What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 18, 2011 09:00 AM |
Events from Monday 19 September to Sunday 25 September 2011.

Monday 19 September 2011

Observing the Earth and Planets: The Next 50 Years

Three-day event organised by the Space Research Centre, looking at the future of Earth Observation and Planetary Science.

Tuesday 20 September 2011

Observing the Earth and Planets: The Next 50 Years

Day 2 - see above

Wednesday 21 September 2011

Comprehensive School Education – Policy Mistake, Lost Ideal or Model for the Future?

Leicester Exchanges live debate, featuring a panel of experts and questions from the audience.

Proving Genocidal Intent: Is It Really So Difficult?

Sixth Aubrey Newman Lecture for Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, delivered by Professor William A Schabas (NUI Galway, Irish Centre for Human Rights).

Observing the Earth and Planets: The Next 50 Years

Day 3 - see above

Thursday 22 September 2011

Un-Americans and the Un-American: from 1776 to 9/11

Day 1 of three-day conference organised by the Centre for American Studies.

A Contextual View of Genocidal Intent

Two-day international and interdisciplinary conference organised by the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the School of Law.

Friday 23 September 2011

Happiness and Wellbeing: Advancing the Contribution of Sociology

One-day conference organised by the Department of Sociology.

Un-Americans and the Un-American: from 1776 to 9/11

Day 2 - see above

A Contextual View of Genocidal Intent

Day 2 - see above

Saturday 24 September 2011

Open day

For prospective undergraduates. Book your place now. (Final 2011 open day on 8 October).

Artists' Portfolio Day

Learn from the experts about promotion, funding etc.

Un-Americans and the Un-American: from 1776 to 9/11

Day 3 - see above

Sunday 25 September 2011

Communication Matters National Conference

Day 1 of three-day conference on augmented and alternative communication (AAC).

The Global Security Order and the Future of Nuclear Weapons

Public lecture by Rizwana Abbasi (Department of Politics and International Relations).

Wilko Johnson

Plus Ian Siegal.

Ongoing exhibitions

An(other) Story: Folk and tribal arts in India

Explores the diversity of Indian folk and tribal art styles and techniques, including Madhubani/Mithila, Gond, Warli, Patua scrolls and folk embroidery. 18 July - 30 September 2011

A Decade of Sculpture in the Garden

78 works by 64 artists, curated by Dr John Sydney Carter. 26 June - 30 October 2011.

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