Events

  1. Events
  2. 2010
  3. November

City Events November 2010

  • Nov

    2

    Tuesday

    Concerts

    Public

    A programme compiled as an exploration of aesthetic directions in acousmatic music.

  • Nov

    2

    Tuesday

  • Nov

    2

    Tuesday

    Alumni Events

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    This dinner in Hong Kong will be a great opportunity for City University London alumni to make new connections and reunite with old friends.

  • Nov

    3

    Wednesday

    Fairs

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    Volunteering is a fantastic way to develop your employability, learn new skills and demonstrate to potential employers that you are a great prospect. Meet 30 top voluntary organisations offering a wealth of different opportunities to volunteer around London. .

  • Nov

    4

    Thursday

    Forums

    Public

    The symposium, organised by Connie St Louis at the Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism at City University London, will discuss Lord Lester’s defamation bill, currently passing through Parliament.

  • Nov

    8

    Monday

    Workshops

    Public

    Want to take part in CitySpark but haven't got an idea yet? Got loads of ideas but don't know which is best?

  • Nov

    9

    Tuesday

    Seminars

    Public

    Today, many companies are looking to embrace collaborative innovation as a way to affordably solve their complex business problems. This often leads to a broad range of more successful innovations. However, this model can also be very difficult to get right. We'll explore some of the issues that can arise and ways to avoid them or overcome them.

  • Nov

    9

    Tuesday

    Seminars

    Public

    TBI causes a major alteration of life, both for injured people and their families. Paul Barrett presents TBI individuals’ self-management successes and failures in running their lives. Using a critical realist research method he gives new insights into TBI individuals’ lived experiences.

  • Nov

    11

    Thursday

    Panel Discussions

    Public

    The role of money, both campaign finance and paid political advertising, is likely to be crucial to the outcome of the US mid-term elections. Are the US laws unfair, do they allow money to have too big an influence in US politics, and how is the UK different?

  • Nov

    15

    Monday

    Presentations

    Public

    CRUDE is an award-winning documentary film that chronicles the epic battle to hold oil giant Chevron (formerly Texaco) accountable for its systematic contamination of the Ecuadorian Amazon – an environmental tragedy experts call "the Rainforest Chernobyl.”

  • Nov

    15

    Monday

    Forums

    Public

    Debbie Tripley, Chief Executive of the Environmental Law Foundation, will be speaking generally about current biodiversity losses, what's proposed at the international level and what's needed at the local level.

  • Nov

    15

    Monday

    Presentations

    Public

    This ambitious documentary/drama/animation hybrid stars Pete Postlethwaite as an archivist in the devastated world of the future, asking the question: "Why didn't we stop climate change when we still had the chance?"

  • Nov

    15

    Monday

    Forums

    Public

    This forum will look at carbon reduction and actions being taken at City University London and locally. Jason Clarke will highlight initiatives at City, whereas Victoria Howse will be talking about the Islington approach to climate change and the Islington Climate Change Partnership.

  • Nov

    16

    Tuesday

    Workshops

    Public

    This workshop will explore sustainable food and natural diets and discover their powerful impact on the planet and your health. In this exciting seminar, Anna Freedman, a Macrobiotic Cook and Wholefoods Coach from Wholefood Harmony, will highlight how sustainable food and balanced cooking can heal the world food position and expand your wellbeing and vitality.

  • Nov

    16

    Tuesday

    Presentations

    Public

    The End of the Line is a film based on the book by the same name by Charles Clover. It examines the threatening extinction of the bluefin tuna, caused by increasing demands for sushi; the impact on populations, marine life and climate change resulting from an imbalance in marine populations.

  • Nov

    16

    Tuesday

    Presentations

    Public

    The End of the Line is a film based on the book by the same name by Charles Clover. It examines the threatening extinction of the bluefin tuna, caused by increasing demands for sushi; the impact on populations, marine life and climate change resulting from an imbalance in marine populations.

  • Nov

    17

    Wednesday

    Presentations

    Public

    The Academy Award winning documentary that made global warming the number one topic of conversation. An Inconvenient Truth makes the compelling case that global warming is real, man-made, and its effects will be cataclysmic if we don’t act now.

