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There are 12 events taking place this month
Monday 20th October 2014

'What can and should we learn from international studies of mathematics achievement?'

'What can and should we learn from international studies of mathematics achievement?'
Date
20/10/2014
Location:
Dearing Building, Jubilee Campus, Room B37
Description
International studies of mathematics achievement have dominated much discussion within the mathematics education community and beyond. In this presentation, the limitations of large-scale international studies posed by the nature and the methodology of these studies are discussed. It is argued that because of the limitations, only broad-brush pictures about achievements in different countries can be painted.
Tuesday 21st October 2014

Young Soul Rebels – free film screening

Young Soul Rebels – free film screening
Date
21/10/2014
Location:
Hallward Library, Screening Room, University Park
Description
Free film screening of 'Young Soul Rebels' – directed by Isaac Julien, examining the interaction between youth cultural movements during the late 70s in the UK. Introduced by Professor Abigail Ward from the School of English.
Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Is there enough for all of us? Global growth, climate change and food security

Is there enough for all of us? Global growth, climate change and food security
Date
22/10/2014
Location:
A30 Lecture Theatre, Nottingham Lakeside Arts
Description
Hosted by The University of Nottingham and the Papplewick Pumping Station Trust, Dame Barbara Stocking discusses the impact of global growth and climate change on food security.

City of Bees – an illustrated talk

City of Bees – an illustrated talk
Date
22/10/2014
Location:
Law and Social Sciences Foyer, University Park
Description
Friends of University Park are hosting an illustrated talk by beekeeper Sandra Hart, followed by a Q&A session.
Thursday 23rd October 2014

Belly dancing

Belly dancing
Date
23/10/2014
Location:
Medical School Foyer, QMC
Description
Enjoy a belly dancing demo in the Medical School Foyer, and try it yourself. Part of UoN Black History Month 2014.

I can and I will – Regardless of what you say or think

I can and I will – Regardless of what you say or think
Date
23/10/2014
Location:
Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus, Lecture theatre BLT1
Description
This free public lecture is part of UoN Black History Month 2014, and will feature a talk from Sheila Wright, Deputy Chief Executive, Nottingham Probation Trust, and Vice Chair of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.
Saturday 25th October 2014

'Gattaca' – screening and panel discussion

'Gattaca' – screening and panel discussion
Date
25/10/2014
Location:
Keighton Auditorium, University Park
Description
Free screening of 1997 film 'Gattaca', written and directed by Andrew Niccol. The film will be introduced by Dr John Marks, and followed by a panel discussion. Part of the national Sci-Fi Days of Fear and Wonder film festival.
Sunday 26th October 2014

Exploring Martin Luther King: King, Malcolm X and Stokely Carmichael

Exploring Martin Luther King: King, Malcolm X and Stokely Carmichael
Date
26/10/2014
Location:
Afro-Caribbean National Artistic Centre; Main Hall; 31 Hungerhill Rd; St Ann's
Description
Free event as part of the lecture and conversation series 'Exploring Martin Luther King: a social justice journey', in which Professor Peter Ling looks at King's role in the Black Power debate.

Exploring Martin Luther King: remembering and forgetting King

Exploring Martin Luther King: remembering and forgetting King
Date
26/10/2014
Location:
Afro-Caribbean National Artistic Centre; Main Hall; 31 Hungerhill Rd; St Ann's
Description
As part of the lecture and conversation series 'Exploring Martin Luther King: a social justice journey', Professor Peter Ling looks at the legacy of the historical activist.
Tuesday 28th October 2014

Malcolm X in Britain – race, immigration and the transatlantic civil rights movement

Malcolm X in Britain – race, immigration and the transatlantic civil rights movement
Date
28/10/2014
Description
This talk explores Malcolm's visits to Britain, setting them in the context of connections between British and American movements for race equality, and the attempts by African Americans and black Britons to use the transatlantic connection for their own purposes.
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