1823 Podcast is a place where you can hear interesting conversations about a wide range of issues, debated by some of the fascinating people at, or connected to, Liverpool John Moores University.
A host of voices from the LJMU community – academics, professional staff, students and alumni – discuss everything from mental health to the cultural legacy of The Beatles.
The truth that lies behind Roscoe by Malik Al Nasir
The final Roscoe Lecture of LJMU’s Bicentenary year was met with a rousing standing ovation at St George’s Hall.
Author, poet and academic Malik Al Nasir delivered his lecture The Truth That Lies Behind Roscoe to a packed audience in November.
He shared his research into Liverpool’s history in the slave trade and links to the MP, writer and scholar William Roscoe, after whom these lectures are named.
Roscoe was an abolitionist committed to ending slavery
but Malik explored how financiers behind his institutions were themselves slave
Black History Month: Liverpool's untold history
As part of Black History Month, this episode looks at Liverpool’s untold history.
Brought together by LJMU’s Diversity and Inclusion team, our guests have a fascinating and challenging conversation about the untold history of the city, our university and wider society.
They share their own personal stories and reflect on the experiences of Black communities in Liverpool.
The episode is hosted by Professor Joe Yates, LJMU’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Place and Partnerships, and he is joined by:
Laurence Westgaph, Liverpool Black History
Research Group Lead Facilitator and Historian in Residence at National Museums
Dr Amina Elmi, Granby Somali Women’s Group
Dr Scott Foster, PhD Programme Leader at
Liverpool John Moores University
People, Politics and the Planet in Crisis
As part of its commitment to climate action, Liverpool John Moores University hosted a workshop looking at 'People, Politics and the Planet in Crisis'.
The event brought together experts from across the world to discuss how climate change is shaping politics and the consequences for political systems in theory and practice.
In this episode, the organiser of the event, Dr Matt Hill, discusses the aims of the work with Chris Scott and we hear from some of the speakers.
Roscoe Reflections by Lord Alton
In October 2023, Professor the Lord Alton of Liverpool delivered a special Bicentenary Roscoe Lecture, entitled Roscoe Reflections.
The founder of the Roscoe Lecture series, Lord Alton tells a
rapt audience at Liverpool’s St George’s Hall how he came to develop the series and some of his highlights.
International Women in Engineering Day
In this episode we are celebrating International Women in Engineering Day.
The occasion promotes the amazing work that women engineers do across the globe and encourages more young women and girls to take up engineering careers.
This episode features:
Dr Denise Lee, LJMU’s programme leader for Civil Engineering
Dr Fiona Borthwick, LJMU’s subject head for the School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment
Fadoua Zhour, KTP associate, LJMU and Laing O’Rourke
Laura Tickle, graduating from LJMU in Construction Management in July 2023 and about to take up a role in the industry with MACE
Find out more about LJMU’s Faculty of Engineering and the impact of our research and successes of our graduates.
jmsYOU mini-series. Episode 8 - reflections from our student officers
For the final episode of the jmsYOU mini-series, we hear from the four JMSU officers as they reflect on a successful 12 months in office.
Marie, Shaquitta, Clodagh and Gaby join our host Lois to look back at some of their most memorable moments, campaigns and achievements.
The officers talk about the importance of supporting students through the cost of living crisis and with their mental health.
They also discuss some of the successful campaigns they have delivered over the last 12 months, including decolonising the curriculum, Varsity, changes to the deferral process and, of course, bringing you the jmsYOU mini-series to amplify student voices.