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Public Keynote Series

The School of English has developed a new series of talks that aims to spark public and academic discussion about critical intellectual and political questions today. Each session is loosely based around a key theme. We warmly welcome members of the public and interested colleagues to come along and join in the debate with some of the most prominent thinkers of our times.

The programme is as follows:

Monday 21st October 2019: David Olusoga and Razia Iqbal will discuss Empire. You can watch the filmed event here

Monday 11th November 2019: Terry Eagleton will discuss Marxism. You can watch the filmed event here

Monday 3rd February 2020: √Čtienne Balibar will discuss Migration. Here is the filmed event.

Monday 18 March 2020: Selina Todd will discuss Class

Programme of Public Keynotes

Keynote Series

David Olusoga with Razia Iqbal

Terry Eagleton on Sacrifice and Revolution

√Čtienne Balibar on Migration

Selina Todd on Class and Feminism