What's on this week at the University of Leicester

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

Monday 14 November 2011

In country: Mapping the Iraq war in Iraq in Fragments (2006) and The Hurt Locker (2008)

Public lecture by Dr Guy Westwell (Queen Mary, University of London) for the Department of History of Art and Film.

  • Ken Edwards Building, Lecture Theatre 3, 5.30pm, free, More information
  • National Student Finance Day - teachers

    Information event for teachers.

    National Student Finance Day - applicants

    Information event for applicants and parents.

    Turin Brakes

    Performing The Optimist LP

    Tuesday 15 November 2011

    Lunchtime Soundbite

    University Big Band Singers.

    Department of Criminology Distance Learning Open Afternoon

    Interested in studying from home on a criminology course? Come and find out what's involved.

    Do intellectual property rights promote or impede innovation?

    Public inaugural lecture by Professor Vincenzo Denicolo (Department of Economics). This lecture has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

    From Sylvia Plath to Bad Sex: uses of mathematics in fiction

    Public lecture by Tony Mann (University of Greenwich) on the ways that novelists have depicted mathematics and mathematicians. Joint meeting of the British Society for the History of Mathematics (BSHM) and the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) East Midlands Branch. Non-members welcome.

    Thursday 17 November 2011

    Embedding Positive Attitudes and Behaviours Community of Practice launch event

    For members of the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC).

    Canadian Alumni Event

    Reception for all our Canadian alumni.

    The Moral Maze of Enhancing Sporting Performance

    Public lecture by Dr David James (Centre for Sports Engineering Research, Sheffield Hallam University). Part of the Insights into the Games series.

    Devin Townsend

    Acoustic show. Plus Dave McPherson.

    Friday 18 November 2011

    Yvonne Bloor and Friends

    An evening of guitar music including works by Mauroo Giulliani, Gary Ryan and Lily Afshar. In association with Embrace Arts.

    Saturday 19 November 2011

    Crossing the Divide: Ancient History and Archaeology 10 Years After ‘Breaking Boundaries’

    One-day workshop organised by the School of Archaeology and Ancient History.

    Electrifying the City: Spaces and Places for Electricity in Twentieth Century Britain

    One-day conference organised by the Centre for Urban History and the British Society for the History of Science.

    Research Symposium on Banking and Finance

    One-day symposium organised by the School of Management's Efficiency and Productivity Research Unit in collaboration with Athens University of Economics and Business.

    Foundations in Language Testing and Assessment 2011

    Practitioner workshop organised by the Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies.

    Tilt's Leicester Liming

    Caribbean-style mix of poetry, music and dancing. Food and drink on sale from 5.00pm. Suitable for 14+.

    The Smiths Indeed

    Sunday 20 November 2011

    Hansel and Gretel

    Puppetry and performance by Krazy Kat Theatre Company. Suitable for ages 3-7. Sign language interpreted.

    Ongoing exhibitions

    Print Out

    Textured and 3D works using printmaking techniques. 10 October - 9 December 2011.

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