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Upcoming events

Oxford Climate Research Network: Prof Richard Alley - Tipping Thwaites Glacier?

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 4pm to 5pm

OCRN's annual special lecture on ice sheets and the potential for rapid sea-level rise. Richard Alley is Evan Pugh Professor at Penn State University.

Black History Month lecture: Exploring the Data Visualizations of W.E.B. Du Bois (via Zoom)

Friday, 23 October 2020, 3.30pm to 4.45pm

At the 1900 Paris Exposition, an all African-American team lead by scholar and activist W.E.B. Du Bois sought to challenge and recontextualize the perception of African-Americans at the dawn of the 20th-century. In less than 5 months, his team conducted sociological research and hand-made more than 60 large data visualization posters for a massive European audience. With Jason Forrest, Director of Interactive Data Visualization, McKinsey & Co, New York.