Past lectures

Thursday 26 March 2015

The near loss of price stability in the 1970s led to serious attention being paid to the role of expectations in economic management and...

Wednesday 25 March 2015

Many people see gene and environment as separate entities and believe that height, weight, or personality type can be sliced, rather...

Monday 23 March 2015

North America's production of domestic energy from its shale gas sources has been controversial. The release of contaminants into water...

Wednesday 18 March 2015

Does cardiac surgical treatment need to be as expensive as it is? How might costs may be reduced?
Comparisons will be made of the...

Tuesday 17 March 2015

The First World War put unprecedented strains on the economic, social and political systems of all the combatant nations. A year after...

Tuesday 17 March 2015

Although many people contributed to the study of infinity over the centuries it was Georg Cantor in the nineteenth century who...

Monday 16 March 2015

One of the most extraordinary pieces of new mathematics was a discovery by the Spanish physicist Juan Parrondo, who was building a...

Monday 16 March 2015

Early 20th-century literature and social sciences contested with one another over gender formations. While social sciences created...

Thursday 12 March 2015

Almost any risky business decision can fail. One of the hardest and most important decisions we may need to make is when an important...

Wednesday 11 March 2015

The execution of Charles I brought about the sale of the century. Royal palaces were sold, as were their contents, with just a small...

Tuesday 10 March 2015

The 1979 election inaugurated the premiership of Margaret Thatcher, the longest continuous premiership since that of Lord Liverpool (...

Monday 9 March 2015
This lecture will reveal and analyse the history of the so-called "Negro Fort;" North America's largest ever maroon...