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Public Lectures : Politics

 

21st April 2016

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Equality, austerity, globalisation: why things aren’t getting better and why we need feminism
Beatrix Campbell, writer, broadcaster and activist

Tyneside Geographical Society Lecture

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



 

14th April 2016

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Children of the revolutionaries
Siân Reynolds, Professor of French, University of Stirling

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



 

8th March 2016

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Unravelling the Middle East
Emma Sky, Director of Yale World Fellows and Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute, Yale University

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



 

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




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