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Festival of Ideas 2017


Leonora Carrington Centenary Symposium

30th June 2017
09:00
Leonora Carrington Centenary Symposium

Festival of Ideas Closing Party

30th June 2017
17:00
Join us in the Red Bar for a BBQ and Prosecco as the Festival of Ideas 2017 draws to a close.

What Do We Need to Create a Good Society?

29th June 2017
16:00
What Do We Need to Create a Good Society? - The Webb Memorial Trust

STUCK

28th June 2017
17:00
Using digital video technology, soundscape and live performance, STUCK is an autobiographical journey depicting the gradual decline of the artist’s mother from advancing dementia. TICKETS FREE!

Medea / Mothers' Clothes

28th June 2017
18:00
Edge Hill's Dr Lena Simic's performance re-envisages this mythical character and explores concepts of motherhood, intimately portraying the life of a contemporary mother living in a foreign country. TICKETS are FREE!

Wellbeing or Flourishing?

27th June 2017
13:00
Wellbeing or Flourishing? The Role of Identity in the Era of Health Care Austerity - Dr Andrew Edgar

Athena SWAN Annual Lecture

26th June 2017
18:00
'Bugs, bites and parasites' - Professor Janet Hemingway, CBE

The Psychology of Language and Communication

23rd June 2017
18:00
The Psychology of Language and Communication - Professor Geoff Beattie

Identity Crisis

22nd June 2017
19:00
Phina Oruche is having an identity crisis. Best known for her role as aloof supermodel Liberty Baker in ITV1 drama Footballers’ Wives, Phina, now in her 40s, has started to question who she really is. TICKETS FREE!

Creating a Social Identity for COPD

21st June 2017
10:00
Creating a Social Identity for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patients Attending Pulmonary Exercise Rehabilitation - Dr Andrew Levy

In Flux: The Queering of Race and Gender

21st June 2017
14:00
In Flux: The Queering of Race and Gender - Scent of an Orchid

I Am Not Your Negro - Film Screening plus Q&A

21st June 2017
18:00
Prompted by James Baldwin’s writing, Raoul Peck’s Oscar-nominated documentary has been dubbed a ‘cinematic séance’, and hailed as one of the best films about the American Civil Rights era. Not to be missed! Cert: 12A TICKETS FREE!

Cartref

21st June 2017
19:00
Set when the foundations of Welsh National Identity were laid, Cartref explores Wales’ most influential migrant community, the Liverpool Welsh. Presented by Theatr Gadair Ddu, TICKETS FREE!

Driving Innovation in Healthcare Research

20th June 2017
11:00
Driving Innovation in Healthcare Research - Postgraduate Medical Institute (PGMI)

Shifting Identities

20th June 2017
11:00
Shifting Identities: Exploring the experiences of children with illness or disability and their parents

Sowing Seeds - Walk the Plank and Burscough Community Farm

20th June 2017
18:00
Sowing Seeds - Walk the Plank and Burscough Community Farm

Changing Identities of Emergency Services Workers: The Need for a New Thinking

19th June 2017
14:00
Changing Identities of Emergency Services Workers: The Need for a New Thinking - Professor Paresh Wankhade

Limits and Possibilities: Difference, Identity, and the Public in Post-Liberal Britain

19th June 2017
18:00
Limits and Possibilities: Difference, Identity, and the Public in Post-Liberal Britain - Professor Victor Merriman

We’re Not English, We’re Cornish - Stargazy Pie and Sauerkraut

19th June 2017
19:30
A Cornish fisherman, resentful of all that it means to be regarded as English, befriends an elderly German film actress, in exile from her homeland. Written by James Stock, EHU Senior Drama Lecturer. TICKETS FREE! Please note that this is a rehearsed reading.

The Mersey Sound at 50

17th June 2017
17:30
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Mersey Sound, one of the world's most influential anthologies with Catherine Marcangeli and Paul Farley in Conversation with EHU's Prof Roger Shannon. TICKETS FREE!

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Roger McGough

17th June 2017
19:30
‘I spent the summer with Monika and Monika spent the summer with me’. McGough reads his magical and iconic 1967 tale of love as the RLPO’s Ensemble 10/10 plays composer's Andy Roberts’ original accompanying music. TICKETS FREE! 'SOLD OUT' - Contact the Box Office to go on waiting list on 01695 584480.

We Need to Belong: Finding One's Personality, Sharing Life Stories in a Community

15th June 2017
13:00
We Need to Belong: Finding One's Personality, Sharing Life Stories in a Community - Professor Colwyn Trevarthen

Patient Choice, Expectation and Informed Consent in the Evolving World of Healthcare

14th June 2017
18:00
Patient Choice, Expectation and Informed Consent in the Evolving World of Healthcare - Professor Tim Woolford

In Context - Jigsaw Artists Collective

13th June 2017
10:00
In Context - Jigsaw Artists Collective

The White Man’s Dog

13th June 2017
17:00
The White Man’s Dog: Transatlantic Slavery and the Moving Image - Dr Jenny Barrett

Shifting the Curve: A Scottish Approach to Developing Anti-Poverty Work

13th June 2017
18:00
Shifting the Curve: A Scottish Approach to Developing Anti-Poverty Work - Naomi Eisenstadt CB

Publishing the North

12th June 2017
18:00
Is there such a thing as ‘northern writing’? How do northern publishers cultivate an identity that is both local and international? What do small publishers have to offer that the big conglomerates don’t? TICKETS FREE!

Writing the Self - The Narrative Research Group of Edge Hill Writers

12th June 2017
19:30
Exploring themes of identity, place and sexuality, audience members will be enraptured by lively fiction readings celebrating the multiplicity of identities which we inhabit in writing. TICKETS FREE!

British Contemporary Islamic Art - Zahir Rafiq

12th June 2017
10:00
British Contemporary Islamic Art - Zahir Rafiq

Dance Movement Psychotherapy and Psycho-Trauma

9th June 2017
13:00
Dance Movement Psychotherapy and Psycho-Trauma: Moving Through the Therapeutic Landscape - Caroline Galon

Eliciting Identities through Creative Practice

9th June 2017
14:00
Eliciting Identities through Creative Practice - Francesca Bernardi

Remember Me

9th June 2017
10:00
Remember Me - Professor Helen Newall

Identity as Best Interests?

8th June 2017
16:00
Identity as Best Interests? Parentage, Protection and Kinship Ties: The need for legislative reform - Jacqueline Williamson, CEO of Kinship Care, Northern Ireland

Exclaim!

8th June 2017
18:00
Don't miss this chance to view some of the most exciting student work including Music, Dance, Film and Television, Drama, Advertising, Musical Theatre, and Computing degree programmes. TICKETS FREE!

A Quiet Passion - Film Screening and Q&A

7th June 2017
18:00
A Quiet Passion traces the life of the acclaimed and notoriously reclusive American poet, Emily Dickinson. Producers, Roy Boulter and Sol Papadopoulos, and Director of EHU's Institute for Creative Enterprise, Prof Roger Shannon, introduce this special screening. TICKETS FREE!

Festival of Ideas Launch Event

7th June 2017
17:00
You are invited to attend the launch of Edge Hill University’s second annual Festival of Ideas.