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March 2021

Body Positivity: A History of a (Once) Radical Movement

11th March 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free
Vaughan Open Research Forum

Vaughan Open Research Forum is series of talks, workshops and interactive sessions which are open to anyone who is curious and wants to find out more.

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April 2021

What’s it Like Writing a Novel?

15th April 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free
What is it like writing a novel?

Vaughan Open Research Forum is series of talks, workshops and interactive sessions which are open to anyone who is curious and wants to find out more.

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June 2021

The Lost Story of Part-time Higher Education

10th June 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free
The Lost Story of Part-time Higher Education

In this talk, Adam Matthews will look at several other perspectives as to why access to a part-time undergraduate degree may be in decline.

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July 2021

Disruption for Good: Where Next for Continuing Education at the University of Liverpool?

8th July 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free
Vaughan Open Research Forum

Vaughan Open Research Forum is series of talks, workshops and interactive sessions which are open to anyone who is curious and wants to find out more.

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October 2021

Tackling Racial Inequalities in Higher Education (Rescheduled from May)

14th October 2021 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Free
Tackling racial inequalities in higher education

In this session, Dr Anil Awesti will analyse the reasons for the BAME attainment/awarding and experience gaps and, reflecting on his own research and practice in this area, how institutional racism in HE can be tackled.

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November 2021

Not Just a Pretty Picture: Art as a Historical Source

18th November 2021 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Art galleries are full of artwork appreciated for their great artistic and aesthetic qualities, but what about the local art collection? This talk will look at the different ways that artwork can be used in local history research.

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December 2021

Putting History on the TV and the Radio

9th December 2021 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Compared to other academic disciplines, History gets a lot of prime time TV and radio time. It's consistently popular, but what are the effects of the compromises needed to keep the viewers and listeners happy? This talk will give you an opportunity discuss how history has been broadcast. 

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February 2022

Muslims in Leicester

10th February @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Free

The session will cover a large ethnographic action research project – Muslims in Leicester – conducted for the Open Society Foundation and published in 2010. Dilwar Hussain, who coordinated the research, talks about this interesting project.

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March 2022

Networking in the past: funerary networks in central Italy in the first millennium BC

10th March @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Free
An Etruscan tumulus tomb

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?

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April 2022

Dropped from Hell to Heaven: Internment in Switzerland during the First World War.

14th April @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Free
helmet sitting on a stone slab

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.

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