What is City Talks?
The City Talks public lecture series features a programme of speakers who will share their views and insights on a range of topics. The talks are free of charge, and open to the public.
What It Means to be a Man in the 21st Century
Masculinity, Sex and Popular Culture
Wednesday 22 March, The Parkside Lecture Theatre from 6.15 (for a 6:30 start) to 8:30pm
Join us on Wednesday 22 March as our panel of experts consider what it means to be 'masculine’ in the 21st century, and how everything from gay pornography to Hollywood blockbusters, and Tinder to ‘The Only Way Is Essex’, are fuelling its diversity, as well as its ambiguity.
This event is presented in partnership with SHOUT Festival of Queer Arts and Culture, a project of Birmingham LGBT. For further details please visit their
A new series of free public lunchtime debates, bringing together speakers from across the University and the wider Birmingham community. Find out more about 'The Debate' series.