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talk: Cities of Literature and the art of Creative Writing
The talk is entitled "Cities of Literature and the Art of Creative Writing" and it will be given by Andrew Cowan, Professor of Creative Writing at UEA. Professor Cowan, as well as being the Director of C...
Friday 19th January 2018 at 13:00
United Nations Association (UNA) Norwich - Friends Meeting House
Greenpeace Antarctic campaign launch
To launch Greenpeace's campaign for an ocean sanctuary in Antarctica we will be having a 'penguin waddle' through the city beginning from the upper gardens above Castle Mall. Everyone is welcome to come along and ...
Saturday 20th January 2018 at 11:00
Norwich Greenpeace - Castle gardens (start)
Festival of Cultures
Organised by Norwich Mind
Saturday 20th January 2018 at 11:00
- The Forum
Chocolate of Peace
A film by Gwen Burnyeat and Pablo Mejía Trujillo about the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó, Colombia. 'Chocolate of Peace' depicts the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó’s experiences of resista...
Monday 22nd January 2018 at 18:30
- UEA ARTS 01.02
Should we edit genes - Dragon Hall Debates
The enzyme CRISPR-Cas9, which gives scientists the ability to cut and splice genes in plants, animals and humans, is a transformative technology. Wendy Harwood from the John Innes Centre will discuss the use of new ...
Monday 22nd January 2018 at 19:30
- Millennium Library
Activestills: Photography as protest in Palestine/Israel
A presentation about the decade-long work of Activestills collective and the practice of photography as a form of activism. Join us to hear a first-hand coverage experience by Activestills photographer, Ahmad Al-Baz...
Wednesday 24th January 2018 at 18:30
Norwich Palestine Solidarity Campaign - UEA, the student union house, floor one, bookable room 6
Greening of Cuba - Film
Join us at this joint event between Norwich Cuba Solidarity Campaign and Norwich Green Party. We will be exploring Green issues in Cuba through two films which in particular focus on sustainable agriculture in Cuba ...
Wednesday 24th January 2018 at 20:00
- The Reindeer Pub
Farmshare AGM
Here at FarmShare HQ, we are working on the plan for 2018 – setting up at Valpy Avenue, detailing volunteering opportunities (there will be many!) and increasing the resilience of the organisation through the Stra...
Sunday 28th January 2018 at 15:00
- Friends Meeting House
Norwich Social Justice Conference
The aim of the conference is to examine the current challenges facing social justice in Norwich, including homelessness, low wages, mental health, disability, and to explore how the voluntary sector can collaborate ...
Monday 29th January 2018 at 9:30
- King Centre
Apocalypses Now
"Are robots going to supplant humanity?" A panel discussion with Dr Gareth Jones, Dr Rupert Read and Ryan Dawson, chaired by Prof Catherine Rowett.
Tuesday 30th January 2018 at 18:15
- Thomas Paine Study Centre
Money, mindfulness or MBAs? Making work less stressful for NHS s
Prof Kristy Sanderson - School of Health Sciences Job stress is endemic in health care work, and the NHS is no exception. In this talk, Prof Sanderson will explore the possible causes of job stress in the NHS and w...
Tuesday 30th January 2018 at 18:30
- Julian Study Centre Lecture Theatre
War of Words 2018 - The Progressive Media Conference
The 2018 edition of War of Words is fast approaching, and we've been very excited to announce our first few speakers, including Deputy leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, Amelia Womack! Our media is dom...
Saturday 10th February 2018 at 9:00
- Union House
Public Meeting and AGM
Clive Lewis MP Talk on his experiences and immpressions from his recent visit to Palestine and Israel. Followed by the Norwich PSC AGM to report on the branch's activities for last year and our programme for 2018 a...
Saturday 10th February 2018 at 13:00
Norwich Palestine Solidarity Campaign - Vauxhall Centre
Apocalypses Now
"It's already eternal Treblinka for animals" Prof Gary Francione, response from Prof Catherine Rowett. This event is followed by a drinks reception which is free and open to all.
Tuesday 13th February 2018 at 18:15
- Thomas Paine Study Centre
Water and war, and so much more
Prof Mark Zeitoun - School of International Development Clashes over water are as frequent and predictable as they are devastating. This talk explores how water resources contribute to slow-burn conflicts, and suff...
Tuesday 13th February 2018 at 18:30
- Julian Study Centre Lecture Theatre
Planning and Climate Change, Norfolk - Panel Debate
Join CHAIN (Climate Hope Action in Norfolk) for this fascinating public debate on local planning, and the potential impacts of climate change. Speakers: Tim O'Riordan, President of CPRE (Campaign to Protect Rural E...
Thursday 22nd February 2018 at 18:45
- Anteros Arts Centre
A new age of anxiety? - Dragon Hall Debates at The Forum
With an epidemic amongst young people in depression and anxiety, and policy-makers now looking at ways of addressing public wellbeing, we ask if we are living in a new age of anxiety. Political economist Will Davies...
Monday 26th February 2018 at 19:30
- Millennium Library
Apocalypses Now
"This civilisation is finished" Dr Rupert Read, response from Deepak Rughani (Co-founder Biofuelwatch)
Tuesday 27th February 2018 at 18:15
- Thomas Paine Study Centre
Apocalypses Now
"That we carry on like this IS the catastrophe" Chris Hedges (Pulitzer Prize Winner), response from Dr Rupert Read. This event is followed by a drinks reception which is free and open to all.
Tuesday 13th March 2018 at 18:15
- Thomas Paine Study Centre
Probing past climates using trees and thermometers
Prof Tim Osborn - School of Environmental Sciences and Climatic Research Unit Human activity is causing changes to our climate that are greater and faster than the natural variations we previously experienced. But ...
Tuesday 13th March 2018 at 18:30
- Julian Study Centre Lecture Theatre
Who's afraid of populism? Dragon Hall Debates at The Forum
The election of Donald Trump, the threat of populists in France and the Netherlands – not to mention in Poland, Hungary and Turkey – has caused some to fear for the health of liberal democracy itself. Why are so...
Monday 23rd April 2018 at 19:30
- Millennium Library