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Looking for a stimulating way to spend your Valentine's evening? Join non-fiction writer Laura Mucha and lecturer in Artificial Intelligence, Kate Devlin, as they debate the heart of the matter with What is Love? at the Royal Institution. Author of Love Factually, Laura explores love by combining academic research with interviews she has conducted with hundreds of strangers. Senior Lecturer at King's College London, Kate investigates how people interact with technology ie she knows a lot about sex robots. Whether you're on a first date, flying solo or a couple wanting to get out of the house, this event is sure to spark some heart shaped debate.

 

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218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 7 minutes from What is love?
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
21 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | Same location as What is love?
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
24 Grafton Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from What is love?
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
29 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from What is love?
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London > Shopping > Jewellery
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London > Shopping > Jewellery
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London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
160 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from What is love?
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London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
16 Albemarle Street, Green Park, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from What is love?
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London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
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London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 9 minutes from What is love?
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from What is love?
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41 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from What is love?
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Identity, Anatomy And The Forensic Conundrum (Discourse)Identity, Anatomy And The Forensic Conundrum (Discourse)Literary & Education, Talk.2019-02-22T19:20:00+00002019-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21  Albemarle Street      W1S 4BS
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Future Money: The Problem With CryptocurrenciesFuture Money: The Problem With CryptocurrenciesLiterary & Education, Talk.2019-02-26T19:00:00+00002019-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21  Albemarle Street      W1S 4BS
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The Hunt For New Elements: Then And NowThe Hunt For New Elements: Then And NowLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2019-03-06T19:00:00+00002019-03-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21  Albemarle Street      W1S 4BS
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The Next Mega-ColliderThe Next Mega-ColliderLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2019-03-07T19:00:00+00002019-03-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21  Albemarle Street      W1S 4BS
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The Genetics Society Mendel's Day LectureThe Genetics Society Mendel's Day LectureLiterary & Education, Talk.2019-03-08T19:00:00+00002019-03-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21  Albemarle Street      W1S 4BS
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The Battery - Inside OutThe Battery - Inside OutLiterary & Education, Lecture.2019-03-12T19:00:00+00002019-03-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21  Albemarle Street      W1S 4BS
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The Human MartianThe Human MartianLiterary & Education, Talk.2019-03-19T19:00:00+00002019-03-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21  Albemarle Street      W1S 4BS
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Animal CSI: PredatorAnimal CSI: PredatorLiterary & Education, Lecture.2019-03-20T18:00:00+00002019-03-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21  Albemarle Street      W1S 4BS
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WiFi Wars Debug XWiFi Wars Debug XLiterary & Education, Talk.2019-03-22T19:00:00+00002019-03-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21  Albemarle Street      W1S 4BS
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Chasing The SunChasing The SunLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2019-03-25T19:00:00+00002019-03-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21  Albemarle Street      W1S 4BS
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