Lord Hall of Birkenhead CB
The BBC in the 21st Century
Director General of the BBC, Lord Hall of Birkenhead CB, delivered his Roscoe Lecture, ‘The BBC in the 21st Century’ looking at the issues of identity in Britain and making the case for the future of British TV
Professor Peter Toyne CBE DL
Memories and Milestones
A unique Roscoe Lecture took place recently to mark the University’s 25th anniversary, with its first Vice-Chancellor, Professor Peter Toyne, CBE DL, being interviewed by Honorary Fellow and broadcaster Roger Phillips as part of the Roscoe Lecture Series.
Football – Past, Present and Future
The Kirkdale-born, lifelong Liverpool fan covered a range of issues from the power of sports agents to the economic and cultural impact of football, to an audience at the city’s St George’s Hall.
How the First World War changed everything
North Korea from the inside
Cycling 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.
Sir Vince Cable
Brexit, Industrial Strategy and the North
In 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.”