Faculty of Arts & Architecture, University of Brighton, Grand Parade, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN2 0JY, South Eastarts.brighton.ac.uk/research
Category:Arts Study & Research
Extensive series of seminars and other events. Listings often annotated with something like 'All welcome (from within and outside of the University)'.
University of Brighton
'The Centre hosts events that help to explain our research and the situation those tackling poverty are working into. Our reports, evidence, publications and events are intended to educate and influence thinking amongst participants, readers and the wider public on the nature and causes of poverty, its relief and prevention, in order to improve understanding of the subject of social justice for the wider public benefit.'
Category:The Global Environment
Annual Distinguished Lecture Series 'These public lectures, organised for the specific benefit of the MPhil students, are designed to attract speakers of international standing and repute to give their views on Sustainable Development. Speakers include leading experts from Cambridge University as well as from other leading universities, government bodies, multi-national corporations and international organisations. The opportunity to cross examine such leading thinkers in the question and answer sessions is seen to be a key activity associated with the MPhil programme ... The events are free and open to the public.' The Annual Lecture does not seem to have been held in recent years.
University of Cambridge | Annual Distinguished Lecture Series in Sustainable Development
Category:Music & Dance
Occasional lectures and talks.
University of Bristol | CHOMBEC
Category:Literary Study & Research
Occasional lectures: enquire about attendance.
University of Edinburgh
'Public events are a key part of the Centre’s activities, providing a critical and scholarly forum for discussion and debate. Through public lectures, seminars and conferences, the Centre enables scholars, practitioners, journalists and policy makers from the public, private, commercial and non-governmental sectors to examine critical issues in the field of human rights ... Events are open to all with no ticket or reservation required, unless otherwise stated.'
London School of Economics and Political Science
'The public lecture series is organised to aid the MA/Diploma students in "Islam in Contemporary Britain" in their studies, but to also allow a chance for academics and students from other schools, and the general public, to attend and gain a better understanding on the various and dynamic aspects related to the study of Islam in the UK.'
School of History and Cultures, Arts Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmngham, B15 2TT, West Midlandswww.birmingham.ac.uk/research/activity/warstudies/
Organize the annual John Terraine Lecture plus a range of other events - including many open to Friends of the Centre.
John Terraine Lecture
University of Birmingham
'The Centre runs a Masters degree in West Midlands History, an annual conference, day schools and other public events. It provides support for projects and works with heritage professionals and independent scholars in the wider community. The Friends of the Centre for West Midlands History is a recent initiative.'
University of Birmingham
>>> Seminars & Events
'The Centre's weekly seminar series features the work of prominent academics. Speakers aim to interest a wide audience and the general public is encouraged to attend.'
Audrey Richards Annual Lecture in African Studies
University of Cambridge
'The Centre hosts a wide range of public lectures and special events ... The Centre hosts a regular series of Open Research Seminars during the semesters. These are open to students and staff across the University and to the public. Do come and join us.'
University of Edinburgh
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Camden, WC1H 0XG, Londonwww.soas.ac.uk/cccac/
'The events draw a varied audience with an interest in the region. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.'
Anthony Hyman Memorial Lecture
School of Oriental and African Studies
>>> Winter Lecture Series
Winter Lecture Series 'For more than 40 years, the Centre of East Anglian Studies has been at the heart of research into the region and its wider national and international context. Whilst detailed scholarly research will always remain as the fundamental basis for the Centre’s work, CEAS has also been committed to the dissemination of such a wider audience.'
University of East Anglia
'The mission of COMPAS is to conduct high quality research in order to develop theory and knowledge, inform policy-making and public debate, and engage users of research within the field of migration.’
COMPAS | University of Oxford
'We are a friendly group of several dozen members who meet in Ringwood on the second Friday of the month ... to ... enjoy an illustrated talk on a French theme ... We love the French way of life, but our meetings are in English.'
>>> Meetings & Events
Winter monthly lectures: 'Meetings of the Society are open to non-members'.
Category:Local History Federations
'Arranges open meetings, usually a couple of times a year, with guests who speak on a range of interesting topics. The meetings give members from different organisations an opportunity to meet and talk face-to-face and to exchange ideas and experiences.'
>>> Lively Programme of Talks and Visits [PDF]
Monthly meetings, Thursday evenings.
Category:Old Cornwall Societies
Winter programme, usually second Monday of the month: 'The start time for our meetings is 7.30 pm and the cost to visitors is only £1. The annual subscription for members is £6. You would be most welcome to come along and enjoy an evening with us. We look forward to seeing you soon !'
>>> Programmes of Events
The Society presently meets ... on the first Thursday of each month, or occasionally on the second.'
'Our Monthly meetings are held ... on the first Thursday of every month. Doors open at 10.30 for a start at 11.00, we close at 13.00. After a brief welcome and update on the latest group news and events we have a guest speaker to entertain us ... If you wish to become a member why not just come along and meet us all.'
'We hold afternoon lectures at 2.00 pm on the third Wednesday of the month ... The lectures cover everything from individual artists to art movements such as Impressionism through to music and the decorative arts ... We also meet for occasional full day lectures on areas of special interest.'
Category:Literary & Book Festivals
>>> Programme ...
'Meeting are held ... on Thursday evenings 7.30 for 8 pm from September to May.'