Events

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Upcoming events 

  • GARETH PROSKOURINE-BARNETT - Part of the Art House Open Lecture Series

    Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 4.30-6.30pm.

    The Open Lecture Series is a collaboration between Worcester School of Art’s Fabrication Research Group and Meadow Arts. Some of the most exciting contemporary artists working in the UK and internationally visit Worcester to talk about their artwork, wider research, and processes they use. The talks are hosted at The Art House, accessible to students across the university and members of the public, and are free to attend.

  • Voices of 1919

    Friday, 15 November 2019, 7 for 7.30pm start

    This event is part of the Autumn Creative Writing reading series - Hosted by the School of Humanities: The Great War is over. In the Spring of 1919 the village of Oakby awaits the return of survivors. Each household has its own story. Through the words of 20 contemporary poets, we hear the voices of villagers struggling to recall their past, to understand the present and to imagine the future.

  • SporT1Day 2019

    Sunday, 17 November 2019, 09:30 – 17:00

    If you have Type 1 Diabetes you and you love the idea of being more active this event is for you. It might be that you want to take part in sport or maybe you just want to go shopping, mow the lawn or clean the car without fear of going hypo? This event is organised by Chris Bright, founder of The Diabetes Football Community and Paul Coker the founder of 1BloodyDrop.com. Chris & Paul have lived with Type 1 diabetes for more than 60 years between them and understand the importance of being active. We recommend that children should be aged 12 years and over, young people under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult

  • THE CHAGOS LITIGATION: PANEL DISCUSSION

    Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 1.15pm

    Bringing together experts on the Chagos Islands litigation, this event will explore the background to the creation of the British Indian Ocean Territory in 1965, the subsequent removal of the islands indigenous population and the use of litigation by the Chagossians and Mauritius to challenge the actions of the United Kingdom. The panel discussion will consider the decisions of the UK Supreme Court, the Permanent Court of Arbitration and the International Court of Justice as part of the School of Law Research Seminar Series.

  • 6th Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Research Student Symposium

    Friday, 22 November 2019 - Saturday, 23 November 2019

    The Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Research Student Syposium (NEBARSS) is an annual conference that brings together research students whose work focuses on aspects of the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, from the British Isles to the Middle East. This year’s symposium is being held at the University of Worcester on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd November, with Prof. Richard Bradley and Dr. David Mullin joining us as keynote speakers.

  • Screening of 5B - A remarkable story of courage and compassion

    Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 6.30pm start for a screening 7pm

    The University of Worcester School of Nursing and Midwifery and Worcestershire Pride Proudly present a screening of the powerful film '5B.'

  • SARAH TAYLOR SILVERWOOD - Part of the Art House Open Lecture Series

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 4.30-6.30pm.

    The Open Lecture Series is a collaboration between Worcester School of Art’s Fabrication Research Group and Meadow Arts. Some of the most exciting contemporary artists working in the UK and internationally visit Worcester to talk about their artwork, wider research, and processes they use. The talks are hosted at The Art House, accessible to students across the university and members of the public, and are free to attend.

  • “I WAS STANDING BETWEEN HER AND RUIN” – REGULATING AGE OF CONSENT IN LATE NINETEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 1.15pm

    Dr Laura Lammasniemi's paper paper will focus on age of consent reform efforts in late Victorian England. The age of consent for girls for sexual activity outside marriage was reformed through different statutes in the late Victorian period, most notably in 1885 when the Criminal Law Amendment Act raised the age of consent to sex outside marriage from thirteen to sixteen where it remains today. This Event is part of the School of Law Research Seminar Series.

  • Open Day

    Sunday, 01 December 2019, 10am - 3pm

    Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. Explore the campus, meet our lecturers and talk to current students.

  • THE FINANCIAL CRIME OF TAX EVASION: A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON AN OLD PROBLEM

    Wednesday, 04 December 2019, 1.15pm

    Globally, combating tax evasion has become an increased priority for national governments. This presentation by Sam Bourton questions whether the recent measures to curb this crime are a welcome addition to the international cooperation framework, or a disproportionate response to the problem of tax evasion.

  • Poetry reading with Hannah Swingler and Kamil Mahmood

    Thursday, 05 December 2019, 7 for 7.30pm start.

    This event is part of the Autumn Creative Writing reading series - Hosted by the School of Humanities: Original and fresh poetry from the winner of Coaches SLAM 2018, Hannah Swingler, and activist poet Kamil Mahmood, who uses words as tools for change. Both Poets are from the new and dynamic Birmingham based publisher Verve Poetry Press.

  • THE PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT: MILLER AND CHERRY AND THE SUPREME COURT

    Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 1.15pm

    The Supreme Court’s decision in R (Miller) v The Prime Minister and Cherry and others v Advocate General for Scotland [2019] UKSC 41 is a legal landmark in its approach to judicial scrutiny of the prerogative power to prorogue Parliament. Join us for a panel discussion at the University of Worcester, where we will explore the decision and consider why it has attracted such attention from legal and political commentators.