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May 2018

The Difficult Dead: Postwar Encounters with the Nazi Corpse – School of Humanities Research Seminar

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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’ No booking required. For further information, please contact the convenor: Dr R C F von Friedeburg (Reader in History) robert.vonfriedeburg@bishopg.ac.uk

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Lee Lard: Peter Kay’s No. 1 Comedy Tribute

May 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

To book tickets for upcoming events at BGU please click here. Now in his 10th year, and with over 2500 performances under his belt, Lee Lard is still being voted the most popular comedy tribute act in the UK! Lee’s outstanding tribute to Bolton’s funny man, Peter Kay, has now been enjoyed by thousands of fans throughout the UK and abroad, and is as popular now as ever continuing to ‘sell out’ wherever he goes! Delivering his own hilarious ‘Peter…

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Elizabeth’s Women: the hidden story of the Virgin Queen

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

To book tickets for upcoming events at BGU please click here. 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…

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June 2018

Annual Archaeology Lecture

June 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Re-thinking the emergence of the English, c.400-800AD Dr Susan Oosthuizen Robert Hardy Building Lecture Hall, Tuesday 5 June 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…

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Social, Emotional and Mental Health Conference

June 16 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

On Saturday 16 June 2018 Bishop Grosseteste University is holding a Social, Emotional and Mental Health Conference, with a variety of keynote speakers and workshops taking place throughout the day. This conference is open to everyone, but may be of particular interest to practitioners. For more details please see the poster. Please note the early bird rate offer ends on 27th April. Before that date the price is £220, after that date it is £250. For BGU students and alumni…

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The Monster Conference

June 29 - July 1
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Confirmed Keynotes: Angela Wright (University of Sheffield), Damian Walford Davies (Cardiff University), Marc Hanheide (University of Lincoln) The Monster Conference is a three-day interdisciplinary conference, hosted by Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln, celebrating the afterlife and reception of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein in the year of the 200th anniversary of its publication. The continuing fascination with all things Monsters is partly due to the critical and popular reception of Shelley’s creature, termed a “new species” by its ambitious but over-reaching creator who thinks…

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