30/05/2015, 9.00AM - 6.00PM
Caroline Criado-Perez: TEDxCoventGardenWomen
TEDxCoventGardenWomen is London's leading event for sharing and addressing some of the most pressing issues relating to gender and women today. Drawing on the unique visions and lived experiences of our diverse network of international speakers, we hope to inspire, provoke and change perspectives - as well as tell some compelling stories! From innovations and technologies to arts and cultures, we provide an inclusive, engaging and transformative platform that sheds light on different realities through ideas worth spreading. Find your Momentum This year, TEDxCoventGardenWomen is focused on the theme of Momentum - sharing the bold ideas that sustain motion and send waves through the way we think, work and live. From the sparks of inspiration that get us going, to the deep-rooted motivations that help us stay the path, this year's event celebrates the moving power of momentum as a force for change. Read more about TED events below. Want to positively impact the lives of women and girls around the world? Be part of our community of passionate changemakers by joining our mailing list and keeping in touch with us on Facebook. and Twitter
Museum of London, Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5NH
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30/05/2015, 9.00AM - 6.00PM
03/06/2015, 6.30PM - 8PM
Do it Like a Woman: contemporary feminist activism and how you can change the world
A lecture by the woman who took on the Bank of England, Twitter and the criminal justice system, Caroline Criado-Perez, who will celebrate women's rights activists from around the world to inspire you to get out there and change it for the better. Caroline Criado-Perez (@CCriadoPerez) is a British journalist and feminist activist. In 2013, she won the Liberty Human Rights Campaigner of the Year Award and was named one of the Guardian's People of the Year. This event marks the publication of Caroline's new book, Do it Like a Woman. Julia Black is Pro-Director for Research and a Professor Law at LSE.
London School of Economics, Old Theatre, Old Building, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE
19/06/2015, 10.00AM - 11.15AM
Financial Austerity: Winners and Losers - Katrine Marçal discusses 'Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?
Introduction by Julia Unwin, Joseph Rowntree Foundation Keynote by Katrine Marçal, author of Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner Followed by a panel discussion with: Patrick Minford Zoe Williams, The Guardian Gulcin Ozkan, University of York Katrine Marçal, Author of Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner Chair: Jonathan Derbyshire, Prospect Magazine
York Festival of Ideas, Ron Cooke Hub, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD