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Legal for 40 Years: A snapshot from someone who was there

In Scotland, the legalisation of homosexual activities came into effect on the 1st Feb 1981. Terry Munyard was instrumental in this change. Join us on that historic day to talk to someone who was…

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Activism and the Future of HIV in Scotland

The University of Edinburgh’s Staff Pride Network, Disabled Staff Network and BioQuarter LGBT+ Staff Committee invite you to join our panel discussion on the history of HIV/AIDS activism in…

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International Women's Day 2021: The role of women in AIDS and LGBTQ+ Activism

Hidden heroines: join us as we learn from some truly notable women about their role in HIV and LGBTQ+ Activism The success of the recent Channel 4 series 'It's a Sin' has shone a…

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AIDS Cultural Activism and Speculative Health Promotion

Clip 1: FATHERS 2, A World Without AIDS, Queer Sci-Fi Web Series by Leo Herrera [2:20-5:10] https://youtu.be/uMpLLkHF8Ls?t=140 Clip 2: It's A Sin: First look at Russell T Davies' new…

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(UG/PG) How- to get involved in social justice activism

Join your five Liberation Campaigns for an introduction to our communities and events for Black and Minority Ethnic, disabled, LGBT+ and women students. We'll also be talking about how you can…

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Anxiety at Home: Exploring family experiences of eco-anxiety in Britain

Dr Bridget Bradley from the University of St Andrews, shares recent findings from virtual interviews and focus groups among climate activists in the UK on topics of ecological anxiety, fear and…

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LSS4_David Skinner Lecture_Kate Orff

In this lecture, ‘Toward an Urban Ecology’ Kate Orff discusses SCAPE’s approach to landscape design as a form of activism, demonstrating how to move beyond familiar and increasingly…

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Privacy, Credibility, and Expertise: Opposition to National Biometric Identification Systems - Michelle Spector (MIT visiting scholar)

Controversies in the Data Society 2020 https://www.wiki.ed.ac.uk/display/CIDS/2020+Week+1+Biometrics+and+PolicyHow do anti-surveillance movements…

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MSc Social Justice and Community Action alumni Alanna shares her favourite moments

At her graduation in November, Alanna Barrett shares what she enjoyed most about the MSc Social Justice and Community Action and how the degree is influencing her career in the film industry. The…

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MSc Social Justice and Community Action

Programme Director, Dr Callum McGregor, introduces the online Masters in Social Justice and Community Action, a part-time degree designed to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills to help…

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#OER18 Session - Anne-Marie Scott: "A piece of illumination enlarged – using OER for access and activism in cultural heritage"

For session information see https://oer18.oerconf.org/sessions/a-piece-of-illumination-enlarged-using-oer-for-access-and-activis... Description“…digital heritage is inherently…

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Sue Fletcher-Watson (University of Edinburgh) | Autism research and the autism community

Sue Fletcher-Watson (University of Edinburgh).Autism research and the autism community. Sue will discuss: * Liaising with and learning from your mentor* Key considerations when explaining research to…

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Internet and Society 2017 - Politics and Democracy Lecture

Internet and Society course Interent and ICTs in politics; Social movements, protest; activism; democracy. Social Media, Fake News; Augementation and Reinforcement; political data-subject

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