December 2018

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The Booker Prize Foundation Universities Initiative with author Anne Enright

4 Dec 2018

The University of Stirling is pleased to welcome you to a literary event with Anne Enright, author of The Gathering which won the Man Booker Prize in 2007. At this special event, you will have the opportunity to hear Anne Enright read extracts from her book before taking part in a question and answer session.

Author Anne Enright

The Future of Housing in the UK

5 Dec 2018

The UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Research is a major investment by the Economic and Social Research Council and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation that was launched in 2017. In this seminar, hosted by the Public Services and Governance research group, centre director, Prof Ken Gibb will reflect on the centre’s achievements in its first period and future plans, within a context of ongoing challenges in the UK’s housing market and housing policy.

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Domestic Abuse Seminar Series at the University of Stirling

10 Dec 2018

We are delighted to announce the launch of our Domestic Abuse Seminar Series, at the University of Stirling. Led by the University's Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection and its Child Wellbeing and Protection Research Group, this series will support a dialogue between practitioners and academics who work in the field.

An image of a loch

Impartiality in Journalism: A Philosophical Approach

6 Dec 2018

Journalism can be a tawdry old business, but good journalism is governed by morally significant and philosophically challenging normative ideas such as the public interest and impartiality.

J Coffey

Stephen Venables: Unclimbed Summits in Antarctica

12 Dec 2018

Thirty years ago Stephen made history with a new route up Mount Everest, reaching the summit alone and without oxygen. Since then he has made 12 expeditions to the mountains of the far south – sailing, skiing, and making first ascents on the remote mountains of Tierra del Fuego, the Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia. Wrap up warm and join Stephen as he shares stories from his icy climbing adventures!

University of Stirling campus

Pop and Protest

7 Dec 2018 to 31 Mar 2019

Exploring the protest movements of the 1980s, themes include music education, the keep music live campaign, anti-apartheid protests, and the BBC orchestra strike.

Man with tuba standing in front of protest and strike posters

Experiences of Exile: Refugees in the Art Collection

12 Dec 2018 to 31 Aug 2019

Temporary exhibitions of works from the permanent collection by artists who at some point in their lives were forced to leave their homes due to hardship or war. Accompanies the exhibitions on refugees and migration.

Adytum SVI by Paul Feiler (Screenprint 37/75)

Experiences of Exile: Unpacked - Home from Home

12 Dec 2018 to 31 Aug 2019

'Unpacked: Home from Home' is a collaboration between the University Art Collection, artist Brigid Collins, women who fled Syria who are now settled in Falkirk and Stirling, and students of the Creative Writing MLitt at Stirling.

Unpacked Home from Home