Arts and Humanities Public Lecture Series

Spring 2018

Global Britain: Beyond Brexit

 

All events will take place in Thomas Paine Study Centre (TPSC), UEA, NR4 7TJ

6.30 - 7.45pm (doors open at 6pm)

Free for all to attend, no registration necessary.

All events are followed by a drinks reception.

 

Thursday 18 January

"Britain's Global Pasts"

Prof. Anthony Howe & Prof. Geoffrey Hicks (UEA, School of History), Dr Thomas Roebuck & Dr William Rossiter (UEA, School of Literature, Drama & Creative Writing)

Chaired by Prof. Anthony Howe & Prof. Geoffrey Hicks

 

Thursday 8 February

"Britain's Global Role"

Mr Ben Donaldson, Head of Campaigns, United Nations Association - UK (London) and convenor of the UN All-Party Parliamentary Group (UK)

Chaired by Dr Kate Ferguson (UEA, School of History)

 

Thursday 15 February

"Gender and Global Britain"

Dr Helen Warner (UEA, School of Politics, Philosophy, Language & Communication Studies), Dr Francisco Costa and Dr Victoria Cann (UEA, Interdisciplinary Institute for Humanities)

Chaired by Dr Alain Wolf (UEA, School of Politics, Philosophy, Language & Communication Studies)

 

Thursday 19 April

"Britain on Film: National Cinema in a Global Context"

Adrian Wooton (UEA alumni and Chief Executive of Film London)

Chaired by Dr Melanie Williams (UEA, Reader in Film Studies)

 

Thursday 10 May

"Global Britain: Super-diversity"

Prof. Steven Vertovec (Director, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Ethnic and Religious Diversity, Gottingen, Germany)

Chaired by Prof. Joanna Drugan (UEA, School of Politics, Philosophy, Language & Communication Studies)

 

For more information, please contact:

Emma Pett, e.pett@uea.ac.uk

Will Rossiter, w.rossiter@uea.ac.uk