LIAS announces new film and discussion series

Posted by ep273 at Oct 22, 2018 02:05 PM |
The Leicester Institute for Advanced Studies are launching The Talkies; film screenings followed by engaging and open discussion.

The Leicester Institute for Advanced Studies are pleased to welcome you to the first in a series of The Talkies - free screenings of well-known films and special guest panels will “set the scene” for engaging open discussion revolving around society’s most thought-provoking issues and pioneering research.

The first event will be a screening of The Riot Club, an adaptation of the West End play, Posh.  Join special guests; playwright Laura Wade and Leverhulme Fellow and Arts and Humanities Research Council / BBC New Thinker Dr. Sarah Goldsmith in the on-going debate surrounding space and role of gender power, privilege and class tension in today’s world.

This screening takes place on Wednesday 14 November 4-7pm in Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 3.

Find out more and confirm your attendance here. If you have any queries about the event, please email

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