9
Mar
2011

Mafia Women in Contemporary Italy

Dr. Ombretta Ingrasci (Queen Mary College, London & University of Milan) visits Coventry University to deliver a lecture to students.

She discusses mafia women, from traditional roles to leadership positions in contemporary Italy, and answers student questions on the changing role of women within mafia organisations.

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22
Oct
2010

Neil Forbes - Defenders of Democracy?

Neil Forbes, Professor of International History gives a lecture entitled Defenders of Democracy? (Big business, ideological crisis and war, 1931-1940) as part of the University’s Professorial Lecture Series.

To find out more about upcoming Professorial Lectures please visit http://wwwm.coventry.ac.uk/ProfessorialLecutures

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5
Nov
2009

Blood, Iron and Gold: How the Railways Transformed the World - Christian Wolmar

Christian Wolmar is a British journalist, author, and railway historian, best known for his popular books and commentary on transport, especially on Britain’s railway network.

Here he discusses his latest book 'Blood, Iron and Gold: How the Railways Transformed the World'.

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13
Nov
2008

Stalin, the Nazis and the West - Laurence Rees

In this talk, Laurence Rees shares insights into some of the issues faced when making his latest series, ‘WW2: Behind Closed Doors Stalin, the Nazis and the West’, which was broadcast on BBC 2 in November 2008.

This Coventry Conversation was recorded in Coventry Cathedral as part of the series.

This talk is also available to watch on CUTV.