University of York
Fox Lane Books is delighted to be partnering with the University of York for their autumn events programme. For information on individual events and open lectures by authors, please click on the product description of an individual book.
Wednesday 27 January 2021, 7pm to 8.15pm
York Holocaust Memorial Day Civic Event Online
Join us for York’s annual Holocaust Memorial Day Civic Event, a free online event, reflecting on the national theme for 2021, Be the Light in the Darkness.
Hosted by the Lord Mayor of York and the Vice-Chancellor of The University of York, this event will feature short talks by The Archbishop of York, Student Rabbi Gabriel Kanter-Webber and keynote speaker and author of When Time Stopped, Ariana Neumann.
Through speakers and short films, we will reflect on the depths that humanity can sink to, alongside ways in which individuals and communities have resisted that darkness to be the light before, during and after genocide and persecution.
We can all stand in solidarity. We can choose to be the light in the darkness in many ways and places – at home, in public, and online.
For tickets and more information, click HERE
Wednesday 10 March 2021, 6.30pm to 7.30pm
The continuing Windrush scandal
Three years after the government apologised for the Windrush scandal - which saw thousands of British people wrongly classified as illegal immigrants with catastrophic consequences - the promised reform of the Home Office and the controversial hostile environment has not materialised. A compensation scheme has paid out very little money.
Amelia Gentleman, Guardian journalist and author of The Windrush Betrayal, Exposing the Hostile Environment, asks why justice remains elusive for so many of those affected.
Tickets and info HERE
Feel free to browse selected titles from past University of York events, such as Naomi Klein's open lecture earlier this year!