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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



 

1st November 2014

14:00 - 15:00 Hall Two, The Sage Gateshead
Part of BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking Festival of Ideas at The Sage Gateshead
John Lanchester

Note: admission is free but ticketed. Tickets are available from www.thesagegateshead.com or by calling 0191 443 4661 from 6 October.

Start time to be confirmed


 

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



 

25th February 2014

17:30 - 18:30 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
My Cholesterol - why is it high? How low to go?
Ian Young, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Centre for Public Health, Queen’s University Belfast
Albert Latner Memorial Lecture in Clinical Biochemistry


Free admission, no pre-booking required.


 

20th February 2014

17:30 - 18:30 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Reading the sonnets today
Don Paterson, Professor of Poetry, University of St Andrews

The Annual Memorial Lecture in Honour of Professor Ernst Honigmann


Free admission, no pre-booking required.



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