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The Birmingham Trojan Horse affair was an alleged plot to Islamicise schools. John Holmwood has written a research-based book on the topic and collaborated with LUNG theatre in the creation of a play shown to great acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  It will be on tour in major theatres in the Midlands, North England and London during October and November.  We are looking for an engagement manager to help in the organisation of local community events and after show Q&A.…
There is still time to register for the Cracking the Established Order Conference next month! Cracking the Established Order (CtEO) is a two day interdisciplinary conference that invites researchers and artists to continue to explore the ongoing accelerating influence of practice-based research, as it continues to shape new ways of thinking about research and creative methodologies.…
The Creative and Digital Research Priority Area is holding an event at Broadway Cinema to facilitate knowledge exchange and promote networking between artistic practitioners and academics.  We would be delighted if you could join us to investigate how we can develop meaningful collaborations between the two communities. ‘Supporting and Creating: arts practice and arts research’ will be held on Friday 17th May, from 10am to 5pm at Broadway Cinema.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided.…
Nottingham Trent University are advertising a Research Assistant position in literature and telephony for a project funded by the AHRC - further details can be found at: https://vacancies.ntu.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=6489 https://vacancies.ntu.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=6489  
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Why is there no historical note in The Harrowing? A number of readers have asked me this over the past two-and-a-half years since the novel was first published. It’s a question that, I’ve come to realise, goes to the heart of what I believe historical fiction is all about. In this post I’ll explore my decision not to include a note (no, it wasn’t down to laziness) and how this fits into my wider philosophy as regards writing fiction set in the past. In all three of my Conquest novels,…
The AHRC International Placement Scheme (IPS) is open for applications.  Deadline 24th January 2019 Harry Ransom Center (HRC), The University of Texas at Austin, USA – 5 placements available The Huntington Library, California, USA – 10 placements available The Library of Congress (LoC), Washington DC, USA – 25 placements available National Institutes for the Humanities (NIHU), Japan – 11 placements available National Museum Institute (NMI), New Delhi,…
This summer, after writing professionally for eight years, I finally penned my very first short story. To some readers of this blog this may come as a surprise. Creative writing guides often advise those getting started to begin with short fiction: it is regarded by many as part and parcel of the traditional apprenticeship that writers must undergo. The short story, according to the theory, is the training ground where we’re supposed to hone our craft, to find our voice, to tighten our prose,…
  I'm delighted to be involved in this years Philosophy in Progress Postgraduate Conference. Our call for abstracts https://pipconference.wordpress.com/blog/ is now live - the deadline is 15th September. Info about accessibility can be found here https://pipconference.wordpress.com/contact/. 

 

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