Undergraduate Open Evening: Insights, Inspiration, Information

Quick-fire taster lectures from University of London academics designed to whet your academic taste buds
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An opportunity to stimulate the mind and meet University of London academics and staff

We're hosting an Undergraduate Open Evening on Thursday 6 September, Insights, Inspiration and Information. University of London academics will deliver a series of quick-fire, thought-provoking taster lectures giving new insights into topics as various as Gandhi, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and the relationship between computer scientists and philosophers.

Timetable for the evening

  • 4 - 4.50pm: Opportunity for individual meetings to find out more about University of London degrees available by distance learning.
  • 4.50 - 5pm: Introduction to the University of London International Programmes by Andrew Bollington, Chief Operating Officer, University of London International Programmes.
  • 5 - 5.15pm: Three little words: country, nation, state (Richard Campanaro, LSE)
  • 5.15 - 5.30pm: Gift of fire: why computer scientists need philosophers (Dr Sarah Rauchas, Goldsmiths)
  • 5.30 - 5.45pm: Nihilism and the death of God (Professor Ken Games, Birkbeck)
  • 5.45 - 6.30pm: Opportunity for individual meetings to find out more about University of London degrees available by distance learning.
  • 6.30 - 6.45pm: Frankenstein on the couch: how literary critics help us explore our dreams, secrets and fears (Dr Sarah Barnsley, Goldsmiths)
  • 6.45 - 7.00pm: Alan Turing, mathematician, philosopher, computer scientist (Dr Sarah Rauchas, Goldsmiths)
  • 7.00 - 7.15pm Gandhi: Saint or politician? (Dr Sarah Ansari, Royal Holloway)
  • 7.15 - 8.00pm: Opportunity for individual meetings to find out more about University of London degrees available by distance learning.

Attendees will also have a chance to find out more about studying undergraduate degrees by distance learning in English, Philosophy, Combined Studies, Theology, International Relations and Politics.

Event details

Date: Thursday 6 September 2012.
Time: 4pm to 8pm.
Venue: Beveridge Hall, Senate House, London, Malet Street, WC1B5DN (click to view map).

Register now for this free event.