Past events

We are currently migrating our past events from an old system, so the list of past events on this page does not go back very far yet. We will be adding the rest over the coming weeks.

What About the Rights of Older Refugees?

22 March 2023 - 22 March 2023

A discussion about Ageing in Displacement, informed by a current research project into the experiences of older refugees in the UK.

Hostile Documentary Screening and Q&A with Director Sonita Gale

21 March 2023 - 21 March 2023

Told through the stories of four participants from Black and Asian backgrounds, Hostile focuses on the impact of the evolving “hostile environment” policies.

Becoming Adult on the Move | Jean Monnet Lecture delivered by Nando Sigona

21 March 2023 - 21 March 2023

Becoming Adult on the Move: transitions to adulthood of unaccompanied migrant minors in a hostile environment. Lecture by Nando Sigona

Human Rights and the Sámi People | A Jean Monnet Rountable Discussion

20 March 2023 - 20 March 2023

A Jean Monnet Roundtable Discussion about the threats faced by the Sámi, Europe's only indigenous people.

(Re)building in wartime | Lecture by Slava Balbek, Ukrainian Architect

17 March 2023 - 17 March 2023

(Re)building in wartime: how architects shape Ukraine's future while preserving its past | Lecture delivered by Slava Balbek

The Art of Storytelling for Refugees in Britain

15 March 2023 - 15 March 2023

This lecture/seminar will use the performance poetry of the Women for Refugee Women drama group to examine the asylum process from a literary perspective.

Bolt-On: Build Your Brand with Ella Weinberg

15 March 2023 - 15 March 2023

An online workshop that will help individuals find out what makes them special, how to show that to others and how to be confident about it.

History Society Guest Lecture Series: Prof Gary Sheffield, "Civilian Leaders for Imperial Armies."

14 March 2023 - 14 March 2023

In this talk, Prof Sheffield explores the political implications of the expansion of the British Army's officer corps to include recruits from non-traditional social and racial groups, 1914 - 1945.

Found in Translation: stories across borders

8 March 2023 - 8 March 2023

Professor Jane Spiro is a poet and creative writer, drawing on this practice to inform her advocacy of a creative approach to teaching.

Pitching and Presenting

7 March 2023 - 7 March 2023

Unlock the power of effective communication and learn how to make an impactful first impression and present yourself confidently!