University Events

Upcoming Virtual Lectures

Upcoming Virtual Lectures

INSIGHTS Public Lectures have moved online. Check this page for details of upcoming events.

Many of our speakers are leaders in their field and all have something of special interest to convey. Our lectures cover a wide range of disciplines and frequently include key contemporary issues, particularly those that affect our daily lives.

Any views expressed by speakers are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Newcastle University.

  • INSIGHTS Virtual Lectures: New voices on arts, humanities and social sciences

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Thursday 23 July 2020, 17:30 - 18:30

  • INSIGHTS Virtual Lectures: The Poetry of Uncertainty by Professor Sinéad Morrissey

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Thursday 16 July 2020, 17:30 - 18:00

  • INSIGHTS Revisited: Out of the wreckage: a new politics for an age of crisis by George Monbiot

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 4 August 2020, 17:30 - 18:30

  • INSIGHTS Revisited: Gertrude Bell and the ‘Woman Question’ by Professor Helen Berry

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 21 July 2020, 17:30 - 18:30

  • INSIGHTS Virtual Lectures: Kurt Schwitters, The Merz Barn, and the ‘Biomorphic 40s' by Lloyd Gibson

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Thursday 30 July 2020, 17:30 - 18:00

  • INSIGHTS Virtual Lectures: Philosophy in times of crisis: thinking about Covid-19 with the help of Emmanuel Levinas by Dr Tina Chanter

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Thursday 9 July 2020, 17:30 - 18:30

  • INSIGHTS Revisited: The Bohemian Diaspora: my relationship to the art world by Grayson Perry

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 14 July 2020, 17:30 - 18:30

  • INSIGHTS Revisited: The Talk of the Toon: a linguistic ‘time capsule’ for the Google generation

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Thursday 2 July 2020, 17:30 - 18:30

  • INSIGHTS Revisited: British Women in the Liberation of Frederick Douglass

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 June 2020, 17:30 - 18:30

  • INSIGHTS Virtual Lectures: Collecting Classical Antiquity: Brian B. Shefton 100 years by Andrew Parkin

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Thursday 25 June 2020, 17:30 - 18:00

  • INSIGHTS Revisited: Seeing homosexuality in Joe Orton’s What the Butler Saw by Dr Emma Parker and Leonie Orton

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 23 June 2020, 17:30 - 18:30

  • INSIGHTS Revisited: The bountiful sea: prospects for sustainable use of marine bioresources by Peter Olive

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 28 July 2020, 17:30 - 18:30

  • INSIGHTS Virtual Lectures: The Victoria Cross – Spoiling a Good Story? By Dr Andrew Marriott

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Thursday 6 August 2020, 17:30 - 18:00

  • INSIGHTS Revisited: Everyday sexism by Laura Bates

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 7 July 2020, 17:30 - 18:30

  • INSIGHTS Virtual Lectures: A babybook: documenting undocumented motherhood by Dr Jen Bagelman

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Thursday 18 June 2020, 17:30 - 18:00

  • INSIGHTS Revisited: What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets by Michael J Sandel

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 9 June 2020, 17:30 - 18:30

  • INSIGHTS Virtual Lectures: What’s the point of university during a pandemic? Hints from CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien by Professor Nick Megoran

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Thursday 11 June 2020, 17:30 - 18:00

  • INSIGHTS Revisited: The Great Wall story – the way I have discovered it by William Lindesay

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 16 June 2020, 17:30 - 18:30

  • INSIGHTS Revisited: People’s history in historical pageants in Britain, 1905–2016 by Alexander Hutton

    This is an online event.

    Date/Time: Thursday 4 June 2020, 17:30 - 18:30