Public Engagement

Dr Stuart regularly gives lectures around the world: for both specialist and also laymen audiences, ticketed and also public appearances. She is also available to chair panels and debates. Please contact her for speaking requests and concerning her public appearance rates.

West London Model United Nations “Keynote: Space MilitarisationWest London Mun
27 March 2021


Ditchley conference “Space: the new space race and its intersection with power, the rules based order and the economy Ditchleyfront2
28-29 January 2021


Earthrise Correct OrientationSuper/Collider in collaboration with Uncommon “Speaking into Outer Space
5 May 2020

International Women’s Day” Luton
10 March 2020


Uae Public Policy ForumUAE Public Policy Forum “Agile Government: Becoming Future-Proof” Dubai
17-18 February 2020


National Maritime Museum and Alunatime London “Space Ethics and Planetary Care
27 November 2019

Grimshaw Club Symposium, London School of Economics, “The Final Frontier of International Relations
26 November 2019

Symposium at the Henie Onstad Art Center, Norway “Space Colonization in the Anthropocene
3 May 2019

Royal Institution London, Faraday Lecture Theatre “The Human Martian
How to Cope with Living on Mars” (video capture)
19 March 2019

Futurefest Tobacco Wharf London “Speaking with Aliens 
7 July 2018

The Final Frontier: Who Owns Space? London Barbican, Battle of Ideas
29 October 2017


Book chapter about Dr Stuart in We Can’t Stop Thinking About the Future by Aleksandra Mir, published by MIT Press.
September 2017


New Scientist Live Excel London “Who Owns the Moon?”
30 September 2017


Shuffle Festival  Tower Hamlets Cemetery “Public/Private Ownership of Space”
26 August 2017

University of London, International Foundation Programme Lecture (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) “Outer Space Politics”
15 June 2017

Harvard National Model United Nations  lecture “Space Science and Space Policy: Frenemies?”
18 February 2017


Planetary Futures UCL IAS “Extraterrestrial Politics: Philosophy, Ethics & Law”
9 February 2017
________________________________________________________________________super/collider-sponsored lecture given at Second Home London “Speaking Into Outer Space”
20 October 2016


University of the Third Age lecture at the Royal Institution Faraday Lecture Theatre “Who Owns Outer Space”
10 October 2016

LSE General Course conference lecture at Cumberland Lodge “Outer Space Politics”
08 October 2016

Kings College London Women in Science Week “Contact, SETI and METI”
3 October 2016


Anita Sengupta was chaired by Dr Stuart in the Royal Institute Faraday Theatre for her lecture on “Mars exploration: Curiosity and beyond
16 June 2016

Cheltenham Science Festival with Will Whitehorn “Britain’s Place in Space”
10 June 2016



Space Innovation Congress “Keynote: The Politics of Space”
7 April 2016


Edinburgh Science Festival With Dr Louisa Preston and Ryan MacDonald, chaired by Hermione Cockburn “Terraforming: Terrifying or Terrific?”
2 April 2016



London Science Museum IMAX Theatre with Cosmonaut Aleksandr Lazutkin, Doug Millard and Professor Angie Hobbes “Destiny in Space”
13 November 2015

Cambridge Festival of Ideas “Who Owns Outer Space?”
24 October 2015


British Science Festival Bradford Margaret Mead Award Lecture “Who Owns Space?”
9 September 2015


UK Space Conference Panel “Opportunities and Threats: Nanosats and Space Debris”
15 July 2015


Debating Matters Regional Finals Judge “Space Exploration is a Waste of Time and Money”
9 March 2015

Pembroke College Oxford Panel “Space: A New Entrepreneurial Frontier?”
23 February 2015

SETI Institute California “The Politics and Policy of Message Regulation”
14 February 2015


Speech to Cub Scouts (aged 8-10) on “Space Debris” (Kent, UK)
11 February 2015


Battle of Ideas London Barbican Panel “To boldly go: What is the point of space exploration?”
19 October 2014


London Natural History Museum Science Uncovered “Soapbox”  (Straw poll results on colleague Amelia Sharman’s blog)
26 September 2014


Global Lunar Day Symposium Moderator, Republic of the Moon exhibition at OXO Tower
1 February 2014


Kosmika Full Moon Party, Republic of the Moon exhibition at OXO Tower “Sovereignty in Space” (Dr Stuart’s video follows on from Dr Kevin Fong)
16 January 2014

Kosmika Mexico “Peaceful and Open Space”
10 August 2013