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Events

Events

Guest lectures, Open Days and much more

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Journey Through the Mirror Pool

14 July 2017, Science + Media Museum, Bradford

Sound installation as part of Supersenses exhibition at the Science + Media Museum in Bradford.

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The Artist as Explorer - Aletia Upstairs

15 August 2017, See Edinburgh Fringe website for list of times Dermarco European Art Foundation (Venue 26), 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh EH9 1PL

This piece of work is curated, created and performed by Leeds Beckett University PhD student Aletia Upstairs in collaboration with Richard Demarco.

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MA Art & Design Show

1 September 2017, Opening night on 1 September is 18:00 - 20:00. 2 - 9 September (excluding 3 September) 12:00 - 17:00 Broadcasting Place Building B, Leeds Beckett University, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds.

This years show from the MA Art & Design students - Imagined Futures and Free Spirits.

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Landing Party

4 September 2017, Leeds Beckett University

Annual showcase of work from the MA Performance students from the School of Film, Music & Performing Arts.

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Criminal Heritage: Crime, Fiction and History

5 September 2017, 08:30 - 19:00 Broadcasting Place, Leeds Beckett University, Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9EN

An interdisciplinary conference which aims to explore, analyse, and debate the relationship between crime, narrative and history.

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Is There Life After 50?

6 September 2017, 12:30-13:30 Sullivan Room, Leeds Town Hall, LS1 3AD

As we approach Older People's Day on 1 October, Professor Jayne Raisborough discusses, ‘Is There Life After 50? You'd Better Believe it! Women Celebrate Getting Older.’

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Type 1 Diabetes: Managing Food and Insulin for Activity: What you need to know

8 September 2017, Weetwood Hall & Headingley Campus, Leeds Beckett University

An event specifically for people living with type 1 diabetes who want to learn how to improve diabetes management around physical activity and exercise

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Gender, Physical Education and Active Lifestyles:Researching Young People's Experiences

11 September 2017, 09:15 - 18:00 Acre Room, James Graham, Headingley Campus

A one day conference which will provide a space to network, shares experiences, and engage in socio-critical discussions around gender, physical education, sport, health and active lifestyles.

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International SEEDS Conference 2017 - Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society

13 September 2017, 08:30 - 17:30 The Rose Bowl, Leeds Beckett University, Portland Way, Leeds, LS1 3HB

Academic conference exploring healthy environments, buildings and spaces

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Beckett Choir Rehearsals

14 September 2017, 18:00 - 19:45 BPA 202, Broadcasting Place, City Campus, Leeds, LS2 9EN

Love singing, making music, or just want to meet new people? Come along and join Beckett Choir - no auditions, and no need to be able to read music!

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Making Your Mark: Rubbing Up Against the City

19 September 2017, 17.00-19.00 Leeds City Museum Cafe

A walking and making event to discover and create our own 'sensory Leeds'.

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Part-Time Jobs Fair

28 September 2017, 11:00 - 14:00 The Great Hall, James Graham Building, Headingley Campus

The Part-Time Jobs Fair is an ideal opportunity to find flexible part-time work that fits around your studies.

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Get into Teaching Fair

3 October 2017, 11:00 - 14:00 The Acre Room, James Graham Building, Headingley Campus

Are you interested in a career in teaching but unsure about your options? Come along to our Get into Teaching Fair to find out more.

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Black History and the Anti-Slavery Movement

4 October 2017, 12:30-13:30 Room 700, Leeds Central Library, LS1 3AB

To coincide with Black History Month, Dr Rob Burroughs discusses Black history and the anti-slavery movement in the nineteenth century.

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Undergraduate Open Day

7 October 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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Create Your Future: London

17 October 2017, 9:30 - 15:00 ExCeL London, One Eastern Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1FR

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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Graduate and Placements Fair

18 October 2017, 11:00 - 14:00 Rose Bowl Atrium, City Campus

Are you a recent graduate or final year student looking to start your career? Are you an undergraduate looking to gain valuable work experience?

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Sustaining Change in Workplace Race Equality: What Works and What Doesn’t

18 October 2017, 17:00-19:00 Rose Bowl, Lecture Theatre LTB

Sustaining Change in Workplace Race Equality: What Works and What Doesn’t

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Undergraduate Open Day

28 October 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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An Appetite for Cookery and Lifestyle

8 November 2017, 12:30-13:30 Room 700, Leeds Central Library, LS1 3AB

Dr Melanie Chan focuses on smart-phone apps and their relationship with celebrity cooks in, ‘An Appetite for Cookery and Lifestyle.’

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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