Future lectures

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Wednesday, 30 April 2014 - 6:00pm

The lecture will look at the links between sporting success and economic progress. It will look in detail at the Ashes cricket context,...

Thursday, 1 May 2014 - 3:00pm

An investigation of what it was to be a Communist in the UK during the 1930s, viewed from the perspective of personal recollections...

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Tuesday, 6 May 2014 - 1:00pm

The talk will summarise the discovery (2003), recovery and research on the Gresham Ship, setting the vessel in its political, economic...

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 - 6:00pm

Head of State Immunity, once unchallengeable, may now seem an antiquated concept rather than an essential component required for the...

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 - 1:00pm

There is a distinct school of thought in our day which seeks to justify what has come to be called liberal interventionism in the...

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 - 6:00pm

This lecture will be a controversial questioning of approaches to Creative Writing that are based on rules, do’s and don’ts...

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 - 1:00pm

This lecture will revisit the determinants of British identity by examining the problem of slavery in British history from Roman times...

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 - 6:00pm

Blind people have always been with us. The attitudes of societies has varied over the years from disgust and horror to sympathy and...

Thursday, 15 May 2014 - 1:00pm

What is the purpose of education, who should provide it and who is its primary beneficiary: the person educated, or society as a whole?...

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 - 6:00pm

This lecture analyses the growth of euroscepticism, first in the Labour Party after 1979, and then in the Conservative Party culminating...

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 - 6:00pm

From composers to painters, writers to choreographers, the mathematician’s palette of shapes,...

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 - 6:00pm

‘Nations slithered over the brink into the boiling cauldron of war without any trace of apprehension or dismay’, (Lloyd...