UCL Faculty of Arts & Humanities


Inaugural Lectures

Our Inaugural Lectures provide an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the achievements of our professors who are undertaking research and scholarship of international significance.

The lecture series offers an insight into the strength and vitality of the arts, humanities and social sciences at UCL, and is jointly hosted by UCL's Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences and Faculty of Arts & Humanities

All our lectures are free to attend and open to all. You don't have to be a UCL staff member or student to come along.

Lectures begin at 18:30 and are typically one hour long. A drinks reception will follow, to which everyone is welcome to join.

You will need to reserve your place using the booking links below. 

We look forward to meeting you at one of our events.

What's On

Alongside: Drawn to know
Originally planned for Tuesday 19 November 2019 - rescheduled to Monday 23 March 2020 due to industrial action
Dryden Goodwin, Professor of Fine Art, Slade School of Fine Art

The power of maps
Originally planned for Tuesday 26 November 2019 - rescheduled to Wednesday 15 January 2020 due to industrial action
James Cheshire, Professor of Geographic Information and Cartography, Department of Geography
Please note, registration will initially be restricted to all those who already signed up for 26th November, before being available more widely. Please check back if you are not able to book a ticket at this time.
- Read on for a sneak preview: 60 seconds with... James Cheshire

Perspectives: Public support for sustainable development
Tuesday 3 December 2019
Jennifer Hudson, Professor of Political Behaviour, Department of Political Science

Refuge in a moving world: Beyond hospitality and hostility
Tuesday 10 December 2019
Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Professor of Migration and Refugee Studies, Department of Geography

Useful links