Book your place at a Sussex lecture

Whatever your interests, be inspired by one of our public lectures. You can browse our upcoming public lectures and book a place below.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, live events are not currently taking place at the university. We will continue to monitor government advice and hope to see you in person, again in the near future.

Please keep checking back for details of our online and autumn events.

Women in Leadership

Thursday 16 July from 16:00 until 17:00
Live online event
Ms Bogolo Kenewendo and Ms Fumani Mthembe

Hosted by Dr Zahira Jaser, we are thrilled to have two prominent alumnae discussing how to thrive as a woman in a position of power.

Can we measure consciousness?

Thursday 16 July from 19:00 until 20:00
Live online event
Dr Adam Barrett

An accessible, critical overview of the theory of the physical substrate of consciousness.

A Brave New World

Thursday 30 July from 16:00 until 17:00
Live online event
Jacqueline O'Reilly, Co-director of the ESRC Digital Futures Research Centre, University of Sussex

This is an exclusive event recent graduates (since 2010) and final year students.

Crowds, riots and simple social influence: beyond contagion

Thursday 30 July from 19:00 until 20:00
Live online event
Prof. John Drury

This talk is about one of the most powerful and persuasive metaphors in social science and everyday explanation: contagion.

Queues = traffic = zombies

Thursday 13 August from 19:00 until 20:00
Live online event
Dr Nicos Georgiou

A fascinating talk on probability theory for anyone that has found themselves stuck in traffic or waiting in long queues.

Founding Historian's Lecture: "Why Histories Matter"

Wednesday 7 October from 17:30 until 19:30
Level 3, Bramber House, Refectory Road, Falmer, BN1 9QU
Catherine Hall, Professor of Modern British Social and Cultural History at University College London

The lecture will be given by Sussex Honorary Graduate, Professor Catherine Hall and will focus on how histories have always been contested.

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