What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 26, 2011 06:05 PM |
Events from Monday 28 March to Sunday 3 April 2011.

Monday 28 March 2011

Fishing for Complement: innate targeting of microbial pathogens

Public lecture by Dr Russell Wallis (Department of Biochemistry). The Frank May Prize Lecture 2010, rescheduled from December due to weather.

  • Frank and Katherine May Lecture Theatre, Henry Wellcome Building, 5.30pm, free,More information

Curiouser and Curiouser

Thre-day symposium from the PhD Community at the School of Museum Studies: 'challenging conventions and celebrating the unusual'.

Tuesday 29 March 2011


Free lunchtime performance by Bernard Wallace.

Safety, survivability and sliding modes

Public inaugural lecture by Professor Chris Edwards (Department of Engineering).

Curiouser and Curiouser

Day 2 - see above

Postgraduate Open Evening

For the College of Social Science and the College of Arts, Humanities and Law.

Wednesday 30 March 2011

Annual Varsity Rugby Match

University of Leicester vs De Montfort University

  • Tigers Ground, gates 5.15pm, women's kick-off 6.00pm, men's kick-off 7.30pm, £5 (£7.50 on gate), More information

Arráncame la Vida aka Tear this Heart Out

Free public screening as part of the Mexican Film Festival.

Doctoral Inaugural Lectures

Two half-hour public lectures: '”The Love of My Life”: The Meaning and Importance of Sport for Female Fans’ - Dr Stacey Pope (Sociology); followed by ‘Whither Marx in the Business School?’ - Dr Armin Beverungen (Management)

Curiouser and Curiouser

Day 3 - see above

Thursday 31 March 2011


Free lunchtime performance by students from De Montfort University.

'Gathering up the fragments': Crusading and Crusade Memory in Caesarius of Heisterbach's Dialogus miraculorum

Public lecture by Professor William Purkis (University of Birmingham) for the Medieval Research Centre.

Approach Easter

Knighton String Quartet perform music by Haydn on the Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross, linked by reflections from members of the Chaplaincy team.

  • St Stephen's United Reformed Church, De Montfort Street, 6.30pm, free, More information

Saturday 2 April 2011

Jazz choir and vocal workshop

Leicester Jazz House presents: music workshop, led by Pete Churchill. For all levels of experience - no need to be able to read music!

Pete Churchill Trio

Leicester Jazz House presents: piano, bass and drums.

  • Embrace Arts, 8.00pm, £10/£8 (£5 for workshop particpants - see above), More information

Ongoing exhibitions

Graham Ensor: crux 1

Site-specific installation by Midlands artist. 7 March to 15 April 2011.

  • Embrace Arts, free, More information
  • Scanning for Gold

    Exhibition of medical photographs of Olympic athletes. 9 March to 27 April 2011.


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