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Disability and Music: An Insight into the Able Orchestra Experience

Wednesday 12 December 2018, 12:30-1:30pm Djanogly Recital Hall, Nottingham Lakeside Arts Presented as part of Disability December 2018 The evolution of the Able Orchestra has been a remarkable story. The ensemble was borne out of a partnership between Orchestras Live and Inspire Youth. In 2014/15 young people with moderate to profound disabilities from Special Educational …

Self Care for Carers – University of Nottingham Carers Staff Network

There will be a meeting of the Carers’ Staff Network with a  session on  ‘Self Care for Carers’    by Johanna Bramham starting at 13:00  on Wednesday November 21st  in seminar room A17 of the Psychology Bldg on University Park (Bldg 29 on the UP Map). https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/sharedresources/documents/mapuniversitypark.pdf All university staff are welcome. The format will roughly …

Disability December 2018

During December 2018 the University of Nottingham will be celebrating Disability December with a range of events for staff and students including workshops, panel discussions, music performances and more. Full details of the programme will be available soon, with events that staff can book onto now detailed below. Did you know … Disability Declaration: Why …

The National Windrush Conference

Start Date: November 17, 2018 at 10:00am End Date: November 17, 2018 at 4:00pm Event link: https://nationalwindrushconference.eventbrite.co.uk/ Location: The University of Nottingham, Business School South, Lecture Theatre B52, Jubilee Campus Presented by ‘Nottingham Windrush Support Forum in partnership with the Windrush Black Lawyers Group. The public outcry regarding the Windrush scandal comes a time of great …

Show Racism the Red Card Event, Thursday 25 October, A3, Teaching and Learning Building

Gone are the days when bananas were thrown at football players and monkey chants could be heard in the crowd, sometimes from their own fans. Or are they? When we see white police officers shooting or beating black men in USA we think that at least we aren’t as bad as that. Or are we? …

Native Land Talk: Indigenous and Arrivant Rights Theories

Yael Ben-zvi University of Nottingham 2 Oct 6.30-8pm Trent Building, LG6+ How Native Americans and African Americans redefined nativity and shaped eighteenth- and nineteenth-century perceptions of rights, freedom, and belonging Histories of rights have too often marginalized Native Americans and African Americans. Addressing this lacuna, Native Land Talk expands our understanding of freedom by examining …

Black History Month at The University of Nottingham

A number of events are taking place at the University of Nottingham this month in celebration of Black History Month 2018. The programme of events and presentations taking place throughout October acknowledges that history is being made not just during Black History Month but every day. Staff and students are welcome to attend, with many …

The Windrush Legacy: Struggle, resilience and transformation

2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the ship Empire Windrush into Essex’s Tilbury Dock in June 1948, carrying nearly 500 passengers migrating to England from the West Indies. In the following blog, written by Professor Cecile Wright, Lenford Vassell and Dr Val Watson, we introduce the Windrush Legacy – by outlining some …

Black History Month at The University of Nottingham

During October 2018 the University of Nottingham is celebrating Black History Month with film screenings, panel discussions and more. For the sixth year running, the University is proud to be celebrating Black History Month, an opportunity to celebrate Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) culture, history and our BME community. This year’s centrally-organised events include: Screening …

Pride – A Celebration

“I remember my first Nottinghamshire Pride, or Nottingham Pride as it was called back then. It was at the Forest Recreation Ground and it was baking hot. I was part of a stall representing the University of Nottingham alongside the LGBTQ Staff Network Chair Dr Max Biddulph. I remember being amazed at the colour, life …