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Mon 18th February

Learn Russian: Who invented Matryoshka?
11am - noon
TEC 0.05
Learn how to read and speak in Russian.
*Fully Booked* Hispanic Gastronomy From Across the World
3pm - 4pm
TEC 0.04
Would you like to know more about Hispanic food and products? We will show you why food is so important in the Spanish speaking countries and you will be able to taste some of these wonderful flavours... Yum, Yum!
*Fully Booked* Traditional food in the French-speaking world
3pm - 4pm
TEC 0.05
Through typical French food, travel all around the world in French speaking countries. Your journey will end in France, with a tasting of delicious croissants, à la Marie-Antoinette.
*Fully Booked* Tea Time: I’d love a cuppa tea, wouldn’t you?
4pm - 5pm
TEC 0.05
Tea is the British and Irish national drink. Tea in Britain is drunk daily, often many cups a day, but from where did this love of tea come from? What about the concept of afternoon tea? Does it still exist in the UK in 2019?

Tue 19th February

*Fully Booked* Researchathon: Decolonising the Curriculum/University
10am - 2pm
ARTS 1.02
Help decolonise the University curriculum to make it more inclusive.
*Fully Booked* Hispanic Gastronomy From Across the World
1:30pm - 2:30pm
TEC 0.04
Would you like to know more about Hispanic food and products? We will show you why food is so important in the Spanish speaking countries and you will be able to taste some of these wonderful flavours... Yum, Yum!
*Fully Booked* Italian: Food For Thought
1:30pm - 2:30pm
TEC 0.05
Learn how to make a ‘real’ Italian risotto and explore the food culture of different Italian regions. At the same time consider historical, social and political reasons for this impressive diversity!
Walking and Talking German
1:30pm - 2:30pm
TEC 0.04
If you enjoy nature and like the challenge of a (first) conversation in German, this one-hour guided lakeside walk is the perfect activity for you.

Wed 20th February

Nonacademic approach to artworks in Sainsbury's Centre
10:50am - noon
Sainsbury's Centre (SCVA)
Exquisite bestiary dialogues in the permanent collection
*Fully Booked* Secrets of Arabic Coffee
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Central 1.01
Espresso, mocha, Turkish (also Arabic or Greek) coffee…we cannot imagine a life without this beverage. Discover how the Arabica coffee spread around the world. Even better, learn how to brew to brew the best Arabic coffee using secret ingredients!
*Fully Booked* Chinese: Food as a Reflection of Society
5pm - 6pm
TEC 0.05
To Chinese people, it’s arguably true that the pleasures and sorrows of life, health and well-being, as well as harmony are all embedded in food.

Thu 21st February

Introduction to Rosetta Stone: Taking Language Learning Online
11am - noon
CTEL
Do you dream of working abroad? Has wanderlust got a hold on you? Do you want to impress with your foreign language skills, or speak to your international friends in their native tongue?
Having fun in a Greek Taverna
1:30pm - 2:30pm
TEC 0.05
Meeting people, Tasting Greek food, Singing Greek songs - what's not to love?
Taste of Ethiopian Culture
3pm - 4pm
TEC 0.04
What does the Amharic language sound and look like?  What is Ethiopian culture like?
Traditional food in the French-speaking world
3pm - 4pm
TEC 0.05
Through typical French food, travel all around the world in French speaking countries. Your journey will end in France, with a tasting of delicious croissants, à la Marie-Antoinette.

Fri 22nd February

Introduction to Rosetta Stone: Online Q&A
11am - noon
This is an online event
Do you dream of working abroad? Has wanderlust got a hold on you? Do you want to impress with your foreign language skills, or speak to your international friends in their native tongue?
Asian Cooking with Campus Kitchen
3pm - 3:45pm
Sainsbury Centre, Modern Life Cafe Kitchen
Learn how to create an authentic Asian curry and become a master chef in your own kitchen.
Excalibow (Norwich Playhouse Theatre Trip)
7pm - 9:45pm
Norwich Playhouse
Intrepid string quartet Bowjangles present their most magical show so far- a theatrical, musical journey through myths, folklore, legends and a portal in a cello case in the quest to find the priceless relic- a magical violin bow known as Excalibow!

Sat 9th March

UEA Malaysian Night 2019 (First in UEA)
7pm - 1am
Mercure Hotel Norwich
Malaysian Night is a cultural display/show that is filled with the passion and spirit of the unique Malaysian culture. It is an annual tradition for Malaysian students in universities globally to celebrate but it is first in UEA.
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