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Public Lectures : Politics

 

10th March 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
The British and the EU: why is it always Groundhog Day?
Sir Stephen Wall, Official Government Historian of UK relations with the EU
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

10th February 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Rediscovering the elixir of life – there is more to ageing than managing ill health
Professor Aidan Halligan, Director of Well North
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

5th February 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Hall of Mirrors: the Great Depression and the Great Recession
Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California-Berkeley
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

3rd February 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
How did the Islamic State come to exist and what can be done about it?
Patrick Cockburn, Iraq Correspondent, The Independent
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

27th November 2014

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Expanding opportunity in education - challenges for the post-2014 agenda
Kevin Watkins, Executive Director, Overseas Development Institute

Jubilee Development Lecture

Free admission, no pre-booking required



 

25th November 2014

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Every child into school and learning: why not now?
Sir Michael Barber, Chief Education Advisor to Pearson and Department for International Development's Special Representative on Education in Pakistan
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

19th November 2014

17:30 - 19:00 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Celebrating student research scholarships and expeditions 2014
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

18th November 2014

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class 1910-2010
Dr Selina Todd, Fellow in Modern History and Vice-Principal, St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

13th November 2014

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Are the United Nations and the UK being left behind by a changing world?
Sir Jeremy Greenstock, Chairman of the United Nations Association in the UK
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

6th November 2014

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Russia, Crimea, Ukraine: riddle, mystery, enigma?
Professor Chris Bellamy, Professor of Maritime Security and Director of the Maritime Institute, University of Greenwich

Defence Lecture 

Free admission, no pre-booking required



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