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Institute of Advanced Study

IAS Fellows' Public Lectures

2016/17

Date

Time

Fellow

Venue

Lecture Title

11 October 5.30pm Dr Richard Walsh Birley Room, Hatfield College Complexity, Scale, Story: narrative models in Will Self and Enid Blyton
18 October 5.30pm Professor Anna Magdalena Hurtado Arenas Lindisfarne Centre, St Aidan's College Hunter Gatherers: the key to 21st century global health
20 October 5.30pm Dr Thomas Servais Ustinov Room, Van Mildert College The Earth 500 million years ago: analysing large-scale spatial and temporal palaeontological questions
25 October 5.30pm Dr Patrick McGivern Sir James Knott Hall, Trevelyan College The Multi-Scale World
31 October 5.30pm Dr Julia Prest Joachim Room, College of St Hild and St Bede

Performing the Racial Scale in the Theatres of Colonial Saint-Domingue

01 November 5.30pm Professor John Steele Sir James Knott Hall, Trevelyan College Understanding Marduk’s Cosmos: the development of astronomy in ancient Babylonia

03 November

5.30pm Professor Massimo Leone Dining Hall, St Cuthbert's Society Weight Problems: an enquiry into scales and justice
08 November 5.30pm Professor Hans Petter Graver Kenworthy Hall,St Mary's College Why Adolf Hitler Spared the Judges: judicial opposition against the Nazi state
10 November 5.30pm Professor Tim Clark Birley Room, Hatfield College Scale and the Quandaries of an ‘Environmental’ Literary Criticism
17 November 5.30pm Professor Ann McGrath Sir James Knott Hall, Trevelyan College The Temporality of the Deep Human Past

Date

Time

Fellow

Venue

Lecture Title

Epiphany Term 2017

24 January 5.30pm Professor Hannah Smithson Joachim Room, College of St Hild and Bede Medieval and Modern Explorations of Human Colour Perception
31 January 5.30pm Professor Ranga Narayanan Sir James Knott Hall, Trevelyan College Scaling Matters: patterns by design from patterns of the divine
02 February 5.30pm Professor Sara Cousins Fisher House, Ustinov College How Does Time Since, and Magnitude of, Change Affect Plant Communities in Fragmented Landscapes?
07 February 5.30pm Professor John Hall Senate Suite, University College Small States, Healthy Nations: on the political economy of Denmark, Ireland and Switzerland
09 February 5.30pm Professor Ida Susser Ustinov Room, Van Mildert College Public Intellectuals, Grassroots Movements and the Politics of Scale
16 February 5.30pm

Dr Barbara Sattler

Leech Hall, St John's College Measurement Problems in Ancient Greece – Time and Speed
20 February 5.30pm Professor Mark Fricker Joachim Room, College of St Hild and Bede The Third Mode of Life: information transfer in networked organisms
21 February 5.30pm Dr Anna Maerker Kenworthy Hall, St Mary's College Giant Ears and 'anatomical dolls': theoretical, practical and cultural challenges of scale in the history of anatomical models
23 February 5.30pm Professor Anna McCarthy Lindisfarne Centre, St Aidan's College On the Animated Gif
07 March 5.30pm Professor Jack Williams Fisher House, Ustinov College Species Responses to Changing Climates Across Time and Space: from 55 million years ago to 2100 CE