All events are free except for one [£] although some have limited numbers and require advance booking [B].

All events are open to the public except: [S] students only; [SS] staff and students only; [STA] staff only

You can also download the programme (PDF, 1.79mb).

Monday 2 March 2020

Tuesday 3 March 2020

Wednesday 4 March 2020

  • Soapbox Speakers [SS]: 12.30pm-4.00pm; Students Union
  • Women's Forum Meeting [STA]: 12.30pm-1.30pm; Physics Building, F11
  • 100 Years of Women in Law: Women on the Jury in Leicester after 1919: 2.00pm-4.00pm; Room 164, Law School, Fielding Johnson Building 
  • Details of all Wednesday events

Thursday 5 March 2020

  • Medical Women in History Seminar: 'Pioneers and Activists: Inspiring medical women, 1879-1948' [B] [SS]: 12.30pm-1.30pm; George Davies Centre, Room 0.31
  • Soapbox Speakers [SS]: 1.00pm-4.00pm; Students Union
  • Women's Only Gym [S]: 6.00pm-7.30pm; Danielle Brown Sports Centre
  • Details of all Thursday events

Friday 6 March 2020

  • Gender Implications of Brexit [B] [SS]: 11.00am-12.00pm; Astley Clarke LG03 (holds 20)
  • Coffee and Cake with an Inspirational Woman [B]: 12.00pm-3.00pm; Graduate Lounge 
  • Preventing cancer - a journey through drugs, hamburgers and wine [SS]: 4.00pm-5.00pm; Bennett Building, Lecture Theatre 1
  • Common Salt [B] [£]: 4.00pm-5.30pm; 7.00pm-8.30pm; Attenborough Arts Centre
  • 100 Years of Women in Law [SS]: 12.00pm-1.00pm; Moot Court Room, Law School
  • Details of all Friday events

Sunday 8 March 2020

Monday 9 March 2020

  • Dorothy Jones Lecture Series - 'Global Progress in TB Vaccine Development' [SS]: 12.30pm-TBC; Ken Edwards, Lecture Theatre 1
  • Details of all Monday events

Wednesday 11 March 2020

  • 100 Years of Women in Law: Youth Justice: A Judge's Perspective - please note this event has been rescheduled for Wednesday 18 March.

Thursday 12 March 2020

Saturday 14 March 2020

  • There is no smoke without fire - the first trial of Ada Summers JP [B]: 11.30am-12.30pm; 1.30pm-2.30pm; 3.30pm-4.30pm; Leicester Town Hall Court House 
  • Details of all Saturday events

Wednesday 18 March 2020

  • 100 Years of Women in Law: Youth Justice: A Judge's Perspective [SS]: 1.30pm-2.30pm; Peter Williams Lecture Theatre (this event has been rescheduled from Wednesday 11 March)

Leicester Wall of Women

All week 2-6 March; Percy Gee Building Foyer, Students Union; 10.00am-4.00pm
Leicester’s Wall of Women is back, having received a Good Practice award for last year’s inspirational wall of women. As inspired by Nottingham Trent University, a wall is being created at the University of Leicester to mark its inspirational women on International Women’s Day. Staff and students are encouraged to nominate women at the University who have influenced or inspired them. Look out for pop-up walls around campus too!

  • For further information, contact Turi King at
  • Open to staff and students


Kelly Richardson: Mariner 9: 7 March - 28 June; Attenborough Arts; Tues-Fri 12.00pm-6.00pm; Sat 10.00am-5.00pm; Sun 12.00pm-4.00pm
"Mariner 9 (2012) presents a video of panoramic view of the Mars landscape hundreds of years in the future, littered with the rusting remains of various missions to the planet. Created with software used by the film and gaming industries, and using data from NASA’s missions to Mars, Richardson has created a realistic representation of the Mars landscape covered by the debris of centuries of exploration. Despite the apparent abandoned state of the planet, some of the spacecraft continue to work, looking for signs of life.

Kelly Richardson (b. 1972, Canada) is one of the leading members of a new generation of artists using digital technologies to create hyper-real, highly charged landscapes. Recent solo exhibitions include Dundee Contemporary Arts, CAG Vancouver, VOID Derry and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York. Her video installations have been included in presentations at the Toronto Film Festival and the Sundance Film Festival."

  • Exhibition Launch, 5.30pm-7.30pm (free drink provided)
  • Open to staff, students and the public