Open lectures: Spring term 2022
Every term, the University organises free open lectures on a wide variety of topics and aimed at a general audience.
Most require tickets (available on individual event pages) but some do not. Where tickets are needed, this is also indicated in the publicity.
Boundaries Revisited: High crosses as liminal markers and protective monuments in early Medieval Ireland
Dr Caitlin Hutchison discusses various interpretations of the Irish high cross
Terror and the dynamism of Islamophobia in 21st century Britain
Madeline-Sophie Abbas draws out some key insights from her recent book, Terror and the Dynamism of Islamophobia in 21st Century Britain.
Psychedelics in psychotherapy
In the talk we will explore what psilocybin is, the thinking behind psychotherapy and how psilocybin is being used in the field to treat and help depression and even cancer related distress.
Describing the archive: Identifying offensive language
Dr Vic Clarke and Dr Kevin Jones will talk about their work identifying offensive and biased language in archive catalogues
Moral stress in veterinary teams: International research perspectives
A discussion on moral stress in veterinary teams
Creating Stars Using High Power Lasers
Join us for our Physics Winter Webinar as we explore how the conditions inside stars can be created in the laboratory using high power lasers.