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Public Lectures : Politics

 

11th February 2016

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Energy, entropy and the theory of wealth
John Constable, Director of the Renewable Energy Foundation

Lecture in association with the Northumberland and Newcastle Society

Free admission, no pre-booking required (all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis) 



 

4th February 2016

17:30 - 18:44 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Cultural property in conflict and peace
Professor Peter Stone, UNESCO Chair in Cultural Property Protection and Peace, Newcastle University

Free admission, no pre-booking required (all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis)


 

9th December 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Pensions and ageing society
Baroness Altmann, Minister of State for Pensions

 Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

3rd December 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
From abolition to Zephaniah: a brief history of literature for the Black British child
Karen Sands-O’Connor, Professor of English, Buffalo State College, New York

 Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

7th November 2015

13:00 - 14:00 Sage Gateshead
Part of BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking Festival of Ideas at Sage Gateshead

 Note: admission is free but ticketed: go to www.sagegateshead.com or call 0191 443 4661 from 2  October.


 

5th November 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
New voices on social renewal




 

3rd November 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Defence in the 21st century – the need for change
General Sir Nick Parker KCB CBE, former Commander-in-Chief, Land Forces

Defence Lecture




 

27th October 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Fighting slavery and human trafficking: what we can learn from the American abolitionists
Paul Finkelman, F Sallows Professor of Human Rights Law, University of Saskatchewan

Black History Month Lecture

 Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

22nd October 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
*LECTURE POSTPONED* Culture in question: ‘everyday participation’ and the contest over cultural value
Dr Andrew Miles, ESRC Centre for Socio-Cultural Change, University of Manchester

Please note: his lecture has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. A new date will be fixed shortly, we apologise for any disappointment caused. (updated 5 Oct 2015)



 

20th October 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
All changed, changed utterly
Clare Marx, President of the Royal College of Surgeons

Grey Turner Lecture



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