Lectures and seminars

Centenary year lectures and seminars

To mark the 100 year anniversary of the department, a series of special seminars and lectures were held in 2013-14.

Sidney Ball Lecture

Baroness Ruth Lister delivered her lecture: Speaking truth to power: social policy in action on 4 December 2013. The event was chaired by the University Chancellor, Lord Patten of Barnes.

Alumni Lecture

Jacqueline Bhabha, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, delivered the lecture: Making a Difference: Policy, Practice and Human Rights, on 8 May 2014.

Centenary seminar series

A special Centenary seminar series, convened by Georg Picot, took place in both Michaelmas term 2013 and Hilary Term 2014. A full list of seminars can be downloaded, and recordings of the individual seminars are also available via the University podcasts website.