Posts tagged with ‘public lecture’

Epic journeys

Professor Helen Lovatt, Department of Classics, gives this inaugural lecture discussing how ancient epic uses the idea of the journey, and how these journeys were used in later cultures.

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Things that go bang in the night (sky)

The School of Chemistry and the School of Physics and Astronomy, in association with the British Science Association, present this public lecture. Julian Onions will speak on the topic of ‘Things that go bang in the night (sky).

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Citizens of the Third Reich – Everyday Betrayals and the Pink Triangle Prisoners of Sachsenhausen

Dr Max Biddulph, Associate Professor in the School of Education, launches LGBT History Month 2017 with a public lecture. Join us for an exploration of the experiences of pink-triangle prisoners at Sachsenhausen and how social context impacts on our concept of citizenship. How does living in a totalitarian regime influence the behaviour of its citizens, and what are the implications for contemporary societies?

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The Inaugural Biomaterials Discovery Open Lecture

Dr Daniel Anderson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Koch Institute, will speak on the subject of ‘Nucleic acid delivery systems for RNA therapy and gene editing’.

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Reconciliation and its discontents

This year’s Annual Canadian Studies Lecture will be given by Dr Audra Simpson (Columbia University, Department of Anthropology), who will speak on the subject of ‘Reconciliation and its discontents’.

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Breast cancer – a researcher’s perspective

The School of Chemistry and the School of Physics and Astronomy present ‘Breast cancer – a researcher’s perspective’. Professor Stewart Martin, Professor of Cancer and Radiation Biology, will talk.

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Girl with all the Gifts = Pandora? Greek mythology in Mike Carey’s Melanie-stories

Dr Lynn Fotheringham, Department of Classics and part of the Centre for Ancient Drama and its Reception, gives this talk exploring the link between the Pandora figure in Greek mythology and upcoming film The Girl with all the Gifts, based on the novel by MR Carey.

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Open-air laboratories: collecting data on our doorstep

The School of Chemistry and School of Physics and Astronomy in association with the British Science Association presents ‘Open-air laboratories: collecting data on our doorstep’ with Dr Sam Pierce.

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Mineral Explorations Lecture

The School of Chemistry and School of Physics and Astronomy is hosting a lecture on Mineral Exploration – looking for a very small needle in a very big haystack.

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