Events are a large part of life here at the university and we believe that our entertainment, lectures and debates should be open for everyone to enjoy and join in with. We host a wide range of events though out the year so we are sure there is something for everyone. We hope to see you soon!
Bishop Grosseteste University invite you to join us for the BGU Annual History Lecture 2017 The Battle of Lincoln Wednesday 17 May 2017| 12.30pm The Annual History Lecture This event was originally established to mark the work of a historian at BG, Jim Johnston. Dr Johnston was a pioneer in the use of probate inventories. However, the main reason why a memorial lecture series began, following his death in 2007, was because he was an exceptional teacher. He came toFind out more »
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Antony Lee (Archaeology Curator at The Collection, Lincoln) Wednesday October 18. 1-2pm Seminar 4 (Hardy Building); Free Refreshments The pomerium was the sacred boundary which surrounded Rome and, we are told by some ancient authors, other cities founded across the Roman Empire. This research seminar will explore the creation and the physical and religious manifestations of the pomerium at Rome, and whether Roman Lincoln may also have been imbued with such a sacred boundary at its foundation. It will examineFind out more »
Wed 18th October (1-2pm): Hardy Seminar Room 4 (Hardy Building) Antony Lee (The Collection, Lincoln): ‘The Sacred Boundary of Roman Lincoln’ For further information, please contact the convenor: Dr R C F von Friedeburg (Reader in History) email@example.comFind out more »
Wed 15th November (1-2pm): Hardy Seminar Room 1 (Hardy Building) Dr Shirley Brook (BGU) ‘The Social Networks and Information Environment of Nineteenth Century Agricultural Improvement’ There was great zeal for 'Improvement' in nineteenth-century farming circles. Progress was fuelled and facilitated by the proliferation of farming publications and increasing opportunities for social exchange afforded not only by membership of agricultural societies but also attendance at their shows. The influence of such media on both the farmers and the landowners, whose activitiesFind out more »
Tuesday 5 December 2017 2.00pm St Hugh’s Choir, Lincoln Cathedral Free admission, all welcome. You are invited to join BGU students, staff and their families for the annual Carol Service in the spectacular, candlelit surroundings of St Hugh's Choir in Lincoln Cathedral. The collection at the service will be divided between the BGU staff and Students' Union charities. This year's theme of "Light in the Darkness" draws together the great advent themes of the signs that point to the comingFind out more »
Wed 13th December (1-2pm): Hardy Seminar Room 4 (Hardy Building) Dr Simon Willmetts (University of Hull): ‘Weaponizing Cinema: Visual Intelligence, the OSS Field Photographic Unit , and the Logistics of Perception in World War II’ For further information, please contact the convenor: Dr R C F von Friedeburg (Reader in History) firstname.lastname@example.orgFind out more »