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5 Speakers, 15 minutes each - 8th April 2019 - The Tabernacle

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The Tabernacle

34-35 Powis Square

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5 speakers, 15 minutes each

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Our April 5x15 event at The Tabernacle with

David Spiegelhalter guides us through the Art of Statistics and the essential principles we need to derive knowledge from data. How can statistics can help us determine the luckiest passenger on the Titanic? Could serial killer Harold Shipman have been caught earlier? How many trees are there on the planet? Do busier hospitals have higher survival rates? Why do old men have big ears? Spiegelhalter reveals the answers to these and many other questions.

Nicci Gerrard on what dementia teaches us about love. Nicci is a writer and campaigner, a celebrated novelist and recipient of the 2016 Orwell Prize for Journalism 'Exposing Britain's Social Evils'. What Dementia Teaches Us About Love grew out of her father's death from dementia in 2014 and her belief that the disease, its impact on individuals, families and wider society, needed light thrown upon it in order to improve the experience and support of those affected.

Investigative journalist Oliver Bullough takes us on a journey into Moneyland - the secret country of the lawless, stateless superrich. Learn how the institutions of Europe and the United States have become money-laundering operations, undermining the foundations of Western stability. Discover the true cost of being open for business no matter how corrupt and dangerous the customer.

Isabella Hammad- tells the story behind her extraordinary debut novel The Parisian. As the First World War shatters families, destroys friendships and kills lovers, a young Palestinian dreamer sets out to find himself...

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