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Tue 05 September 2017
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How Not to be a Boy

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Bristol Cream: Fame and Infamy at the Heart of the Atom

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What can we learn from Vienna’s 20th-century housing programmes for today’s cities? https://t.co/KczY7cDI9f #futurecity17
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What can we learn from Mexico City? Join Gabriella Gómez-Mont 18 Oct: https://t.co/cIQ9GVgx8O #futurecity17 https://t.co/EjRs6h423j
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Thangam Debbonaire, John Harris and Sunder Katwala discuss immigration and future cities. 19 Oct:… https://t.co/kCFHe9ygc3
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What does the good life look like in the twenty-first century? George Monbiot 19 Oct: https://t.co/C6eD4Loa6m… https://t.co/ZHYfbWmWZ3
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Richard Blyth (@RichardBlyth7): Will driverless cars revolutionise our streets? 18 Oct https://t.co/IKPblj3g90 #futurecity17
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