Sustainability Month is drawing to an end, so make sure to make most of these last few exciting events!
Check out the events taking place this and next week:*
|Proudly Lunch & Learn: Creating sex, gender and biology (LGBTQ+ History Month)
|This event will uncover the processes by which understandings of sex, gender and biology are constructed through investigating the relationship between what we deem ‘normal’ and ‘natural’.
|Meet the Farmer – Bismark Kpabitey (Fairtrade Fortnight)
|Meet Bismark, a cocoa farmer from the Kuapa Kokoo Farmers Union in Ghana, to learn about his life and the faces behind the Fairtrade work.
|Embedding Fairtrade within an Organisation
|Find out what an exciting career lays ahead of you should you choose sustainable and ethical companies. Hear about the challenges and rewards of embedding Fairtrade in the HE and private sector and supply chains.
|Global Health and Climate Change (Sustainability Seminar Series)
|Is climate change the greatest global health threat facing the world in the 21st century? Join Professor Paul Ekins as he explores “the 2021 report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: code red for a healthy future”.
|Poetry Lunch & Do Session – International Women’s Day (online and in person)
|Have you got a vision for a more equal world? Would you like to unleash your creative side? This International Women’s Day we are looking to collect your ideas of how things would be different in a more equal world.
|Mind the (Finance) Gap – Mitigation & Adaptation Finance (organised by Imperial and Oxford)
|Expert panellists will share their insights on topics such as scaling up sustainable finance for the transition to net-zero, managing risks and developing the necessary skills and technology at this inter-university event.
|Cycling in London
|Swing by the Bush House Courtyard for free bike health checks, advice and small fixes, as well as all the information you need including locating bike lockers on campus, the TfL cycle safety pages, cycle buddy schemes and the KCL Cycling Club.
|The World We Want to Create – A Vision for the Future
|What positive world could we create if more people addressed the climate emergency? This new, fortnightly interactive event series focuses on the possibilities of a better world to motivate climate action.
|Book Event with Paul Mendez – Author of “Rainbow Milk” (LGBTQ+ History Month)
|The LGBT+ Book Club invites Paul Mendez to discuss his queer novel “Rainbow Milk” which follows nineteen-year-old Jesse McCarthy as he grapples with his racial and sexual identities against the backdrop of his Jehovah’s Witness upbringing.
|Inequality in South Korea and Squid Game
|This event will focus on four main issues in Korea: migrant labour and racism, labour relations and capitalism, North Korean defector, and gender Inequality and its non-awareness and invisibility. These topics feature dominantly in the popular Netflix Series “Squid Game”.
|International Women’s Day
|Elevate (King’s Staff Gender Equality Network) and the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team are planning events for International Women’s Day including a poetry recital. Register your interest here to stay in the loop.
* Please note some events were postponed due to the strikes. You can find the most recent updates here.