Institute for Social Renewal

Archived Events

  • Mountains and Megastructures

    Date/Time: Wednesday 16 & Thursday 17 March 2016

    Venue: The Gallery, Architecture Building

  • Women and Labour Activism in a Transnational Context

    2 day conference, Labour and Society Research Group

    Date/Time: 15th and 16th April 2016

    Venue: Great North Museum

  • Negotiating Recent Reform in Higher Education: the Question of Student Engagement.

    Date/Time: Friday 25 September, 09:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

  • Ethnology and music

    Date/Time: Saturday 31 October, 09:00 - 17:00

    Venue: International Centre for Music Studies (ICMuS), Newcastle University

  • Whose land is our land?

    Date/Time: Thursday 1 October, 6pm

    Venue: Clement Stephenson Lecture Theatre, Agriculture Building, Newcastle University

  • Postcapitalism: a guide to our future

    Date/Time: 6th October, 2015, 17:30 - 18:45

    Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building

  • History with radical intentions

    Date/Time: 14th October 2015, 17:00 - 18:30

    Venue: Room 2.50 Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

  • HEFCE and the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) Social Innovation Sandpit

    HEFCE and the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) are holding a warm-up event to set out plans for an intensive workshop, or 'sandpit', in social innovation to be held in the New Year.

    Date/Time: Friday 23 October 2015, 1:30pm to 5:00pm

    Venue: Central London

  • Building better research relationships between industry and academia

    Event organised by Westminster Higher Education Forum

    Date/Time: Tuesday November 3 2015, 9.00 – 13:00

    Venue: London

  • Refugee Protection and Human Rights

    This event aims at gathering multidisciplinary perspectives on refugee protection under a broader human rights framework and in the context of calls for the reform of inter-State agreements both among EU Member States, as well as between them and third States across the world.

    Date/Time: Thursday, 22nd October 2015, 11:00 - 16:00

    Venue: Newcastle Law School, Conference Room, Newcastle University

  • Fighting slavery and human trafficking: what we can learn from the American abolitionists

    Fighting slavery and human trafficking: what we can learn from the American abolitionists, black history month lecture

    Date/Time: Tuesday 27th October 2015, 17:30 - 18:45

    Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building

  • Influencing Policy: What role for academia?

    School of Geography Politics and Sociology, Impact Seminar Series, Dr. Jennifer Medcalf (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

    Date/Time: Wednesday 21 October, 13:00-14:30

    Venue: Room G.22, Politics Building, Newcastle University

  • Leaders Network for Social Change event

    This Leadership Enquiry is the next in the series exploring the styles of leadership that are required to bring about social change, and asking ‘what skills, capabilities and support do leaders need?’

    Date/Time: Wednesday 11 November, 16:45

    Venue: Newcastle University Business School, Barrack Road

  • APL Annual Lecture: On Urban Failure

    Professor Ash Amin delivers the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Annual Lecture 2015-2016 on urban failure, part of APL public lecture series

    Date/Time: Thursday 12 November 5.30pm

    Venue: Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University

  • Responding to the Places and Spaces of Contemporary Art

    Join the CSoP's (Cultural Significance of Place Research Group) first event of the academic year, where they will be responding to the places and spaces of contemporary art

    Date/Time: Friday 13 November 2015, 12.30-17:00

    Venue: Exhibition Area, 4th Floor Claremont Tower, Newcastle University

  • Sounding Off: An Investigation of Visible Street Homelessness in Newcastle

    Date/Time: Friday 13 November, 09:30

    Venue: Newcastle Central Station

  • Participatory Research in Arts and Heritage

    Date/Time: Monday 16th November 2015, 15:00 - 18:00

    Venue: Kenworthy Room, St Mary's College, Elvet Hill Road, Durham, DH1 3LR

  • New Voices: Social Renewal

    Date/Time: Thursday 5 November 2015, 17:30 - 18:45

    Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

  • Making the Land Known

    Professor Julie Sanders, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Newcastle University on Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 and the literature of perambulation.

    Date/Time: 26 November 2015, 17:30 - 18:45

    Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

  • (r)agency?

    NCLA Event, (r)agency, a multidisciplinary creative and critical project on the theme of anger

    Date/Time: Thursday 3 December 2015, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Armstrong Building, Room 2.09, Newcastle University

  • Folded Ocean: The Maldives

    Newcastle SAPL public lecture by Professor Lindsay Bremner

    Date/Time: Thursday 3 December, 17:30

    Venue: Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University

  • Improving the quality of life of disadvantaged young people

    Date/Time: 9 December 2015

    Venue: Brussels European Parliament

  • Mutton dressed as Lamb

    British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Patron’s Lecture Amanda Vickery, Professor in Early Modern History, Queen Mary University

    Date/Time: Thursday 19th November 2015, 17:30 - 18:45

    Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building

  • Rethinking Food Governance: The Urban Innovations

    School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Seminar

    Date/Time: Thursday 26 November, 13:00

    Venue: LT5 King George VI Building, Newcastle University

  • Slavery in Supply Chains

    A MAROE research seminar from Newcastle University Business School Alexander Trautrims, Nottingham University Business School

    Date/Time: Friday 11 December, 15:00-17:00

    Venue: Room 3.07, 3rd floor, Newcastle University Business School, Barrack Road, Newcastle University

  • Write Around the Toon

    Date/Time: 10 December 2015, 19:15

    Venue: Culture Lab, Newcastle University

  • Unknown: Exploring the artwork of Aaron Guy, Autumn Richardson and Richard Skelton

    Date/Time: Saturday 12 December, 13:00 - 15:30

    Venue: Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University campus

  • Double bill on memories of Allied bombings of Nuremberg 17th December

    School of Modern Languages seminar double bill with Prof Neil Gregor and Dr Beate Müller

    Date/Time: 17 December, 16:00 - 18:00

    Venue: Room 2.20, Research Beehive, Old Library Building, Newcastle University

  • Multiculturalism, education & place

    Free event from Cultural Significance of Place Research Group exploring multiculturalism education

    Date/Time: Wednesday 20th January, 12:30 - 17:00

    Venue: Room 2.09 Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

  • 100 years of conscience

    Event commemorating the passing of the Military Service Act, organised by the Martin Luther King Peace Committee

    Date/Time: Sunday 24th January, 19:00-20:30

    Venue: Heaton Baptist Church

  • North East Together: Leaders Network for Social Change

    The Leaders Network for Social Change's first ‘whole network’ event of 2016 will be on 3rd March at 4.45 pm, on the theme of Enterprise and Social Change.

    Date/Time: Thursday 3 March, 16:45

    Venue: Partners Room, Newcastle University Business School, 5 Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4SE