Forthcoming events that may interest you

April 30, 2016

May Day 2016

Glasgow Friends of MayDay (GFoMD) have today announced changes for this year’s celebration of the International Workers’ Festival in Glasgow. While the annual event at Oran Mor will take place again on the Monday holiday (May 2), its focus will change from a cabaret evening, to a night of drama and song.

This year’s Mayday marches will take place on different days around Scotland, with the largest on Sunday May 1 in Glasgow – this year it will rally in the Old Fruitmarket. Others will be on Sat April 30 (Aberdeen, Dundee and Fife) and Sat May 7 (Edinburgh and Irvine).  For further information go to http://captaingrumping.blogspot.co.uk/2016/04/the-red-and-green-will-be-worn-side-by_11.html

Start: April 30, 2016 8:00 am
End: May 7, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: May Day 2016
Address:
United Kingdom

May 11, 2016

INAUGURAL McKAY ANNUAL LECTURE

‘Political Economy of Patriarchal Capitalism’

Delivered by Professor Nancy Folbre

Wednesday 11th May 2016 at 4pm

Glasgow Caledonian University, Deeprose Lecture Theatre

Nancy Folbre is a preeminent feminist economist whose work focuses on economics and the family, non-market work and the economics of care. She is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

The lecture will be followed by a wine reception and the launch of the book: “Feminist Economics and Public Policy: Reflections on the work and impact of Ailsa McKay” (eds) Dr Jim Campbell & Morag Gillespie, Routledge 2016

Register at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/inaugural-mckay-annual-lecture-tickets-21383247870

Start: May 11, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 11, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: Deeprose Lecture Theatre
Address:
Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Cost: Free