Upcoming Events - Public lectures & seminars

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.

Information-rich metrology: getting the measure of digital manufacturing

27 July 2017

Join us for Professor Richard Leach’s inaugural lecture on information-rich metrology.

Fate, luck and fortune: popular narratives of environmental risk

8 September 2017

The Department of Classics (University of Nottingham) and the Department of History (University of Liverpool) present ‘Fate, luck and fortune: narratives of environmental risk’. How do we talk about the risks of our environment? Who do we blame when things go wrong? Last in a series of three workshops.

Fate, luck and fortune: political narratives of environmental risk

7 July 2017

The Department of Classics (University of Nottingham) and the Department of History (University of Liverpool) present ‘Fate, luck and fortune: narratives of environmental risk’. How do we talk about the risks of our environment? Who do we blame when things go wrong?