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This half-day workshop is delivered in collaboration with the Brilliant Club, the ESRC DTC and the BBSRC DTP. The session is primarily aimed at students from these DTC and DTPs. However you do not have to have had any previous involvement with the Brilliant Club to attend.…
We're pleased to announce that our funding applications to M4C and WRoCAH for the network have been successful, so it's full steam ahead! On this note, New Voices will host the following events throughout the year:   24th October 2018, University of Sheffield, 13:00-16:00 - this is an opportunity for the students at Nottingham Trent University, University of Nottingham, University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University,…
The University of Leicester’s Medieval Research Centre is pleased to announce this Autumn Term’s schedule of Tuesday Research Seminars. These Research Seminars are fora for discussing new research, research ideas and current debates in the field of medieval studies, whether historical, art historical, architectural, archaeological, literary or numismatic, from AD 500-1550.…
In 2019 this course will run for the 6th year. Past course attendees have included curators and researchers from Hong Kong, Bahrain, India, USA, Canada, Austria, The Netherlands, Greece, Ireland, France and the UK. This intensive week-long course in London is aimed at curators, exhibition organisers, educators and others working with contemporary art. The course will critically examine how contemporary curating can best match contemporary art practices,…
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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/. 
Early Career Researcher's Project Development Workshop http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?…
Stepping back
This week I wrote. That probably seems like a fairly unremarkable thing for a novelist to say. But in fact this was the first time since last summer that I’d produced any substantial creative work at all. Sure, I’d scribbled down musings from time to time: a phrase; a sentence; sometimes as much as two sentences in a row. I’ve put together a quick-fire story in ten minutes as part of an exercise during a writing workshop that I led recently.…

 

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