Events

A festivals and events calendar has been developed as a practical resource to use as a guide to support academic and wider event planning, it includes details of key religious dates, awareness raising dates, term dates and major national and international days of celebration or memorial.

Go to the Festivals and Events Calendar page

If you are a carer for a family member or a friend who has an illness, disability or addiction, Carers Leeds offer confidential one-to-one appointments on campus.  The aim of these free, 30 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  More details about support for staff…
Join us in 4.18 Civil Engineering to take part in an online webinar on menopause. Women over the age of 50 are now the fastest growing group of workers. But talking about the menopause is still seen as a taboo subject. In this webinar Beki Trimble and Rebecca Batt, union reps at Bristol City Council,…
If you are a carer for a family member or a friend who has an illness, disability or addiction, Carers Leeds offer confidential one-to-one appointments on campus.  The aim of these free, 30 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  More details about support for staff…
If you are a carer for a family member or a friend who has an illness, disability or addiction, Carers Leeds offer confidential one-to-one appointments on campus.  The aim of these free, 30 minute appointments is to provide a wide range of practical advice, support and information to working carers.  More details about support for staff…

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Leonard Matlovich: Gay Rights Hero? A lecture by Professor Simon Hall. “In 1975 Leonard Matlovich, a decorated Vietnam Veteran and Air Force Sergeant came out publicly in order to challenge the U.S. military’s blanket ban on gay service personnel. Championed enthusiastically by influential figures in the gay rights movement, the Matlovich campaign caused profound discomfort…
LGBT History Month is a month long annual event that celebrates the history and achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people every February in the UK.  The national theme for the month is Geography: Mapping the World. There is a wide programme of events taking place across the cities of Leeds and York and…
Binna Kandola Senior Partner, Pearn Kandola LLP ‘Racism at Work’ Over the past 50 years there have been remarkable changes in people’s racial attitudes on race. Generally speaking as a society we are more open, liberal and tolerant. Whilst changes like this should never be taken for granted, we need to be careful not to take…
UNFORTUNATELY EVENT CANCELLED AS THE SPEAKER IS UNWELL   You are warmly invited to the December Women at Leeds First Wednesday Club Hosted by Women at Leeds, the network for all women at the University of Leeds Working with Emotional Intelligence We are pleased to present an audience with Sarah Gray.  Sarah is Head of…
 
The speaker will be Dr Kate Pangbourne. Kate (52) is a University Academic Fellow in the Institute for Transport Studies. She has an MA (Hons) in Philosophy with English Literature from University of Edinburgh (1988), an MSc in Sustainable Rural Development from University of Aberdeen (2003) and a geography PhD investigating Scottish transport governance (2010),…
Enjoy some time out, with some happy treats and unifying chat – all welcome! For more information go to the Unity Events facebook page or contact Farhat Yaqoob  
Friday 3rd November from 6pm onwards at The Emmanuel Centre Join us at the Chaplaincy for a unity social.  We’ll be gathering at 6pm for hot chocolate and biscuits before walking together to the Hyde Park Fireworks at 7pm. Wrap up warm. All welcome!  
ECR2P Film Series: Paragraph 175 Introduced by: Professor Dr Kaisa Hinkkainen 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 free…