East Midlands Salon Programme January – December 2017

Spring and Summer Salons

Tuesday 31 January 2017 ‘The rise of anti-democracy’ – Speaker: Tom Slater, Deputy Editor of ‘Spiked’.  7 PM The Brunswick Inn, Derby.

Thursday 2 March 2017 ‘The dual crisis of migration’ – Speakers: Dr Mladen Pupavac and Dr Vanessa Pupavac. 7 PM The Brunswick Inn, Derby.

Thursday 23 March 2017 ‘Decolonising education: is the curriculum too white?’ – Speaker: Dr Alka Sehgal-Cuthbert. 7 PM The Brunswick Inn, Derby.

Thursday 11 May 2017 ‘Is it time to depoliticise art?’ – Speaker: Dr Wendy Earle.         7 PM The Brunswick Inn, Derby.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 ‘What is the role of the teacher today?’ – A special event sponsored by BESA, Dervetio Education and SCETT. 7 PM The Hallmark Midland Hotel, Derby. Free but pre-booking essential. Tickets available on Eventbrite

Thursday 22 June 2017 ‘Creative Destruction: how to start an economic renaissance’ – Speaker: Phil Mullan. 7 PM The Brunswick Inn, Derby.

The Autumn of Philosophy

In the tradition of the Derby Philosophers of the eighteenth century, the Salon will host two Battle of Ideas satellite events and a ‘Balloon Debate’ in the autumn on philosophical themes.

Wednesday 11 October 2017 ‘Should we study dead white philosophers?’ Speakers: An invited panel, including Professor Angie Hobbs. Venue: The Hallmark Midland Hotel, Derby. * A Battle of Ideas Satellite event*.

Thursday 9 November 2017 ‘Group Think’: Have universities put conforming before criticism?’ Speakers:  Dr Glynne Williams (Leicester); Dr Vanessa Pupavac (Nottingham) and Dr Ruth Mieschbuehler (Derby). 7 PM The Brunswick Inn, Derby. *A Battle of Ideas Satellite event*.

Wednesday 6 December 2017 A Balloon Debate: ‘What is the greatest work of philosophy?’ Speakers: A balloon full of philosophers. 7 PM The Brunswick Inn, Derby.

 

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