Activities

Reframing Disaster is hosting a Bhopal Anniversary Drop-in Workshop at The Tetley, from 3.30 – 5.30pm on 2 December. This is open to high school, college, and university students, and will be especially relevant for those with interests in world history, photography, world literature, film, charity and fundraising, and international...

Bhopal30 Poster 1st December, Bhopal30: Leeds, an evening of thought-provoking discussions commemorating the Bhopal Disaster’s 30th anniversary. FEATURING VANDANA SHIVA ON BHOPAL@30 5.30: Welcome 6.00: Melanie Hadida, Bhopal Medical Appeal 6.30: Simulcast of The SOAS Globalization Lecture Vandana Shiva & Ravi Rajan, Globalization Since Bhopal: Three Decades of Environmental Disaster...

Reframing Disaster: Commemoration and Creativity evening event at The Tetley from 5.30pm on 28 November 2014. A special event in partnership with the University of Leeds and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), including talks, interviews, readings, dance, and photography. Free and open to the public (timings provisional): 5.30pm:  ...

Reframing Disaster Conference Programme PDF Reframing Disaster Abstract Booklet PDF Reframing Disaster Conference Poster PDF 2014 is a significant year for commemorating and thinking through the legacies of major global catastrophes. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Bhopal Gas Disaster in India, the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide,...

Melanie Boeckmann, PhD researcher on climate change at the University of Bremen, will be hosting a participatory workshop: ‘Writing Environmental Justice,’ from 2.15-4pm on Friday 28th November, at the Carriageworks (Millennium Square, Leeds). Participants will get an introduction to the environmental and social issues and will then contribute to a...

26th November-7th December: Reframing Disaster Exhibition, featuring work by world-renowned Indian photographer, Raghu Rai. Venue: The Tetley. Reframing Disaster Exhibition Poster The exhibition focuses on world-renowned Indian photographer Raghu Rai’s pictures following the Bhopal Gas Disaster on 2–3 December 1984. Rai was the first photographer to capture images of the...

18th November, 8.00pm: Film Screening of Raoul Peck’s Fatal Assistance, with discussion led by Dr Anthony Carrigan and Kasia Mika (University of Leeds). Part of the Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF28) Venue: The Albert Room, Leeds Town Hall. Fatal Assistance Poster Raoul Peck’s documentary Fatal Assistance charts the deeply flawed...