2021 Programme

Towards a new Chronography Curriculum?

Wednesday 17th November 2021, 4 – 6.30pm 

Cabot Learning Federation Institute, Russell Town Avenue, Redfield, Bristol, BS5 9LT 

An inventive workshop for teachers, to explore how we teach with and about time across the curriculum. 

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Secrecy in the European Union: how to exercise your right to information

Thursday 18th November 2021, 6.00 – 7.00pm

Online event 

In this workshop we will look at how governments have sought to maintain secrecy in the EU, how individuals and organisations have fought back, and teach you how you can exercise your right to access information.

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How Do We Ensure a Just Transition to a Climate Resilient Bristol?

Tuesday 23rd November 2021, 7 – 8.30pm

Online / St Werburgh’s Primary School (Willow Hall), James Street, Bristol, BS2 9US 

Learn about and discuss Drs Alice Venn and Alix Dietzel’s research about how we can tackle climate change in a just manner in Bristol. 

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Monitoring the state and learning from history: policing and racism in the Statewatch Library & Archive

Wednesday 24th November 2021, 5.30 – 7.30pm

Online / Barton Hill Settlement, 43 Ducie Road, Barton Hill, Bristol, BS5 0AX 

The connections between policing and racism have been in the headlines frequently since the murder of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis, USA, last year. We invite you to join us in exploring the connections, similarities and differences between past and present events and struggles through an examination of materials from the Statewatch Library & Archive.

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Routes to Community Influence 

Friday 26th November 2021, 11am – 1pm and 1 – 3pm 

Wellspring Settlement 

This is an invitation only event.

Britain’s 200-year long ‘high inequality, high poverty’ cycle

Tuesday 30th November 2021, 6 – 7pm 

Online event

For the last 200 years, Britain has been marked by a high inequality, high poverty cycle. In this discussion event, we will reflect on the roots of this prolonged cycle, its impact on wider society and ordinary life chances, and what can be done to break it.  

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Learning from people who are disabled and / or seeking asylum

Friday 10th December, 11am – 12.30pm 

Online / Easton Community CentreKilburn Street, Easton, England, BS5 6AW 

Please join us, on the International Day of Disabled People, to celebrate work in progress on a mural conveying the messages of disabled people and asylum seekers.

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