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Gender differences in mental health, the flu pandemic, human rights

Posted on 16 November 2018

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.

Political crisis in Sri Lanka
Monday 19 November
Sri Lankan rights activist Ruki Fernando on the evolving situation in Sri Lanka and challenges faced by Human Rights Defenders.

Venezuela: What way out of the crisis?
Monday 19 November
A York Union event.

Human rights activism in Zimbabwe
Tuesday 20 November
Prosper Tiringindi will talk about his work with Masvingo Residents Trust and his thoughts on a post-Mugabe Zimbabwe.

Men ARE from Mars… Gender differences in mental health
Tuesday 20 November
Beyond gender stereotypes, there is good scientific evidence that men and women really are different – in body and in mind.

Inclusive or exclusive global development? Scrutinizing the role of microfinance
Wednesday 21 November
Scrutinise the possibilities and limitations of microfinance as a tool for development.

Pandemic 1918: The story of the deadliest influenza in history
Wednesday 21 November
This talk will use previously unpublished records, memoirs, diaries and government publications to uncover the human story of the Spanish Flu in 1918.

Christmas stories: Readings from The Quiet Place Book Club
Thursday 22 November
Get into the spirit of the festive season by joining us for an evening of short readings from some of the most-loved Christmas stories.

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