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1 April, 5.30pm: Voices of '68 exhibition launch event: the foyer, Floor 2, Lord Swraj Paul Building, University of Wolverhampton open to staff, students and the public

1 April to 12 April: Voices of '68 interactive exhibition - open to staff, students and the public during University opening times in the foyer, Floor 2, Lord Swraj Paul Building, University of Wolverhampton.

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  • Monday 18 March 2019, 1pm to 2pm: Sam Leith, Editor of the Spectator 'You Talkin' To Me' in  MA030
  • Thursday 31 January 2019, 5pm to 7pm, MC001: Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture, booking essential. Find out more at
  • Sat 1 December 2018, First World War Study Day '1918: The End of War'
  • Wednesday 12 December 2018, 5.30pm to 7pm: Football and War Network present 'The Seven Ages of the FA Cup', ‌Speaker Phil Annets, Room MC001, Millennium City Building (MC), City Campus South, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY
  • Thursday 15 November, 6.30pm in MC001: In the fifth and final lecture in the RAF Museum’s 2018 series of Trenchard Lectures in Air Power Studies, Dr Phil Marter of the University of Winchester will discuss Second World War aviation crash sites as heritage assets.
  • Thursday 1 November, 5.30pm to 7pm in MH002: Innovation and the British Army under the spotlight. Speaker: Dr Aimée Fox
  • Thursday 1 November, 5.30pm in MC001: In conversation with the Editor of the New Statesman, Jason Cowley in conversation with the University of Wolverhampton's Professor George Kassimeris.
  • Thursday 25 October, 12.30pm to 2pm in MH002: 'The Unfinished Revolution: Haiti, Black Sovereignty and Power in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World'. Speaker Dr Karen Salt, University of Nottingham.
  • Thursday 18 October, 5pm to 6pm: Professor Laura Caulfield's Inaugural Lecture "Where I am now, I didn’t imagine I could be": Creative approaches to rehabilitation in the criminal justice system.
  • Saturday 5 May 2018, 10am to 5.30pm: Room MH002, Lecture Theatre, Mary Seacole (MH) Building: First World War Research Group Study Day 'Stories, Myths and Legends of the War'
  • Wednesday 6 June 2018, 5pm to 7pm, MC001, Millenium City Building, City Campus: Football and War Network Seminar - 'Dulwich Hamlet - A Community Football Club in Peace and War'
  • Wednesday 13 June 2018, 5.30pm to 7pm: University of Wolverhampton/Western Front Association Public Lecture: Ascending the Learning Curve. The 32nd Division's experience on the Western Front'.
  • Thursday 12 April 2018, 11am to 1pm: The Future of the Parole Board - Former Chief Inspector of Prisons and former Chair of the Parole Board Professor Nicholas Hardwick CBE‌ in his first public lecture since his resignation following the Worboys case. Venue: MH002 Lecture Theatre, Mary Seacole Building, City Campus North, Nursery Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1AD. All welcome, no booking required, free event
  • Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 5.30pm – 7.00pm, Room MA030, Wulfruna Building: Football and War Network Seminar 'How Football Fouled The Truce'  ‌Speaker Taff Gillingham
  • Tuesday 13 March 2018, 1pm to 2pm: Public lecture: 'One man's fight against the Taliban bomb-makers' - speaker Kim Hughes QC
  • Wednesday 7 March 2018, 5.30pm – 7.00pm: ‌'From No Man's Land to Auxiliary Hospital: The Work of the Royal Army Medical Corps in the First World War' Speaker: Dr Jessica Meyer (University of Leeds).  The thirteenth lecture of the University of Wolverhampton/Western Front Association First World War Centenary Lecture Series.
  • Monday 5 March 2018, 1pm to 2pm: 'Mafia Life: Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime' speaker Professor Federico Varese (Oxford University)
  • 5 March 2018, 6pm to 8pm: The University of Wolverhampton in Stafford - Military History Talk by Professor Steinert
  • Saturday 3 March 2018, 10am to 5pm: First World War Research Group Study Day 'British Command and Operations in the 100 Days Campaign, 1918'
  • Wednesday 21 February 2018, 1pm to 2pm, MH108, Mary Seacole Building, City Campus North (Molineux): Centre for Historical Research Seminar, Combat Motivation at Gallipoli: A Study in Military Sociology and Military History. Speaker Professor Gary Sheffield, University of Wolverhampton. All welcome.
  • 13 February 2018, 6.30pm to 8pm:  Free public lecture - 'Military History' by Professor Gary Sheffield. Please note that this event takes place at the University of Wolverhampton in Stafford.