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  1. 4October

    Public Lecture: Darren Henley - Creativity: Why It Matters

    The chief executive of Arts Council England sets out the challenges facing law-makers, schools and universities as fewer young people find their way into creative careers. 

  2. 11October

    Public Lecture: Chris Mullin - The Remarkable Rise of Jeremy Corbyn

    Direct from rave reviews at the Edinburgh Festival, the writer and former government minister Chris Mullin charts the unlikely pathway to power of the Labour leader. 

  3. 13October

    Propaganda, Revolution and Victory

    A one-day conference convened by the School of Culture at the University of Sunderland to commemorate the end of World War One 1918-2018.

  4. 15October

    Cultural Construction of the Vagina - Prof Emma Rees, University of Chester

    Our first research seminar of 2018/19 brings Emma Rees, Professor of Literature and Gender Studies at the University of Chester, and Director of the Institute of Gender Studies to Sunderland. Emma has written extensively in the field of gender and representation, and her most recent book, The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History (Bloomsbury) came out in paperback early in 2015. 

  5. 8November

    Public Lecture: Deeds, not Words – A Century of Women and Politics

    A distinguished panel discuss the role played by women in Sunderland as we approach the centenary of women being allowed to vote for the first time in a British general election (14 December, 1918).