A Taste of Physics – Cold Universe

30 June 2009 – ‘A Taste of Physics’ – The second of two lectures to whet your appetite to study Physics: ‘Cold Universe’ with Dr. Andrew Casey

Christopher Browning – Memories of Survival: The Starachowice Factory Slave Labour Camps

9 June 2009 – Professor Christopher Browning (University of North Carolina) Memories of Survival: The Starachowice Factory Slave Labour Camps Christopher Browning is Frank Porter Graham Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. One of the world’s leading historian of the Holocaust, he has published very widely on all aspects of Nazi extermination policy.

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Talking Books: Novel History

6 June 2009 – As historical fiction enjoys a huge commercial renaissance, this debate will explore how far the changes in the last forty years of historiography means that novelists willing to spend real time in the archives and libraries are now producing a new kind of historical fiction, more accurate and thus more truthful about the past, than the work of their predecessors.