Events & Courses

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

Key courses are listed here.

  • "Moving Objects: Stories of Displacement"

    18 Feb-1 Oct 2019 (closed 17-22 Apr 2019), 09.00-19.00 daily, The Octagon, University College London

    "Discover the stories of people, animals and objects in exile, as told by refugees and researchers in London and the Middle East.  Today, around 68.5 million refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced people are trapped in a state of temporary permanence across the world. This free exhibition draws together poems, photographs… more

  • Inheritance

    2 Sept 2019, starts 19.00, Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX

    "Adnan Al Sayegh Born in Iraq he has published twelve poetry collections and won several international awards. His poetry has been translated into six languages and he has appeared at festivals world-wide. Hi bil-lingual collection is Pages from the Biography of an Exile (Arc 2016).Anba Jawi is a contributor to… more

  • Inclusion, Participation and Outreach: Developing Inclusive Programmes

    27 Sept 2019, 10.30-17.30, Sackler Centre (Seminar Room 2), Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

    "The V&A runs a varied and diverse community programme which addresses barriers to engagement through innovative and diverse programming. This one-day course will look at the ways in which museums and cultural institutions engage with different audiences and communities in an effective way and how to best create… more

  • Home Visit Library Conference - The importance of a caring library service for elderly, disabled and carers’ residents

    15 Oct 2019, 09.00-16.30, Stoke Newington Town Hall, Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 0JR

    "Many guises but one aim – Home Visit Library services come in numerous names and forms but give vital access to the world of libraries to people unable to use the library in the normal way. Through ill-health, age, disability or caring responsibilities they are often some of societies most isolated… more

  • GFEST 2019: theme - #QueerQueries.

    11-23 November 2019

    You can organise your own GFEST during the above dates by organising an LGBTQI+ cross-art (more than one art form presented) event and be part of GFEST 2019 events where you are. Events can be submitted via the GFEST website. 2019 submission deadline: Sat 20 October, 5pm.… more

  • Talk To Your Baby 2020: Chat, play, read

    27 Jan 2020, 10.00-16.00, Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG

    "This year’s theme is 'chat, play, read', building on the current policy focus on the home learning environment. In addition to presenting on Small Talk, the National Literacy Trust’s local programme to improve the home learning environment, the conference will also include the latest research, policy and practice… more