Events & Courses

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

Key courses are listed here.

  • Room to Breathe

    1 November 2018-28 July 2019, Thursdays 12.00–20.00, Friday–Sunday 12.00–1800, Migration Museum at The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High Street, London SE1 7AG

    "Room to Breathe is an immersive experience inviting you to discover stories from generations of new arrivals to Britain. Journey through a series of rooms filled with personal narratives and objects that bring to life the struggles, joys, creativity and resilience of living in a new land. Explore rooms to… more

  • A Matter of Urgency: LGBTQ Oral History Skills Sharing Event

    22 Feb 2019, 14.00-18.00, Liverpool John Moores University, John Foster Building, 80-98 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5UZ

    "Following the success of the Oral History Society’s LGBTQ Special Interest Group’s all day workshop in 2018 that addressed LGBTQ oral history practice and theory, the SIG will be holding a follow-up workshop in Liverpool on 22nd February 2019. Members of the Oral History Society LGBTQ Special Interest Group have… more

  • Young people in the criminal justice system - how can the arts respond?

    27 Feb 2019, 10.00-16.00, Birmingham

    "The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) 2019 annual conference asks the question: How can the arts respond to the issues facing young people in the criminal justice system? The conference aims to answer this question with workshops, performances, panel discussions and speeches from leading professionals and young people who have… more

  • 2019 Working Internationally Conference: Working Together to Achieve More

    11 March 2019, 10.30-16.30, Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

    "At a time when it appears that the world is becoming more fragmented and nationalist agendas are gaining prominence, it is important to consider the role that international networks will have in supporting cross-border collaborations and partnerships.  The 2019 Working Internationally Conference: Working Together to Achieve More explores the power of… more

  • Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance’s first annual conference

    21 Mar-22 Mar 2019, Great North Museum, Hancock Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT

    "The conference is aimed at those working with the arts/heritage and health/wellbeing - or interested in learning more about this work. It will be an opportunity to explore the particular challenges and opportunities presented by a time of unprecedented growth and public interest. Speakers include Neil Churchill, Director… more

  • LGBT+ research conference: "I want to be me: contextualising self-identities"

    17 May 2019, 10.00-16.00, University of Manchester

    "The aim of this conference is to explore how LGBT+ people have experienced and/or are experiencing actions and discourse around their self-identities. This may include gender and sexual identity, intersectionality, desire, relationships, experience across the lifespan, politics, and solidarity. This conference is open to all (you don't have to… more

  • Make a Noise in Libraries Fortnight 2019: ‘Get Connected’

    2-15 June 2019

    Theme and Purpose The theme of MANIL 2019 is ‘Get Connected’ -  We know that the areas of digital access and loneliness have not been far away from policy and project headlines over recent times, and these dual challenges are particularly of interest and relevance to blind and partially sighted people. … more

  • CILIP Scotland Annual Conference 2019

    3-4 June 2019, Dundee Apex Hotel

    "Our President, Yvonne Manning, will host two days of workshops and talks on the theme of ‘Courage, Laughter and Innovation: A Resilient Profession‘ Earlybird rates end on 18th April. We also have special discounted rates for students and people paying their own way."Further info and booking details online.… 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