This event explores the changing political climate and its impact on minority groups, the LGBT community in particular. There will also be a discussion around the need for intersectionality and building resilience. Speakers will include Mel Jeffs, manager of the Nottingham Women’s Centre and Paula Akpan, co-founder of the “I’m Tired” Project and writer for gal-dem. Part of LGBT History Month.
The Australian High Commissioner, the Hon. Alexander Downer AC is visiting the University to deliver a lecture on the topic of Australia, Brexit and the rise of Asia. Presented by the Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies.
Join the Centre for Research in Race and Rights and the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) for a discussion on LGBT immigration. Paul J Dillane, the Executive Direction of the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group, will be in conversation with Ibtisam Ahmed as part of the regular CSSGJ seminar series. Part of LGBT History Month.
Tags: Brexit, Centre for Research in Race and Rights, Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice, community, Donald Trump, LGBT, LGBT History Month, LGBT History Month 2017, people and culture, UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group
On Thursday 24 November, as part of a new seminar series organised in conjunction with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the China Policy Institute will host a round table event on the future direction of UK-China relations following the Brexit decision.
On 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to exit the EU. The referendum sparked a flurry of political changes in the government and a sharp rise in hate crimes reported to the police. Suddenly the UK has to confront questions of equality, tolerance and hate.
Tags: Being Human Festival, Brexit, Centre for Research in Race and Rights, EU referendum, journey to justice nottingham, Rights and Justice Research Priority Area, social sciences, the rights and justice city: hope history and being humane
The Professional Development Team are offering a workshop to staff which will focus on enhancing skills for resilience in response to the Brexit decision.