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Events

Guest lectures, Open Days and much more

Event

In Their Own Words

21 August 2019, 11:00 - 15:00 (drop in between these times) Richard Demarco Archive, Polish Room, 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

To mark the launch of The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader published by Routledge performing arts academics from both Leeds Beckett University and The University of Leeds will present a series of durational readings and in-conversation talks featuring Professor Richard Demarco CBE at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019. In their Own Words :11:00 - 15:00 (drop in between these times), Demarco in Edinburgh 17:00 onwards.

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MA Landing Party 2019

1 September 2019, Various Times Various Locations

Leeds School of Arts is proud to present a showcase of work created by students from our MA Performance and MA Choreography courses.

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MA Art & Design Show 2019: Tacit Agreements Part II

2 September 2019, 10:00 - 16:00 B206, Broadcasting Place, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9EN

Leeds School of Arts is proud to present its 2019 MA Art & Design Show 'Tacit Agreements II'. Building on the success of the first 'Tacit Agreements', which was part of the Yorkshire Sculpture International, this exhibition showcases work from 24 of our students. [Opening Night, Private View: Friday 30 August, 18:00 - 20:00] [General Admission: 02 - 06 September, anytime 10:00 - 16:00]

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Modern Language Courses Open Day

3 September 2019, 17.30-19.30 Rooms 313, 310 & 308, Rosebowl, City Campus

Find out about our part-time, evening and daytime courses

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Modern Language Courses Open Day

5 September 2019, 12.00 – 14.00 & 18.00 – 20.00 Jubilee Room & Acre Room, James Graham Building, Headingley Campus

Find out about our part-time, evening and daytime courses

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SEEDS (Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society) International Conference

11 September 2019, 09:00 - 17:00 University of Suffolk

The 5th SEEDS International Conference organised by the Leeds Sustainability Institute and held this year in the University of Suffolk.

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PsyCen QUALMS Data Session: “Who is responsible? Not us” Islamophobic rhetoric in the discourse of the BNP Youth

11 September 2019, 12.00-14.00 210 Calverley

This session will be delivered by Dr Shani Burke, Teesside University

Event

The Hero and Heroism: Then, There, Now

12 September 2019, Please refer to the programme for exact timings each day Leeds Beckett University, Broadcasting Place room BPA201, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

Two-day conference brought to you by the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Professional Practice Taster Day

13 September 2019, 09:30 - 16:30 AG03, Broadcasting Place, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9EN

Open to anyone interested in taking the next step in their professional development towards becoming a fully qualified architect, this one day taster study unit will outline the nature of RIBA Part 3 qualification and the format of the Course.

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Heritage Open Days 2019

18 September 2019,

Discover the people behind Leeds Beckett University’s historic campus and origins as a university. From the monks and landowners who developed Beckett Park at the heart of the Headingley community over 400 years, to the civic leaders who established our education provision in Leeds in 1824.

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Voices from the Vaults: in search of spoken language from the past

18 September 2019, 18:00-19:00 James Graham Building, Headingley Campus

In his professorial inaugural lecture, Professor Ivor Timmis will explore the vivid, poignant and funny insights of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century records of spoken language.

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Kirkstall Forge Development Update and Presentation: Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber

18 September 2019, 17:30 - 19:30 Number One, Great Exhibition Way, Kirkstall Forge, Leeds, LS5 3BF

The £400 million Kirkstall Forge development in Leeds will eventually provide around 1,050 homes and 300,000 sq ft of high quality offices, leisure, shops and restaurants. Join us for an update from the scheme's developers, CEG.

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A Leeds Law School Symposium on Prevent

19 September 2019, 09:30 - 16:30 Rose Bowl, Lecture Theatre F, City Campus, Leeds Beckett University

Prevent is a pre-criminal stage, no one is prosecuted under it, and it is a multi-agency response to help those who are referred to it. However, suspicions remain that Prevent is another layer of state surveillance on suspect communities, a view not helped with the introduction of the statutory responsibility on those working in education, prisons and health to deal with individuals who behave or express terms that raise cause for concern.

