March 2019

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Travelling Gallery: Spring 2019 exhibition

14 Mar 2019

This exhibition will explore how artists and creative industries are responding to global migration now. With ongoing international conflicts and the continued displacement of human beings we are questioning how we view, understand, and represent refugees. Can artists give a voice to those who don't have one?

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Human Cargo: A Journey among Refugees

18 Mar 2019

This lecture will discuss the refugee stories traced in the book, the inspiration and production of the artwork, and will consider what has and hasn't changed over the decade since.

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Film Screening: Human Flow

20 Mar 2019

Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. The documentary elucidates both the staggering scale of the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact.

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Japanese for Beginners - Taster Session & Sushi!

1 Mar 2019

Would you love to learn some Japanese but have never had the chance? Join us for a “fun” taster session where you can learn some basic phrases from our guest lecturer, Ms Yuko Fujimitsu-san, the Chief Japanese Language Advisor, at the Japan Foundation (London), together with Mrs Noriko Tabner, the University’s resident Japanese teacher.

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ARTiculation Scotland Final

13 Mar 2019

The Art Collection are hosting the Scotland final of ARTiculation - the annual public speaking competition for students aged between 16 and 19.

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Peter Cairns: Scotland, The Big Picture

13 Mar 2019

Peter Cairns, conservation photographer, is giving a talk to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in Stirling. In this stunning presentation, Peter showcases the work of a team of dedicated photographers and film-makers who have gathered images to make the case for a wilder Scotland.

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Japan Film Series

26 Feb 2019 to 26 Mar 2019

Join us for the screening of three Japanese films as part of the Japan Series 2019 activities at the University of Stirling.

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Women in Science Panel

15 Mar 2019

To celebrate International Women's Day 2019, the Science Society is teaming up with the Women in STEM Society and Sorority to host a guest panel of successful and inspirational women in science!

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Experiences of Exile: Who Is?

11 Mar 2019 to 31 Aug 2019

The Who is? Project has been made to ask the public to question the way we think about each other.

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Discovering Hokkaido!

21 Mar 2019

This is a great opportunity for those looking to find out more about Hokkaido and its unique culture; as well as for those with a keen interest in travel who may be planning to visit.

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