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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.

Nationalization at the grass-root level: Transmission and assimilation of national identity in a 1920s Spanish town

Date
16/03/2017
Location:
Trent Building A19
Description
Research seminar by Dr Alejandro Quiroga (Newcastle University)

White Faces / Black Masks: Gender and the Zombie Gothic in Pedro Costa's Down to Earth

Date
29/03/2017
Location:
Highfield House A1
Description
The Brian Tate Lecture is a very special event for Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies because it is an opportunity to honour the de facto 'father' of the department who headed it for 25 years.

Negotiating through the matrix: Raúl Castro, "reform" and keeping the faith

Date
08/03/2017
Location:
Highfield House A1
Description
Speaker: Professor Antoni Kapcia

Research seminar on the Prensa Latina

Date
22/02/2017
Location:
Trent Building A1
Description
La dimensión pública revolucionaria cubana: de la clandestinidad a Prensa Latina (1957-1962) - Patricia Calvo (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela)

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
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