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Dirty Paintings by Andy Edwards

5 October 2017, Left Bank Leeds, Cardigan Road, Leeds LS6 1JL

Andy Edwards from the School of Art, Architecture & Design is exhibiting his work throughout October and November in the porch gallery at Left Bank Leeds.

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Create Your Future: Manchester

21 November 2017, 9:30 - 15:00 Manchester Central, Windmill Street, Manchester, M2 3GX

A unique face-to-face opportunity with hundreds of creative courses, traineeships, and careers covering design, music, and the performing arts – all under one roof at Create your future.

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PIR Seminar- Resisting the Slippery Slope Towards Full Adoption of Autonomous Killing Technologies

22 November 2017, 15:00-16:30 406 Portland

Politics and International Relations Seminar- Resisting the Slippery Slope Towards Full Adoption of Autonomous Killing Technologies Speaker- Dr Steve Wright, Leeds Beckett University

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CeASR Seminar (Social Change): Sending and Carrying Things: Caring Across Borders

23 November 2017, 15:30-17:00 217 Portland City Campus

CeASR Seminar (Social Change): Sending and Carrying Things: Caring Across Borders, Dr Kathy Burrell, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Liverpool

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Undergraduate Open Day

25 November 2017, 09:00

Our Open Days take place between June and November each year and they are a great way to find out why we are one of the most popular universities in the country.

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UK Music MAP Research Symposium

28 November 2017, 13:30-18:00 Leeds Town Hall

The Music Academic Partnership (MAP) is a ground-breaking collaboration between academic institutions and UK Music’s members.

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Grow your business through Virtual Reality

29 November 2017, 08:30-11:00 Tweed Suite, Cloth Hall Court, Quebec Street, Leeds, LS1 2HA

An exciting opportunity to see a live demo of our KTP project with Citu, seeing how virtual reality can impact your business

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SoBEE Seminar Series: Assessing the Quality of Retrofits in Solid Wall Dwellings

29 November 2017, 12:00 - 13:00 RBA 308, The Rosebowl, Portland Crescent, Leeds, LS1 3HB

SoBEE Seminar Series: Assessing the Quality of Retrofits in Solid Wall Dwellings presented by Dr David Glew from the Leeds Sustainability Institute based at the School of Built Environment and Engineering

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Central Square Tour and Presentation with DLA Design

29 November 2017, 17:30 - 19:30 DLA Design, No.55, St Pauls Street, LEEDS, LS1 2TE

Tour and Presentation from the DLA Design team of the central square development in Leeds, winner of the Sustainability Project of the Year award at Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2017.

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Rethinking young people, 'natures' and the water-energy-food nexus in Brazil

29 November 2017, 16:00-17:30 310 Rose Bowl, Leeds, LS1 3HB

Discourses around children and nature have long been entwined. In many contexts - especially the Minority Global North - there exist pervasive and powerful arguments that children must somehow 'reconnect' with nature - with the sources of their food and energy, and with outdoor environments.

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Music:Leeds

29 November 2017, 9:30-17:00 Leeds Town Hall

Music:Leeds is a project about making music in Leeds better – creating more opportunities, increasing collaborations and raising awareness.

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Women in Business: Leadership & Empowerment

5 December 2017, 18:00 - 19:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus

The role of women has developed considerably over recent years, both in large corporates and smaller firms. As a partner sponsor for EY’s Women’s Network in Yorkshire, Suzanne will be examining the benefits of a balanced workforce at all levels.

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Asbestos in Leeds: A History of Transnational Contamination

6 December 2017, 12:30-13:30 Albert Room, Leeds Town Hall, LS1 3AD

Dr Jessica Van Horssen examines the history of asbestos in Leeds originating from Canadian mines.

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Everyday Stigma Everyday Shame -What Reality TV Is Doing To Us

6 December 2017, 18:00 to 19:00 Ground Floor Atrium, Rose Bowl, City Campus, Leeds Beckett University

The Professorial Inaugural Lecture by Professor Jayne Raisborough

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English Research Seminars 2017-18

13 December 2017, 16:00 - 17:00 'Caygill's Corner' (social learning space), floor 2, Broadcasting Place A, City Campus

'Where buried actions lie': Haunting and the spectre in the theatre of Derek Walcott

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LBS Guest Speaker - Will Holman: Economic Prospects

16 January 2018, 09:00 - 10:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus

Will’s session will look at the current global economic development and uncertainty and how this is likely to affect the UK and regional economy.

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CreatED - Teaching with a twist

18 January 2018, 17:00-20:00 Acre Room, James Graham Building, Headingley Campus, Leeds

Do you value creative pedagogy for empowering learning and learners? Calling all Primary and Secondary Schools teachers in the Yorkshire area and beyond.

