Introducing Disability December 2017

Disability December 2017 is nearly here — it’s the second year that we have celebrated this programme at the University of Nottingham. The University of Nottingham’s Disability December programme stems from International Day of Persons with Disabilities which falls on 3 December each year. This day aims to promote empowerment for people with disabilities, helping …

Let’s talk about disability

‘We are disabled people leading change’ — Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK is a charity organisation whose vision is for equal participation for all. They work with organisations in all sectors to support them to put disabled people’s priorities at the heart of their policies and practices. They work with disabled people to enable them …

Black History Month 2017 commences

Black History Month 2017 is now underway — it’s the fifth year that we have celebrated this event at the University of Nottingham. During the last half-decade, Black History Month has become a powerful and thought-provoking tradition at the university — helping us to celebrate black history and black culture whilst encouraging thought and challenging …

Steel drums and salsa dancing for Black History Month 2017

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences presents two musical events for Black History Month 2017. Both events are free, all are welcome and there is no need to book. Come along for the celebrations! Thursday 19 October: Steel Drum Band – A live performance                 Thursday 12 …

Tea & Talk in support of the Mental Health Foundation

The Faculty of Engineering presents… Tea & Talk Event – Tuesday 10th October 10am to 1pm in Room C21, NTEC Building. Tea & Talk is a fundraising event in support of the Mental Health Foundation.  It will be an opportunity for an informal get together to discuss mental health issues and share experiences.  The Faculty will be …

Black History Month Celebration – a live music event with Nottingham Contemporary

The University of Nottingham and Nottingham Contemporary present a celebration music event for Black History Month Joy Mumford Joy Mumford’s beautifully melodic songs and carefully crafted lyrics show not only the true depth of Mumford as an artist, but the whimsical and humorous side of her personality. Her unique soul-folk vocal style combined with a …

Dreadlocks Story (PG): Film screening and discussion

Dreadlocks Story is a historical page which exhibits the bonds of survival of African and Indian culture in Jamaica in view of up-front anti-slavery and anti-imperialist struggles. Due to British colonists, Indians and African descendants have met in the plantations and created something absolutely unique and indispensable to express what they had been oppressed by. …

Celebrate Black History Month 2017

The University of Nottingham is set to celebrate Black History Month 2017 — with music, discussions, a major new conference and more. Throughout October 2017, the University will run a variety of free-to-attend, exciting events with a focus on Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) culture, history and people. Exploring BME culture and history This year’s …