Events

   
   
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Thursday 30th March 2017

Break the ice with free ice slushies!

Break the ice with free ice slushies!
Date
30 March 2017
Location:
B Floor, Portland Building, University Park Campus
Description
Grab yourself free ice slushies while learning about how to "break the ice" with your off-campus neighbours at our #breaktheiceUoN stall.

Lunchtime Seminar: Relieving Stress with Chinese Tuina Massage

Lunchtime Seminar: Relieving Stress with Chinese Tuina Massage
Date
30 March 2017
Location:
A18, Jubilee Campus, Si Yuan Centre
Description
This seminar aims to introduce the therapeutic benefits of Tuina massage and explain how it helps balance our health holistically. A number of simple acupoints will also be introduced and demonstrated so as to teach you how to relieve stress yourself using Chinese Tuina massage.

Screening of 'I, Daniel Blake'

Screening of 'I, Daniel Blake'
Date
30 March 2017
Location:
A40 Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park
Description
In collaboration with Unite Community and UCU Nottingham University, the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) is organising a public screening of 'I, Daniel Blake', the award winning film by Ken Loach.
Friday 31st March 2017

Fate, luck and fortune: historical narratives of environmental risk

Fate, luck and fortune: historical narratives of environmental risk
Date
31 March 2017
Location:
The Hemsley, University Park
Description
The Department of Classics (University of Nottingham) and the Department of History (University of Liverpool) present 'Fate, luck and fortune: narratives of environmental risk'. How do we talk about the risks of our environment? Who do we blame when things go wrong?

When liberal adult education and vocational training meet: the Folk Development Colleges of Tanzania

When liberal adult education and vocational training meet: the Folk Development Colleges of Tanzania
Date
31 March 2017
Location:
Dearing Building, Jubilee Campus, Room B33
Description
A CIER/UNEVOC seminar presented by Professor Alan Rogers, Visiting Professor, School of Education. Alan Rogers, Visiting Professor in the School of Education, has just returned from a visit to the Folk Development Colleges in Tanzania after twenty years.
Sunday 2nd April 2017

Notts Triathlon returns to University Park Campus

Notts Triathlon returns to University Park Campus
Date
2 April 2017
Location:
University Park Campus
Description
The Sandicliffe Ford Notts Triathlon and TriStars Aquathlon are returning to University Park Campus this year.
Monday 3rd April 2017

Avatars, sockpuppets and ventriloquists' dummies: Selves and others online

Avatars, sockpuppets and ventriloquists' dummies: Selves and others online
Date
3 April 2017
Location:
A11, Highfield House, University Park
Description
When web users express themselves they often borrow others' bodies, faces and words to do so. YouTubers roleplay as their videogame avatars; users of Musical.ly mime to stars' songs; Tumblr devotees punctuate their anecdotes with GIFs of Rihanna winking or Orson Welles clapping defiantly; trolls conscript cartoon frogs into campaigns of racist abuse. What do these acts of ventriloquism, citation, mimicry and impersonation say about digital culture, and about identity more generally?

The Sky's the limit - a story of growth, risk and governance with Andrew Griffith

The Sky's the limit - a story of growth, risk and governance with Andrew Griffith
Date
3 April 2017
Location:
GlaxoSmithKline Building for Sustainable Chemistry, Innovation Park, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham NG7 2GA
Description
This Business Leaders Series lecture guest speaker is Andrew Griffith, Group Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Sky plc (and The University of Nottingham Law alumnus).

Then and Now: People and place in Nottingham (Private view)

Then and Now: People and place in Nottingham (Private view)
Date
3 April 2017
Location:
A24, Humanities Building, The Atrium and Digital Humanities Centre, University Park
Description
The Digital Humanities Centre will be hosting a private view of its new exhibition, Then and Now: People and Place in Nottingham.
Tuesday 4th April 2017

Then and Now: People and place in Nottingham (Exhibition)

Then and Now: People and place in Nottingham (Exhibition)
Date
4 - 7 April 2017
Location:
A24, Digital Humanities Centre, Humanities Building, University Park
Description
The Digital Humanities Centre will be hosting a new exhibition, Then and Now: People and Place in Nottingham.
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