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St Michael’s hosts prestigious Big Ideas Lecture Series including Dr Waseem Yaqoob of Pembroke College Cambridge as a speaker


St Michael’s College is delighted to host The Big Ideas Lecture Series which launches on Tuesday 19th September with Alex Mincoff, Solicitor Advocate presenting on the workings of the legal system and his experience of trial. They continue on Tuesdays throughout September and October, with hopefully more to follow in November and in the Spring.

The series is invitational and designed for Sixth Formers or precocious Year 11’s to engage with ideas at professional and undergraduate level, in lectures delivered by specialists in the field. Staff are welcome to attend too. Lectures take place at 3.45 in F06 on Tuesdays:

September 19 Murder at the Old Bailey Alex Mincoff, Solicitor Advocate at RFB
October 3 Landing on other planets Dr Salvador Navarro, Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College
October 10 Brexit Paranoias Dr Rachel Marangozov, Senior Research fellow at IES
October 17 Doing Justice to History Dr Robin Whitburn, Senior Lecturer; and Dr Abdul Mohamud, Senior Teaching Fellow at UCL
Half Term
October 31 Is Britain really Democratic? Dr Waseem Yaqoob,  Lecturer in the History of Modern Political Thought, Pembroke College, Cambridge.