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Work and Employment Research Unit Seminar Series: Migrant Labour in a Transnational Context

This seminar considers the issue of migrant labour. In the context of the Brexit decision it is especially important to put labour migration into a transnational context, taking into account global neo-liberalization processes and the effects of other types of movements (capital, goods and services) on the movement of labour and growing inequality.

This is an open seminar and all are invited but please can you inform us if you are planning to attend from outside the University of Greenwich by contacting Professor Geoff White, on wg08@gre.ac.uk.

Venue: Room 102, Hamilton House, 15 Park Vista, Greenwich, London SE10 9LZ

Big Picture seminar series

The Age of the Influencers

Kevin Read, Chairman & Partner - Corporate, Brand, Consumer, Digital, Design, Bell Pottinger

Kevin will look at how influencers have always played a critical role in the economic, political and cultural evolution of societies. Kevin will also examine how the technological revolution of the last two decades has democratised the emergence of a new generation of influencers and illustrate how we are better placed than ever to evaluate their impact.

The venue will be at the Greenwich campus and room location will be confirmed once you have registered.

To register: www.gre.ac.uk/bigpictureseminars

The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2016-17

The Contemporary Picturesque: Kathryn Gustafson to speak at Greenwich

Kathryn Gustafson will explore landscape architecture in two parts; composition in landscape architecture, and landscape & urban density. The lecture will focus on how the historical picturesque is combined with urban ecology, issues of design in the creation of landscape, and where public desires are met with the integration of technical innovation and expertise.

 Venue: Lecture Theatre 11_0003, University of Greenwich, 10 Stockwell Street, London SE10 9BD.

 For more information: https://thelandscape.org/2016/09/27/kathryn-gustafson-to-speak-at-university-of-greenwich-the-contemporary-picturesque/

#Outcome: a week-long exhibition of LGBT portraits with pop-up studio and lunchtime events

A book and exhibition of portraits of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people holding photos of themselves as children launches at the University of Greenwich Galleries to celebrate National Coming Out Day (11 October).

#Outcome is an ongoing project of photographer and Greenwich graduate Tom Dingley. Anyone wanting to join Tom’s gallery of subjects, which includes Bake Off’s John Whaite and Emmerdale’s Alicya Eyo, can attend his pop-up studios. Other events include an open Q&A with Tom and some of the people featured in the exhibition.

Venue: Heritage Gallery, Queen Anne Court, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, London SE10 9LS

For more information visit: http://alumni.gre.ac.uk/outcome/

Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises

Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre is delighted to be hosting Professor Anwar Shaikh

Professor of Economics at The New School in New York City, Anwar Shaikh is one of the world's leading heterodox economists.  He arrives at Greenwich having recently published what many consider to be his magnum opus, Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises. 

To book a place please register via Eventbrite.

Venue: Queen Anne Building, Room 180, University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, 30 Park Row, London, SE10 9LS

Big Picture seminar series

How Can We Make This Happen?

Nic Vine, Lecturer, author, and consultant in the strategy of change

Nic will discuss the ways in which we can Make Things Happen by looking at how individuals and groups are motivated, why and how to communicate differently with different groups, and the extent to which trust is fundamental for people working together. Nic will illustrate with examples from his recently published book, and from current media stories.  This is relevant to everyone in any organisation because we are all change agents now.

The venue will be at the Greenwich campus and room location will be confirmed once you have registered.

To register: www.gre.ac.uk/bigpictureseminars

 

Money, life and value with Lord Robert Skidlesky: Seminar at Greenwich

Economic historian Professor Lord Robert Skidlesky is speaking about the value of money at the University of Greenwich next month.

His talk on Wednesday 12 October will explore themes raised in his book, How Much Is Enough? (2012), which he co-authored with his son, the philosopher Dr Edward Skidelsky. Topics include the key components of a good life, the true value of money in the age of consumerism, the difficulty of maintaining a work-life balance, leisure time and the point of income.

Venue: Lecture Theatre 11_0004, University of Greenwich, 10 Stockwell Street, London SE10 9BD.

To attend, please register at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-much-is-enough-tickets-27700710571

 

Exploring links between reminiscence in dementia care and oral history: Seminar at Greenwich

In the seminar you will hear from the following Oral Historians: Dvora Liberman, Sarah Gudgin, Padmini Broomfieldand the following family carers: Kate White, Robbie Wick and Kate Harwood. The session will be led by Pam Schweitzer, Director European Reminiscence Network and Honorary Research Fellow, University of Greenwich.

Queen Anne Building, Room 063, Old Royal Naval College, 30 Park Row, London SE10 9LS

To book your place please email: bj61@gre.ac.uk

One-day seminar: Generative Second Language Acquisition and Foreign Language Teaching

The Centre for Applied Research and Outreach in Language Education (CAROLE) is hosting a one-day seminar, on "Generative Second Language Acquisition and Foreign Language Teaching" moving from theory to implications for teaching, via experimental methods.

Venue: Hamilton House, 15 Park Vista HH103 Greenwich London, SE10 9LZ

This is a free event but registration is required. Please email Nancy Wong with your full name and affiliation Nancy.Wong@gre.ac.uk.

Please visit the one-day seminar website at http://www.gre.ac.uk/generativesla/home for more information and the full event programme.


Open Lectures in Teaching and Learning: Teaching and learning, attainment

The Educational Development Unit is pleased to announce its Open Lecture series. With a varied programme of speakers, anyone interested in teaching and learning is welcome to attend. No booking is required. For more information visit: http://www2.gre.ac.uk/about/faculty/eddev/study/open-lecture-series

Speaker: Sorana Vieru, Vice President Higher Education, NUS

Venue: Greenwich Campus, Queen Anne 080

The University Choir: Concert in Greenwich

The University Choir will be hosting an informal performance
in Greenwich this term.

Music for the concert will include:
Vaughan Williams: 3 Shakespeare Songs' (Nos 1 and 2)
Brush up your Shakespeare – from 'Kiss me Kate'
'Do you hear the people sing' – from 'Les Miserables'
You can't stop the beat – from 'Hairspray'

Venue: Old Royal Naval College, Queen Anne Building, Room 063, 30 Park Row, Greenwich, London, SE10 9LS

For more information visit: http://www.greenwich.ac.uk/choir

Open Lectures in Teaching and Learning: Teaching Excellence Framework

Speaker: Nick Hillman, Director of HEPI

Venue: Greenwich Campus, Stockwell Street, S11_0004

The Educational Development Unit is pleased to announce its Open Lecture series. With a varied programme of speakers, anyone interested in teaching and learning is welcome to attend. No booking is required. For more information visit: http://www2.gre.ac.uk/about/faculty/eddev/study/open-lecture-series


 

Carol Service at Greenwich

Venue: Old Royal Naval Chapel, 30 Park Row, Greenwich, London, SE10 9LS

Open Lectures in Teaching and Learning: Widening Participation

Speaker: Caroline McDonald, Head of Widening Access, Birbeck, University of London

Venue: Greenwich Campus Queen Anne 065

The Educational Development Unit is pleased to announce its Open Lecture series. With a varied programme of speakers, anyone interested in teaching and learning is welcome to attend. No booking is required. For more information visit: http://www2.gre.ac.uk/about/faculty/eddev/study/open-lecture-series