Thu 24 Jan 2019, 16:00 – 17:30 Where do Great Ideas Come From?
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.
Thu 24 Jan 2019, 19:15 – 20:30 College of Humanities - Creative Dialogues Series - Mark Cousins
In this latest free event in the Creative Dialogues series, film director and writer Mark Cousins will be in conversation with Don Boyd Hon DLitt, film director, producer, screenwriter and novelist.
Wed 23 – Sat 26 Jan 2019 OKLAHOMA!
Footlights, the University of Exeter's biggest musical theatre society, are proud to present OKLAHOMA! - a harmonically rich blend of ballet, ballad, and barn dance.
Wed 30 Jan 2019, 16:30 – 17:30 Responsibility Re-Learned: Christian Ethics in a Globalising Era
In her inaugural lecture, Professor Esther D. Reed rethinks the meaning of responsibility learned from land, distant neighbour, (global) church and the bible.
Thu 31 Jan 2019, 18:00 – 19:15 The Reluctant Anthropologist: Tales of Madagascar
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.
30 Jan – 2 Feb 2019 The Yeomen of the Guard
Exeter University's Gilbert and Sullivan Society present The Yeomen of the Guard, a darker twist on the usual Gilbert and Sullivan comedy. This show promises conspiracies, beheading, and plenty of dad jokes, suitable for all ages.
Thu 7 Feb 2019, 09:30 – 17:30 Repair Acts: International Symposium, Conversation & Exhibition Bristol 2019
A symposium and exhibition at the CREATE Centre for Sustainability, Bristol which brings together national and international artists, scholars, designers, social entrepreneurs and many more to discuss a series of interrelated questions relating to the topics of repair, care and maintenance and reuse cultures.
Fri 8 Feb 2019, 19:00 – 21:00 Explore South West - Panel Discussion: Is there anything left to Explore in the 21st century?
Panel discussion and performance under the theme ‘Is there anything left to Explore in the 21st century?’, chaired by Ritula Shah, BBC Radio 4 presenter, The World Tonight.
Sat 9 Feb 2019, 09:00 – 17:00 Explore South West Conference
A one-day conference for anyone planning expeditions and field research overseas, with a focus on self-led student projects. A day packed with talks and workshops on planning fieldwork, communicating findings, and engagement. A vital event for people of all backgrounds considering leading their own field research or expeditions.
Thu 14 Feb 2019, 17:30 – 18:30 The Fruit of the Forbidden Tree
In her inaugural lecture Professor Karen Edwards considers the consequences of the Fall as represented by Milton in Paradise Lost (1667). She asks us to re-examine 'the fruit of eating the fruit'.
Thu 14 Mar 2019, 19:30 – 21:00 Art meets Science: journeys to the ends of the earth
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.