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Events

Guest lectures, Open Days and much more

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PIR Seminar- Agents of Violence, Casualties of Peace? Examining the Lived Experiences of Female Combatants from the War in Bosnia & Herzegovina

4 March 2020, 16.00-17.00 214 Calverley

Speaker: Dr. Maria O’Reilly, Lecturer in Politics & International Relations

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The King's Dinner and the Nation's Appetite

4 March 2020, 12:30 - 13:30 Sullivan Room, Leeds Town Hall, Leeds LS1 3AD

The fifth event in the Leeds Cultural Conversations series 2019/20.

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A barrister’s lot

5 March 2020, 18:00 - 19:00 Woodhouse Lecture Theatre 2, City Campus, Leeds Beckett University

As part of Leeds Law School’s Law in Practice series, Caroline Goodwin Q.C. will talk about life at the Bar and the issues practitioners contend with.

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Developing a Whole School Approach to LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Education Workshop

6 March 2020, 10:00 - 16:00 Burlington McDonalds Hotel, Birmingham

This one day workshop will support school leaders in deepening their understanding of developing a whole school approach to LGBTQ+ Inclusion.

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Working together to tackle serious violent crime

10 March 2020, 18:00 - 19:00 Woodhouse Lecture Theatre 2, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, LS1 3ES

Join Leeds Law School as the first Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire shares his experience around harnessing support to tackle serious violent crime. He will highlight the challenges around identifying the key issues, tackling causes and not just symptoms as well as funding, competing priorities and understanding what a ‘public health approach’ means.

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PsyCen Seminar- Working memory training does not enhance intelligence: Evidence from younger and older adults

11 March 2020, 13.00-14.30 408 Portland

Speaker: Dr Claudia von Bastian University of Sheffield

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INSIDE/OUT - 'Our Projects, the Personal, & the Planet'

11 March 2020, 13:00- 15:00 Lecture Theatre A , Rose Bowl, City Campus, Leeds Beckett University

Writer-Designer-Director Christy Dena will speak about the relationships between our projects, the personal, and the planet.

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Shaping Inclusive and Sustainable Innovation in Global Agricultural Systems

18 March 2020, 09:00 - 17:00 National Agri-Food Innovation Campus (NAFIC)

A one day event identifying critical insights and debates exploring the challenges and opportunities defining agri-food across developed and developing countries, as well as those that will come to shape it in the future.

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PsyCen QUALMS Session- Analysing talk about education & class in the media

18 March 2020, 13.00-14.00 213 Calverley

Organisers: Dr Philippa Carr and Dr Tom Muskett

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INSIDE/OUT- 'The Art of Foley'

18 March 2020, 13:00- 17:00 The Great Hall, James Graham building, Headingley Campus, Leeds Beckett University

Foley is one of the most subtle yet persuasive special effects used in film. It is an art of illusion and creativity

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An evening with Ken Scott

19 March 2020, 18:00- 20:00 Lecture Theatre B, James Graham building, Headingley Campus, Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett welcomes you to spend an evening with Ken Scott, recording engineer and producer for artists such as the Beatles, Pink Floyd, Elton John, George Harrison and David Bowie.

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BAME Leaders' Round Table Event

23 March 2020, 12:00 - 15:30pm Macaulay 122, Headingley Campus, Leeds, LS6 3QS

A roundtable event to discuss Race and Education. The aim is to put race back on the educational agenda and identify actions to address key themes.

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INSIDE/OUT- ‘What is Art? And What Am I Doing In It?’

25 March 2020, 13:00- 15:00 Lecture Theatre A, Rose Bowl, City Campus, Leeds Beckett University

In this lecture Anne Bean will expand on these four perspectives: process, collaboration, improvisation and life/art.

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carnegieXchange: Developing theories of change for sport for change programmes

26 March 2020,

A carnegieXchange seminar from Visiting Professor Fred Coalter

Event

Beckett Colour Blast

29 March 2020, 10:30 - 15:00 Headingley Campus

A colourful 2.5km or 5km run, joining hundreds of participants around the beautiful Headingley campus.

Event

My life and the law: a view from The Bench by Lord John Dyson

31 March 2020, 12:30-13:30 Calverley building, room 113, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, LS1 3ES

Ex-Master of the Rolls, Lord John Dyson, joins the list of high-profile speakers in Leeds Law School’s popular Law in Practice series.

