OPEN LECTURES: Climate change, space race, digital wellbeing

Posted on 7 October 2019

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

Getting Closer Exhibition
Tuesday 8 October 2019
The University welcomes REAL's international travelling exhibition on Climate Change for an interactive one-month stay in the JB Morrell Library.

Mountains, Rockets and Space Races: 200 Years of Reaching for the Final Frontier
Tuesday 8 October 2019
Presented by The York Union, guest speaker Matjaz Vidmar (University of Edinburgh) commemorates the United Nations World Space Week in this talk on the past, present and future of space exploration.

Suffering, Struggle, Survival: The Fight for Freedom of the Anna-Murray-Frederick Douglass Family (1818-2018)
Tuesday 8 October 2019
Celeste-Marie Bernier discusses how the whole Douglass family played a vital role in the freedom struggles of Frederick Douglass.

Digital wellbeing: Research, opinions and fairy-tales
Wednesday 9 October 2019
Do digital technologies have an impact on our health, relationships and society?

Shakespeare’s Rivals
Wednesday 9 October 2019 and Thursday 10 October 2019
The Jacobean playhouses produced the finest line-up of playwrights the English stage has ever seen...

Partition Voices: Untold British stories
Thursday 10 October 2019
Kavita Puri talks about her work preserving the stories of South Asians who were once subjects of the British Raj.

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