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Saturday 25th October 2014

'Gattaca' – screening and panel discussion

'Gattaca' – screening and panel discussion
Date
25/10/2014
Location:
Keighton Auditorium, University Park
Description
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.
Wednesday 29th October 2014

Autumn Colour Treewalk

Autumn Colour Treewalk
Date
29/10/2014
Location:
College Road, Minster Car Park, Sutton Bonington Arboretum
Description
Join Friends of University Park for an 'Autumn Colour Treewalk' around Sutton Bonington Arboretum and Campus to see the sights of the season!

The American Mind – Race, slavery and liberty

The American Mind – Race, slavery and liberty
Date
29/10/2014
Location:
A48, Sir Clive Granger building, University Park
Description
Annette Gordon-Reed, Professor of History and Law at Harvard University, will discuss America's struggles over slavery, race and freedom, including the legacies of that struggle in culture, law and the American imagination. Part of UoN Black History Month 2014.
Thursday 30th October 2014

Interpreting sustainability: sugarcane, biofuels and governance in Guatemala

Interpreting sustainability: sugarcane, biofuels and governance in Guatemala
Date
30/10/2014
Location:
A100, Law and Social Sciences building, University Park
Description
Dr Julia Tomei, Research Associate for UCL Energy and Institute of Sustainable Resource,s gives a free lecture on 'Interpreting sustainability: sugarcane, biofuels and governance in Guatemala'.
Friday 31st October 2014

Slave trade legacies – the global cotton connections of the Derwent Valley mills

Slave trade legacies – the global cotton connections of the Derwent Valley mills
Date
31/10/2014
Location:
Senate Chamber, Trent building, University Park
Description
Dr Susanne Seymour, Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of Slavery, looks to the Midlands to discuss the legacy of the slave trade.
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