Canterbury Christ Church University Bookshop

Bookstalls, Conferences & Events


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f you would like the Bookshop to provide a range of titles for your conference please contact us. From book signings to graduations we support a variety of events across all campuses.

Book readings and events are also advertised on the University Events Pages.





 

Upcoming Events

 


The Big NQT Event 2015The BIG NQT Event 2015
Thursday 22nd January 2015
Laud Building, Canterbury Campus 9.30am-3.30pm
Up to date information on the National Curriculum, with Keynote Speaker Jonathan Barnes, and practical workshops. The Bookshop is situated in the Laud Building - please drop in and browse our wide range of education titles. All books are automatically discounted.





Wellbeing Fair 2015CCCU WellBeing Fair
Friday 23rd January 2015
The Bookshop will be present with a range of books on well-being, relaxation, mindfulness and meditation.







CCCU Graduation - Canterbury
Friday 30th January 2015
The Bookshop will be present at Augustine House with a selected range of popular CCCU merchandise including clothing, ties, scarves and teddy bears! The complete range of memorabilia is available from the Bookshop throughout the year.


Martin Luther King Jr Annual Lecture
Professor Annette Gordon-Reed
Monday 2nd February 2015
Old Sessions House
Black Citizenship – A Dream Deferred? The Civil War Amendments were meant to bring black Americans into full citizenship. But almost a century and a half later, the question whether blacks have attained full citizenship in the United States is still a valid question. Why? Professor Gordon-Reed’s talk will address this question and offer prospects for change.


Public Lecture with Onora Sylvia O'Neill, Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve, Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, and Mark Hammond, Chief Executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission and Visiting Professor of Public Administration
Tuesday 3rd February 2015
Old Sessions House
PL Freedom of ExpressionFreedom of Expression: a fundamental value and a qualified right. Baroness Onora O’Neill will be speaking together with Mark Hammond on the right to freedom of expression. Their lecture will survey the history and philosophy of freedom of expression. It will introduce a new publication by the EHRC on the legal framework that protects – and restricts – this freedom, with particular reference to hate speech and offence relating to characteristics protected under the Equality Act 2010.









Nursing Workforce Event: Developing Leadership and Facilitation Capacity of the Nursing Workforce.
Hosted by the England Centre for Practice Development
Wednesday 4th February 2015
Augustine House
An all-day event opened by Debra Teasdale, Dean of the Faculty of Health & Wellbeing, with many regional guest speakers. The Bookshop will be present with a range of titles.



CCCU Graduation - Rochester
Friday 6th February 2015
The Bookshop will be present with a selected range of popular CCCU merchandise including clothing, ties, scarves and teddy bears! The complete range of memorabilia is available to order from the Bookshop throughout the year.


Saturday 14th February 2015
Louis de Bernieres
Reading Series - Author Event
St Gregory's Music Centre   

Louis de Bernieres is the best-selling author of 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin', which won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Best Book in 1995. His most recent books are 'Birds Without Wings' and 'Partisan's Daughter'; a collection of short stories 'Notwithstanding'; and a collection of Poetry, 'Imagining Alexandria'. Louis will give a reading followed by an opportunity for questions and book-signing.
Please not our change of venue from Sidney Cooper Gallery to St Gregory's Centre, North Holmes Road.

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Wednesday 11th March 2015
Ian Hocking
Reading Series - Author Event
Sidney Cooper Gallery   

Deja Vu

Ian Hocking is a senior lecturer in psychology at Canterbury Christ Church University, and the author of three science fiction novels. His comic novel, Deja Vu was originally published in 2005, and is now available in a 'quintessential' edition from Unsung Stories. He was born in 1976 in Cornwall. His science fiction 'shows assured use of cutting-edge SF ideas' (Ken Macleod) and his comedy is 'like Spike Milligan, but in a good way' (Mil Millington).

 

 

 

 


Public Lecture with Jonathon Porritt
Thursday 26th March 2015
Old Sessions House

Will We Ever Understand the True Value of Nature? 


Wednesday 22nd April 2015
Catherine Hall
Reading Series - Author Event
Sidney Cooper Gallery   

Catherine Hall was born in the Lake District and worked in documentary film production and international peace-building before publishing her first novel, Days of Grace, in 2009. Her next novel. Proof of Love, won the Carnation Prize 2011 and a Fiction Uncovered Award. Her latest novel, Repercussions, was published in September 2014).

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Wednesday 6th May 2015
Sophie Hannah
Reading Series - Author Event
Sidney Cooper Gallery   

Sophie Hannah is the internationally bestselling writer of nine psychological thrillers, published in 32 countries. In 2013, her novel The Carrier won the Crime Thriller of the year award at the Specsavers National Book Awards. Two of Sophie's crime novels (Point of Rescue, and The Other Half Lives) have been adapted for television and appeared on ITV1 under the series title Case Sensitive in 2011 and 2012.

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