money and Religion in Roman Times

29 May @ 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
£6.50 – £8.50
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The Annual Cecil Roth Lecture welcomes Martin Goodman, Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Oxford

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June 2019

Curator’s Talks: Jews, Money, Myth

5 June @ 2.00 pm - 2.30 pm
£6.50 – £8.50
A curator talks to a group of three men in a gallery

Uncover the myths behind Jews and money with these curator-led talks.

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Stand-up Comedy: Women and Money

6 June @ 7.00 pm - 9.30 pm
£7 – £10
Portait shots of four adults, one man and three women, smiling at the camera

In an evening curated by Ben Van der Velde, resident MC at Good Ship Comedy, we present an all-female line-up featuring Athena Kugblenu, Ria Lina and Eleanor Tiernan exploring the fascinating, funny and taboo world of money.

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Simon Schama – Not Your Usual Sitters: Painted Jews, from Rembrandt to Freud – SOLD OUT

11 June @ 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
£17 – £20
Portrait of older gentleman in white shirt smiling. Simon Schama - Image credit Margherita Mirabella

Just how loaded has the brush been when it comes to images of Jews? Sir Simon Schama discusses.

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Artist Encounter with Doug Fishbone and Bank Job

20 June @ 7.00 pm - 8.45 pm
£8.50 – £10
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Doug Fishbone presents his new work Luft Gesheft, a comic slide-show lecture performance dealing with the absurdities of the financial system.

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The Inner Level: The Psychological Costs of Inequality

26 June @ 6.30 pm - 8.00 pm
£10
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Professor Richard Wilkinson, co-founder of The Equality Trust, focuses on the psychological effects of large income differences between rich and poor.

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Money Talks Walking Tour

30 June @ 11.00 am - 1.00 pm
£15
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Set against the backdrop of the City of London we highlight the stories of fascinating Jewish personalities who were instrumental in the development of London’s financial quarter.

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July 2019

Curator’s Talks: Jews, Money, Myth

3 July @ 2.00 pm - 2.30 pm
£6.50 – £8.50
A curator talks to a group of three men in a gallery

Uncover the myths behind Jews and money with these curator-led talks.

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Jewish Money and the Image of the Jewish Body in the Middle Ages

3 July @ 6.30 pm - 8.00 pm
Free
Two adults looking at a Torah scroll in the Judaica gallery

Professor Sara Lipton, traces the slowly evolving image of Jews in medieval art, depicted first as worldly and materialistic, and, ultimately, dangerous and demonic.

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