Listen to audio recordings of the lunchtime talks that accompanied the exhibition. These talks were given by speakers from the University of Nottingham and recorded in a large auditorium; the use of headphones is recommended.
Jesse Boot, the Highfields Estate, and the Creation of University Park
Professor John Beckett looks at how the Nottingham entrepreneur Jesse Boot faciliated University College's move to a new campus in 1920.
Audio recorded 5 October 2015
From Modest Beginnings to Global Institution
Emeritus Professor Malcolm Jones looks at the development of the University of Nottingham, combining institutional history with personal reflections from his own 50+ year association with the University.
Audio recorded 7 December 2015
Photographing University Park
Dr Andrew Souter reflects on the diversity and beauty of the University of Nottingham's UK campuses
Recorded 2 November 2015
Highfields and the University that Never Was
Although not part of the original exhibition, this short talk focuses on the area that is now University Park Campus in the nineteenth century, and how the proposal for a collaborative University of the East Midlands eventually became the University of Nottingham.
The Missing Medieval Village of Keighton
For over 300 years, historians knew that a there had once been a medieval village named Keighton somewhere between Nottingham and Chilwell. This talk looks at how a chance find when planting cabbages led to the rediscovery of the vanished village right in the heart of campus.
Going Global exhibition