Roscoe Lecture Series - Liverpool John Moores University

Twentieth Series

2017

Jeremy Paxman

How the First World War changed everything

Jeremy Paxman delivering his Roscoe LectureJournalist, author and TV presenter Jeremy Paxman, delivered his Roscoe Lecture, using research, humour and political insight to explore ‘How the First World War changed everything’.

You can read more about and listen to the audio of his lecture here

John Everard

North Korea from the inside

John Everard delivering his Roscoe LectureCycling to deliver his address from London to Liverpool entirely by push-bike, the three-time British Ambassador made his address to a packed St George’s Hall in Liverpool, covering a range of topics including the threats posed by the regime in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

You can read more about and listen to the audio of his lecture here

Sir Vince Cable

Brexit, Industrial Strategy and the North

Sir Vince Cable delivering his Roscoe LectureIn his Roscoe Lecture Sir Vince Cable, former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, warned that “Brexit must not be allowed to become an all-embracing obsession which gets in the way of a proper industrial strategy.”

You can read more about and listen to the audio of his lecture here