All meetings take place on Wednesdays at 7.30pm. The venue, which will be within the University of Glasgow campus, will be announced closer to the date of the talk. The lecture ends, after Q&A, at 9pm.

  • The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

    William Dalrymple

    Wednesday 28th September 2022 William Dalrymple Historian, Author and Broadcaster William Dalrymple is one of Britain’s great historians and the bestselling author of the Wolfson Prize-winning White Mughals, The Last Mughal, which won the Duff Cooper Prize, and the Hemingway and Kapuściński award-winning Return of a King. His most recent…

  • The impact of brain injury on vision: what does this teach us about how our minds see?

    Prof. Gordon Dutton

    Wednesday 12 October Prof. Gordon Dutton Professor of Visual Science, Glasgow Caledonian University Gordon's principal interest is paediatric ophthalmology with a special interest in cerebral visual impairment.

  • Making a materials difference to Green Energy (including batteries)

    Prof. Saiful Islam

    Wednesday 26th October 2022 Prof. Saiful Islam Professor of Materials Modelling, University of Oxford Academic background Saiful grew up in Crouch End, north London and obtained his Chemistry degree and PhD (1988) from University College London (with Richard Catlow FRS), followed by a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Eastman Kodak Labs…

  • The Nature of Justice

    Baroness Helenna Kennedy QC

    Wednesday 9th November 2022 Baroness Helenna Kennedy QC Specialist in Civil Liberties and Human Rights Helena Kennedy is one of Britain's most distinguished lawyers. She has spent her professional life giving voice to those who have least power within the system, championing civil liberties and promoting human rights. She has…

  • Changing Places: Migration and Climate Change

    Prof. Neil Adger

    Wednesday 23rd November 2022 Prof. Neil Adger Professor of Human Geography, University of Exeter Neil teaches, supervises graduate students, and researches in the areas of environmental geography, ecological and institutional economics, and global environmental change. Research specialisms: Global environmental change; vulnerability and adaptation to climate change; political economy of the…

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