THE HITTITE EMPIRE. The Hittite Empire, a Black performance group, will change its Los Angeles home for a Leeds campus for four days of workshops and performance, September 26-29. On September and 28 they will perform a series of warrior tales River: I don't trust them any more. Youth workshops will be held on September 26 (1-4pm men only; 6-9pm open to men and women). Information: The Studio Theatre, Leeds Metropolitan University, City Campus, Leeds, LS1 3HE. Tel: 0113 283 3134.
Two one-day conferences on "Practice Management" have been arranged, one in London on September 28, the other in Liverpool on October 5. They focus on the changing nature of professional work, managing creativity and strategic marketing. They are intended for training staff, academics responsible for course design, staff involved in education/training or professional practice departments in institutions. Information: The Professional Development Administrator, School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, Clarence Street, Liverpool L3 5UG. Tel: 0151 709 4957.
AFASIC-I CAN CONFERENCE
A conference has been organised by AFASIC, a charity representing children and young people with speech and language impairment, in collaboration with I CAN, a key provider for parents, speech and language therapists, teachers, LEA officers, educational psychologists and occupational therapists. Details: Carol Lingwood, AFASIC/ICAN Conference Organiser, 38 Maldon Road, Brighton, BN1 5BE. Tel: 013 501205.