EVENT SERIES

The THINK series

THINK

The THINK series is a cornerstone of the Essex Education. Engaging with the critical issues of the day is one of the things that makes Essex students unique. At Essex we encourage critical, innovative and forward thinking. Our award-winning THINK series is rebellious and revolutionary. We engage with controversial issues that cross disciplines and discuss the issues and moral dilemmas that really matter. The THINK series is Essex. Are you?

Upcoming THINK events

  • Wednesday 15 January at 2pm,  5S.7.31: THINK Seminar ahead of debate on 22 January
  • Wednesday 22 January at 2pm, Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall A: “Civil disobedience: Danger or Duty?” debate. This debate will be video linked to Southend GB3.23
  • Wednesday 29 January at 2pm,  5S.7.31: THINK Seminar ahead of debate on 5 February
  • Wednesday 5 February at 2pm, Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall A: “Costing the Earth: Is it time to ditch Capitalism?” debate. This debate will be video linked to Southend GB3.23
  • Wednesday 12 February at 2pm,  5S.7.31: THINK Seminar ahead of debate on 19 February
  • Wednesday 19 February at 2pm, Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall A: “Too many humans? Should we stop having kids?” debate. This debate will be video linked to Southend GB3.23
  • Wednesday 26 February at 2pm,  5S.7.31: THINK Seminar ahead of debate on 4 March
  • Wednesday 4 March at 2pm, Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall A: “RIP Democracy? Broken politics and how to fix it” debate. This debate will be video linked to Southend GB3.23

Please note that all debates will be video linked to Southend

Part of The Big Essex Award.

Recent THINK events

  • Wednesday 16 October at 2pm, Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall A: "Death on Demand?" debate. This debate will be video linked to Southend GB2.42
  • Wednesday 23 October at 2pm, LTB9: THINK Seminar ahead of debate on 30 October
  • Wednesday 30 October at 2pm, Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall A: "Bad business and corporate responsibility" debate...This debate will be video linked to Southend GB2.42
  • Wednesday 6 November at 2pm, LTB9: THINK Seminar ahead of debate on 13 November
  • Wednesday 13 November at 2pm, Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall A: "Freedom of Speech in an era of Hate" debate ...This debate will be video linked to Southend GB2.42
  • Wednesday 20 November at 2pm, LTB9: THINK Seminar ahead of debate on 27 November
  • Wednesday 27 November: "Robots stole my job!" debate. Please note that this event has been postponed until October 2020. 

Please note that all debates will be video linked to Southend

Part of The Big Essex Award.

Award winning

Our THINK Series won the Guardian University Award for Student Experience 2016.

Previous THINK events

2018-19

2017-18