218th Session

218th Session: Lecture Programme

TitleSpeakerDate
Glasgow
Science
Festival
Prof Douglas Paul12th June 2019
The Idea of a Moral ConstitutionProf A C
Grayling

Master of the New
College of the
Humanities
2nd October 2019
Realising individual’s potential, despite the circumstances – makes sense socially & economically


Iain MacRitchie
Founder & Chair of MCR Pathways, MCR Foundation & MCR Holdings
16th October 2019
Why do we look up?Dr Guy
Consolmagno
Director of the Vatican Observatory
30th October 2019
Land, Democracy & Society. Why land reform matters and can solve many problems.

Andy Wightman MSP
writer and researcher on land governance
13th November 2019
A Symphony in Stone A 60 minute documentary which celebrates and explains Glasgow’s stunning cityscape and architecture27th November 2019
Blame, forgiveness and apologyProf. Elinor Mason (Philosophy, University of Edinburgh), Prof. Miranda Fricker (Philosophy, CUNY), Prof. Glen Pettigrove (Philosophy, University of Glasgow)
11th December 2019
The next influenza pandemicProf Wendy Barclay
Action Medical Research Chair in Virology, Imperial College London
8th January 2020
The poverty of Robert BurnsRussell Wardrop
Co-founder and Chief Executive of Kissing with Confidence
22nd January 2020
Remanufacturing: remaking UK manufacturingDr Winifred Ijomah
Technical Director: Scottish Institute for
Remanufacture
5 February 2020
A new theory of illusion and hallucination and its application to virtual reality experienceProfessor Fiona Macpherson
Director, Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience
19th February 2010
Feeling the real and virtual worlds through sense of touch Professor Ravinder Dahiya
Professor of
Electronics and
Nanoengineering,
University of Glasgow
4th March 2020
Volcanoes from fuming vents to extinction eventsProf Tamsin Mather
Professor of Earth
Sciences, University of
Oxford
18th March 2020