2008 lectures online

Throughout the year, the University of Sussex is host to an exciting series of public lectures that illustrate the breadth and quality of research being conducted at the University.

Most lectures are recorded and made available here in a number of formats.

Professorial Lecture: Bibliophobia

Professor Brian Cummings

25 November 2008
Speaker: Professor Brian Cummings, Professor of English - School of Humanities

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Professorial Lecture: ’I think I might even make a film…’: Francis Bacon; cinema, photography and fantasy

Professor David Mellor

18 November 2008
Speaker: Professor David Mellor, Professor of History of Art - School of Humanities

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Professorial Lecture: Simulating the universe: computer models of large-scale structure

Professor Peter Thomas

04 November 2008
Speaker: Professor Peter Thomas, Professor of Astronomy, - School of Science and Technology

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Professorial Lecture: Human Mutations: the good, the bad and the indifferent

Professor Adam Eyre-Walker

21 October 2008
Speaker: Professor Adam Eyre-Walker, Professor of Biology and Environmental Science - School of Life Sciences

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Renaming of Arts, A1, A2 lecture theatres in honour of Asa Briggs - Part 2: Introduction by Professor Peter Burke followed by Lord Briggs renaming ceremony and speech

Lord Briggs

08 June 2008
Speaker: Lord Briggs

Renaming of Arts, A1, A2 lecture theatres in honour of Asa Briggs - Part 1: How religion has shaped secular scoiety

Professor Knud Haakonssen

04 June 2008
Speaker: Professor Knud Haakonssen, Director, Sussex Centre for Intellectual History - School of Humanities

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Professorial Lecture: European integration and representative politics

Professor Paul Taggart

20 May 2008
Speaker: Professor Paul Taggart, Professor of Politics - School of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies

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Professorial Lecture: Innovation in East Asia: its Time for a New Policy Agenda

Professor Michael Hobday

29 April 2008
Speaker: Professor Michael Hobday, Professorial Fellow - SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research

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Professorial Lecture: The flame of life - teaching old enzymes new tricks

Professor Andrew Smith

11 March 2008
Speaker: Professor Andrew Smith, Professor of Biochemistry - School of Life Sciences

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Professorial Lecture: Atrocity, apostacy and apocalypse: Newton’s radical heresy in the digital age

Professor Robert Iliffe

04 March 2008
Speaker: Professor Robert Iliffe, Professor of Intellectual History and History of Science - School of Humanities

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Professorial Lecture: Graphite – a new twist

Professor Malcolm I. Heggie

19 February 2008
Speaker: Professor Malcolm I. Heggie, Professor of Theoretical Chemistry - School of Life Sciences

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Professorial Lecture: Reading comprehension: losing the thread

Professor Jane Oakhill

22 January 2008
Speaker: Professor Jane Oakhill, Professor of Experimental Psychology - School of Life Sciences

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