Roscoe Lecture Series - Liverpool John Moores University

Twenty-First Series 2018


Andrew Cayley CMG QC FRSA

Prosecuting Genocide: the crime of crimes

Andrew CayleyDirector of Service Prosecutions and former United Nations International Prosecutor Andrew Cayley CMG QC FRSA made a ‘call to arms’ as he addressed the audience as the latest guest speaker at the LJMU Roscoe lecture series.

Listen to his lecture here - WARNING: This audio contains disturbing content that may be upsetting to some listeners.

Lauren Child

What do you think about when you think of nothing?

Lauren ChildLauren Child, born and raised in Wiltshire, has achieved success and recognition as a writer and illustrator. The Children's Laureate delivers her Roscoe lecture ‘What do you think about when you think of nothing?’

You can listen to the lecture here

Rt.Hon. Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons

The #MeToo wake-up call

Rt.Hon. Andrea Leadsom MP, Lord President of the Council & Leader of the House of CommonsAs Leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom represents Government in Parliament and Parliament in Government. She is the Cabinet minister responsible for overseeing the progress of Government legislation, as well as leading on and shaping the major projects of Parliament. 

Following the #MeToo scandal she secured cross-party consensus to establish an Independent Complaints and Grievance Scheme, and continues to push for further reforms so that everyone in Westminster can be treated with dignity and respect.

Listen to her lecture

Rt. Hon. Baroness Estelle Morris

Politics and Education; an uneasy couple?

Baroness of Yardley Estelle Morris discussed the relationship between education and politics as the latest guest speaker in the LJMU Roscoe lecture series.

You can listen to her lecture here

Nicola Schindler

The Writer's Friend: A Roscoe Lecture 'In Conversation with Nicola Schindler'

Nicola SchindlerManchester-born Nicola Shindler, an award-winning British television producer and executive, delivered an insightful and inspiring Roscoe Lecture ‘In Conversation’ at St George’s Hall.

You can listen to her lecture here