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The North is the solution

31 March 2020, 18:00-19:00 City Campus, Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Business School welcomes Roger Marsh OBE DL, Chair of the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and the NP11 group of local enterprise partnerships across the North.

Event

INSIDE/OUT - 'Mountains & Desire'

1 April 2020, 13:00- 15:00 Lecture Theatre A, Rose Bowl, City Campus, Leeds Beckett University

In this lecture Margret Grebowicz will focus specifically on cultural or semiotic exhaustion. What do mountains mean if not places to be conquered? What kind of being is one whose life projects no longer take the form of reaching the next measurable peak?

Event

Altered Ocean an Exhibition and Installation by Mandy Barker

30 April 2020, TBC Victoria Gate

Mandy Barker, an international award-winning photographer, welcomes you to her photographic exhibition hoping to raise awareness about plastic pollution.

Event

Before Grenfell Tower: Fatal Fires and Community Resilience in Post-War Britain

6 May 2020, 12:30 - 13:30 Sullivan Room, Leeds Town Hall, Leeds LS1 3AD

The sixth event in the Leeds Cultural Conversations series 2019/20.

Event

What is Good Citizenship for Our Times?

6 May 2020, 16:00 - 17:00 Leeds International Festival Village, The Tetley

Roger Hallam, co-founder and strategist of extinction rebellion will share his fascinating story of what brought him to help set up the world's largest climate crisis civil disobedience organisation.

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The Future of Food

6 May 2020, 17:30 - 18:30 Leeds International Festival Village, The Tetley

Dr Vandana Shiva welcomes you to her event, 'The Future of Food', where she explores the most significant ecological and social issues of our times.

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Is Big System Change Possible?

6 May 2020, 18:00 - 19:00 Leeds International Festival Village, The Tetley

Mike-Berners Lee's evidence-based narrative will cut through the complexity of global matters using logic and values, showing how we can arrive at the point where big systematic change seems possible.

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The Future Belongs to Those Who Can Hear it Coming

6 May 2020, 21:00 - 22:00 Leeds International Festival Village, The Tetley

Bernie Krause will introduce, through both audio and complementary visual illustrations, the multiple ways in which the collective organic sound is produced and speaks directly to issues of global warming.

Event

The 2nd Music Education Production Conference #MPEC2020

14 May 2020, TBC James Graham Building, Leeds Beckett University

#MPEC2020 is the second conference for the study of Music Production & Technology pedagogy & will take place at Leeds Beckett University across Thursday 14th May 2020 and Friday 15th May 2020 in partnership with York St John University

Event

TouRNet 2020

18 May 2020, Leeds Beckett University’s Headingley campus

The Tourism Research Network is happy to announce the 5th TouRNet PhD/ECR Symposium.

Event

RTM Spotlight

22 May 2020, 09:00-17:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus, Leeds Beckett University

This year’s RTM spotlight focusses on the contribution that cultural tourism can make as destinations seek to deliver the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Event

Story Rebels: Reimagining stories together through creative learning in a complex and changing world

12 June 2020, 10.00 - 15:30 James Graham, Headingley Campus, Leeds, LS6 3QS

Storymakers Company presents a two-day Festival for Primary teachers, artist educators and young people

Event

Better professional conversations; enhancing education one discussion at a time

23 June 2020, 10:00 - 16:15 Queens Hotel, Leeds

A CollectivED Knowledge Exchange in partnership with Growth Coaching International and Instructional Coaching Group

Event

How safe are breast implants? Global, multidisciplinary and patient perspectives on the safety of breast implants

24 June 2020, 9:00-17:00 Leeds Beckett University, City Campus

The Leeds School of Social Sciences, in association with PIP Action Campaign, are delighted to be hosting this prestigious conference exploring the safety of breast implants.

Event

2020 Vision for Mental Health in Schools Knowledge Exchange

26 June 2020, 9:30-15:45 Burlington McDonald Hotel

Mental Health in Schools Knowledge Exchange

Event

LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Education Research Network Event

10 July 2020, 10:00 - 15:00 Headingley Campus, Leeds

Inaugural LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Education Network Event

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