University offers free lectures

A new series of free lectures is being launched at the University of Essex to give people the chance to hear from its leading academics.

The Professorial Inaugural Lecture series features leading academics who have recently been appointed as professors.

Each talk will be held at the Lakeside Theatre at the University’s Colchester Campus.

Lectures will cover a broad range of subjects including the nature of modern warfare and the transformation of advertising in the 1950s and 60s.

Admission is free but needs to be booked in advance.