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Eleanor Worthington Prize on Art and Disability Exhibition 2019/20

November 29, 2019 - January 16, 2020
York Explore Library, Library Square, Museum Street
York, YO1 7DS
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Free

ABOUT The Eleanor Worthington Prize is awarded to students of Art Schools at University level by the Associazione Premio Eleanor Worthington, based in Urbino, Italy, to celebrate the IDPD for work in the visual arts on the theme of disability. The work on display was submitted for the 2018 Prize by British and Italian students. The theme was ‘Disability Pride, Independent Living’. ACCESS York Explore has step-free access and accessible toilets. Limited free disabled parking is available.

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‘What it is like to be me’ art exhibition

November 30, 2019 - January 16, 2020
York Explore Library, Library Square, Museum Street
York, YO1 7DS
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Free

ABOUT This exciting exhibition is by members of ‘DACY’, a young people’s Disability Art creative network whose work explores themes of disability and ‘what it is like to be me’. ACCESS York Explore has step-free access and accessible toilets. Limited free disabled parking is available.

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5:30 pm

Ageing Without Children – public meeting

December 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cross Keys, Goodramgate
York, United Kingdom
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For all those who have never been able to have children, whose children have died or moved away, who never wanted children, who are estranged from their children… the question is “Who will speak up for me and lend a hand when I can no longer cope on my own?” Is the state the answer, charities, self-help? December: Review meeting and Christmas Dinner! Meetings are every second Wednesday of the month, at the Cross Keys pub, Goodramgate, York; alternate afternoons (2-4pm) and evenings (5:30-7:30pm) – for more information phone Sue 01904 488870

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6:00 pm

IGDC Public Lecture: Perils of Populism

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Room ENV/005, Environment Building, University of York YO10 5DD + Google Map
Free

Event details How can we explain the rise of populism, and how do recent waves of populism across Europe and Latin America differ from what we've seen in the past? Prof Peruzzotti's lecture will discuss these questions, and use cross-regional perspectives to look at the limitations that current populist movements are facing in old and new democracies.This lecture will be chaired by Professor Pia Riggirozzi, Head of Politics and International Relations, Professor of Global Politics at the University of Southampton. About the speaker Enrique Peruzzotti - Professor of Political Science, Universidad Di Tella Enrique Peruzzotti is a professor in the Department of Political Science and International Studies of the Torcuato Di Tella University and a researcher at CONICET. His areas of interest are civil society and democracy in Latin America. He has worked on several civil society projects in Latin America that focused on the analysis of new forms of civic politicization such as the emergence of a regional human rights movement and various initiatives organized around accountability demands. Enrique Peruzzotti was Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow (2009-2010). He has been a visiting researcher at The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, UNRISD, The National Endowment for Democracy, LSE, The University of New Mexico, and visiting professor at The American University of Paris, FLACSO Ecuador, the National University of Rosario and the Federal University of Minas Gerais. The University of York will be taking photographs during the event and/or so that we can use your image in promotional material. The purpose of this promotional material is to provide information about our university, our research and our programmes of study to audiences that may include potential or current home and international students , their parents, members of the public, policy-makers, funders and other stakeholders. Your image may be used in printed media produced by the University of York and/or other stakeholders, such as prospectuses, guides, training products, magazines and newspapers. It may also be used online, on websites hosted by the University of York and other organisations. Your image may also be used around campus, for example on information screens or on hoardings. If you do not wish to appear in any images please contact igdc@york.ac.uk ahead of the event.

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