Seminar programme

Seminars run during the Autumn and Spring terms. Free tickets are available online at: 

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2015-16 programme 


Time and Place 


All Change: the Digital Revolution and the Fate of Humanity

Professor Anthony Giddens

Seminar Information

Watch a recording of this talk on Youtube

Thurs 22 October

4pm- 6pm


Blueberry Soup: How Iceland changed how we think about the world

Eileen Jerrett

Seminar Information including an interview and Eileen's introduction to her film


Thurs 5 November



Post-humanitarianism: The contemporary politics of Solidarity

Professor Lilie Chouliaraki, Department of Media & Communication, LSE.

Seminar Information including an interview with Professor Chouliaraki


Thurs 19 November



Looking up in Scotland? Multinationalism, multiculturalism and political elites

Dr Nasar Meer, University of Strathclyde

Seminar Information including an interview with Dr Meer and a recording of his talk


 Thurs 3 December

3pm - 4.30pm


Youth Politics: Engagement-Disengagement, Rights-Responsibilities, Policy and Practice

Professor Andrew Russell, Manchester University

Seminar Information including an interview with Prof. Russell and a recording of his talk



Thurs 14 January

4pm- 6pm


Big Data in Theory and Practice: From Empowering Data Citizens to Persona Non Data

Dr Mark Coté , Kings College London

Seminar information

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Thurs 28 January

4pm- 6pm


100 years of tear gas: From the battlefields of WWI to the streets of today

Dr Anna Feigenbaum, Bournemouth University

Seminar Information including an interview with Dr Feigenbaum and a recording of her talk


Thurs 4 February

4pm- 6pm


'Loud and proud': Politics and passion in the English Defence League

Professor Hilary Pilkington, Manchester University

Seminar Information


Thurs 3 March

4pm- 6pm



You can also view videos of our previous seminar series: