Upcoming Events - Conferences & workshops

Unchosen: Stay Safe from Slavery Conference

21 June 2017

Despite the 2014 Modern Slavery Strategy highlighting prevention as vital to the fight against slavery in the UK, and aimed to “protect vulnerable people by raising awareness and stopping them from becoming victims”, little is still being done in the way of prevention.

Contract Researcher Gala

13 June 2017

Join us to celebrate the work of fixed-term employees in the School of Medicine.

Annual Student Conference: LGBT+ rights in the 21st Century: Free and equal?

25 March 2017

Join us for the 18th Annual Student Conference entitled ‘LGBT+ rights in the 21st Century: Free and equal?, providing an excellent opportunity to explore the successes of LGBT+ rights whilst recognising the barriers and discussing future reforms.

Sensing Divinity: Incense, religion and the ancient sensorium

23 — 24 June 2017

This conference will explore the history of a medium that has occupied a pivotal role in Mesopotamian, Greek, Roman and Judeo-Christian religious tradition: incense.

Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP) 2017 Conference

8 — 10 September 2017

This year, the annual conference of the Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP) specialist group will be held at The University of Nottingham.

Annual Transforming Teaching Programme Conference 2017

26 April 2017

This year’s Annual TTP conference will focus upon the priority areas of Global Strategy 2020 and the Transforming Teaching Programme as well as review strategic work responding to the NSS and the vocational skills agenda alongside research into student academic behaviours and the experiences of minority groups.

Fate, luck and fortune: historical narratives of environmental risk

31 March 2017

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?

Historians Against Slavery Conference

7 — 8 October 2017

In October 2017, Historians Against Slavery (HAS) will hold its biennial conference outside of the United States for the first time, at the International Slavery Museum (ISM) in Liverpool. The two-day conference will mark the 10th Anniversary of the ISM as well as Black History Month 2017. It is co-hosted by HAS, the ISM, the Centre for the Study of International Slavery (University of Liverpool) and the Antislavery Usable Past project (Universities of Nottingham and Hull).

Higher Education Technicians’ Summit 2017

31 May 2017

The University of Warwick will host the UK’s Higher Education Technicians Summit 2017, in partnership with Midlands Innovation and the Science Council. The summit promotes a professional identity for technical staff in higher education and beyond.