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The University hosts a number of events, public lectures and conferences over the course of the academic year. This programme of events reflects the diverse areas teaching and research undertaken by our Academics and Research Centres. 

Further details will be added as they become available.  

January 2020

Date: Wednesday 22nd January, 5:30pm 

Event: Dignity under the Mental Health Act:  A lived experience account and a journey forward

Hosted by: School of Social SciencesGuest Speaker: Dr Amy Pollard

Venue: FML014, Frances Mary Lescher Building, Hope Park Campus 

Details: In this lecture, Dr Amy Pollard gives an account of her personal experience of being sectioned, following a breakdown in 2016 when her youngest daughter was 8 months old.  She describes her experience of emerging crisis, the failure of services, acute admission and mother and baby unit – the role of humanity and compassion in her recovery and the lessons for services. 

Open to: Staff, students

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Date: Thursday 23rd January, 5:30pm 

Event: School of Social Science Film Season 2019/20 presents - "Milk (2008)"

Hosted by: School of Social SciencesIntroduction and Q&A: Dr. Emma Vickers (LJMU)

Venue: Lecture Theatre Complex 'C', Hope Park Campus 

Details: The School of Social Sciences is hosting its yearly film series, each film will include a guest speaker introduction and a Q&A discussion.

Open to: Staff, students

February 2020

Date: Wednesday 5th February 2020, 2pm  

Event: Priests de la Resistance a discussion

Hosted by: Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre

Venue: EDEN 014, Eden Building, Hope Park Campus 

Details: Revd. Fergus Butler-Gaillie, Curate of the Liverpool Parish Church discusses his latest book Priests de la Resistance 

Open to: Staff, students, members of the public 

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Date: Friday 7th February 2020, 9.45am  

Event: A New Cold War? China - US. Strategic Rivalry and Global Order

Hosted by: Archbishop Desmond Tutu CentreGuest Speaker: Professor Anthony McGrew

Venue: LHBS007, The Business School, Hope Park Campus 

Details: Joint Visiting Speaker Series: Spring 2020 “Securing the Future in an Insecure World” organised by The Lille-Liverpool European Institute and The Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies 

Open to: Staff, students, members of the public 

Date: Friday 21st February 2020, 11am  

Event: Climate Change and the International Politics of  Extinction

Hosted by: Archbishop Desmond Tutu CentreGuest Speaker: Professor John Vogler

Venue: EDEN014, Eden Building, Hope Park Campus 

Details: Joint Visiting Speaker Series: Spring 2020 “Securing the Future in an Insecure World” organised by The Lille-Liverpool European Institute and The Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies

Open to: Staff, students, members of the public 

Date: Friday 28th February 2020, 11am  

Event: Intelligence and Uncertainty in an era of “Big Data”

Hosted by: Archbishop Desmond Tutu CentreGuest Speaker: Professor Peter Gill

Venue: EDEN014, Eden Building, Hope Park Campus 

Details: Joint Visiting Speaker Series: Spring 2020 “Securing the Future in an Insecure World” organised by The Lille-Liverpool European Institute and The Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies.

Open to: Staff, students, members of the public 

March 2020

Date: Wednesday 4th March 2020, 12noon  

Event: Christian Martyrs under Islam

Hosted by: Archbishop Desmond Tutu CentreGuest Speaker: Christian Sahner

Venue: EDEN014, Eden Building, Hope Park Campus 

Details: Research Seminar series Religion and Conflict organised by the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies

Open to: Staff, students, members of the public 

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Date: Friday 6th March 2020, 9.45am  

Event: Does Russia Really Pose a Threat to the EU?

Hosted by: Archbishop Desmond Tutu CentreGuest Speaker: Dr Paul Flenley

Venue: AJB058, Alexander Jones Building, Hope Park Campus 

Details: Joint Visiting Speaker Series: Spring 2020 “Securing the Future in an Insecure World” organised by The Lille-Liverpool European Institute and The Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies.

Open to: Staff, students, members of the public 

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Date: Thursday 12th March 2020, 12noon  

Event: Managing Religious Diversity in Tanzania

Hosted by: Archbishop Desmond Tutu CentreGuest Speaker: Dr Stephen McLoughlin

Venue: EDEN109, Eden Building, Hope Park Campus 

Details: Research Seminar series Religion and Conflict organised by the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies

Open to: Staff, students, members of the public 

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Date: Wednesday 18th March 2020, 12noon  

Event: Christianizing Islam 

Hosted by: Archbishop Desmond Tutu CentreGuest Speaker: Mr Tom Holland

Venue: EDEN014, Eden Building, Hope Park Campus 

Details: Research Seminar series Religion and Conflict organised by the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies

Open to: Staff, students, members of the public 

April 2020

Date: Monday 20th April 2020, 2pm  

Event: Transnational Corporations, Natural Resources and Conflict

Hosted by: Archbishop Desmond Tutu CentreGuest Speaker: Professor Solomon Salako

Venue: EDEN109, Eden Building, Hope Park Campus 

Details: Professorial Lecture organised by the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies

Open to: Staff, students, members of the public 

June 2020

Date: Monday 29th June

Event: International Conference "Environment and Conflict"

Hosted by: Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre

Venue:  Hope Park Campus 

Details: Please send abstracts of maximum 300 words (word format) for presentations lasting no more than 20 minutes, together with a maximum of 5 keywords and a biography of 150 words including name, title, institutional affiliation, contact information and technical requirements where applicable to tutu@hope.ac.uk by April 1, 2020.

Register for the Conference here