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Frugal innovation: How a range of community investment companies are using surplus resources to develop meaningful engagement in primary schools, within the context of austerity

19 September 2019, 18:00 - 19:00 James Graham Building, Headingley Campus

Dr Anne Temple Clothier will discuss her work with co-creation projects, the importance of parental involvement with their children's learning and how to encourage parents to access the school premises in a more meaningful way.

Event

Yorkshire Sculpture International symposium

20 September 2019, 09:30 - 16:00 Lecture Theatre A, Level 2, Rose Bowl, City Campus, Portland Crescent, LS1 3HB

This symposium will critically reflect on the first Yorkshire Sculpture International with a day of talks by artists, curators, fabricators and educators.

Event

Blind Jack of Knaresborough: A Yorkshire man of vision

22 September 2019, 12:00 - 12:45 James Graham Building, Headingley Campus

An exploration of the life and achievements of John Metcalf, a pioneer of the 18th century responsible for transforming the North's road infrastructure. This talk is part of Leeds Beckett University's Heritage Open Days.

Event

Black-British Champions in Cycling Exhibition

2 October 2019, 09:00 - 17:00 Acre Room - James Graham Building

Black-British Champions in Cycling Exhibition

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'Chasing the Sporting Dream' Looking for universal solutions in identifying and developing healthy & high performing athletes

9 October 2019, 18:00 - 19:00 (arrival from 17:30) James Graham Building, Headingley Campus

In his inaugural lecture, Professor Kevin Till will explore the contributing factors to individuals achieving sporting success and why potentially millions of others don't.

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Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and The Testaments: Dystopia and Women’s Writing

16 October 2019, 12:30 - 13:30 Albert Room, Leeds Town Hall, Leeds LS1 3AD

The first event in the Leeds Cultural Conversations series 2019/20.

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Annual Race Lecture 2019 - Amatey Doku

16 October 2019, 18:00 - 19:00 Leeds Beckett University, Rose Bowl, Level 4, Lecture Theatre B, Portland Crescent, Leeds, LS1 3HB

"The Black Attainment Gap: Viewing the student experience through a race lens"

Event

Emily Hobhouse's Peace Activism: War Without Glamour Exhibition

4 November 2019, Leslie Silver Building, Leeds Beckett University, LS1 3ES

The War Without Glamour exhibition is part of a project being undertaken by Dr Dampier from the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities together with academics from the University of Huddersfield and University of the Free State.

Event

Set in Stone? The Politics of Curating the Life of Emily Hobhouse in Contemporary South Africa

6 November 2019, 12:30 - 13:30 Cohen Room, Leeds Town Hall, Leeds LS1 3AD

The second event in the Leeds Cultural Conversations series 2019/20.

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Student Sustainability Conference

19 November 2019, 09:00 - 17:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus, Leeds Beckett University, LS1 3HB

The Student Sustainability Conference is one day event run by the Sustainability Team for our students, to either present your work or attend as a delegate.

Event

In Conversation with Professor Ruth Robbins about Epitaph for the Ash

4 December 2019, 12:30 - 13:30 Leodis Room, Leeds Town Hall, Leeds LS1 3AD

The third event in the Leeds Cultural Conversations series 2019/20.

Event

Eating Disorders for Dietitians

28 January 2020, TBC Wool Room, Cloth Hall Court, Quebec Street, LS1 2HA

The 4 day course has been designed to reflect the healthcare and educational needs of dietitians working within the field of eating disorders.

Event

Queer Beyond London: Culture, Place and Home in Four English Cities since the 1960s

5 February 2020, 12:30 - 13:30 Grimshaw Room, Leeds Town Hall, Leeds LS1 3AD

The fourth event in the Leeds Cultural Conversations series 2019/20.

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The King's Dinner and the Nation's Appetite

4 March 2020, 12:30 - 13:30 Sullivan Room, Leeds Town Hall, Leeds LS1 3AD

The fifth event in the Leeds Cultural Conversations series 2019/20.

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Before Grenfell Tower: Fatal Fires and Community Resilience in Post-War Britain

6 May 2020, 12:30 - 13:30 Albert Room, Leeds Town Hall, Leeds LS1 3AD

The sixth event in the Leeds Cultural Conversations series 2019/20.

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