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Institute of Advanced Study

IAS Fellows' Public Lectures






Lecture Title

Michaelmas Term 2015

13 October 5.30pm Professor Claire Langhamer Lindisfarne Centre, St Aidans College Evidence and Emotion: Feelings at Work in Twentieth Century Britain
20 October 5.30pm Professor James Gardner Ustinov Room, Van Mildert College Evidence for the Largest Volcanic Eruptions from the Tiniest of Bubbles and Crystals
27 October 5.30pm Dr Jacob Stegenga Sir James Knott Hall, Trevelyan College Medical Nihilism
03 November 5.30pm Professor Heike Egner Kenworthy Hall, St Mary's College How can societies learn from or for catastrophes?

04 November

5.15pm Professor Carlo Vecce Holgate House, Grey College The Fading Evidence of Reality: Leonardo and the End

05 November

5.30pm Professor Barbara Dancygier Joachim Room, College of St Hild & St Bede How We Make Meaning

12 November

5.30pm Professor George Williams Fisher House, Ustinov College Human Rights in an Age of Terror
19 November 5.30pm Professor Ted Gup Dining Hall, St Cuthbert's Society The Death of Facts
01 December 5.30pm Professor Brian Belcher Birley Room, Hatfield College Defining and Measuring Research Quality in a Transdisciplinary Context
02 December 5.30pm Professor Penny Harvey Events Hall (Howlands), Josephine Butler College Evidence of the Public Good: sceptical reasoning and public infrastructure projects in contemporary Peru

Epiphany Term 2016

02 February 5.30pm Dr Jon Hesk Sir James Knott Hall, Trevelyan College Deliberation, decision-making and evidence in Classical Greece
09 February 5.30pm Professor Jessica Brown Ustinov Room, Van Mildert College Evidence and scepticism?
11 February 5.30pm Dr David Dryden Room TBC, St John's College What have restriction enzymes ever done for us?
16 February 5.30pm Professor Tim May Kenworthy Hall, St Mary's College Cities of Knowledge and the Role of Universities: Evidence from Practice
18 February 5.30pm Dr Matthew Eddy Birley Room, Hatfield College Rewriting Childhood: Science, Education and the Graphic Foundations of Knowledge
23 February 5.30pm Dr David Macarthur Senate Suite, University College Can there be Intuitive Evidence?
25 February 5.30pm Professor John Brewer Fisher House, Ustinov College Sublime tourism, Enlightened science, and counter-revolution: three versions of Vesuvius and Pompeii in the age of Romanticism
14 March 5.30pm Professor Heather Douglas Penthouse Suite, Collingwood College Evidence and victim experience in sexual and domestic violence cases: The approach of the feminist judge
15 March 5.30pm Dr Zoe Crossland Birley Room, Hatfield College The Speaking Corpse: The Dead Body's Evidence and the Forensic Imaginary