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October 2019

When aid is not enough: integrating conflict prevention in humanitarian resilience programmes

21 October @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Old Staff Common Room, Queen's University Belfast, University Road
Belfast, BT7 1NN United Kingdom
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Join us for the Belfast launch of the Christian Aid/Mitchell Institute report, “Integrating Conflict Prevention in Humanitarian Resilience Programmes,” based on preliminary fieldwork conducted in Burundi, DRC, South Sudan, and Myanmar. This research was designed to assess the integration of conflict sensitivity and prevention in humanitarian resilience programmes with the aim of building resilience in conflict settings. Findings indicate that conflict analysis can help to enhance the conflict sensitivity of resilience programmes by contributing to understanding of how the conflict…

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‘Have you got what it takes to start a revolution or are you a sheep!!’ QUB Sustainability Lecture with Sir Tim Smit

23 October @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Peter Froggatt Centre Room OG/007, Queen's University
Belfast, Antrim BT7 1NN United Kingdom
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Tim Smit is Executive Vice-Chair and Co-founder of the multi award-winning Eden Project in Cornwall.

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November 2019

Northern Ireland’s place in Europe post-Brexit

5 November @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Ulster Museum: Belfast Room, Botanic Gardens
Belfast, Northern Ireland BT9 5AB United Kingdom
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Queen’s University Belfast academics from a range of disciplines explore what Brexit will mean for Northern Ireland and its place in Europe.

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The Arts: Forms of engagement, questions of value

6 November @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brian Friel Theatre, 20 University Road
Belfast, Antrim BT7 1NN United Kingdom
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Researchers, policymakers and practitioners explore the ways in which people engage with the arts, and how we can value that engagement.

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The art of health and well-being

6 November @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunflower Public House, 65 Union Street
Belfast, Northern Ireland BT1 2JG United Kingdom
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How can the arts improve health, wellbeing and community? Researchers, health professionals and people living with illness share thoughts

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Creating our sustainable future

7 November @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Canada Room and Council Chamber, Queen's University Belfast, University Road
Belfast, BT7 1NN United Kingdom
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An interactive workshop that will allow participants to engage creatively with climate action and ideas for a greener, sustainable future

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Social enterprises in Northern Ireland: Promoting business for social good

8 November @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Road
Belfast, Co Antrim BT9 5EE United Kingdom
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How can businesses help society? We explore Northern Ireland's growing social enterprise sector.

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Climate Jobs and a Just Transition: Responding to our Climate Emergency

9 November @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Canada Room and Council Chamber, Queen's University Belfast, University Road
Belfast, BT7 1NN United Kingdom
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As a society we have passed a ‘tipping point’ on addressing the climate and ecological crisis; politicians and decision-makers globally are ‘playing catch up’ with recent mobilisations demanding greater and faster action on our climate crisis. The most recent climate science stresses the scale and urgency of reducing greenhouse emissions. In order to meet the goal of the 2015 Paris Agreement to stay below two degrees warming, global emissions will have to peak less than a year from now and…

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Sex work and the law: The implementation of the Nordic Model in N. Ireland

9 November @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Old Staff Common Room, Queen's University Belfast, University Road
Belfast, BT7 1NN United Kingdom
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Everything you wanted to know about sex work, but were afraid to ask!

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