Find out about forthcoming events in the Department of Health and Social Sciences.
- Tackling Female Genital Mutilation and the voices of affected communities.
Over the last several decades, transnational activists and advocates have been working towards elimination of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in affected communities across the world. This event will focus on the current research findings of Dr Aida Abzhaparova and Professor Debra Salmon who conducted a study on national campaigns aiming to eradicate FGM from the perspectives of affected communities in Bristol.
- Film Screening - Forward Ever: The Killing of a Revolution
This is the Bristol Premiere of the film Forward Ever: The Killing of a Revolution. It explores the achievements and shortcomings of the People's Revolutionary Government (1979-1983) of Grenada as it attempted to forge a new revolutionary society.
- Why Value Nature?
This event will examine why we should value nature featuring presentations from two senior philosophy lecturers who have differing, but equally fascinating, views on the subject. Following the presentations there will be an open discussion and debate where we will invite the audience to participate and share their thoughts.
- The Leadership of Organisational Change
The Bristol Leadership Centre Research Seminar Series 2015/2016 features Dr Mark Hughes who will address the simple yet profoundly important question – how do leaders influence organisational change?
- Learning and Legacy: The Role of Education in Creating Healthier, Happier Cities
25/05/2016 - 26/05/2016
Hosting the event in Bristol provides an opportunity to explore the legacy of the city's European Green Capital Award and the Conference will consider the important role universities and colleges can play in influencing the way our cities and communities are designed.