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One Planet Week, LGBT History Month events, and more

Posted on 9 February 2018

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

Pictured together? Constructions of gender, race, and social rank in the portrait of Dido Elizabeth Belle and Lady Elizabeth Murray
Monday 12 February
“Pictured together?” places the portrait of Dido Elizabeth Belle and Lady Elizabeth Murray within the pictorial and social conventions of Georgian Britain

From poetic justice to narrative justice
Tuesday 13 February
If poetic justice is about the suitability of the ends of justice, then narrative justice is about the means employed to reach those ends

From brown to green chemistry: Sustainability, waste and the circular economy
Tuesday 13 February
This talk will give examples of turning waste into resource, promoting cradle to cradle rather than cradle to grave thinking, and will highlight global opportunities and barriers to development of Circular Economies

Waste not, want not: global waste challenges and solutions
Wednesday 14 February
The York Environmental Sustainability Institute (YESI) and GreenSTEMs host a waste symposium as part of One Planet Week.

Too tired to think: On (not) producing knowledge in the hyper-productive university
Wednesday 14 February
Over recent decades we have witnessed significant transformations of the models of organisation and evaluation of academic work in the UK and elsewhere

One nation? Sexual orientation discrimination and the geography of the UK
Wednesday 14 February
In contemporary British society, many British people now tend to think about the relationship between “sexual orientation” and “geography” in respect of the different levels of treatment of people around the world

Shakespeare’s Fathers and Daughters - a Masterclass
Wednesday 14 February
A masterclass based around Oliver Ford Davies' 2017 book - including performances of sequences from relevant plays

Ethics in public health research and practice
Thursday 15 February
Department of Philosophy Lecture

Life as an LBQ activist in Kenya
Friday 16 February
In her talk Gerald Hayo will discuss the challenges she has faced in her life both personally and professionally as an openly lesbian woman in a conservative culture in Kenya

Want to plan further ahead? See our full events listing for this term.

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