Events

Forthcoming events

Day | Week | Month | Year | Upcoming
'Trilateral co-operation between the EU, China and Africa' Tim Clarke Former EU Ambassador to the African Union, Lancaster University Hon. Fellow
Event Time
5.00-6.30
Venue
Cavendish Lecture Theatre
Open Seminar Andrew Lacey and Antonia Spencer Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
14:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Andrew Lacey and Antonia Spencer
Lancaster University Postgraduate Open Days
Event Time
27 February 2020, 14:00 - 18:00
Venue
Lancaster University
Lania Knight lives in Cheltenham, England. She's a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at University of Gloucestershire. She has a PhD in Creative Writing/Fiction from University of Missouri. Her first book, Three Cubic Feet, was a 2012 Lambda Literary Award Finalist in Debut Fiction. Buy the book here. Her second book, Remnant, was published by Burlesque Press in late March 2018.
Event Time
18.00
Venue
To be confirmed
Speaker
Lania Knight
Event Time
12.00 noon - 13.00pm
Venue
Faraday SR4
Department of Politics, Philosophy, and Religion (PPR) A joint event with the Richardson Institute's Project on Sectarianism, Proxies, & De-sectarianisation DR EDWARD WASTNIDGE LECTURER IN POLITICS & IR OPEN UNIVERSITY & DR SIMON MABON SENIOR LECTURER IN IR LANCASTER UNIVERSITY & MAY DARWICH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN IR DURHAM UNIVERSITY
Event Time
1.00-2.00
Venue
Bowland North, SR23
“People in this country have had enough of experts”, Michael Gove famously pronounced. Indeed, the role of experts may seem inherently in tension with the ideal of democracy. But ignorance, in all its forms, is a genuine threat to democracy, and we now face a culture of ignorance. Why the antipathy toward experts, why the flaunting of wilful ignorance, and how can democracy survive them?
Event Time
6-7
Venue
Lecture Theatre, Storey Institute, Lancaster
Paul Muldoon reads and discusses, with Tony Sharpe, his landmark poem ‘American Standard' The Storey Free - all welcome Drinks reception and bookstall Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Storey
Speaker
Paul Muldoon and Tony Sharpe
Event Time
12.00 noon - 13.00pm
Venue
Bowland North SR6
Terry Eagleton and Keith Hanley Venue tbc Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
13:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Terry Eagleton and Keith Hanley
Zoe Gilbert is the author of Folk (Bloomsbury, 2018), which was shortlisted for the 2019 International Dylan Thomas Prize. Her short stories have won prizes including the Costa Short Story Award, and have appeared in many journals and anthologies, as well as on BBC Radio 4. She has travelled to China and South Korea on writing projects for the British Council, and is completing a PhD exploring folk tales new short fiction. She is the co-director of London Lit Lab, and also teaches creative writing at Arvon Foundation and the British Library. She lives near the sea in Kent.
Event Time
18.00
Venue
To be confirmed
Speaker
Zoe Gilbert
Professor Mark Knight gives an inaugural lecture Free - all welcome Drinks reception Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Storey
Speaker
Mark Knight
Benoit Peeters and Brian Baker on visualising science fiction Venue tbc Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
14:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Benoit Peeters and Brian Baker
Rowan Williams explores the relationship between literature and theology Free - all welcome Drinks reception and bookstall Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Priory
Speaker
Rowan Williams
Tade Thompson lives and works in the South of England. He is the author of ROSEWATER books, the MOLLY SOUTHBOURNE books, and MAKING WOLF, as well as the short stories THE APOLOGISTS, YARD DOG, and other works. He is a multiple winner of the Nommo Award, winner of the Golden Tentacle award at the Kitsches, a John W. Campbell Award finalist, a Shirley Jackson Award finalist, a Theodore Sturgeon Award finalist, and a nominee for both the British Fantasy Award and the British Science Fiction Association Award. His background is in medicine, psychiatry and social anthropology. His hobbies include jazz, visual arts, martial arts, comics and pretending he will ever finish his TBR stack. He has been shortlisted for the Arthur C Clarke Award 2019.
Event Time
18.00
Venue
To be confirmed
Speaker
Tade Thompson
Event Time
12.00 noon - 13.00pm
Venue
Bowland North SR2
Mapping Literary Texts Sally Bushell, James Butler, Duncan Hay, and Rebecca Hutcheon Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
14:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Sally Bushell, James Butler, Duncan Hay, and Rebecca Hutcheon
Elaine Hobby, Loughborough University Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
14:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Elaine Hobby, Loughborough University
Event Time
12.00 noon - 13.00pm
Venue
Bowland North SR7
Poetry, Now and Then Paul Farley and Paul Muldoon in conversation with Liz Oakley-Brown Free - all welcome Drinks reception and bookstall Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Storey
Speaker
Paul Farley and Paul Muldoon
‘Comics in the 19th Century: A Forgotten History' -Benoit Peeters explores the history of comics and graphic novels Free - all welcome Drinks reception and bookstall Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Storey
Speaker
Benoit Peeters
Down there: thinking the subsurface of a warming planet with Karen Pinkus, Cornell University All welcome
Event Time
16.00
Venue
LUMS LT4
Speaker
Karen Pinkus, Cornell University
Subsurface Futures: an interdisciplinary workshop Numbers limited please contact bron@lancaster.ac.uk
Event Time
10.00
Venue
Charles Carter A19
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