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Running from injury

31 January 2018, 18:00 - 20:00 Lecture Theatre A, Rose Bowl, City Campus

Join Dr Peter Francis as he discusses the following questions: Running from injury – why do runners get injured and how do we stop it? What are the most common running injuries? Why do we get injured? Running shoes – do they matter? Is there such thing as the optimum running technique? Variability – a runner’s best friend? Strength and Conditioning: How do we get muscles to do their share of the work? The Achilles Heel: Can we manage tendon pain and still run?

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Intramural Football Semester 2 Weds league

31 January 2018, TBC Headingley Campus

Sign your team up for our Intramural Football Leagues!

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Ann Wagner: The Patient Will See You Now Dr ….The Changing Face of Healthcare Communications

6 February 2018, 18:00 - 19:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus

With an Executive career that has included regional and national roles in the NHS, Ann Wagner shares her reflections and experiences when she returns to Leeds Business School some 30 years after graduating.

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Dystopia Apocalypse and Contemporary Women's Writing

7 February 2018, 12:30-13:30 Sullivan Room, Leeds Town Hall, LS1 3AD

Professor Susan Watkins investigates the way in which contemporary women writers offer a fresh take on dystopian and apocalyptic themes.

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Fraud and Corruption in Business

20 February 2018, 18:00 - 19:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus

Chris will talk about fraud within business and how, as a forensic accountant, his work sees him involved across a range of commercial activities. His presentation will draw on actual cases, what was involved and steps taken to flush out and resolve such occurrences.

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A World View on Yorkshire – What Could The Chinese Ever Do For Us Tykes?

6 March 2018, 18:00 - 19:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus

Learn how to manage the complexity of managing across-borders and cultures with insights and advice from Jon Geldart who has worked internationally for more than 20 years in areas such as Latin America, Africa, India, Eastern Europe and, most recently, China.

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Forgotten Heroine? Recovering Emily Hobhouse 1899-1926

7 March 2018, 12:30-13:30 Sullivan Room, Leeds Town Hall, LS1 3AD

To coincide with International Women's Day Dr Helen Dampier explores the issues associated with recovering 'forgotten' women as 'heroines', focusing on the Emily Hobhouse Letters Project.

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They Would Have Been Hung

7 March 2018, 18:00 - 19:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus

Join Professor Nick Hardwick as he explores the legal and moral issues surrounding the treatment of those who have committed the most heinous offences – offences for which in the past they might have been hung.

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INSIDE/OUT: Derek Beaulieu

14 March 2018, 13:30-15:00 Rose Bowl, Lecture Theatre A

As part of the INSIDE/OUT lecture series Derek Beaulieu delivers his talk, Making Nothing from Nothing.

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INSIDE/OUT: Brian Dettmer

21 March 2018, 13:30-15:00 Rose Bowl, Lecture Theatre A

As part of the INSIDE/OUT lecture series Brian Dettmer discusses his art, the ideas that inform his work and the processes that tie into his philosophy, through a series of images.

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Peter Mills, 'Parklife: When Roundhay Went Pop'

4 April 2018, 12:30-13:30 Room 700, Leeds Central Library, LS1 3AB

Dr Peter Mills discusses the pull of major artists to Roundhay Park in Leeds.

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INSIDE/OUT: Matty Bovan

11 April 2018, 13:00-15:00 Rose Bowl, Lecture Theatre A

As part of the INSIDE/OUT lecture series Matty Bovan discusses his life and work in fashion.

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Inside Out Lecture 8

18 April 2018, 13:00-15:00 Rose Bowl, Lecture Theatre A

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Civic Pride in Victorian Leeds: the Heaton family and their legacy

9 May 2018, 12:30-13:30 Sullivan Room, Leeds Town Hall, LS1 3AD

Dr Simon Morgan delivers this talk to coincide with the 160th anniversary of the opening of Leeds Town Hall.

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3rd Languages in the Globalised World (LGW) Conference

23 May 2018, 09:00 - 16:30 James Graham Building, Leeds Beckett University, Headingley Campus, Leeds, LS6 3HF, United Kingdom

An international academic conference exploring language teaching, learning, and language skills development.

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Human-horse relationships in work and play: Interspecies encounters in business, tourism and beyond

19 June 2018,

This, the second biannual Equine Cultures in Transition conference, will consider the various ways in which humans and horses live, work and play together.

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Events Education & Research: Coming of Age

4 July 2018, 9:00-17:00 Rose Bowl, City Campus, Leeds Beckett University

The 15th Association for Events Management Education (AEME) Educators Forum is aimed at experienced educators, researchers and practitioners, as well as early career researchers and doctoral students, with an interest events education and research.

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