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Why Is Jeremy Bentham’s Corpse on Display in UCL?

When:
October 19, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where:
Jeremy Bentham's Box at the UCL South Cloisters
UCL
Gower Street,London,Greater London WC1E 6BT
UK
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Bentham

Why is Jeremy Bentham’s corpse sitting in a box in the South Cloisters of UCL? And does it really still attend council meetings? Professor Philip Schofield will attempt to unravel fact from fiction, and explain how Bentham’s radical thinking and ideas for political reform can help us understand his auto-icon.

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