What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 24, 2010 09:00 AM |
Events from Monday 25 October to Sunday 31 October 2010.

Big Green Week

It's Big Green Week all week at the University of Leicester! More information

Tuesday 26 October 2010

Lunchtime Soundbite

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

  • Embrace Arts, 12.45pm, free, More information

    Great explosions

    Public inaugural lecture by Professor Dick Willingale from the Department of Physics and Astronomy

    War and Peace in the Room of the Nine in Siena

    Public lecture by Professor Jules Lubbock (University of Essex) for the Department of History of Art and Film

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

    Wednesday 27 October 2010

    In search of a Viking named Sue: exploring the Germanic personal naming system

    Public seminar by Philip Shaw (School of English); part of the Linguistics Seminar Series.

    Breast Beating: One man's odyssey in the search for an understanding of breast cancer, the meaning of life and other easy questions

    Public lecture by Professor Michael Baum: Hope Against Cancer Allison Wilson Memorial Lecture.

    • Frank and Katherine May Lecture Theatre, Henry Wellcome Building, 6.00pm, free, More information

    The Treaty of Lisbon and EU External Relations

    Seminar by Dr Paul James Cardwell (Sheffield) for the School of Law.

    Thursday 28 October 2010

    Lunchtime Soundbite

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

  • Embrace Arts, 12.45pm, free, More information

    Quantifying Uncertainty

    Seminar by Professor David Spiegelhalter (Cambridge) for the Department of Health Sciences.

    • Frank and Katherine May Lecture Theatre, Henry Wellcome Building, 1.00pm, More information

    Living the Virtues in a Time of Austerity

    Annual Provost Derek Hole Lecture, delivered by Archbishop Vincent Nichols.

    Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

    Plus the Billy Walton Band

    Friday 29 October 2010

    Working with autistic children? - 'What's in the case?'

    Workshop organised by Speakeasy Theatre.

  • Love in the Modern Age

    Panel discussion (and book signing) with authors Farahad Zama, Anjali Joseph and Hema Macherla. Part of the South Asian Literature Festival.

    Pulled Apart by Horses

  • Saturday 30 October 2010

    The psychology of prayerfulness and spiritual practice

    One-day conference organised by the British Association of Christians in Psychology.

    The fundamentals of portraiture

    Workshop led by Scott Bridgwood. Suitable for all levels of ability.

    Who served the altar at Brixworth? Clergy in English Minsters c.800-c.1100

    20th annual All Saints Lecture by Dr Julia Barrow (University of Nottingham). Organised by the Friends of All Saints' Church and the School of Historical Studies.

    • All Saints' Church, Brixworth, 5.00pm (tea in the Heritage Centre from 4.00pm), £5, More information (PDF)

    Degree ceremony

    For graduates 1958-1965 without certificates

    Whispers in the Night

    Leicestershire Guild of Storytelling presents stories for Halloween. For adults and children 12+.

    Propaganda's Halloween Party

    Propaganda, Mike 'Naboo' Fielding (The Mighty Boosh). Over-18s only.

    Ongoing exhibitions

    Passion2Print

    2 October to 11 December 2010