The Sussex Lectures

Experience one of our engaging public lectures. From law to medicine and the arts to the sciences, you'll find something to inspire you.

Our public lectures

Our programme of events is delivered by renowned guest speakers and expert academics. All events are free to attend.

They are coordinated by the Development and Alumni Relations Office to promote our excellent research and teaching, and provide opportunities for alumni and friends to celebrate and support our work.

Watch our public lectures online

You can watch some of our recent lectures below. All of our lectures open in YouTube.

Consciousness: What in the world is it? (Making the future 2016) Professor Anil Seth   
Hearing colours and tasting words: The kaleidoscopic world of synaesthesia (Making the future 2016) Professor Jamie Ward   
Complex organic molecules in interstellar space (Making the future 2016) Professor Wendy Brown   
Invasion and insurrection: A virus in action (Making the future 2016) Professor Alison Sinclair   
Institutions: Female leadership in community governed financial organisations and financial management (Making the future 2016) Professor John Forker   
Corruption and anti-corruption: The challenge of our time? (Making the future 2016) Professor Dan Hough   
Future courts and future rights. The way forward in criminal justice Professor Richard Vogler   
Journey into the unknown Professor Dominic Kniveton
Draper Lecture 2015 - Man's inhumanity to man: What price imprisonment? Lord Ramsbotham GCB CBE
Social Work Research: Identity, Interdisciplinarity and Impact Professor Elaine Sharland
No justice without care  Professor Jo Bridgeman
The eternal battle between new and old: what frogs have to say?  Professor Emmanuel Mamatzakis 
Getting on and falling out: The role of peer relationships in child development  Professor Robin Banerjee

View all of our lectures in our archive

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