News and events
The Leicester Migration Series is a collaboration between the College of Arts, Humanities and Law and the Leicester Migration Network. As part of the College's Research Wednesday seminar series, five sessions will be devoted to current research being carried out within the university on the topic of migration. Each session will be held in Attenborough LR111, from 1-2pm.
Young people in Leicester explored their experiences of multiculturalism and its challenges at a University of Leicester social sciences event. ‘Our Leicester’: Understanding a Multicultural City featured a series of workshops and an instant survey. The participating young people put together a Youth Manifesto for a successful multicultural city that was presented to the deputy city mayor, councillor Rory Palmer.
What is globalisation? What does it mean for psychologists? This conference will provide a unique opportunity in bringing together speakers from Cuba, India, Ethiopia and the USA.
Runnymede Trust event. 4.30pm-7pm, Room 215, Attenborough Building. A showcase event where students and young people from Leicester and elsewhere will present their own community history research.
St. Martin's House, Leicester, 10am-3.30pm.
Over 130 people participated in a lively discussion that pushed the boundaries of current debate over the events of August 2011.
The University of Leicester, via the Clinical Psychology Unit, will be hosting a refugee conference on Tuesday 19th June 2012.
Does the citizenship regime matter? The participation of immigrants and their children in local and national elections in Europe.
9th May (Ken Edwards Building, Room 322), 4pm-5.30pm
This seminar will be led by Dr Laura Morales from the Department of Politics and International Relations
Immigration and identity politics: the perspective of ethno-national minorities
23rd May (David Wilson Library, Seminar Room), 4pm-5.30pm
This seminar will be led by Verena Wisthaler from the Department of Politics and International Relations
New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester 14 July - 30 September 2012
The 5-9th March saw a success week of events around Refugee Awareness.