Events & Courses

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

Key courses are listed here.

  • Never Going Underground: the fight for LGBT+ rights

    25 Feb-3 Sep 2017, People's History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ER

    "January 1967: it’s illegal for men to have sex together, lesbianism is condemned as sinful or seen as a medical misfortune, and trans rights are non-existent.  50 years later, LGBT+ legal protection and equality is almost UK-wide. There was, however, nothing inevitable about that progress, and there were steps back as… more

  • CILIPS Conference 2017: Strategies for Success

    5-6 Jun 2017, Apex Hotel, Dundee

    "Liz McGettigan, CILIPS President, will host two days of thought provoking presentations, discussion and engagement with Scotland’s library and information community.CILIPS will also host a CILIP Employer Engagement Breakfast and there will be a supplier exhibition across both days.Keynote speakers for 2017 include:Miguel Figueroa, Director of the… more

  • Child Migrant Stories: launch of new resources at Hackney Museum

    6 June 2017, 16.30-18.00, Hackney Museum, 1 Reading Lane, Hackney, London, E8 1GQ

    "Join us for the launch of a new teaching resource, developed by Hackney Museum’s Learning Team and partners and designed to help educators use the films made by Child Migrant Stories in their classrooms. The films, which explore the stories of people who moved to East London as children… more

  • The Culture Health & Wellbeing International Conference 2017

    19-21 June 2017, Bristol

    "The conference will showcase inspirational practice, policy and the latest research in culture and arts in health and wellbeing. It will discuss the role of arts and creativity in healing, care and wellbeing across the life course. It will encourage discussion and shared learning, facilitating dialogue between researchers, policy makers… more

  • Creative Dementia Arts Network Conference

    27 June 2017, 10.00-17.00, Sheffield Hallam University, Charles Street Building, Charles Street, Sheffield S1 2ND

    "Our 6th Creative Dementia Arts Network conference is once again designed to deliver what past delegates have told us is an excellent varied programme that blends research with practice, lectures with workshops and space and time for networking and which, importantly, not only meets the professional development needs of specialist… more

  • CILIP Conference 2017

    5-6 July 2017, University Place, The University of Manchester, 176 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9QQ

    Details and booking info available online - plus the programme.… more

  • Northern Health Information Study Day

    10 July 2017, 10.00-16.00, Leeds Marriott Hotel

    "Event Details: The event will open with talks from our keynote speakers Sue Forster, Interim Director of Public Health for St Helens Borough Council and Ged Byrne who is the Director of Education and Quality , Health Education England (North), and will be followed by a selection of workshops covering (amongst… more

  • Libraries Week

    9-14 Oct 2017, nationwide

    "Libraries Week, 9 – 14 October 2017, will replace National Libraries Day, previously held in February. The countdown to the inaugural Libraries Week will launch on Saturday 4 February 2017 and libraries with activity already planned for February are encouraged to continue with their plans as the transition to a new date gets underway."Further info… more

  • Chances for Life: Public Libraries for Social, Digital and Economic Inclusion (Public and Mobile Libraries Group and the Community, Diversity and Equality Group of CILIP conference)

    13-14 Oct 2017, Yarnfield Park, Staffordshire

    "Public libraries are at the heart of their community. Libraries connect and empower excluded individuals. From supporting job seekers to providing social opportunities, the role the library plays for inclusion is profound and vital for personal and social prosperity. This event explores future direction and best practice for inclusion.  The… more