List occasional lectures and talks: 'This events section is for all Amnesty International UK events, big and small ... Unfortunately, we cannot currently advertise events that are not affiliated to Amnesty. However this is something we are keen to do in the future, so watch this space!'
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'The Beckly Social Services Lecture takes place every year, as one of the fringe events at the Methodist Conference.'
Organize occasional lectures and related events.
Lectures and Debates 'For over 23 years, BIHR has been hosting lectures and debates that are open to everyone and provide a rare opportunity for members of the public to hear, and question, high profile speakers talking about a range of human rights issues. Speakers at these events have included Jon Snow, Shami Chakrabarti, Clare Short MP and Cherie Booth QC.'
'Transcripts and extracts from past lectures can be viewed online and downloaded.'
'Every year we organise hundreds of social events all over the UK. Coffee mornings, balls, cake sales, talks at stately homes. Just turn up and enjoy what’s on offer.' Includes an annual Corpus Christi College Lecture held at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
Corpus Christi College Lecture
'The Centre hosts events that help to explain our research and the situation those tackling poverty are working into. Our reports, evidence, publications and events are intended to educate and influence thinking amongst participants, readers and the wider public on the nature and causes of poverty, its relief and prevention, in order to improve understanding of the subject of social justice for the wider public benefit.'
'Public events are a key part of the Centre’s activities, providing a critical and scholarly forum for discussion and debate. Through public lectures, seminars and conferences, the Centre enables scholars, practitioners, journalists and policy makers from the public, private, commercial and non-governmental sectors to examine critical issues in the field of human rights ... Events are open to all with no ticket or reservation required, unless otherwise stated.'
London School of Economics and Political Science
'The mission of COMPAS is to conduct high quality research in order to develop theory and knowledge, inform policy-making and public debate, and engage users of research within the field of migration.’
COMPAS | University of Oxford
'Runs a diverse programme of events, lectures and performances. We encourage debate and discussion across the worlds of culture and politics, committed to promoting openness, community and intellectual enquiry in a rapidly changing world.'
Writers Bloc | Open Society Foundation
'Free Spirits events are aimed at young members and supporters of The Freedom Association. Free Spirits events take place on the second Monday of every month. They take the format of a short speech, followed by questions from the floor ... Freedom in the City events take place once a month in the City of London ... The events start at 12.45 pm for 1.00 pm and finish at 2.00 pm. These events provide the perfect opportunity for those working in the City to hear some of the most interesting people in politics today. Although aimed at those in the City, everyone is of course welcome to attend these events.'
'We regularly have a variety of events in the shop, and are always welcome for suggestions from authors, artists and campaigners who want to use the shop for evening events. Past events include talks, book signings, film screenings, art exhibitions and musical performances.'
'The majority of Human Rights Consortium events are free and open to all.'
University of London: School of Advanced Study
'Our events bring together organisations and experts from across government, independent and voluntary sectors, along with service users ... The majority of our events are invitation only, but please contact us if there is an upcoming event you would like to attend.' (Some events are organized with other organizations (e.g. LSE) and attendance arrangements can then be more open.)
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Just Festival 'celebrates that peace is not just an absence of conflict; it is a presence . It is not a fixed goal to be acheived and forgotten about; it is a complex and continuous process carried on by individuals, communities and nations. We explore how faith acts as a catalyst and sometimes a barrier for this process ...' Latest Dates 2-26 August 2013.
'Justice's annual lecture is held in London, generally in mid-October. Each year, we select a high profile speaker – from practice, the judiciary, academia or politics – to lecture on a topical issue. Lectures are free, although donations are always welcome, and open to the general public – with Justice members and Friends given priority booking. If you'd like more information, please email us ... '
Tom Sargant Memorial Annual Lecture
Manifesto Club events are an opportunity for members to get together, have a drink, swap ideas, argue and debate: SALONS – These are small gatherings where individuals with a particular area of interest can come together over a glass of wine to work through ideas. Most salons begin with a short introduction by an invited speaker, before moving on to informal discussion and debate; CLUB NIGHTS – Club Nights are regular get-togethers for Manifesto Club members and their guests. The evenings have a short formal part – a debate, film showing or poetry reading. The remainder of the evening is a chance to have a drink, and to meet with other Manifesto Club members. Club nights are free for members; non-members will be charged a small entrance fee; DINNERS – Thoughtful and provocative speakers give a pre-dinner talk, followed by a discussion; and everyone is invited to come along, enjoy good food, good wine and good company. Manifesto Club members can attend dinners at a discounted rat ...
The Noticeboard has an extensive list of talks, usually elsewhere in Liverpool, on a wide range of issues concerned with equality, human rights, social justice, and so on.
'The Pears Institute runs a range of events through the year. We host conferences and symposia for scholars and hold lecture series and round-table discussions that are open to everyone. Our public events run October to June.'
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Birkbeck University of London
Have organized lectures and related events which can be open to the public.
Occasional seminars, often annotated something like: 'This event is provided free of charge, but registration is essential.'
St Paul's Forum
'The society has promoted meetings in various parts of the country, usually in cooperation with other organisations and organised exhibitions of Paine material, the first being in Lewes, the next in Nottingham. Others have been held in Cardiff, Leicester, London and Glasgow.'
Eric Paine Memorial Lecture
'The Young Foundation runs dozens of events each year - from our regular lunchtime seminars ... to large international conferences. Past events have featured senior politicians, renowned academics and leading campaigners.'