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The Big Read Book Club - Week 2: Donald Trump – Airhead?

The Big Read Book Club - Week 2: Donald Trump – Airhead?
Wednesday 15 July 2020

The second Big Read Book Club talk. This week's talk will be focusing on the chapters titled Donald Trump and Miss USA (p.9); Two days with President Clinton (p.25); Anthony Scaramucci on the White House Lawn (p.303).

The Big Read Book Club - Week 3: Is social justice a necessity or a luxury?

The Big Read Book Club - Week 3: Is social justice a necessity or a luxury?
Wednesday 22 July 2020

The third Big Read Book Club talk. This week's talk will be focusing on the chapter titled The umbrella movement: Hong Kong (p.48).

In conversation with Andy Penn, CEO of Telstra

In conversation with Andy Penn, CEO of Telstra
Thursday 23 July 2020

As part of the Professional Lecture Web Series.

The Big Read Book Club - Week 4: Public and private celebrity selves

The Big Read Book Club - Week 4: Public and private celebrity selves
Wednesday 29 July 2020

The fourth Big Read Book Club talk. This week's talk will be focusing on the chapters titled Stuck in a Lift with Alan Partridge (p.320); Simon Cowell: The Vampire Hour (p.126); Piers Morgan becomes a Feminist (p.153)

Agile – a flexible way of working in a volatile business environment

Agile – a flexible way of working in a volatile business environment
Thursday 30 July 2020

As part of the Professional Lecture Web Series.

The Big Read Book Club - Week 5: Finally meeting David Attenborough

The Big Read Book Club - Week 5: Finally meeting David Attenborough
Wednesday 5 August 2020

The fifth Big Read Book Club talk. This week's talk will be focusing on the chapter titled David Attenborough: One hour in a hot air balloon (p.79).

The Big Read Book Club - Week 6: What are you not telling me?

The Big Read Book Club - Week 6: What are you not telling me?
Wednesday 12 August 2020

The sixth Big Read Book Club talk. This week's talk will be focusing on the chapter titled Sheryl Sandberg: Good Grief (p.194).

The Big Read Book Club - Week 7: Fit for purpose: Be physically and mentally ready for whatever your job throws at you

The Big Read Book Club - Week 7: Fit for purpose: Be physically and mentally ready for whatever your job throws at you
Wednesday 19 August 2020

The seventh Big Read Book Club talk. This week's talk will be focusing on the chapter titled Moody takes the train (p.358).

The Big Read Book Club - Week 8: Writing the self in the age of celebrity

The Big Read Book Club - Week 8: Writing the self in the age of celebrity
Wednesday 26 August 2020

The eighth Big Read Book Club talk. This week's talk will be focusing on the chapter titled And then they died (p.371).

The Big Read Book Club - Week 9: How to survive a disaster

The Big Read Book Club - Week 9: How to survive a disaster
Wednesday 2 September 2020

The ninth Big Read Book Club talk. This week's talk will be focusing on the chapter titled Grenfell (p.136).

The Big Read Book Club - Week 10: Working with the famous on their life stories

The Big Read Book Club - Week 10: Working with the famous on their life stories
Wednesday 9 September 2020

The tenth Big Read Book Club talk.

Surviving the COVID–19 crisis by optimising your customer experience through Agile and Digital Transformation

Surviving the COVID–19 crisis by optimising your customer experience through Agile and Digital Transformation
Thursday 10 September 2020

As part of the Professional Lecture Web Series.

The Big Read Book Club - Week 11: Who controls an audience reaction?

The Big Read Book Club - Week 11: Who controls an audience reaction?
Wednesday 16 September 2020

The eleventh and final Big Read Book Club talk. This week's talk will be focusing on the chapter titled #MeToo and The Chippendales (p.260).

On building organisational resilience in COVID-times

On building organisational resilience in COVID-times
Thursday 15 October 2020

As part of the Professional Lecture Web Series.

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Contact us

Development, Alumni Relations and Engagement
Kingston University
53–57 High Street
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey KT1 1LQ

Alumni relations:
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3270
Email us

Fundraising and Annual Fund:
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3299
Email us 

Any other queries:
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3664