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INSIGHTS Public Lectures

Welcome to the INSIGHTS Public Lectures website. Public lectures at Newcastle University are free and open to all.

Our aim is to offer a programme that will inform, stimulate, entertain, and excite debate. Many of our speakers are leaders in their field and all have something of special interest to convey. Our lectures cover a wide range of disciplines and frequently include key contemporary issues, particularly those that affect our daily lives.

All lectures are free and open to all, with spaces allocated on a first-come first-served basis - for more popular talks an overspill room will be in operation.

Recordings of lectures

Many of our lectures are also available to download from our archive. Recordings of lectures are also available from Newcastle University's iTunes U page.

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Disclaimer

Any views expressed by speakers are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Newcastle University.

Upcoming Public Lectures


 

7th October 2014

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Pat Barker, in conversation with Anne Whitehead

Free admission, no pre-booking required



 

9th October 2014

18:00 - 19:00 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Social Networks: 60 minutes with Chris Csikszentmihalyi
ERA Chair at M-ITI, University of Madeira and former Director, MIT Center for Civic Media and Computing Culture Group

Free admission, no pre-booking required



 

14th October 2014

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Renewables, intermittency and low carbon: opportunity or threat?

Joseph Swan Memorial Lecture

Free admission, no pre-booking required



 
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23rd October 2014

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
The fall of the Berlin Wall: new perspectives 25 years on
Dr Hester Vaizey, Lecturer in Modern German History, Clare College, Cambridge University

Free admission, no pre-booking required



 
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29th October 2014

18:00 - 19:00 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
The development of English heraldry
David White, Somerset Herald
Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne Lecture


Free admission, no pre-booking required


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