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OPEN LECTURES: COVID-19 and migration | Perfectionism | The future of prisons

Posted on 6 November 2020

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Migrants and refugees facing Covid-19: UK and global concerns
Wednesday 11 November 2020
Exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on patterns of migration, both within states and across state borders.

Masterclass presentation: Lessons learned on Circular Economy from South America
Wednesday 11 November 2020
Find out about one of the most complete industrial ecosystems for Circular Economy in Brazil.

Perfectionism: The hidden epidemic?
Wednesday 11 November 2020
Dr Thomas Curran explores how the pressure to be perfect - in our social media feeds, in relationships, and at university and work - is driving a rise in mental ill-health.

The Tactile Universe: Accessible astrophysics with the vision impaired community
Thursday 12 November 2020
Blind astronomer, Dr Nic Bonne, discusses growing up with a vision impairment, how this impacted his career, and how it has affected his lifelong fascination with astronomy, a traditionally visual science.

The Future of Prisons?
Thursday 12 November 2020
Join us to debate what prisons are for, how they should be reformed, and whether they have a future. The panel will be chaired by Professor Matt Matravers of York Law School.

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