Muslims in Leicester

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.

Free

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.

Free

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?

Free

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.

Free

Gifts and Giving in the Middle Ages

Trinity 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.

Free

LVC Fifth Anniversary Celebration

Methodist 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.

Free

February Forum

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.

Free

March Forum

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.

Free