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On Friday 15 September NTU English lecturer Dr Amy Rushton will be giving the pre-show talk for the premiere of Sara Pascoe's new adaptation of Pride & Prejudice at Nottingham Playhouse. Further information and booking details can be found here https://www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/whats-on/spoken-word/pride-and-prejudice-pre-show-talk/  
Following the success of eight policy engagement workshops, attended by a wide range of postgraduates, Midlands3Cities (M3C) DTP and the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) are running a Public Policy Engagement workshop to delivered by the Institute for Government this autumn. The workshop is open to students at all stages of thier research. The objectives of the day are to: Overall aim of the day – to give participants a sense of how policy-making works in practice,…
A day-seminar organised by the Centre for Travel Writing Studies, Nottingham Trent University, in collaboration with the Network for Periodical Studies Friday 22nd September 2017 Newton Building, Room 44, Nottingham Trent University. Fee £20 (including lunch and refreshments) or £10 (without lunch). For registration and other queries please email:  mailto:ctws@ntu.ac.ukctws@ntu.ac.uk  mailto:ctws@ntu.ac.uk by 14th September 2017.…
Description Troubling Globalisation 3 is the third in a series of interdisciplinary one-day symposia on contemporary cultural transnationalisms. Speakers who are confirmed for the event include: Graeme Macdonald (University of Warwick) Jenni Ramone (Nottingham Trent University) Marilena Zaroulia (University of Winchester) Anna Ball (Nottingham Trent University) Martin Crowley (University of Cambridge) To book your place please register: https://www.eventbrite.co.…
Call for papers for the upcoming conference Powering the Power House: New Perspectives on Country House Communities. The conference will be taking place on 25th & 26th June 2018 at the University of Sheffield and Chatsworth.  We are currently seeking abstracts of between 200 and 300 words for 20 minute papers and 10 minute lightening talks. We also would like to invite poster presenters to apply. Abstracts can be sent to the conference email address: powerhouseconf18@gmail.…
An opportunity for training in cultural engagement and event planning with Black and Minority Ethnic communities. A Leicester based CDF will give you a chance to have a training day on key aspects of working with BAME communities for research and outreach event purposes. BBC Radio Leicester is the broadcast partner for this project which will include a live broadcast event with members of the Asian community in the city.…
Get top tips on how to use your PhD to find a fulfilling non-academic career from international PhD careers expert Chris Humphrey of Jobs on Toast! 'Jobs on Toast': A guide to accessing careers outside of academia for Humanities and Social Science PhDs https://intranet.birmingham.ac.uk/as/employability/careers/events/public/central-workshops/pgr-jobsontoast.aspx Muirhead Tower Room 420 Wednesday 13 September,…
The School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies and School of Music are very excited to announce Listening after Pauline Oliveros: A Meditation. Thursday 12 October – Sunday 15 October 2017 The following call is for papers, presentations or performances considering the relationships between listening, aurality, technology, and modes of change or futurity. For any questions or comments, please do get in touch. The deadline for proposals is Monday 11 September. 
This pioneering AHRC scheme aims to develop a new generation of academics who can bring the best of university research and scholarly ideas to a broad audience through working with the media. It’s a chance for early career researchers to cultivate the skills to communicate their research findings to those outside the academic community. Each year, up to 60 successful applicants have a chance to develop their media skills,…
Survey for Graduate Research students of any discipline https://kings.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/grslls17 https://kings.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/grslls17 For further information please visit: https://www.languageacts.org/news/graduate-research-student-language-learning-survey-2017/ https://www.languageacts.org/news/graduate-research-student-language-learning-survey-2017/
Congratulations to NTU student Mahtab Hussain on his Inaugural Photobook Award http://lightwork.org/news/the-inaugural-light-work-photobook-award/  https://t.co/mOTbNsrrgZ Hussain.jpg
Call for Papers - 3rd annual Practice Research Symposium at GSA    The Guildford School of Acting is holding its third Practice Research Symposium on 23rd September 2017.   The theme of this year's symposium is 'Atmospheres'. We are particularly interested in broad disciplinary and interdisciplinary interpretations of this theme in relation to practice across different subject areas. We welcome proposals from postgraduate students, and researchers at all stages of their careers.…
This course explores how and why Renaissance and early modern collectors amassed their antiquities, scientific specimens, religious relics, and examples of virtuoso craftsmanship in the first era of globalisation from the sixteenth century to the Enlightenment. The course will examine the ways in which such objects were acquired, categorised, and recirculated by connoisseurs who used their encyclopedic collections to understand their rapidly changing world.…
Midlands3Cities student Miranda Jones will be sharing her insights on this topic at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust where she has been acting as a Research Advocate.   "In 1991, the Royal Shakespeare Company commissioned a version of Homer’s The Odyssey from Sir Derek Walcott (1930-2017). At the time, the St Lucian poet and playwright’s Homeric epic Omeros had witnessed wide acclaim, eventually helping to earn him the Nobel Prize in Literature (awarded in 1992). Walcott agreed to the project,…
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust research advocate Miranda Jones https://vpp.midlands3cities.ac.uk/display/maj170bhamacuk/Welcome has been researching the RSC's production Walcott's The Odyssey and is presenting her findings on the 13 September.  Further information to follow.  

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