Speaker Dr Gajendra Singh, senior lecturer in History at the University of Exeter will be discussing how British history impacts today’s relationships with Commonwealth countries. Find out more about how the British have reached their views on our colonial past and the effect on the writing of history and our international reputation.
In this fascinating talk economist, Guy Standing, argues that today we can think of ‘the commons’ as encompassing not just land and the natural world but also the institutions, services and amenities that society has created for public benefit. This event is organised by Agile Rabbit, explore more of their upcoming events here.
Find out what makes a psychopath, from the leading expert who helped to create Killing Eve’s Villanelle. Dr Mark Freestone has worked on some of the most interesting and infamous psychopath cases of recent times. Using real case studies, Mark will be looking into their minds, while sharing secrets from behind the scenes of Killing Eve.
In this talk Amanda Kilroy - Director of Social Innovation and Acting CEO of CoLab Exeter will share the story of how CoLab Exeter adapted their traditional role to become curators of a dynamic social change space that fostered local social innovation.
Join us at the University of Exeter’s next ‘Languages in a Global World’ talk, an ‘in-conversation’ event, with Professor Emma Loosley (Department of Theology and Religion) in conversation with guest speaker, BBC journalist and Exeter alumn, Frank Gardner. The event will be chaired by Professor Sally Faulkner, Professor of Hispanic Studies and Film Studies and Associate Dean for International and Development in the College of Humanities, and will take place at the University’s Streatham Campus in Exeter.
The College of Humanities is proud to present a Creative Dialogue between executive producer and creative director of Sugar Films Narinder Minhas (an Exeter alumnus), and journalist, author and TV presenter Sathnam Sanghera. The discussion will range across Sathnam’s experiences in journalism and his non-fiction books, including The Boy with the Top Knot, a memoir which was turned into a television drama in 2017.
The MA Creativity: Innovation and Business Strategy invites you to an Open Studio on the evening of 21 November from 5.30 to 7pm.
The event will be held at Maketank's new Upper Deck Space, a former vacant building in the heart of the city which students have transformed into their own maker space with the support of guest artist and creative producer Megan Beck
Admission is free. Sign up here.
As a part of Exeter Literary Festival, Exeter Library welcome leading performance writers Inua Ellams and Kieran Hurley to the city alongside acclaimed writer and performance poet Polarbear to talk through the process of writing for stage, screen or page.
Politicians assert that their views reflect the will of the British people, especially when it comes to Brexit. In this special talk, the President of the British Polling Council examines the evidence behind these claims. It takes place on the last day of the extension to Article 50.
As part of Exeter University's Translation! Festival, join art curator Alessandra Cianetti, academic translator Dr. Lucy Garnier, translations studies researcher Dr. Kombola Ramadhani Mussa and applied linguist Dr. Piotr Wegorowski for an interdisciplinary conversation about translation and identities.
New developments in AI are shaking up the status quo, as we find out how many of the tasks humans engage in can be done equally well, if not better, by machines. But can machines be creative?
This year for Heritage Open Day the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum on the University of Exeter Streatham campus, are offering a free, full guided tour of the museum’s galleries and collections by the museum’s Curator, Dr Phil Wickham. This will be followed by a free, public lecture from Professor Tiago de Luca of the University of Warwick entitled 'All the Mountains of the Earth: Visual Culture and Global Travel in Victorian Britain’.
For this Agile Rabbit talk, Farhana Yamin will argue that now is the time to rise up and rebel. Activism, she asserts, is key to affecting meaningful action that will combat Climate Change. There is plenty of time for audience questions and discussion.
The sale of shark meat in fish and chip shops was dramatically uncovered by a team at the University of Exeter led by Dr Andrew Griffiths, who in this talk, will tell the story behind his headline-grabbing work that recently identified threatened sharks on sale to the British public.
An evening of talks and conversation exploring how art and science can benefit each other to increase our understanding of the world around us. Led by artist Naomi Hart and Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography at the University of Exeter, Dr Anne Le Brocq.
A talk by Professor Emeritus Maurice Bloch, using Madagascar as an example, highlighting how people from remote places are less different to us than we think.
Where do great ideas come from? Do they begin with a question or a problem? What are the creative processes in developing ideas, projects and products? Entrepreneur Susan J Mumford will present lessons from the field based on her own experiences in business as well as being a mentor to many others, to inform and inspire you in your own journey. Part of the Creative Entrepreneurship series.
A Digital Humanities Seminar in which Professor Andrew Prescott from the University of Glasgow proposes that we need to question our production-line approach to digitising manuscripts and books, and develop more imaginative approaches to digitisation.
A talk by Prof Brendan Godley about his esteemed international career in sea turtle conservation, as part of the Agile Rabbit series.
Exeter Phoenix and the University of Exeter present Café Scientifique, monthly talks and discussions on topical scientific issues.
This year Exeter’s Soapbox Science event will take place on the 22nd of September 2018 in Princesshay Square, Central Exeter. The public can enjoy an afternoon of free talks from our incredible speaker line-up – representing fields as varied as electronic engineering and medical microbiology.
The Giraffe and the Harpsichord: Modelling the Museum - a Leverhulme lecture by Professor Paul Fishwick, exploring how modelling is used to connect ideas and objects.