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Public Lectures : Politics

 

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.



 

18th February 2014

17:30 - 18:30 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
The civic university and the city
John Goddard OBE, Emeritus Professor of Regional Development Studies, Newcastle University
Free admission, no pre-booking required.


 

11th February 2014

17:30 - 18:30 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
The Underground Railroad and the Struggle Against Slavery
Richard Blackett, Andrew Jackson Professor of American History at Vanderbilt University, Tennesse

Free admission, no pre-booking required.



 

6th February 2014

17:30 - 18:30 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Getting old in two languages: how bilingualism affects memory and ageing
Ellen Bialystok, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology at York University, Toronto
Free admission, no pre-booking required.


 

28th November 2013

17:30 - 18:30 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Climate change: what’s virtue got to do with it?
Mike Hulme, Professor of Climate and Culture, Department of Geography, King’s College London

Tyneside Geographical Lecture
Free admission, no pre-booking required.    


 

26th November 2013

17:30 - 18:30 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
The dilemmas of transition: opposing and inheriting colonial regimes
Professor Judith M Brown, University of Oxford and Professorial Fellow, Balliol College

British Scholar Society Lecture

Free admission, no pre-booking required.   



 

20th November 2013

17:30 - 19:30 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Celebrating student research scholarships and expeditions 2013

Free admission, no pre-booking required.  

From 4.30pm there will be a display of posters showing student research scholarship and expedition achievements and provide an opportunity to speak to the students who have carried out the research in the Lindisfarne Room, King’s Road Centre. This will be followed by the student talks in the Curtis Auditorium in the Herschel Building from 5.30pm. 



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