King’s Sustainability Month is taking place again this February, 2022!
Sustainability Month is a collaboration between King’s and KCLSU that offers all those involved an opportunity to learn more about sustainability topics, collaborate and connect with others from across King’s and #TakeAction on climate crisis.
Download the calendar with embedded links here or view the full list below (the list below is the most up-to-date).
- 31st (3.30-5pm, online): The World We Want to Create – A Vision for the Future
- 1st (3-3.45pm, online): Making a meaningful difference, one bottle at a time!
- 2nd (12-13pm, online): From Paris is Burning to #dragrace: Social media and the celebrification of drag culture (LGBTQ+ History Month)
- 2nd (2-4.30pm, hybrid): Sustainability Interdisciplinary Research Forum
- 2nd (4.30-6pm, hybrid): The Importance of Knowing your Queer Herstory Through the Ages (LGBTQ+ History Month)
- 3rd (6-8pm, online): Sustainability Quiz Night
- 4th (12-12.30pm, online): Plant-Based KCL – End The Climate Crisis
- 4th (1-1.55pm, online): Reflecting on our stories in the climate and nature crisis
- 7th (6.30-8pm, online): Addressing the Climate Crises from a Policy Perspective
- 8th (10-11am, online): King’s Climate Action Network Plenary
- 8th (1-3pm, online): Panel for Climate Justice
- 8th (2-4pm, in person): Show the Love at Denmark Hill
- 9th (11am-1pm, in person): Show the Love at Waterloo
- 9th (1-2.30pm, in person): Against Gender Violence – Self-Defence and Taekwondo (CANCELLED)
- 10th (11am-2pm, online): SDG Curriculum Mapping Training w/ SOS-UK
- 10th (2-4pm, in person): Show the Love at Guy’s
- 11th (12-12.45pm, online): No Dig – A Greener Easier way to Grow your veg
- 11th (2-4pm, in person): Show the Love at Strand
- 14th (3.30-5pm, online): The World We Want to Create – A Vision for the Future
- 14th (4-6pm, in person): Inequality in South Korea and Squid Game (POSTPONED to 7th of March)
- 15th (6.30-7.30pm, online): Diet and Sustainability – how to eat to fight climate change (CANCELLED)
- 16th (12-2pm, in person): Weathering waterways – climate, colonialism and the hidden River Fleet (POSTPONED to April)
- 16th (1-2pm, online): Proudly King’s History Month Quiz! Lunchtime social (LGBTQ+ History Month)
- 16th (6-9pm, online) and 17th (6-9pm, online): Seminars on environmental education debate strategies to teach for a sustainable future (Brazil Week)
- 16th (6-8pm, in person): Climate, environment and security in the Amazon rainforest (Brazil Week)
- 17th (6.30-7.30pm, online): The Climate Crisis and Refugees
- 18th (5-6.30pm, in person): Amazon deforestation in the context of international relations of Brazil (Brazil Week)
- 18th (6-7.30pm, online): Careers in Sustainability Q&A Panel (w/ KCL Geography Society)
- 21st (11am-12pm, in person): Stitch and Pitch
- 21st (2-3pm, online): QCGBF Virtual Seminar Series – The Macroeconomic Cost of Climate Volatility (by QCGBF)
- 22nd (12-1pm, Bush House AR F): Sustainability meetup
- 22nd (2-4pm, online): Achieving Education for Sustainable Development – A Panel Event
- 22nd (6-7pm, online): How to break into sustainability – a guide for an impactful career
- 23rd (2-4pm, online): Fair Energy Forum (POSTPONED to 22nd of March provisionally)
- 24th (12-1pm, online): LGBTQ+ Allyship Leadership Class (LGBTQ+ History Month)
- 24th (12.30-5.30pm, online): London Student Sustainability Conference
- 24th (3-4.30pm, online): Digital Sustainability – How any start-up with an online presence can deliver on the UN Sustainable Development Goals
- 25th (11am-12pm, online): LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in STEM (and beyond) (LGBTQ+ History Month)
- 25th (1-2pm, online): Lunch & Learn – Service at King’s & Sustainability
- 28th (1-2pm, online): Proudly Lunch & Learn: Creating sex, gender and biology (LGBTQ+ History Month)
- 28th (4-5pm, online): Meet the Farmer – Bismark Kpabitey (Fairtrade Fortnight)
- 1st of March (12-1pm, online): Embedding Fairtrade within an Organisation
- 2nd (1-2pm, online): Global Health and Climate Change (Sustainability Seminar Series)
- 2nd (2-3.30pm, online and in person): Poetry Lunch & Do Session – International Women’s Day (by the Elevate and EDI teams)
- 2nd (6-9.30pm, hybrid): Mind the (Finance) Gap – Mitigation & Adaptation Finance (organised Imperial and Oxford)
- 4th (9.30-11am, online): The World We Want to Create – A Vision for the Future (NEW DATE)
- 4th (5:45-7:15pm, hybrid): Book Event with Paul Mendez – Author of “Rainbow Milk” (LGBTQ+ History Month)
Week 6 (postponed events due to the strikes):
- 7th (4-6pm, in person): Inequality in South Korea and Squid Game (NEW DATE)
- 8th: International Women’s Day (events tbc)
- 11th (11am-2pm, in person): Cycling in London (NEW DATE)
Throughout the month:
- Visit our Shots for Hope exhibition in The Exchange, Bush House between 2 February and 3 March. The exhibition features photos submitted by Kings students and staff that inspired hope.
- King’s Move challenge: get active by switching up your typical commute for something more active this February.
- LGBTQ+ History Month is also taking place in February: a month-long annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual trans, and non-binary history, including the history of LGBTQ+ rights and related civil rights movements. We have included these events in the overview above.
- King’s Brazil Week (14-18 February) is an annual celebration of all things Brazilian. They will be running events on everything from COVID-19 to climate change. The sustainability-related events have been included in the overview above.
- Get ready for Women’s History Month in March.
We are excited to see you at the events!
Any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the team at email@example.com.