What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 13, 2011 09:00 AM |
Events from Monday 14 February to Sunday 20 February 2011.

Tuesday 15 February 2011

Statistical mechanics of granular matter: simple concepts and complex phenomena

Public inaugural lecture by Professor Nikolai Brilliantov (Department of Mathematics).

GENIE public engagement lectures

Professor Bambos Kyriacou on ‘Genes and Biorhythms’ plus Dr Turi King on ‘What's in a name? The link between surname and genetics’

  • Frank and Katherine May Lecture Theatre, Henry Wellcome Building, 6.30pm, free, More information

Wednesday 16 February 2011

Museum Studies Open Day and Evening

For prospective applicants for Masters or PhD.

European Criminal Law and Resistance to Communautarisation after Lisbon

Public lecture by Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas (Queen Mary, University of London) for the Centre for European Law and Integration.

  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre (aka New Lecture Theatre), Fielding Johnson Building South Wing, 5.00pm, free, More information

We, the Poor aka Nosotros los Pobres

Free public screening as part of the Mexican Film Festival.

Thursday 17 February 2011

Find out about Castilla y Leon

Event for all teachers and students of Spanish, hosted by the School of Modern Languages.

  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing, 3.30pm, free, More information

The Early Middle Ages, from the Ancien Regime to National Socialism

Public lecture by Professor Ian Wood (University of Leeds) for the Medieval Research Centre.

Zoe Lyons

Stand-up comedy. Part of Leicester Comedy Festival.

Angelos Epithemiou and Friends

Alumni Black Tie Dinner

Hosted by the Vice-Chancellor.

Friday 18 February 2011

Knighton Chamber Orchestra

Music by Nielsen, Schumann and Beethoven. Soloists Dana Morgan and Francois Salignat. In association with Embrace Arts.

Chris McCausland: Emotional Retard

Stand-up comedy. Part of Leicester Comedy Festival.

Saturday 19 February 2011

Playing with words

Creative writing workshop, led by Lynn Rennie Parker.

Paul Sinha

Stand-up comedy. Part of Leicester Comedy Festival.

Ongoing exhibitions

The Wheel Turns

A celebration of contemporary developments in collage and assemblage. 8 January to 25 February 2011.

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