Events


Howmanydunnit? What do crime statistics tell us and can we trust them?

Apr
30
2014

Issues in Criminal Justice Series
Chowen lecture theatre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Wednesday 30 April
18:30 until 19:30
Jil Matheson, UK National Statistician (SOC 1973)

The Issues in Criminal Justice series brings high-profile figures from both academia and practice to Sussex.


Alumni reception: New York

May
1
2014

FDM Offices, 31 Floor, 14 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
Thursday 1 May
18:00 until 20:00
Becky Anderson (EURO 1986), CNN

We value our international alumni connections and are delighted to be hosting a special alumni reception in one of New York's landmark buildings.


Apply now for the 2014 STEPS Centre Summer School

May
12
2014

Institute of Development Studies
Monday 12 May
0:00 until 0:00

Apply now for the 2014 STEPS Centre summer school to be held 12-23 May at the Institute of Development Studies on the University of Sussex campus.


Open Minds: Sharing stories, challenging stigma, creating change

May
12
2014

Library Square, Falmer House & Falmer Bar
Monday 12 May
12:00 until 17:00

A celebrational day of interactive activities exploring mental wellbeing including a Human Library where living books share stories of resilience.


Recounting Resistance I

May
14
2014

Recounting Resistance
Asa Briggs Lecture Theatre, Arts A2
Wednesday 14 May
10:00 until 16:00
Paddy Ashdown, Vincent Goubet

The first of two days of events to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Writers, historians and filmmakers reflect on representing resistance.


Alternative societies

May
14
2014

Professorial Lectures
Campus venue, TBC
Wednesday 14 May
18:30 until 19:30
Professor Luke Martell - School of Law, Politics and Sociology

Sociology is a critical discipline. But a question that criticisms of society imply is - what is the alternative?


Recounting Resistance II

May
15
2014

Recounting Resistance
Asa Briggs Lecture Theatre, Arts A2
Thursday 15 May
10:00 until 18:00
Michael Smith, Kate Mosse, Rod Kedward, Sybil Oldfield

The second of two days of events to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Writers, historians and filmmakers reflect on representing resistance.


Ian McEwan in Conversation with Peter Boxall

May
16
2014

English Events
Arts A2 Lecture Theatre
Friday 16 May
14:00 until 16:00
Ian McEwan

We are delighted to welcome alumnus Ian McEwan back to Sussex in May for an event for the School of English.


Financial market volatility

May
21
2014

Professorial Lectures
Ground floor lecture theatre, Jubilee Building
Wednesday 21 May
18:30 until 19:30
Professor Carol Alexander - School of Business, Management and Economics

This lecture will document a quarter of a century’s research into volatility.


How to design new medicines

Jun
4
2014

Professorial Lectures
Ground floor lecture theatre, Jubilee Building
Wednesday 4 June
0:00 until 0:00
Professor Simon Ward - School of Life Sciences

The availability of new medicines has contributed to a dramatic increase in our life expectancy, but many diseases remain poorly understood.