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Events from the last 12 months

 

The Freedom Blueprint

Date
29/05/2017
Location:
National Justice Museum
Description
Professor Zoe Trodd will lay out facts, figures and definitions for global slavery, then discuss the world's first large-scale research platform for ending slavery—a new Beacon of Excellence at the University of Nottingham that is working to help end slavery by 2030

Penny Lecture Series: Slave Trade Legacies: Past, Present, Future

Date
18/05/2017
Location:
New Art Exchange 39 - 41 Gregory Boulevard Nottingham NG7 6BE
Description
Please join the New Art Exchange and community activist Lisa Robinson (Bright Ideas) for a discussion on her project 'Slave Trade Legacies.'

Penny Lecture Series: Samuel Morley's Legacy

Date
26/04/2017
Location:
National Justice Museum (Formerly Galleries of Justice) High Pavement Nottingham NG1 1HN
Description
Please join Matthew Chesney, Director of BACKLIT Art Gallery, for an artist's talk on his 3D-sculpture of nineteenth century philanthropist Samuel Morley, at the National Museum of Justice.

Russian and Slavonic Studies welcomes guests from partner Universities in Moscow

Date
13 - 17/02/2017
Description
Dr Vladislav Alpatov of Moscow City Pedagogical University and Dr Lev Pisarev of St Tikhon's Orthodox University, visit the Department thanks to funding from the Erasmus+ programme.

Seminar on British writer G. K. Chesterton and Russian poet Marina Tsvetaeva

Date
14/02/2017
Location:
Hemsley B7
Description
Dr Lev Pisarev (St Tikhon's Orthodox University, Moscow) will give a seminar about his research

Making it in Business: from arts to The Apprentice and beyond

Date
02/03/2017
Location:
A01 Highfield House
Description
Rebecca Jeffery, Entrepreneur and Arts graduate, talks about how transferable her undergraduate skills were to a career in Marketing.

Getting into and understanding Cuba today

Date
06/03/2017
Location:
Canning House London
Description
The Centre for Research on Cuba is pleased to announce a forthcoming workshop especially designed for political analysts, current or potential investors, financial services companies and law firms. During the day, some of the leading experts in the field will analyse the current situation, the on-going changes in the island and, given the recent events both in Cuba and the United States, possible scenarios for the near future.

Translating Sovietness: Challenging Theory

Date
16/03/2017
Location:
Trent Building B4
Description
Speaker: Kate Martin

Translators in Dialogue

Date
23/03/2017
Description
Speakers: Olivia Hellewell and Sam La Vedrine

Relevance Theory and the Translation of FEAR Linguistic Metaphors: A Hybrid Model

Date
30/03/2017
Location:
Trent B4
Description
Speaker: Wedyan Hammas
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