We are excited to announce that our next forum will be an in-person event. This is the first one since early March 2020, just before the first lockdown. The Forum will be a suitably-themed talk for December: gift-giving and giving
November Open Research Forum, led by Fi Donovan of De Montfort, University, will be about Leicestershire University Partnership, an partnership formed by the three universities of Leicestershire in conjunction with Leicester and Leicestershire’s local governments.
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.
Maureen McCulloch, a former chartered accountant who is now a senior lecturer in Accounting in the Business School talks on why business and organisational studies are so neglected by universities and other education institutions.
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.
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.