Development and Alumni Relations

Alumni gathering in Tokyo

Sunday 21 October from 20:00 until 22:30
BrewDog, Saito Bldg 1F, Roppongi 5-3-2, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032

Join your fellow alumni at BrewDog Roppongi in Tokyo, share your memories of Sussex over a drink and expand your network of local contacts.


The mathematics of epidemics on networks: taming complexity

Tuesday 13 November from 18:00 until 19:00
Chowen Lecture Theatre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex BN1 9PX
Professorial Lecture
Istvan Kiss, Professor of Applied Mathematics, School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences

How do infectious diseases spread? How can mathematical models help?


The Exchange - Generation Snowflake: Fact or Fiction?

Thursday 15 November from 18:00 until 20:00
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex, Gardner Centre Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9RA
The Exchange

The Exchange is an initiative from the University of Sussex to encourage free expression, lively debate and the exchange of thoughts and ideas.


We had the experience but missed the meaning (Dry Salvages, T.S.Eliot): Reflecting on reflection

Wednesday 21 November from 18:00 until 19:00
Chowen Lecture Theatre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex BN1 9PX
Professorial Lecture
Gillian Ruch, Professor of Social Work, School of Education and Social Work

The phrase in the title, taken from T.S.Eliot’s Four Quartets, captures something of the marvel and mystery that are intertwined in my journey to date


A vision of successful education in Africa through the agency of research

Wednesday 28 November from 18:00 until 19:00
Chowen Lecture Theatre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex BN1 9PX
Professorial Lecture
Kwame Akyeampong, Professor of International Education & Development

Education in Africa is often characterised in deficit terms, unable to achieve social improvement for the poor and marginalised.


Why the US is not a "Nation of Immigrants"

Wednesday 5 December from 18:00 until 19:00
Chowen Lecture Theatre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex BN1 9PX
Professorial Lecture
Maria Lauret, Professor of American Literature and Culture, School of English

Far from making a radical break with the past, President Trump’s immigration policy is in line with a long tradition of American nativism.