A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

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VISIT the List of Action and Advocacy Groups which were advertising forthcoming live Lectures and Talks Online when their Records were reviewed.

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'We work to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied ... Our Amnesty Trainer network of committed activists across the UK are happy to run workshops and sessions tailored to your needs, whether for a local community group or further education class.'

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‘We work tirelessly to ensure that all wild animals, whether living in captivity or in the wild, are treated with compassion and respect and are able to live their lives according to their needs.’

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Have held occasional lectures and talks open to the public.

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‘Launched in 2011 to promote social science to the UK Government and the wider public. We campaign for policies that support social science inquiry in the UK, such as the retention of large-scale longitudinal research programmes. We promote social science on social media and at events.’

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CRAG campaigns for better public transport, especially rail and light rail development, in the Edinburgh area. In particular, we have been campaigning for the development of an integrated and sustainable transport strategy for the Edinburgh travel to work area ... We hold a series of Events during the winter months with guest speakers. A compilation listing of other railway and environment meetings being held in Edinburgh is also available on the Events page.’

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‘Works nationally to support groups and individuals to investigate, care for, and enjoy burial grounds.‘

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'Involved in a number of events – both fund raising events that we organise ourselves or when we attend other events.' Occasional lectures.

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The CLA is the membership organisation for owners of land, property and businesses in rural England and Wales. We have been safeguarding the interests of landowners, and those with an economic, social and environmental interest in rural land for more than 100 years. We achieve our goals by being professional, relevant and forward-looking, and our successes in key areas give our members the security and certainty to invest in their land and business.’

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‘Our Mission: to share the evidence for creation and expose the problems of evolution through DVDs, CDs, books, literature and seminars.’

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'Earthwatch events offer the opportunity to learn from scientists on the frontline of environmental action, about the issues that matter to the future of the planet, and how you can play a role in tackling them ... Our lectures, debates and open days are free, informative and good fun. You'll meet people who care about the environment and leave inspired.'

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The Eden Project, an educational charity, connects us with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work towards a better future. Our visitor destination in Cornwall, UK, is nestled in a huge crater. Here, massive Biomes housing the largest rainforest in captivity, stunning plants, exhibitions and stories serve as a backdrop to our striking contemporary gardens, summer concerts and exciting year-round family events.’

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'The Education and Employers Taskforce and the Centre for Education and Industry at the University of Warwick have launched a research seminar programme in London ... All seminars are free. Lunch is provided. To register for a place please email ... '

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'English PEN is the founding centre of a worldwide writers’ association with 145 centres in more than 100 countries. We are also a founding member of the Free Word Centre. We campaign to defend writers and readers in the UK and around the world whose human right to freedom of expression is at risk.'

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'An independent, cross-party organisation committed to keeping the UK in the EU. We draw our strength from our members, supporters and volunteers. Our belief is that there is no deal better for our country than full EU membership and our nationwide grassroots network is campaigning to keep the UK at the heart of Europe.'

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‘The national charity, here for anyone who has ever experienced fertility problems ... Our education project raises awareness of the importance of fertility education in protecting and maintaining future fertility and highlights some practical steps young people can take to help protect their future fertility. We work with the media to raise public awareness of all aspects of fertility issues, to highlight the need for equitable access to NHS fertility services and to promote the need for fertility education in order to protect and maintain future fertility.’

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'A non-partisan, centre-right, libertarian pressure group. We believe in the freedom of the individual in all aspects of life to as great an extent as possible. As such, we seek to challenge all erosion of civil liberties and campaign in support of individual liberty and freedom of expression.'

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’Founded in 1999 dedicated to conserving and recording Norfolk’s priceless linguistic and cultural heritage, thus keeping “Broad Norfolk” alive.’

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'Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) is an evolving, radical visual arts organisation dedicated to developing an artistic programme that reflects on the social and political impact of globalization ... The Stuart Hall Library is a valuable reference resource for students, researchers and all interested readers and is one of the leading UK libraries in the field of international visual art ... With the Stuart Hall Library acting as a critical and creative hub for our work, we collaborate with artists, curators, researchers and cultural producers to challenge conventional notions of diversity and difference. We engage a wide audience, particularly young people, in discourse and debate on issues surrounding the politics of race, class and gender.'

