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November 2020

Brexit and the Economy in Northern Ireland

10th November 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Post Brexit - The Future of the Northern Ireland Economy: A Panel Discussio

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Museum accessibility and challenges in the new normal

11th November 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

As we begin to return to cultural venues, how do we ensure equal access for all? Queen's researcher Xi Wang hosts this event which focuses on museum accessibility for blind and partially sighted (BPS) visitors. The Royal National Institute of Blind People and researchers at Queen’s will discuss challenges faced by venues and ways in which social inclusion can be enhanced during these difficult times. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to engage via an online poll and…

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Creating a consumer-friendly sustainability label for food

11th November 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Creating a consumer-friendly sustainability label for food – challenges and opportunities

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Social Sciences Response to the Pandemic

12th November 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Social scientists at Queen's discuss their Covid research.

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Learning about Human Experiences with Machines

13th November 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learning about Human Experiences with Machines: Towards a better healthcare system

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December 2020

The US Election and Foreign Policy: Implications for Northern Ireland, the UK, Ireland, and the EU

2nd December 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online

A Panel Discussion as part of the series: DECISION 2020: Interpreting the US Elections.

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Building Back Better: A Future for Geothermal Energy in Northern Ireland Conference

11th December 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Zoom
Free

This online conference is the first in a series considering the future for Geothermal Energy in Northern Ireland.

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January 2021

Why the Holocaust matters in today’s deeply divided world

26 January @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online

In the memory of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides, join Lord Mayor, Alderman Frank McCoubrey and Professor James Waller, Cohen Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College, New Hampshire, for a virtual talk exploring why the Holocaust matters in today’s deeply divided world. As we commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, we are challenged to also recognise it as a historical event with contemporary lessons for today's deeply divided world. Commemorating the Holocaust is to be reminded…

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February 2021

Professor John Paul Lederach ‘In Conversation’ with Dr Gladys Ganiel

3 February @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online

Professor Lederach, an internationally acclaimed expert in conflict transformation, will reflect on the most significant advances in conflict transformation over the course of his career; his own research and practice; religion and reconciliation; and the prospects for peacebuilding in Northern Ireland and further afield. 

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Teaching without God: The Retreat of Religion and the Rise of the Humanities in American Liberal Education

25 February @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online

The event is part of the Religion, Science and the Humanities Seminar Series 2021 and will feature keynote lecture from Professor James Turner, Cavanaugh Professor of Humanities Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame, followed by a Q&A session. For more information, and to view the event, please click HERE

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