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The University of Reading’s History Department Gender Research Cluster is pleased to invite proposals for our inaugural postgraduate conference, to be held at the University of Reading, on Wednesday 24th October 2018. This conference will provide the opportunity for post-graduate historians who engage with gender to showcase work-in-progress papers, and will also highlight research being conducted within the University of Reading’s History Department.…
The Royal Institution (RI) is currently advertising for 3 Professional Internship to start this autumn. These placements will involve joining the RI at its busiest and most exciting time of year - the planning, filming and broadcast of the Christmas Lectures.    Programmes Assistant - to assist with preparations for the development and filming of the Christmas Lectures TV programme. Close date 23 July, interviews on 8 August.…
Migration to the margin: a four-nation approach to race, immigration, and diversity in the UK (25-26 April 2019) Debates about immigration and racial diversity are highly salient in the UK today. In an increasingly globalised world, and with the foreign-born population higher than ever before, it is vital that we research the experiences, contributions, and identities of immigrants and ethnic minorities. But whilst academic interest in this area should be welcomed,…
There is a brilliant opportunity available at the moment to apply to be the Social Sciences and Arts Graduate Centre Coordinator whilst completing your PhD. The role involves managing the day-to-day running of the Social Sciences and Arts Graduate Centre facility, and working in partnership with the Research Training and Development Manager to administer a programme of activities for postgraduate students using the centre.…
This is a quick reminder that there is an exciting new placement currently being advertised on the VPP to work on the Arts Council England funded collaborative project, The Bigger Picture. This placement position will help with the planning and delivery of the final showcase event on Friday 19thOctober 2018 at Nottingham Contemporary.  This project has had M3C students working on it at all stages,…
Research(er) Dialogues > Paradoxes and Possibilities in Arts & Humanities Research Research encompasses many different forms, methods and approaches. It is multifaceted, malleable and nebulous: what shapes it is the researcher. Arts and Humanities research is arguably more so: it is underpinned by established ways of working, yet at the same time it redefines the parameters of research itself. It is rigorous but also experiential, unruly and slippery.…
The Critically Queer conference is a two-day event that will be held at the University of Bristol in September 2018. This conference is attempting to build connections between academics, community organisers, activists, artists, and individuals with a vested interest in what it means to be LGBTQIA+ in 2018. Our key interest is in pragmatic approaches to queer studies (although theoretical papers will be considered). We invite abstracts of no more than 300 words on: Queer representation (e.g.…
Dear all,  We are delighted to share our conference programme with you for Place and Placelessness on the 16th of July. Just to remind you that our conference is free and will include refreshments, lunch, and a wine reception. We would be grateful if you could register via this link by Wednesday 11th July: https://store.nottingham.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/conferences/schools-and-departments/english/place-and-placelessness-an-interdisciplinary-postgraduate-conference https://store.nottingham.…
The Centre for American Legal Studies at BCU and the Monroe Centre at Reading Universityare pleased to announce a call for papers for their conference on American Politics, History and Law: A Cross-Disciplinary Dialogue. This event will bring together academics and practitioners in the areas of American Politics, History and Law, with a view to providing an informal platform to meet, present their research and network. Prof. Robert McKeever, one of Britain’s leading expert on American Politics,…
For those of you interested in policy making The Institute for Government and the AHRC have just released a report on how government can work with academia.  There are some interesting insights which you may want to consider when you are thinking about the impact of your research https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/publications/how-government-can-work-academia https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/publications/how-government-can-work-academia  
closing date 29 June 2018  Are you studying Shakespeare at college, university, or for leisure? Are you going to be using the archives or library of The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust? If so, you might be interested in applying for the Louis Marder Shakespeare Centre Scholarship – or recommending it to a friend or colleague. This annual scholarship of £1,000 is awarded to ‘a worthy Shakespearian currently pursuing a Ph.D. or similar study, who pledges to produce an original,…
Call for Papers Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Conference Bridging the Gap: Networks, Hierarchies and Impact 13 September 2018 Victoria & Albert Museum, Lydia Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre Introduction The Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) conference is an opportunity to share and discuss the particular circumstances CDP students meet as a new generation of researchers. Based in research-led,…
https://www.ntu.ac.uk/about-us/events/events/2018/05/voices-of-68-contested-pasts,-museums-and-the-northern-ireland-peace-process https://www.ntu.ac.uk/about-us/events/events/2018/05/voices-of-68-contested-pasts,-museums-and-the-northern-ireland-peace-process Event details The seminar looks in particular at the creative collaboration between NTU and Ulster Museum https://www.nmni.com/our-museums/ulster-museum/Home.aspx,…
Durham University, Calman Learning Centre, 26th June 2018  mmccdurham.wordpress.com http://mmccdurham.wordpress.com/ | @mmccdurham2018 |  #MMCC2018 Registration for the Materiality of Maritime Cultures and Connections conference (supported by Durham University's department of Archaeology) is now open. The conference is free to attend but registration is necessary.…
The Hermeneutic Cyborg Even today, a large part of the most insightful work in corpus linguistics relies on techniques whose use in computer-based corpus studies was pioneered 50 years ago by John Sinclair: collocation and keyword analysis combined with a careful interpretation of the corresponding kwic concordances.…

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