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Public Lectures : Sixth Formers

 

10th May 2016

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
The complexity of language: what we learn and how
David Lightfoot, Professor of Linguistics, Georgetown University, USA

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



 

5th May 2016

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
50 years since ‘Cathy Come Home’
Professor Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Heriot-Watt University

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



 

26th April 2016

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Shakespeare 400 years on
Patrick Spottiswoode, Director, Globe Education, Shakespeare’s Globe

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



 

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) 



 

10th March 2016

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
The sounds of sirens: from myth to materiality
Michael Bull, Professor of Music Studies, University of Sussex

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



 

3rd March 2016

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
The anatomy of the street
Michael Hebbert, Professor of Town Planning, University College London, and Editor of Planning Perspectives

Thomas Sharp Lecture

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



 

1st March 2016

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
New voices on sustainability
Free admission, no pre-booking required (all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis) 


 

25th February 2016

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Tackling uncertainty in organisations – the future: opportunity or threat?
Clive Morton OBE, Professor of Corporate Governance and Business Development, Middlesex University Business School

R W Mann Lecture

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



 

23rd February 2016

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Gertrude Bell and the ‘Woman Question’
Helen Berry, Professor of British History, Newcastle University
Free admission, no pre-booking required (all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis) 


 

9th February 2016

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Do you know what you are eating? – science identifying food fraud
Paul Brereton, Head of Agri-food Research, Fera Science Ltd
Free admission, no pre-booking required (all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis) 


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