Networking in the past: funerary networks in central Italy in the first millennium BC
An examination of tomb types in different communities along the Tyrrhenian and Adriatic Seas and in the Apennines. What can this category of evidence tell us about identities and a sense of belonging to different social and political networks?
Dropped from Hell to Heaven: Internment in Switzerland during the First World War.
A talk on a more positive aspect of the wartime experience for prisoners of war who had already been through the hell of battle, wounding and incarceration - humanitarian internment in neutral Switzerland.
The Midas touch – be careful what you wish for
Why are business and organisational studies so neglected by universities and other education institutions? This special Forum considers how such narrow thinking has taken over most aspects of our society.
Living with the Wire
This talk will look at German and Austrian civilian internees on the Isle of Man during the First World War. How did they cope with 'living with the wire' for anything up to 5 years in captivity?
November forum: The Universities Partnership in Leicestershire: ambitions and next steps in education for all
A Forum of interest to those who want to find out more about the activities and aims of the Universities Partnership in Leicestershire. It will also appeal to those who are interested more broadly in the concept of the 'civic university' and its role in promoting widening participation and reawakening adult education within the university sector.
Gifts and Giving in the Middle AgesTrinity House The Newark Leicester LE2 7BY
Dr Deirde O'Sullivan, from Archaeology at the University of Leicester, gives us insights into gifts and giving in the middle ages.
LVC Fifth Anniversary CelebrationMethodist Church 10a Bishop St, Leicester
Leicester Vaughan College is five years old! Join us at our anniversary event consisting of a programme of short inspirational talks in a magazine style.. Celebrate with our members and supporters, review our story so far and find out what plans we have for the future.
Is knowledge power? Professor John Holford reflects on the impact of Nottingham University's adult education department and what it contributed to the city and the surrounding area.
Prashant Kidambi talks about the 'Indian' cricket team's debut in imperial Britain in 1911 and how the idea of India was fashioned on the cricket pitch.
May Forum: The Gibberd Garden
A talk on Modernist architecture, sculpture, and new towns in the UK during the 20th century