What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 07, 2010 09:00 AM |
Events from Monday 8 November to Sunday 14 November 2010.

The third Literary Leicester festival is on this week, from Thursday to Saturday.

Monday 8 November 2010

Media and Communications at Beijing

Public lecture by Professor Gary D Rawnsley. Part of the Olympics 2012 lecture series.

Tuesday 9 November 2010

Lunchtime Soundbite

Light lunchtime entertainment for free every Tuesday and Thursday at Embrace Arts.

  • Embrace Arts, 12.45pm, free, More information

    Comfort and convenience in the Country House

    Study Day organised by the Centre for the Country House.

    Patterns and Invariants in Mathematics

    Public inaugural lecture by Professor Nicole Snashall from the Department of Mathematics

    ‘Half-Way Between the Electron and the Universe’: Doxiadis and the Delos Symposia

    Public lecture by Dr Simon Richards for the Department of History of Art and Film

  • Ken Edwards Building Lecture Theatre 2, 5,30pm, free, More information

    Wednesday 10 November 2010

    Department of Criminology: Postgraduate Research Open Afternoon

    Please book a place. Attendees can also attend the department research lunch 1.00pm-2.00pm.

    Production and Use of English Manuscripts, 1060 to 1220

    Public event to launch AHRC-funded project by School of English.

    • Ogden Lewis Seminar Suite, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing, 3.30pm, free, More information

    National Parliaments as Actors in EU Decision-Making

    Seminar by Dr Adam Cygan (Leicester) for the School of Law.

    The Day Before Yesterday: Re-visiting Post-War Britain

    Historians David Kynaston and Dominic Sandbrook discuss their work. Chair: Tom Holland. Part of Literary Leicester.

    • New Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing, 6.00pm, free (pre-booking required), More information

    Thursday 11 November 2010

    Leicester and Leicestershire Roll of Honour

    Public access to WW1 document.

    • Basement Reading Room, David Wilson Library, 9.00am-5.00pm, free, More information

    Lunchtime Soundbite

    Light lunchtime entertainment for free every Tuesday and Thursday at Embrace Arts.

  • Embrace Arts, 12.45pm, free, More information
  • An Audience with Leon Baptiste

    Public talk by leading athlete as part of the Black History Season.

    Grevel Lindop and Matt Merritt read from their poetry

    Launch event for New Walk magazine. Chair: Rory Waterman. Part of Literary Leicester.

    • New Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing, 6.00pm, free (pre-booking required), More information

    Alice Oswald reads from her poetry

    Chair: Nick Everett. Part of Literary Leicester.

    • New Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing, 7.45pm, free (pre-booking required), More information

    Friday 12 November 2010

    Phospho-proteomics in malaria and memory; and Structural basis of G-tract recognition by hnRNPF: implication of splicing regulation

    Joint seminar by Professor Andrew Tobin from the Department of Cell Physiology and Pharmacology, and Dr Cyril Dominguez from the Department of Biochemistry. Part of the Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Autumn Seminar Series.

    • Frank and Katherine May Lecture Theatre in the Henry Wellcome Building, 12.30pm, More information (PDF)

    Geoff Eales - solo piano

    Leicester Jazz House presents: Jazz in a modern style

  • Embrace Arts, 8.00pm, £7/£5 (family £32), More information

    Gordon Campbell and David Crystal discuss the King James Bible

    Looking at 400 years of publication. Find out more about the King James Bible. Part of Literary Leicester.

    • New Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing, 6.00pm, free (pre-booking required), More information

    Joanne Harris

    Chair: Holly Furneaux. Part of Literary Leicester.

    • New Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing, 8.00pm, free (pre-booking required), More information

    Saturday 13 November 2010

    Winnie the Witch Hat-Making Workshop with Korky Paul

    The world's 13th greatest portrait artist and dinosaur drawer. For 5-11 years. Part of Literary Leicester. Signed in BSL.

    • Ogden Lewis Seminar Suite, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing, 12.30pm, free (pre-booking required), More information

    Dominic Kelly, Storyteller

    For 7-11 years. Part of Literary Leicester. Signed in BSL.

    • New Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing, 2.00pm, free (no ticket required), More information

    Winnie the Witch Hat-Making Workshop with Korky Paul

    The world's 13th greatest portrait artist and dinosaur drawer. For 5-11 years. Part of Literary Leicester. Signed in BSL.

    • Ogden Lewis Seminar Suite, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing, 3.30pm, free (pre-booking required), More information

    Learn to sign with Olli!

    Learn BSL with Gary Slack and Olli the Monkey. For 6-9 years. Part of Literary Leicester.

    • New Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing, 4.30pm, free (no ticket required), More information

    Germaine Greer

    'Forty years of feminism and fun.' Part of Literary Leicester.

    • New Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing, 7.30pm, £7/£5, More information

    Leaving Home: Experiences of Migration in Britain

    Please note that this one-day conference has been cancelled.

    Propaganda

    Over 18s only.

    Sunday 14 November 2010

    The Sleeping Princess

    Presented by Krazy Kat Theatre Company. For 3-7 years. Signed in BSL.

  • Embrace Arts, 2.30pm, £6, More information

    The Doors Alive - cancelled

    • O2 Academy

    Ongoing exhibitions

    Passion2Print

    2 October to 11 December 2010