Upcoming Events - Public lectures & seminars

The World Economy Annual Lecture: Misthinking of anti-globalisation

20 June 2017

Join us for the World Economy Annual Lecture given by Richard Baldwin (Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva).

Bibliotherapy: Reading to help your mental health

12 May 2017

As part of The University of Nottingham Month of the Mind programme, we are delighted to welcome Margaret Glenn, Associate Professor & Coordinator, Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counselling, West Virginia University.

Radical life on the Mississippi: a global history of the US Civil War

15 May 2017

The Department of American and Canadian Studies will be hosting a talk by Professor Andrew Zimmerman, who will present his ongoing research on a global history of the US Civil War.

Does literature build peace? Literature and UNESCO’s mission

17 May 2017

The Centre for Advanced Studies is delighted to welcome Professor Sarah Churchwell to the University of Nottingham to speak on the value of literature to today’s society and to reflect on the ambitions of UNESCO 70 years on from when it was first established.

Stein combination shrinkage for vector autoregressions

16 May 2017

The School of Economics presents the Annual Granger Lecture with guest speaker Professor Bruce Hansen, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Inaugural Consultancy Skills development seminar

17 May 2017

Enhance your personal capabilities, consultancy engagement opportunities and create impact. This event has been designed specifically for all University of Nottingham academics whether currently undertaking personal consultancy, though Nottingham University Consultants or in a private capacity, or considering doing so in the future.

Trump: the first 100 days

8 May 2017

Please join the Department of American and Canadian Studies’ panel of experts on May 8, at the end of Trump’s first 100 days as President.

The promotional imagination of film and television – inaugural lecture of Professor Paul Grainge

1 June 2017

From trailers and promos to ads and brand videos, promotional media have become a central part of contemporary screen life. This lecture explores the significance of the promotional short-forms that surround movies and TV shows.

A vision of successful pedagogy in the African context: the case of speed schools in Ethiopia

8 May 2017

This presentation focuses on the pedagogy enacted within Speed Schools, a complementary education initiative providing a catch-up education for out-of-school children in Ethiopia.

No sexuality please, we’re scientists: hidden diversity

11 May 2017

The University of Nottingham is pleased to welcome the award-winning Professor David Smith, University of York, who will be delivering a talk on how his LGBT identity has become an integral part of his research and work on public understanding of science.