Friday 6 March

Gender Implications of Brexit

Time: 11.00am-12.00pm 
Venue: Astley Clarke LG03 (holds 20)
The Leicester Law School will be hosting three speakers to assess the consequences affecting women following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (commonly know by the portmanteau Brexit).
The three speakers for this event are:

  • Adam Cygan, a professor of EU law, who has Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funding to consider the impact of Brexit on governance.
  • Oxana Golynker, an expert on EU law and citizenship.
  • Eugenia Caracciolo di Torella, an expert on non-discrimination who has been commissioned work for the European Commission on questions related on gender equality and work life balance.

The presentation will take 15 minutes each followed by Q&A.

  • This event is open to staff and students
  • There is limited seating, book via Eventbrite

Coffee and cake with an Inspirational Women

Time: 12.00pm-3.00pm 
Venue: Graduate Lounge 

As part of the Inspirational Woman’s Week celebrations, bring your inspirational woman to the Graduate Lounge between 12.00pm and 3.00pm on Friday 06 March and purchase a tea/coffee and cake for just £3.00.

Use the time to meet, catch up and celebrate the inspirational women in your lives.

  • This event is open to all staff, students and external visitors 
  • Limited vouchers, book via Eventbrite. Voucher will be provided upon Eventbrite booking
  • For more information and to obtain your vouchers, contact

Preventing cancer - a journey through drugs, hamburgers and wine

Time: 4.00pm-5.00pm
Venue: Bennett Building, Lecture Theatre 1
Public Lecture by Prof Karen Brown of the Leicester Cancer Research Centre about her life and her research. Professor Karen Brown will discuss the development of her career and tell us how she became interested in cancer. She will describe some of her research work and how she hopes to be able to translate this into therapy.

  • This event is open to staff and students

Common Salt

Time: 4.00pm-5.30pm; 7.00pm-8.30pm
Venue: Attenboroguh Arts Centre
Price: £10 / £5 concessions / £30 Family of four

Common Salt is a performance around a table – a ‘show and tell’. It explores the colonial, geographical history of England and India taking an expansive and emotional time-travel, from the first Enclosure Act and the start of the East India Company in the 1600s, to 21st century narratives of trade, race and culture.

Sue Palmer and Sheila Ghelani activate insights into our shared past, laying out a ‘home museum’ of objects and stories; of the Great Hedge of India, of borders, and collections – all accompanied by original Shruti box laments

  • This event is open to staff, students and the public (suitable for ages 14+)
  • Book your place via Attenborough Arts

100 Years of Women in Law

Time: 12.00pm-1.00pm
Venue: Law School, Moot Court Room
To celebrate 100 years of women magistrate, the Leicester Magistrate Association will launch its project Making Women Magistrates. This will be followed by a conversation with current women magistrates on their role and challenges.

  • This event is open to staff and students