Posts tagged with ‘equality and diversity’

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Provision for Disability Leave and Disability Related Sickness Absence

The University is committed to ensuring reasonable measures are taken to remove any identified disadvantage for […]

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Athena SWAN Equality Survey for all staff (updated)

The University’s Global Strategy 2020 reaffirms a strong commitment to valuing diversity and promoting equality. To capture […]

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Nottingham Calibre Programme 2016

The University is offering staff with a declared disability* the opportunity to book on to a […]

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You couldn’t make it up: my career and me

As part of International Women’s Day 2016, the University is delighted to welcome Susannah Fish, Deputy Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire Police, to speak about her career. Followed by a networking lunch.

12pm, Wednesday 2 March

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Celebrate LGBT History Month 2016

February is LGBT History Month, and The University of Nottingham is taking the opportunity to celebrate […]

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Discipline and punish: Foucault, BDSM & his philosophy of power

University of Nottingham Associate Professor Dr Max Biddulph aims to audit Foucault’s interest in BDSM, his involvement in the gay men’s leather scene in San Francisco in the early 1970s and assess its contribution to his ‘forensic understanding’ of both the artefacts and conduits of power.

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Mojisola Adebayo: a retrospective presentation

Join the Rights and Justice RPA, University of Nottingham and the Nottingham Writer’s Studio for a unique event which asks, what is the place of the queer artist on the world stage today?

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Polari: the lost and found gay language

Professor Paul Baker, Lancaster University, joins us to discuss the history of Polari – a ‘form of theatrical slang incorporating Italianate words, rhyming slang, and Romany, used especially by homosexuals’ (Oxford Dictionaries).

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Preparation for leadership – talking about equality and diversity

This is a free day-long event that will focus on both the use of Pupil Premium funding in schools and on the development of school leaders.

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Hate Crime in Nottingham and beyond

What is the rate of hate crime in Nottingham, and in the UK in general? Why do people avoid reporting it, and what can people within and outside the LGBT community do to spread awareness but also prevent crime? Over the course of the evening, David Edgeley from Rainbow Heritage will discuss how barriers to coming out affect the rate of reporting hate crime, and Sam Hope (an activist on LGBT rights) will focus on their work in campaigning against hate crime in Nottingham.

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