Events

On this page we list events relevant to Equality and Inclusion, whether at the University, such as those held by the Staff Networks, in the wider Leeds area, or beyond. Know of an event which you think should be listed? Contact equality@leeds.ac.uk to let us know, and we can add it to our calendar.

For information on key religious dates, awareness raising dates, term dates and major national and international days of celebration or memorial, the Festivals and Events Calendar has been developed as a practical resource to use as a guide to support academic and wider event planning. Go to the Festivals and Events Calendar page.

The next Meno-Pause for Thought Café dates have been arranged throughout 2020. These are informal café meet ups providing opportunity for discussion and peer support. We plan to spend the first 15 minutes of each café discussing a relevant theme or resource before we move to tea, chat and peer support. All staff are welcome….
Contents of this page: Introduction University of Leeds Events Black History Walks Support and Resources for Staff and Students   Introduction  Celebrate everyday inclusion in all its forms during this year’s National Inclusion Week (NIW) which takes place between 28 September – 4 October. It’s a chance to share and promote inspiring inclusion practices and…
October marks Black History Month in the UK, the annual celebration and acknowledgement of the history, achievements and contributions that people of African and Caribbean backgrounds have made to this country over many generations. The aim of Black History Month is to promote knowledge, understanding and an awareness of Black History. Events A series of…

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The Equality and Inclusion comittee and the Faculty of Biological Sciences warmly invite you to participate in a Panel Networking event to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Black History Month. The event would promote a debate around the questions: is the UK scientific community racially biased? is it history or we need a reality check?…
Carers Leeds are offering confidential 1:1 appointments on campus to discuss caring issues with staff on Wednesday 18 October.  The aim of these free, 30 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  Carers Leeds is a registered charity and Carerstrust network partner. To book your appointment,…
ECR2P Film Series: The Act of Killing Introduced by: Dr Adam Tyson About the ECR2P Film Series:  Every fortnight (on Tuesdays from 5 to 7:30pm), a fictional film or documentary related to human protection will be shown. It will be introduced by a POLIS staff member who will also facilitate a post-screening discussion. Screenings are…
The Ford Maguire Society are sponsoring a Magical History Tour walk based around Leeds University to celebrate Black History Month which has a Beatles theme.  The walk is free, although donations are welcome, it’s family friendly and wheelchair accessible.
The LGBT Staff Network holds monthly informal drop-ins. This drop-in provides Network members (or those potentially interested in joining/finding out more) an opportunity to meet up informally, outside of its more policy-focused meetings and/or larger social events. Colleagues are welcome to bring their lunch and to stay for as long or as short a time as they wish.
The University is joining the celebrations of National Inclusion Week.  To find out more about the range of initiatives we have on offer and to celebrate our distinctly international and diverse staff and student community visit the EPU National Inclusion Week 2017 web page for more information.
The School of Maths is organising events to promote a positive image of women doing mathematics.  The main event is a Photographic Exhibition on “Women of Mathematics throughout Europe – A Gallery of Portraits” which will run from 18 September to 10 October 2017 in the Edward Boyle Library Foyer.   To promote this, the School of Maths is sponsoring…
The Joliot-Curie Conference is the annual must-attend event dedicated to supporting the aspirations of early career researchers, particularly those who are underrepresented in academia. This conference explores career topics that are relevant to everyone, and encourages open discussions on issues that can promote an inclusive culture and diversity in the workplace. With an exciting programme…