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.

Menopause for thought cafés are informal meet ups hosted monthly on Teams, which create time and a safe, respectful and confidential space to discuss the menopause. The cafés are open to everyone irrespective of age or gender and no one is advised to follow any particular course of action in them. The next Meno-Pause for…
Learn, acknowledge and celebrate Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic cultures! Leeds11, partners and friends are proud to bring you their celebratory programme for Black History Month 2021. The programme of events looks to bring everyone on a collective journey of insight and understanding into the wonderful achievements and success of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME)…

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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…