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Festival of Social Science
Festival of Social Science

The 12th Annual ESRC Festival of Social Science

Debate, discuss, discover

Get an insight into our leading social science research and see how it influences our social, economic and political lives.

Social science festival, 1-8 November

What’s on is your home for information on public events at the University.

Be inspired and entertained by events on a range of different topics. We host hundreds of events all over the city each year.

Our events are for everyone and many of them are free.

Drama and films

Our Drama Studio hosts drama, dance, opera and music productions and you can see a programme of films in our very own independent cinema.

All drama and films
Hamlet performance

Open days, exhibitions and family events

We have lots of events for the whole family including Sheffield’s most mind-boggling museum where you can discover curious creatures such as fossilised flying dinosaurs.

All open days and events
Animal skeleton

Full calendar of events

Girl playing saxophone in street

Music and entertainment

Listings for our music events, including concerts by our students and visiting artists of international standing.

All music and entertainment events

Lectures, seminars and conferences

Expand your mind: learn from our brilliant academic staff and hear from the best guest speakers.

What's coming up
Professor Tony Ryan giving a demonstration

TedX talk: the problem with democracy

Watch Professor Matthew Flinders’ speak on the problem with democracy. It’s session 2 from 20m 25s.

What's on: October 2014–January 2015

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