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Tidal January News 2017

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Hello Everyone and Welcome to Tidal’s January Newsletter. We hope you have all had a great Christmas and a rejuvenating New Year. There are some exciting things in the pipeline with Tidal at the moment, but this will all be revealed in future newsletters. In the meantime this is the exciting stuff that is happening around Leeds in the next month or so.

 
 
 

Cafe Economique - 'The Divide'

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When: Tuesday 10th January, 19:30.

Where: Seven Artspace, 31 Harrogate Road, LS7 3PD.

What: Screening of the documentary film ‘The Divide’, with Prof Richard Wilkinson

Professor Richard Wilkinson, co-author of ‘The Spirit Level’, co-founder of The Equality Trust; Emeritus Professor Social Epidemiology, University of Nottingham Medical School; Honorary Professor, University College London; Visiting Professor, University of York.

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Global Justice Bradford AGM

When: 6th January 2017 at 19:00 for 19:30

Where: St Cuthbert's Unity Centre, 53 Wilmer Road, Bradford, BD9 6RX

What: Speaker Imran Hussain MP (Labour, Bradford East) will speak on climate justice. Free entry. Refreshments provided.

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MeCCSA Annual Conference 2017

When: 11th to 13th January 2017

Where: University of Leeds, LS2 9JT

What: The 2017 Annual MeCCSA Conference will be hosted by the School of Media and Communication at the University of Leeds. The theme of the MeCCSA 2017 is ‘Culture, Media, Equality and Freedom’. Keynote speakers and panel streams will be dedicated to this theme.

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A Better Politics with Danny Dorling

When: Thursday 12th January from 18:00 to 19:30

Where: Leeds Beckett University City Campus, Rose Bowl 241, Lecture Theatre A, Leeds. LS1 3HB

What: Leeds Beckett University welcomes back Danny Dorling to deliver the Annual Politics Lecture on ‘A Better Politics’, the subject of his most recent and highly acclaimed book. In an age of disillusionment with our political system and low levels of trust in politicians, the desire to define and realise a better politics is widely felt. And Danny’s conception of a better politics as ‘one that will enable future generations to be happier’ is surely of interest to us all. Danny’s approach is not utopian but based on evidence of what matters most in affecting people’s happiness. He argues that ‘there are many policies that we could adopt if we really want to be collectively happier and healthier. We could have a government that makes our lives happier, if we win the argument for it.’ So, come along and join the argument.

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Student Sustainability Conference

When: 3rd February 2017.

Where: University of Leeds.

What: The University of Leeds will be hosting it’s first Student Conference on Sustainable Futures. This unique event, open to Leeds students at any level (UG, PGT, PGR), from all disciplines, will showcase research, projects and creativity relating to an aspect of sustainability. The theme of the conference is ‘Sustainable Perspectives on Future Challenges’, a broad theme which could include innovative work in carbon reduction or urban development, challenges in healthcare, social equality, policy and governance, international trade, sustainable energy, the circular economy, food security or any topic which has a positive impact in society.

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Cafe Economique - Modern Day Slavery Trade

When: 7th February at 19:30

Where: Seven Artspace, 31 Harrogate Road, LS7 3PD.

What: Introduced by Professor Gary Craig.

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