The University of Southampton

Distinguished Lecture Series

Discover our distinguished speaker series to spark intellectual debate and get informed on a broad range of subjects.

Students and staff are invited to listen to some of the finest speakers as they share their thoughts and ideas. A number of the lectures in this series are also open to members of the wider community and we warmly welcome visitors to attend these events.

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Jon Sopel

Our latest lecture

Jon Sopel, alumnus and University Pro-Chancellor hosted a lecture on his book If Only They Didn’t Speak English: Notes from Trump’s America

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Past lectures

Our past Distinguished Lectures are available to watch on YouTube.

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Past Distinguished Lectures

  • Mon, 06 Mar 2017

    “The truth, the post truth, and nothing but no truth, so help me God”

    [2017/03/06] The University welcomed Jon Sopel as a s...

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  • Wed, 01 Feb 2017

    What's wrong with our Universities, and will the Teaching Excellence Framework put it right?

    [2017/02/0118:0019:00] The University was delighted t...

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  • Mon, 16 Jan 2017

    Pride & Prejudice: Memoirs of an LGBTIQ+ Rights Lawyer

    [2017/01/1618:0019:00] The University is delighted to...

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