International Women's Day Celebrations 2017

International Women's Day Celebrations
Date and time
08 Mar 2017 (12:00pm - 5:15pm)
09 Mar 2017 (2:00pm - 4:30pm)
13 Mar 2017 (1:00pm - 5:00pm)
15 Mar 2017 (1:00pm - 5:00pm)
17 Mar 2017 (1:00pm - 5:00pm)

City Centre Campus

Map and Directions


Free Admission

Booking Information

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International Women's Day logoA week-long collection of workshops, guest speakers and film screenings that highlight the experiences, achievements and lives of women to celebrate International Women's Day is taking place at Birmingham City University.

It also aims to highlight and raise awareness of gender inequality and women’s issues, in general and more specifically in the Higher Education environment. International Women's Day is on Wednesday 8 March, and the University is putting on a week's worth of celebrations at our City Centre Campus. 

Series of Events

Wednesday 8 March

The New HE Bill, TEF, REF and the Stern Review: How do they affect me as a female academic?”

Hosted by Dr Amanda French, 12pm-1:30pm, MP433

Register here

Untold Stories presents: Women of Science & Leadership in Muslim Civilisation

1pm-3pm / 3:15pm-5:15pm, C221

Register for your chosen event by emailing

Engendering Crime & Jewellery Design project winners showcase

Curzon Atrium.

Who Inspires You? Images of inspiration project

Curzon Atrium. Runs until March 10.

Thursday 9 March


2pm-4:30pm, C462

Film screening followed by discussion. No sign up necessary, just come along!

'Sentient' Jewellery Exhibition at Curzon Building entrance hall

Exhibition displaying the work created by those whose work relates to issues of equality, women’s role in society and celebration of women.

Monday 13 March

He Named Me Malala

1pm-3pm, C001

Film screening, no sign up necessary.

Wednesday 15 March

Cathy Come Home

1pm-3pm, C001

Film screening, no sign up necessary.

Friday 17 March

Miss Representation

1pm-3pm, C428

Film screening, no sign up necessary.

Saturday 18 March

Black Feminisms: Women, Belonging and the Nation

10am-5pm, P350

The Black Feminist Group and members of the Black Studies Research Cluster at Birmingham City University are celebrating the activism and creativity of Black women to mark International Women’s Day.

More information and registration