Lectures 2013-14 FREE lectures programme
Where: Working Men's College 44 Crowndale Road NW1 1TR
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Spring Term 2014
Jan 14 Two Windows: Connections between Art in Renaissance Europe and Art in traditional Islamic societies
Julian Bell painter and author of "Mirror of the World: A New History of Art"
Feb 04 A Criminal Justice System Fit for Victims?
Keir Starmer WC human rights lawyer at Doughty Street Chambers and former Director of Public Prosecutions 2008-2013. Introduced by David Offenbach, a WMC governor.
Feb 11 The Education of Women and The Paula Principle
Professor Alison Wolf Kings College London & author of "The XX Factor: How Working Women are Creating a New Society", Professor Tom Schuller chair of WMC and author of www.paulaprinciple.com
Mar 04 The United Kingdom and The European Union
John Mills Chair of JML, Chair Labour for a Referendum, former Chair Policy & Resources Camden Jonathan Scheele European Studies Centre Visiting Fellow St Antony's Oxford University and high ranking official at the European Commission 1974-2012.
Mar 25 Osborne's Austerity: Was it worth it? (date now confirmed)
Robert Skidelsky Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick,d prize winning biographer of John Maynard Keynes, House of Lords since 1991 - on the cross benches, Chris Giles Economics Editor of the Financial Times for the last 10 years
Summer Term 2014
May 13 Smashing the Glass Ceiling - Women in the Public Sphere
Tulip Siddiq Cabinet Member for Communities and Culture at Camden Counil Any Lamé performer, writer & broadcater Bonnie Greer playwright, novelist, critic, Chancellor of Kingston University, Melissa Benn journalist, writer, campaigner for state & comprehensive education
Jun 03 William Morris and The Book
Jan Marsh biographer specialising in artists and writers and president of the William Morris Society
tba a surprise from the world of politics or design
The lectures that took place in Autumn Term 2013 were:
Oct 22 Educating Working Men & Women & their Children in Victorian Bloomsbury
Professor Rosemary Ashton author of "Victorian Bloomsbury" and Emeritus Quain Professor of English Language & Literature, Honorary Fellow of UCL
Nov 09 Debate on HS2: Magic Bullet or Grand Folly
Professor Tony Travers director of LSE London will chair this debate with 3 speakers in favour and 3 against (details follow) plus audience questions and comments
Nov 26 The Radical Legacy of E P Thompson
Professor Richard Taylor, Professor Roger Fieldhouse, Dr Nina Power contributors to a forthcoming book on EP Thompson
Dec 10 Relativity for Working Women and Men
Professor Joseph Schwartz physicist, academic, writer, broadcaster, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and author of the prize-winning "Einstein for Beginners"
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