Events & Courses

Courses organised by The Network, and events and courses related to social justice organised by other agencies

Key courses are listed here.

  • No Turning Back: Seven Migration Moments that Changed Britain

    20 September 2017-25 February 2018, Migration Museum at The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High Street, London SE1 7AG

    "The EU referendum result and ongoing Brexit negotiations have sparked debate about Britain’s relationship with the world and uncertainty about migration to and from Britain.But Brexit is far from the first pivotal migration moment in Britain’s migration history. This exhibition explores seven such turning points. Some brought… more

  • Digital Content and Disability

    10 January 2018, starts 13.00, UCL London: Registration and Refreshments: Wilkins Building, South Cloisters; Seminar, Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre

    "This afternoon seminar will examine accessibility and usability issues in digital content, with a particular – but not exclusive – emphasis on learning-disabled people. Within this area, themes will centre around different hardware (mobile, laptop, e-book reader), media (web, e-book, apps), barriers to effective use and experts from particular sectors will explain… more

  • Symposium on Rights in Records for Refugees

    10 January 2018, 09:00-17.50, Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives in Budapest, Hungary

    "In late 2016 the United Nations (UN) estimated that the numbers of forcibly displaced persons had exceeded more than 60 million people worldwide. Displacement crises raise complex interacting issues about nation-states, laws, borders, human rights, citizenship and identity, security, resource allocation and information and communication technologies (ICT). Integral to this complexity, documentation… more

  • All Inclusive: Championing Diversity in Museums

    24 January 2018, Thinktank, Birmingham

    "An interactive day addressing the essential issue of how museums can diversify their audiences and workforce.Through a series of of talks, discussion, debate and exchange, this event explores how museums can become truly inclusive spaces and representational platforms, and champion equality at every level.This event is for anyone… more

  • The Edge Conference 2018

    1-2 March 2018, Radisson Blu, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1TH

    Announcement of first speakers to be booked - and details of registration. More info to follow.Online registration.… more

  • Museums and Wellbeing Week 2018

    12-18 March 2018, across UK

    "The National Alliance for Museums, Health & Wellbeing is coordinating the third National Museums & Wellbeing Week from 12-18 March 2018. This will be an opportunity for museums to showcase their health & wellbeing offer and raise awareness of this valuable area of work. Further details of how you can get… more