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Public lecture series

Dave Webster, Ros Jennings, Anita Navin, Jane Monckton-Smith, Anne Dawson, Philip Esler, Madge Dresser and Seyi Rhodes

The public lecture series aims to showcase the outstanding work and research from across the university.

Launched in 2015, the lectures will be given or hosted by academics from the University of Gloucestershire and will celebrate some of the most interesting and influential work that the university is undertaking from across a wide range of fields.

Coming up​

Title: The Name and names of God have we got it all wrong?
Date: Monday 22 May 2017

Professor Philip Esler, who leads the ICBI, welcomes Professor Janet Soskice, Chair of the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge, for the 17th Annual Biblical Interpretation Lecture. The event is organised by the ICBI and supported by the Kirby Laing Trusts.

Time / Venue:

7.30pm, lecture hall TC001 at Francis Close Hall campus, Cheltenham. Refreshments will be available afterwards at 8.30pm

Tickets are free but booking is required.

Title: The Cathedral lecture
Date: Tuesday 13 June 2017

The annual Cathedral Lecture is a key part of the University Festival, which showcases the talents and achievements of staff and students throughout the academic year. Previous speakers include Baroness Julia Neuberger, and the speaker this year will be confirmed in early 2017.

Time / Venue:

6pm, the Chapel at Francis Close Hall campus, Cheltenham. Refreshments will be available outside the Chapel from 5pm

Tickets are free but booking is required.

Previous events

Download the transcript of Bishop James Jones's inaugural lecture on 11 June 2015, 'The child of Adam and the future of the Earth: letters between a Christian bishop and a Muslim scholar'.