ICE Upcoming Events

During the coming year ICE will host a number of events, the majority of which are FREE and open to the public.  Who is ICE? Find out more HERE


19th September 2019

ICE & Centre for Human Animal Studies:

The Beast & The Sovereign: Jacques Derrida and Other Animals 

At a time when sovereignty is a massively legible issue in the public realm and the prospects for planetary extinction are keenly debated, this one-day event responds to Jacques Derrida’s 2001-03 seminar series The Beast and the Sovereign.

The event is taking place in Liverpool and is a free public event. Click here for more information and to find out how to register.

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24th October 2019

ICE & The Liverpool Irish Festival

Backstop: Ensuring Cultural Collaboration between Ireland & UK after Brexit

Just like other parts of the economy, the cultural industries rely on the unhindered movement of people and ideas across the border between Ireland and Britain.

We will be joined by a panel of speakers discussing this topic. Our speakers include Susan McKay, Mary Cloake, Professor Victor Merriman and Professor James Moran and the event will be chaired by Professor Martin McQuillan.

The event is taking place in Liverpool and is a free public event. Registration is essential – click here to find out more and to book your space.

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14th-25th October 2019

Festival of Ideas

Exchanges: Creativity, Community & Curiosity

Programmed by Edge Hill University’s Research Institutes, the Festival of Ideas is a series of talks, exhibitions and performances to engage academics, students and members of the public in conversations upon a common theme. This year during October, the festival will explore the theme of Exchanges: Creativity, Community & Curiosity. 

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Learn more about the EHU/TATE Liverpool partnership: Here

Please register to attend an event by clicking on the TITLE and following the registration link.

Disclaimer: The views of the speakers do not represent the views of the University.  Any under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


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