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.
Brexit and Birmingham
Gary Topp, Beverly Nielsen and Paul Faulkner
Wednesday 6 December, 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Join us at our City Centre Campus on Wednesday 6 December to talk all things Brexit and its impact on Birmingham.
Hosted by Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Julian Beer, the City Talks event will feature a panel of experts from the arts, business and education sectors.
Ashley Giles and Jim Troughton
Thursday 16 November, 7.15pm (for a 7.30pm start) – 9pm*
The Recital Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University, 200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR
With the first Test of the 2017-18 Ashes cricket tour about to get underway in Brisbane, Australia, Birmingham City University presents a unique event with England cricketing legend and Ashes-winner, Ashley Giles.
Giles – joined by Jim Troughton, former England international and current Warwickshire first-team coach – will talk about Ashes series past and preview the forthcoming tour.
Held in The Recital Hall of the new Royal Birmingham Conservatoire in the centre of Birmingham and hosted by Sky Sports’ Johnny Phillips, this is your chance to hear about England’s historic 2005 Ashes win and Giles and Troughton’s thoughts on England’s prospects in the upcoming series.
*The talk will start promptly at 7.30pm. We ask that guests arrive for 7.15pm to ensure that the talk starts on time.
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.