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Poetry, Transport and Travel: A Workshop at Coventry Transport Museum, led by Dr Cliff Yates Wednesday 29 November, 2017 1.00pm to 5.00pm Free, book in advance Following a guided tour with the curator and a welcome talk by a member of the Centre for Travel Writing Studies, poet and tutor Cliff Yates will lead a three-hour writing workshop on poetry, transport and travel. Whether you are a beginner or a published poet,…
The Midlands3Cities Research Festival is a compulsory event for all M3C DTP students to attend and will be held on 24 May 2018 at Maple House, Birmingham. This is a CDF initiative and we need a planning team to develop the festival programme. Would you like to join a festival planning group? This is an opportunity to work with the M3C team to design the festival programme and gain some skills in project and events management, teamwork, planning, communication, and running effective meetings.…
The British Library is again running a series of Open Days for Doctoral Students https://goo.gl/gsNf4j, taking place in December 2017 as well as January and February 2018.  We would very much appreciate it if you were able to pass this information on to your new PhD students, as you feel appropriate. Doctoral Open Days are designed to explain the practicalities of using the Library and its services, plus help you navigate our physical and online collections.…
Conference registration is now open for Imagining the Body in France and the Francophone World, due to take place on 19-20th January 2018 with the generous support of the IMLR, SFS and the University of Birmingham and Leeds. Ticket prices start from £5 with concessionary rates available for students and/or unwaged attendees. We would be very grateful if you could register by 1st December 2017 at the latest through the following link: http://shop.bham.ac.…
Following on from the Policy Engagement Event in October we are pleased to announce another event collaborating again with White Rose College of Arts and Humanities.  It is an exciting opportunity for attendees to explore how colleague have engaged with policy making across a range of research topics including:  identity and citizenship, voluntary action and gender, history and medicine, and democratic reform.…
Midlands3Cities is collaborating with the British School at Rome (BSR) in June 2018 to offer a week-long interdisciplinary workshop for M3C students at the BSR. This is the first time the BSR has worked with a doctoral training partnership and we are now inviting applications for this unique event to be held in Rome (application deadline 8th January 2018).…
20-21 July 2018 The Other Place theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon Born of the pioneering collaboration between the University of Birmingham and the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Radical Mischief offers an unmissable opportunity to be involved in an urgent and open conversation about what thought and theatre can do in our time at the RSC’s centre for research and development, The Other Place.…
International Placement Scheme 2018 Reminder that there are promotional events for the next International Placement Scheme during November.   London is already fully booked but there are places still available at these venues: Glasgow Wednesday 22nd November Bristol Thursday 23rd November Manchester Tuesday 28th November Each event will have a presentation by AHRC staff as well as alumni who attended one of the 7 hosts institutions.…
The 2017 edition of October Dialogues hosts public conversations, presentations and performances exploring issues of representation, race and equity in contemporary society and in the cultural sector.  There is no requirement to attend the whole event - you can book to attend either the Day 1 Programme, Day 2 Programme or the Evening Performance.  This event is free to attend. You can register for your seat on our Eventbrite page. http://octoberdialogues2017.eventbrite.co.uk/?…
November 19, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm When literature from around the world is translated into English, we gain not just a physical book, but a whole new host of descriptions of places, people and ideas. This half-day studio workshop gives you a chance to think about what is ‘found’ in translation, and to turn those ideas into beautiful screen prints! Olivia Hellewell, translator and researcher, will be encouraging us to think about languages,…
Are you are interested in finding out about the AHRC Leaderships Fellow scheme:  http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/funding/opportunities/current/leadershipfellows/ http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/funding/opportunities/current/leadershipfellows/ The AHRC are holding  a Research Community Engagement event, to follow this year’s Leadership Fellows Conference on 6th November.  Researchers from across the Arts and Humanities Research Council subject remit, who do not currently hold, or have not previously held,…
Due to the success of our last Talking Heads Media Training Event we are planning to run a two day event on the 1st and 2nd of March 2018.  We are currently starting to develop our CDF bid and we would like to have a team of people from across institutions helping to develop the bid and organise the event.  If you would be interested in getting involved please email: Emily.Bettison@mail.bcu.ac.uk mailto:Emily.Bettison@mail.bcu.ac.uk  
CALL FOR PAPERS Museological Review Issue 22: Museums of the Future Museological Review (MR) is an online peer-reviewed journal, published annually, by the University of Leicester School of Museum Studies PhD community. Issue 22 welcomes contributions that seek to explore the theme of museums of the future. There are several ways to engage with MR this year: an article (initially in the form of an abstract) an exhibition or book review or a visual depiction.…
Exciting new public engagement opportunity through comedy: Bright Club http://www.brightclub.org/http://www.brightclub.org/ http://www.brightclub.org/ Bright club has been coined as “the thinking person’s comedy club”, where researchers are the comedians! Bright Club has seen success across the country in many cities including Leicester http://www.brightclub.org/ and we’re hoping Nottingham will be the next.…
The Journal of History and Cultures (JHAC) (https://historyandcultures.com/ https://historyandcultures.com/) is a peer-reviewed journal that communicates pioneering new research in history and cultures within a multi- and inter-disciplinary forum. Drawing on the latest historical, cultural, political, social, and theoretical analytical research, JHAC’s overarching purpose is to foster lively and productive academic debate.  Are you interested in getting involved?…

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