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JUSTICE is an all-party law reform and human rights organisation working to strengthen the justice system – administrative, civil and criminal – in the United Kingdom. We are a membership organisation, primarily of the legal profession, comprising barristers, solicitors, legal executives, academic lawyers, law students and interested non-lawyers. We work on an all-party basis, seeking to inform debate, frame issues and influence decision-makers from across the political spectrum.’

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'A week-long programme of free public events around a chosen law theme.'

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'Founded in 1979, originally known as GALHA, LGBT Humanists is a democratic, membership organisation based in the UK with members worldwide, promoting Humanism and LGBT equality ... We hold various events throughout the year. Our monthly meetings at Conway Hall have included speeches from various political and humanist figures.'

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'The European Movement in London is the branch of the European Movement covering the whole of the capital. We organise a wide range of events and activities held all over London and addressed to people from all walks of life, political orientation or national and cultural identity.' Alert Link changed from the 'London' Branch of the European Movement.

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‘The Manifesto Club is at the forefront of challenging the hyper-regulation of public spaces. We produce cutting-edge research, change policy, and work at the front-line to defend those whose liberties have been affected. We take on vetting, speech codes, leafleting bans, PSPOs, on-the-spot fines, and other key erosion of public freedoms. We work with homeless people, buskers, young people, dog walkers, defending them against draconian powers and busybodies.’

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PhotoVoice’s vision is for a world in which everybody has the opportunity to represent themselves and tell their own story Our mission is promote the ethical use of photography for positive social change, through delivering innovative participatory photography projects. By working in partnership with organisations, communities, and individuals worldwide, we will build the skills and capacity of underrepresented or at risk communities, creating new tools of self-advocacy and communication.’

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'Radical Anthropology brings indigenous rights activists, environmentalists, feminists and others striving for a better world together with people of all ages who just want to learn about anthropology. There is always time for questions and discussion after each talk and there are good local pubs for those wishing to socialise into the evening.'

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‘One of the leading charities in the UK working directly with refugees, and supporting them to rebuild their lives. We also speak up for refugees using our direct work as an evidence base, and ensure refugees have a stronger and more influential voice in decisions that will affect them. We work with a range of partners and in collaboration to ensure we can best support our clients.’

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'Scannappeal raises funds to purchase life-saving equipment for Amersham, Stoke Mandeville, Wycombe and Community Hospitals which serve people living in Buckinghamshire and neighbouring parts of Berkshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Oxfordshire. Since we began in 1987, we have raised over £12m and funded equipment in every department in the hospitals we support.' Occasional lectures and talks.

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'An independent charity that challenges misrepresentation of science and evidence in public life. We advocate openness and honesty about research, and ensure the public interest in sound science and evidence is recognised in public debates and policymaking.'

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‘Workers create all the wealth under capitalism. A new society can only be constructed when they collectively seize control of that wealth and plan its production and distribution according to need.’ Links to Branch and Public Meetings of some 80 Branches of the SWP throughout the UK.

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St Ethelburga’s is a “maker of peacemakers”. We inspire and equip people from all backgrounds to become peacebuilders in their own lives and communities ... Come along to our public events, explore our work, and join our community of peacemakers.’

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‘Street Level provides inspiring encounters in photography for all; a place that is embedded locally and connected internationally; a creative setting to make, engage with, and buy photography.

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‘A membership charity open to all who care about the quality of life in our cities, towns and villages and believe that raising standards of urban design is central to its improvement. The UDG believes that good urban design depends upon successful collaboration between all those who shape the built environment, whatever their professional or personal background.’

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‘YouthPolitics UK is a new non-profit organisation created by young adults which has the aim of engaging teenagers and young adults across the country into current affairs, our democratic rights and how parliament works. The initiative also acts as a platform for young adults to express strong views that they may have about certain issues by submitting articles which later feature on the website. Through events, debates, talks and workshops from experts across the country we hope to equip the youth with the skills needed to successfully implement social change.’

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