Talking Heads

Next Meeting:

Thursday 11th July 19.30 – 21.00 at HEART

Post Brexit

Speaker: Jeffrey Henderson

How has it taken us three years to get to this point and what underlying ideology has motivated our politicians to lead us to this point i history? Wharever position we are in by the time of this talk in July, this session will attempt to unpick how we got here and what might lie ahead for us as a nationand as individuals and communities within that nation. It should be interesting and lively!

Jeffrey Henderson is Professor Emeritus of International Development at the University of Bristol.

Talking Heads at HEART

is a monthly gathering where expert speakers bring a mixed Headingley audience up to date on current issues in society. The speakers are often drawn from local university departments or similar organisations and their talks are followed by a series of comments and questions from the audience.

Talking Heads at HEART is an initiative between HDT and HEART. It benefits the community of Headingley and beyond and aims to stimulate, inform and enliven.

Recent topics include:

• The DUP and Britain’s Broken Politics – A Tangled Web
• Disability and Human Rights
• From Mao to Xi Jinping – Utopias and Purgatories in Modern China
• Unlocking Sustainable Cities
• Restorative Practice in Leeds
• Food inequality and food waste – what can be done?
• The Overdevelopment of London/Underdevelopment of Britain
• Climate Change
• The Brexit Crisis
• Understanding North Korea
• Leeds: Cradle for Innovation
• Have things got better for women?
• Understanding homelessness
• Social cohesion, resilience, and community mediation
• What does culture mean to Leeds?
• The housing crisis- and how people power can solve it
• Ethics in business,
• Can we solve poverty?
• Unemployment, jobs and new technology

All welcome

what's on

  • Projects and Events

    HDT Projects and EventsVisit page

  • Films at HEART

    Tues 9th July - The PartyVisit page

  • Talking Heads

    Thurs 11th July - Post BrexitVisit page

  • Farmers Market

    Sat 13th July 2019Visit page

  • Zero Carbon Headingley

    Wednesday 4th September, 7.30pm at HEART - all welcomeVisit page

  • Café Scientifique

    Mon 9th September - A Journey to the Centre of the Cell by Rebecca ThompsonVisit page

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more information

We meet in HEART at 7.30 on the second Thursday of each month, except August – suggested donation £3-5.

After a [usually lively!] discussion on the issues raised people often repair to the HEART Cafe or local bar.


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