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!
Make sure to download the latest edition of our events programme and news magazine BG&You for articles, dates for the diary and a way to stay tuned with the university and its activities.
Wed 7th February (1-2pm): Hardy Seminar Room 4 (Hardy Building) Dr Alexander Lock (British Library): ‘Magna Charta: Law, Liberty and Myth’ For further information, please contact the convenor: Dr R C F von Friedeburg (Reader in History) email@example.comFind out more »
Re-thinking the emergence of the English, c.400-800AD Dr Susan Oosthuizen Robert Hardy Building Lecture Hall, 28 February 2018 Wine reception from 5.30pm, Lecture from 6pm ‘Everybody knows’, so they say, that the origins of the English lie in the arrival of ‘the Anglo-Saxons’ in England between 400 and 600 AD. This lecture reconsiders that belief in three parts. First, it evaluates the strength of the evidence that underlies it; second, it explores long-term cultural continuities that link prehistoric Britain withFind out more »
Wed 14th March (1-2 pm): Hardy Seminar Room 4 (Hardy Building) Dr Emily Ennis (University of Leeds): ‘Death and Photography on Stage: Bram Stoker, Theatrical Culture and the Visual Heritage of the Vampire' For further information, please contact the convenor: Dr R C F von Friedeburg (Reader in History) firstname.lastname@example.orgFind out more »
Wed 16th May (1-2pm): Hardy Seminar Room 4 (Hardy Building) Dr Caroline Sharples (University of Central Lancashire): ‘The Difficult Dead: Postwar Encounters with the Nazi Corpse’ For further information, please contact the convenor: Dr R C F von Friedeburg (Reader in History) email@example.comFind out more »
An audience with Tracy Borman Presenting Elizabeth’s Women: the hidden story of the Virgin Queen Thursday 31 May 2018 The Venue, Bishop Grosseteste University at 7.30pm This talk will explore the fascinating relationships that Elizabeth I had with the women who influenced her most. From her scandalous mother, Anne Boleyn, to her greatest rival, Mary Queen of Scots, and the ‘flouting wenches’ who served her at court, they show Elizabeth in a surprising new light. Tickets £7.50 available online fromFind out more »