Events & Courses

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

Key courses are listed here.

  • Dementia Action Week 2018

    21-27 May 2018

    "This year, Dementia Awareness Week is changing to Dementia Action Week (21 to 27 May). Raising awareness and offering support will always be important, but it’s time we all act to make change happen for people affected by dementia. In the UK, one person develops dementia every three minutes, yet too… more

  • Access to Archives in the wider community - Beyond Boxes and The Mass Observation Archive

    24 May 2018, 09.30-13.30, The Keep, Wollards Way, Brighton BN1 3PJ

    "This half-day workshop aims to share experiences about increasing archival access, engagement and outreach. The main focus will be Beyond Boxes, a two-year access and engagement project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, which has been working in partnerships with The Brighton Housing Trust, Blind Veterans UK and HMP Lewes… more

  • CILIP Scotland Annual Conference 2018

    4-5 June 2018, Apex Hotel, Dundee

    "... two days of presentations, workshops, discussion and engagement with Scotland’s library and information community on the theme of Collaborative Communities: Connecting with our networks. The conference will focus on how our professional community works together across all our sectors, supporting national initiatives such as the new Culture Strategy, the… more

  • The Unending Narrative: Palestinian Writers in the UK

    4 June 2018, starts 19.30, Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX

    "Anwar Hamed was born in the West Bank in 1957, where he began writing and publishing his stories. In 1980 he moved to Hungary, and there he found a new audience for his work. He is the author of The Bridge of Babylon, Stones of Pain, Scheherazade Tells Tales No More, The… more

  • Diversity and inclusion in children's books and libraries: a training and discussion day jointly organised by Youth Libraries Group South-East and South-West

    8 June 2018, 10.00-15.00, The Curve,

    "Join us for a day of training and discussion on the theme of diversity and inclusion in children's books and libraries. Objectives: to increase understanding of issues around diversity and inclusion in children's books, and why they matterto consider how we, as library staff, can support and promote diversity and… more

  • Feminist Book Fortnight

    16-30 June 2018

    "In celebration of Vote 100, the hundredth anniversary of women in the UK getting the vote, a group of radical and independent bookshops is launching Feminist Book Fortnight, a  celebration of feminist books."Further info on their website.… more

  • CILIP Conference 2018

    4-5 July 2018, Hilton Brighton Metropole, KIng's Road, Brighton BN1 2FU

    "The CILIP Conference is the annual flagship event for the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals and one of the biggest events in the calendar for UK library and information professionals."Outline programme now available, plus booking also open.… more