Events diary

Lectures and seminars

  • Herding Cats? Management and performance in UK universities – Professor Sarah Smith

    Date: 02 December 2014
    Venue: Room 2D74, Executive Development Centre (EDC), Frenchay Campus

    Bristol Leadership Centre and and Bristol Economics Analysis present:"Herding Cats? Management and performance in UK universities." John McCormack, Carol Propper and Sarah Smith, University of Bristol

  • Current Issues in Human Trafficking

    Date: 02 December 2014
    Venue: Room 3B064, Frenchay Campus

    Human trafficking is a large scale and lucrative phenomenon which requires domestic and international action in order to be effectively tackled. The UK is a source, transit and destination country for victims of trafficking, and combatting this phenomenon raises a multitude of issues including investigation and prosecution of trafficking activity, and the identification, protection and support of victims. Our speakers at this event, Bernie Gravett and Andrew Desmond, have direct experience in the fight against trafficking and are coming to UWE to offer unique perspectives on their experiences.

  • An Interview with Jem Poster

    Date: 03 December 2014
    Venue: Room 2S206, UWE Frenchay Campus

    Poet, critic and novelist Jem Poster discusses the relevance and enduring influence of Victorian culture on contemporary British writing in conversation with Dr Mariadele Boccardi (UWE Arts and Cultural Industries).

  • Bristol Centre for Linguistics Seminar Series 2014/15: Markus Schiegg

    Date: 03 December 2014
    Venue: Room 2S603, Frenchay Campus

    'Variation in lower-class writing: 19th century patient letters from Southern Germany'

    by Markus Schiegg (Bristol)

  • Adam Joinson Inaugural Lecture

    Date: 03 December 2014
    Venue: Street Cafe, S Block, Frenchay campus

    The FBL Inaugural lecture series provides an opportunity to hear from our newly appointed professors. Professor Adam Joinson will present his Inaugural Lecture on Truth, Lies and Cyberspace: Understanding, Predicting and Hacking Human Behaviour on the Internet.

  • Malcolm Sawyer Economic Seminar

    Date: 04 December 2014
    Venue: Room 4D05, Frenchay Campus

    The Faculty of Business and Law would like to invite everyone to Malcolm Saywer's Economic Seminar. Malcolm will present "Macroeconomic analysis when ecological constraints matter".

    Everyone is welcome to attend; tea and coffee will be provided.

  • Rape and Sexual Abuse Information Session

    Date: 08 December 2014
    Venue: Room 3A022a, Frenchay Campus

    The Centre for Legal Research and Women Law Students Forum are delighted to host Lisa Benjamin from SARSAS who will be giving a talk on rape and sexual abuse. The talk will be looking at a range of topics.

  • Bristol Leadership Centre Research Seminar - Dr Ajit Nayak

    Date: 10 December 2014
    Venue: Room 4B021, Frenchay Campus

    Dr Ajit Nayak will be our guest speaker as part of the Bristol Leadership Centre Research Seminar series. Presenting: Wisdom and the tragic question: Moral learning and emotional perception in leadership and organisations.

  • The Science of Climate Change: A Legal Perspective on the IPCC

    Date: 15 December 2014
    Venue: Burges Salmon, Bristol

    Professor Benjamin Pontin and Professor Duncan French will present "The Science of Climate Change: A Legal Perspective on the IPCC".

  • Professor Peter Malpass - UWE Regional History Centre and MShed Seminar Programme

    Date: 18 December 2014
    Venue: MShed

    The homes of the poor in Victorian Bristol were found in hundreds of courts and narrow alleys. This presentation looks at how housing reformers aiming to tackle the problem were thwarted by the town council and its officials.

  • Bristol Centre for Linguistics Seminar Series 2014/15: Rik Cheston

    Date: 28 January 2015
    Venue: Room 2S703, Frenchay Campus

    'Analysing the accounts of people affected by dementia'

    by Rik Cheston (UWE, Bristol)

  • Bristol Centre for Linguistics Seminar Series 2014/15: James Murphy

    Date: 04 February 2015
    Venue: Room 2S603, Frenchay Campus

    Political apologies in non-monologic settings

    by James Murphy (UWE, Bristol)

  • Bristol Leadership Centre Research Seminar - Dr Marian Iszatt-White

    Date: 09 February 2015
    Venue: Room 4B021, Frenchay Campus

    Dr Marian Iszatt-White will be our guest speaker as part of the Bristol Leadership Centre Research Seminar series. Presenting: Leadership as Emotional Labour.

  • Bristol Centre for Linguistics Seminar Series 2014/15: Sue Roulstone

    Date: 11 February 2015
    Venue: Room 2S609, Frenchay Campus

    'Speech Therapy and Child Language Development'

    by Sue Roulstone (UWE, Bristol)

  • Professor Phil Rumney Inaugural Lecture

    Date: 18 February 2015
    Venue: Street Café, S Block, Frenchay campus

    The FBL inaugural lecture series provides an opportunity to hear from our newly appointed professors. Professor Phil Rumney will present his Inaugural Lecture Wednesday 18 February 2015 at 18:30pm - 20:30pm.

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