Sidney Greats | Michaelmas Term 2019

The Sidney Greats series is designed to give the Sidney community an opportunity to learn more about classic texts and foundational ideas. Discover the lectures taking place at Sidney this term. 

Sidney's students, staff, and Fellows are warmly invited to come along and listen to speakers from within and beyond the College exploring important works or ideas in an approachable format and interdisciplinary environment. These have ranged widely across the arts and sciences, from human rights law to Shakespeare, Newton to the Qur'an.

This term, we will be joined by Professor Eugenio Biagini, Sidney Fellow in History, to speak about 'The United Kingdom' (Tuesday 5 November) and Dr Ljiljana Fruk, Director of Studies and Fellow in Chemical Engineering, with a lecture on 'The Periodic Table' (Thursday 14 November).

Professor Charles Martindale, from the Department of English and Related Literature, will be visiting from the University of York to deliver a lecture about 'Ancient Literature and its Reception' (Thursday 28 November).

To find out more details about the Sidney Greats lectures, including how to book a place, please visit the Sidney Greats webpage.

Anyone can listen to many of the lectures by following the links from the term titles to the University Video and Audio website.

News item posted Wednesday, 9th October 2019

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