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This Week at Loughborough | 30 November

30 November 2020

3 mins

Happy Mondays: Make your own Christmas decorations

A snowflake made out of paper on a table next to a 3D Christmas tree made out of paper
30 November, 7 – 9pm, Online

Get creative and learn how to make simple but effective decorations to brighten up your room.

Is it ever too early to start thinking about Christmas? Join Grace Stones for this online workshop to make baubles and decorations. Let’s get into the Christmas spirit and get crafty!

Find out more information on the event page.

Populist De-Identification: #FeelingTheBern in the Age of #BlackLivesMatter

2 December, 2 – 3pm, Online

Hosted by the Populism Research Group Laura Grattan argues that “open-source” populism will fail to achieve economic or racial justice, so long as they retain the material and affective attachments to whiteness that have characterized populist moments across the ideological spectrum.

Booking information is available on the event page.

English Research Seminar: Postgraduate Showcase

2 December, 4 – 5pm, Online

Join two current PhD students in the English subject area present their work. We will be hearing from:

Demi Wilton, who will be speaking on representations of climate-related displacement in contemporary Australian First Nations fiction and Aaron Eames, whose talk is entitled ‘Oscar Wilde, A Spirit of Some Importance’.

Each paper will last for around 20 minutes, with 20 minutes for questions. Aaron and Demi are producing fantastic work and would welcome your support, questions and feedback.

Booking information is available at the event page.

An Introduction to Intellectual Property

3 December, 6 – 7pm, Online

This session will cover Intellectual Property (IP) and the different types of IP protection available. We will also discuss how IP can impact your business and how you can use it to create value and protect your company assets for commercial benefit and growth.

Booking information is available on the event page.

Santander Corporate and Investment Banking – Internship and Graduate Scheme Q&A

3 December 6 – 7pm, Online

This event will offer an insight into the internship and graduate opportunities at Santander within their Corporate and Investment Banking division.

The talk aims to introduce the industry of investment banking, provide an overview of the schemes on offer at Santander and give valuable hints and tips for application processes and assessment centres.

Booking information can be found via the Careers Network.

The BBC: Imperfect Beauty

An old Roberts dark red leather radio with country names on the top
4 December, 1 – 2pm, Online

A talk delivered by Professor Jean Seaton as part of the Centre for Research in Communication and Culture (CRCC) seminar series.

The BBC faces epic challenges in international markets in the battle against misinformation highlighted by Covid.

Visit the event page for more information.

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