University of Nottingham
Diversity Festival: Embracing and celebrating difference

Festival programme - keynote events

From Monday 8 March 2021   |   Celebrating diversity

From Monday 8 March

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Celebrating diversity

Pre-recorded performances and interviews promoting debate and discussion of diversity through music and showcasing a diverse range of music and performers. 


Wednesday 10 March 2021   |   Having challenging conversations

Wednesday 10 March 
2:30pm (GMT)

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Having challenging conversations

Hosted by Dr Max Biddulph, join our Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor as they reflect on their own experiences of challenging conversations and discuss how self-reflection helps to acquire new awareness. 


Friday 12 March 2021   |   Painters, sharks and crimson waves

Friday 12 March 
11:30am (GMT)

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Painters, sharks and crimson waves

Panel discussion exploring period inequality and stigma often associated with menstruation. With guest panelists, Nadia Whittome MP, Moss Mitson and Dr Surpriya Garikipati.


Monday 15 March 2021   |   Caring for carers

Monday 15 March
10:00am (GMT)

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Caring for carers

Workshop hosted with the Department for Work and Pensions offering practical advice on the support and benefits available to staff and students who are also carers. 


Thursday 18 March 2021   |   Impact of Covid-19 on minority groups 

Thursday 18 March
10:30am (GMT)

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Impact of Covid-19 on minority groups

Panel discussion showcasing the latest research on how Covid-19 has impacted on minority groups and exploring how the university can use this to inform its strategies and policies.



Festival programme - local events

See the listing below for details of our diversity festival local events and how to register / join the events. Do keep checking the listing as more local events are being added as they are confirmed.


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