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At Forward College, we host a series of talks from leading academics and other expert speakers to expand our students’ perspectives on the world, provide inspiration, offer experiences that go beyond the classroom, and foster connections.


Events at Forward


Nuclear Imaging and Data Frugality by Dr. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie

16/03/2023 | 17:45-18:45

Dr al-Rifaie will cover the reconstruction process, the role of data in the process, as well as presenting some of the […]

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03/03/2023 | 12:30-13:30

At this event, our Lisbon Learning Centre will be turned into an art gallery made by our students and staff. Join us in an […]

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Making Sense of Salafism by Naveed S. Sheikh

15/03/2023 | 14:00-15:00

Naveed S. Sheikh is a lecturer in International Relations at Keele University, having previously held visiting fellowships at […]

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 Feminism in China by Yuting (Alina) He

04/04/2023 | 17:00-18:00

Yuting He is a Postgraduate researcher at the University of Cambridge. She previously completed her BA (Hons) in […]

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Career talks in Economics with Mariana Tavares

10/02/2023 | 13:30-15:00

A series of talks with expert speakers from different sectors to talk about career pathways in the field of economics.

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Talk by Chantal Jouanno

08/02/2023 | 16:00-18:00

Chantal Jouanno served as the French Secretary of State for Ecology and Sport, she was a senator, an advisor to Nicolas […]

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Metaverse Experience

16/01/2023 | 18:00-19:00

Our second-year students will have the opportunity to participate in an immersive experience in the metaverse last month. On […]

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Careers out of Psychology

05/04/2022 | 10:00-12:00

A series of remote and on-campus talks with expert speakers (Vanessa Yim, Telma Sousa Almeida, Daniela Mercado Beivide, Ambi […]

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Racism and International Relations by Jasmine Gani

09/12/2022 | 13:30-15:00

Jasmine is a Senior Lecturer at the University of St Andrews (Scotland), her research focuses on the history of European and […]

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Forward Tea Talks – The Future of Work

18/11/2022 | 12:30-13:30

Discussions among students and staff about the Future of Work and related topics while having a good cup of tea in a […]

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Plato as an overlooked thinker in International Relations by Dr. King-ho Leung

03/10/2022 | 16:00-17:00

King will be speaking to the PS1130 students about Plato as an overlooked thinker in International Relations (IR), and […]

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European-Chinese relations with Dr. Emilian Kavalski

11/04/2022 | 14:00-16:00

Emilian Kavalski is a distinguished professor from Jagiellonian University in Krakow. Emilian has taught and researched at […]

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Public Engagement


Conservative leadership hopefuls should listen to Hobbes regarding Scotland

Thomas Hobbes’ thought is often regarded as a blueprint for authoritarianism. But his Leviathan gives prudent advice on the […]

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Westminster has a moral obligation to allow a second Scottish independence referendum

To secure a second independence referendum, the Scottish government must first prove the referendum’s legitimacy. To do […]

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The pandemic reveals a lot about sovereign power and how it is contested

Sovereignty is typically perceived to lie with those who can provide protection. In The Loop, Ruairidh Brown considers how […]

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What is at stake in the Scottish National Party’s request for a second referendum

The Kenmure Street protest in Glasgow, raises crucial issues concerning political obligation in Scotland, writes Ruairidh in […]

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Eating Disoders Research Society (EDRS) Annual Conference

In September 2022, Gemma attended the Eating Disorders Research Society (EDRS) Annual Conference in Philadelphia, where she […]

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Association for Philosophy and Literature’s conference on nature

Ruairidh attended the Association for Philosophy and Literature’s conference on nature. The conference was hosted by […]

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European Consortium for Political Research’s General Conference

Ruairidh was one of the participants interviewed at the European Consortium for Political Research’s General Conference in […]

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Nature between us by Ruairidh Brown

In October Ruairidh Brown will be travelling to Jagiellonian University, Krakow, to give a talk on his ongoing research […]

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St Augustine in the Anthropocene

In our contemporary world, dangers frequently come not from external enemies but from our own behaviour.

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