Jane Chapman, artist-in-residence at the Foyle Special Collections Library, talks about her upcoming concert and symposium in the Strand Campus Chapel on Friday 18 May.
For those who aren't Titanoraks, Dr Richard Howells, Culture, Media & Creative Industries, explodes some of the myths that have grown up around the fated ship over the past 100 years and explains how they have become embedded in popular culture. And why, a century on, Titanic still influences our response to disasters.
In the wake of the resignation of Emma Harrison, the Government's employment tsar, Dr Ruth Levitt and William Solesbury, Visiting Senior Research Fellows from the Department of Political Economy, discuss the growing number of government tsars and ask how they are appointed and what, if anything, they contribute.
Dr Harsh Pant, from the Defence Studies Department, examines whether there is any chance of a military conflict between China and its neighbours, as it begins to exert its power across the continent.
Stuart Woollard, Director of King's HRM (Human Resource Management) Learning Board, discusses the findings of his recently published State of HR Survey.
A year on from the fall of President Mubarak, Dr Charis Boutieri and Dr Ashraf Mishrif, from the Department of Theology and Religious Studies and Dr Ami Abou Bakr, from the Department of Political Economy, examine the apparent slow rate of political progress in Egypt and discuss the tests the country and its people will face as they make the transition towards democracy.
Emeritus Professor in Pharmacognosy Peter Houghton, from the Department of Pharmacy, analyses the culture, science and dangers behind natural aphrodisiacs from around the world.
Professor Martin Williams, from the Environmental Research Group, says that if all their recommendations were implemented millions of lives could potentially be saved, crop yields could be boosted, huge financial savings could be made and the earth's temperature could be cooled by half a degree - a significant achievement.
A recording of Peter Adamson's lecture delivered on Oct 25, 2011, at the Arts and Humanities festival on "The Power of Stories" at King's College London.
In the week the Foreign Office held a conference on all things Cyber, Dr Thomas Rid and Dr Tim Jordan assess hacktivism, cyber warfare and the freedom of the internet, and look to the future as we all become 'digital natives'.