Events

The listings below are for climate-related events across the University of Leeds.

The Priestley International Centre for Climate also runs a monthly interdisciplinary lunchtime seminar series. See Climate Exchange Seminar Series

The University of Leeds and water@leeds are hosting ICFM7. The theme of ICFM7 is ‘Resilience to Climate Change – Anticipating the Unexpected’ and will focus on building resilience into current flood management strategies and approaches. THE EVENT ICFM7 offers an international platform to discuss a range of flood related issues. It is designed to bring…

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The Lili  project’s free  film series, ‘Speaking Truth to Power:  Films for a Finite World’, continues with the film ‘Demain – Tomorrow – Take concrete steps to a sustainable future’. Directed by Cyril Dion & Mélanie Laurent,  ‘Showing solutions, telling a feel-good story… this may be the best way to solve the ecological, economical and social…
Abstract   Writers and artists across the centuries, looking up at the same skies and walking in the same brisk wind, have felt very different things. The Anglo-Saxons before the Norman Conquest lived in a wintry world, writing about the coldness of exile or the shelters they must defend against enemies outdoors. The Middle Ages…
Programme available for download as PDF. For any enquiries, email Tess
Abstract What if we can’t solve climate change? What if, instead of staring at our reflections in the weather glass, we travelled through everything we know about climate change and participated in the world beyond? Lucy Burnett’s hybrid novel Through the Weather Glass tells a fantastic, playful account of the author’s struggles to understand environmental change through…
Abstract ‘I am the Universe’ is a competition for young people to write poetry engaging with climate change. Working with landscape representations by contemporary artists and British Romantic writers, the poet Helen Mort created a challenge for young writers up to the age of 25, asking them to consider their place in the world and…