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October 2020

Adult Education in the 1919 Centenary and the Time of Pandemic

8th October 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Video Confererence United Kingdom
Vaughan Open Research Forum

The 2019 Centenary Commission Report restated the aims for the 21st century – but it did not foresee that within three months Coronavirus would have locked the country down, reducing lawful human interaction to Zoom.

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November 2020

Poetry and the Adult Student

12th November 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Video Confererence United Kingdom
Vaughan Open Research Forum - Poetry and the Adult Student

In this forum we will look at approaches to teaching poetry to adult learners. What makes for a fulfilling learning experience? Is poetry ‘wasted on the young’?

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December 2020

Medieval Towns in the Modern Age

10th December 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Video Confererence United Kingdom
Vaughan Open Research Forum

Due to social distancing measures, this session will take place via video conference. The video conference will run from 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Details will be sent on the day to people who have registered via Eventbrite.  About the December Forum Presented by Deirdre O'Sullivan (Archaeology, University of Leicester) In the 21st century the phrase ‘our urban heritage’ invites questions at many levels, not just about who is ‘our’ and what is ‘heritage’ but also about the role of  expert voices,…

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January 2021

Looking Forward: What are the Prospects for Lifelong Learning after the Pandemic?

14th January @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lifelong learning after the pandemic

Due to social distancing measures, this session will take place via video conference. The video conference will run from 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Details will be sent on the day to people who have registered via Eventbrite. About the January Forum Presented by: Professor John Field We’ve been through extraordinary times. The last twelve months have witnessed extraordinary disruptions to our everyday lives as we adjusted to the global pandemic. We should not forget that the year also saw a…

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February 2021

The Class Politics of Foundation Years

11th February @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free
The Class Politics of Foundation Years

Dr Sarah Hale presents her research exploring the class politics of foundation years in higher education.

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March 2021

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

11th March @ 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 @ 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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May 2021

Tackling Racial Inequalities in Higher Education

13th May @ 6:00 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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June 2021

The Lost Story of Part-time Higher Education

10th June @ 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 @ 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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