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OPEN LECTURES: Climate solutions, online anonymity, and the wonders of women

Posted on 7 February 2020

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

From the looms of Yazd and Isfahan: Persian carpets and textiles in Portugal
Tuesday 11 February 2020
The third in this term's York Islamic Art Circle events.

Making climate science human
Tuesday 11 February 2020
Climate science has achieved much in detailing and substantiating the case for climate change.

Wonders on Wednesday 1 - Women
Wednesday 12 February 2020
The Library & Archives hold many stories of inspirational women – from the suffragette movement through to 1960s feminist theatre. Come along and learn more about the women who have shaped our world today.

The political repression of Muslim civil society on UK university campuses
Wednesday 12 February 2020
Drawing on findings from a multi-site ethnography, this talk will demonstrate how the introduction of the Prevent duty has undermined Muslim civil society participation in UK universities.

Fictional entities
Wednesday 12 February 2020
Catherine Abell explores the implication of the view that fiction is a social institution for the existence and nature of fictional entities.

The Race is On: Secrets and Solutions of Climate
Thursday 13 February 2020
Join YESI for a screening of the 2019 Global Documentary film ‘The Race is On: Secrets and Solutions of Climate’, followed by Q&A with the film’s presenter and producer Dr James Dyke, and a panel discussion with experts.

‘On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog’: Anonymity, personas and performance online
Thursday 13 February 2020
Cyberspace is the chance for reinvention: an opportunity to find new ways to be; new ways to present ourselves.

Stressed out? Stress, work stress and physical symptoms
Thursday 13 February 2020
Work stress is commonplace and can often influence both our performance and the way in which we interact with colleagues, friends and family.

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

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