  • Nov

    17

    Wednesday

    Presentations

    Public

    Food, Inc. lifts the veil on America’s food industry, exposing how the food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profit ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the farmer, the safety of workers and the environment. Food, Inc. reveals surprising and often shocking truths about what we eat, how it's produced, and who we have become as consumers.

  • Nov

    17

    Wednesday

    Prospective postgrad student events

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    Are you a graduate? Ever thought about a career in nursing? Find out about our two-year Postgraduate Diplomas in Adult Nursing or Mental Health Nursing.

  • Nov

    17

    Wednesday

  • Nov

    17

    Wednesday

    Forums

    Public

    On November 17 City University London, Islington Business Partnership and Islington Chamber of Commerce are celebrating the Global Entrepreneurship Week by joining forces to organise a “Women in Enterprise” evening.

  • Nov

    18

    Thursday

    Presentations

    Public

    The 14 acre community garden in South Central Los Angeles was the largest of its kind in the United States. It was started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992. Since that time, the South Central Farmers have created a miracle in one of the country's most blighted neighborhoods.

  • Nov

    18

    Thursday

    Presentations

    Public

    CRUDE is an award-winning documentary film that chronicles the epic battle to hold oil giant Chevron (formerly Texaco) accountable for its systematic contamination of the Ecuadorian Amazon – an environmental tragedy experts call "the Rainforest Chernobyl.”

  • Nov

    18

    Thursday

    Conferences

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    City University London Post-graduate Conference on 18th November 2010, funded by City University London and LCACE (London Centre for Arts and Cultural Exchange).

  • Nov

    18

    Thursday

    Lectures

    Public

    Organised on behalf of the Legacy Company by Dr Gillian Evans (Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change) in association with the Cass Business School, the event will explore the potential for 2012 to set a new standard in legacy impacts.

  • Nov

    19

    Friday

    Presentations

    Public

    Imagine half a million adults skipping town and leaving their children behind. Picture an opened suitcase filled with bundles of cash at a bus stop and yet no robber wants to snatch it. The apiary science mystery known as 'Colony Collapse Disorder' displays these very symptoms.

  • Nov

    19

    Friday

    Presentations

    Public

    At the two largest remaining sockeye salmon runs on the planet — mining companies have proposed to extract what may be the richest deposit of gold and copper in the world. Documenting the growing unrest among native, commercial, and sport fishermen who oppose the proposed Pebble Mine, as well as giving mine officials a chance to argue their case.

  • Nov

    19

    Friday

    Workshops

    Public

    Join Dell’s Social Media guru, Stephen Jio, for an interactive session on how to use social media successfully to become a reliable source of information and influence. THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL

  • Nov

    22

    Monday

    Workshops

    Public

    Have an idea for CitySpark but aren't sure how to develop it? Learn how to differentiate your idea from the rest of the pack

  • Nov

    22

    Monday

    Alumni Events

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    The third annual Alumni Reception in New York will be a great opportunity for City University London and Cass Business School alumni to make new connections and reunite with old friends.

  • Nov

    24

    Wednesday

    Seminars

    Public

    A presentation exploring B-52s' use of the beach setting in "Rock Lobster"; the roles of the women in the band; and the band's musical responses to the AIDS crisis.

  • Nov

    24

    Wednesday

    Lectures

    Public

    Interviewed by Professor George Brock, Head of the Department of Jouralism & Publishing

  • Nov

    24

    Wednesday

    Panel Discussions

    Public

    You are cordially invited to participate in the second of three panel discussions to explore complex questions about identity, religion and politics in ‘The Holy Land’.

  • Nov

    25

    Thursday

    Alumni Events

    Public

    A lecture and networking reception for MSc graduates of the Economics Department.

  • Nov

    30

    Tuesday

    Seminars

    Public

    This seminar offers the chance to reflect on how contemporary organisations are engaging and involving publics in creativity and innovation. It explores how these creative processes are being set up and facilitated; what is 'public' about them; and, questions who the publics of public creativity are?

  • Nov

    30

    Tuesday

    Alumni Events

    Public

  • Nov

    30

    Tuesday

    Concerts

    Public

    CONCERT POSTPONED DUE TO BAD WEATHER A concert of of traditional and modern Sundanese music for gamelan degung