YorkIdeas on the Green talks
YorkIdeas, at the University of York, is teaming up with Angel on the Green – a community-owned enterprise – to bring ideas, research and engagement into York’s neighbourhoods.
On selected Monday evenings, a speaker from the University of York will set out a big idea in conversation with anyone who wants to come along and hear their reactions and ideas.
The seven-part series – free to attend for all – will explore some of the most pressing challenges our society is facing and the ideas and research that aim to solve them.
Exploring Art and Why It Matters
The University of York’s first ever art curator, Helena Cox, reveals the range and depth of a collection that is the envy of many a national gallery, exploring how it can be better leveraged to support not just teaching and research, but a deeper engagement with the city and the wider world for the public good.
Other talks in the series:
- Grub Up: Feeding the World With Crop Waste and Bugs
- What’s in Our Rivers?
- Digital Rights: What Are They and Why Should We Care About Them?
- Tackling Inequality and Poverty: Community Wealth Building
- From Spiders and Dogs to Vomit and Needles: Single-session Phobia Treatment for Children and Adolescents
- Policing and the Most Vulnerable in Society
York Festival of Ideas is an annual, award-winning Festival offering 150+ FREE talks, panel discussions, performances, family-friendly events, and more to educate, entertain and inspire. Join us from 2-15 June 2023 to REDISCOVER, REIMAGINE, REBUILD.
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