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Call for Participants: UoB Postgraduate Symposium Friday 19th May 2017 Department of Drama and Theatre Arts, University of Birmingham, UK Keynote by Professor Deirdre Heddon Registration Now Open: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/university-of-birmingham-postgraduate-symposium-with-keynote-from-professor-deirdre-heddon-tickets-33046933267 https://www.eventbrite.co.…
Continuing the adventures of Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Reasearch Advocate, Ella Hawkins, University of Birmingham 'After lunch, I took a trip down to the strongrooms with Dr Anjna Chouhan – Lecturer in Shakespeare Studies at the SBT – to explore the Bram Stoker Collection in situ. [...] In theory, it offers an in-depth insight into the personal and social lives of some of the most significant figures in the history of Shakespearean performance....…
NTU student Mahtab Hussain was featured in BBC4 Britain in Focus Documentary. Mahtab talks to Eamonn McCabe about Bill Brandt and photography of working classes on #britaininfocus https://twitter.com/hashtag/britaininfocus?src=hash. The programme can be found on the BBC iPlayer http://tinyurl.com/jbqnzmo https://t.co/C75ccyKtgQ.  
Academic Freedom and Society A one-day conference at the University of Warwick, Friday 2 June 2017 How can the history and philosophy of academic freedom and its representations in culture inform us about current debates around the place and function of the academic in society? This conference invites interdisciplinary and transnational perspectives on the question of academic freedom and university autonomy, both historically and in the current moment. Keynotes: Prof. Bruce Gilbert,…
The Faith of William Shakespeare: a one-day conference The Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Saturday 20 May from 10.00am to 5.00pm Join us to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation to explore what that meant to Shakespeare and Stratford-upon-Avon.…
Imagining the Body in France & the Francophone World Date: 19th and 20th January 2018 Venue: University of Birmingham Confirmed keynote speakers: Dr. Kate Averis & Professor Lisa Downing Invited artists: Fiorenza Menini & Dr. Jacqueline Taylor Organisers: Antonia Wimbush, Polly Galis and Maria Tomlinson The notion of ‘imagining the body’ problematises the possibility of representing the body as it is en soi - whether it be depicted textually, visually or orally –,…
On 14th March, the Department of American and Canadian Studies and the Institute of Asia & Pacific Studies will be hosting a one-day symposium entitled “America in the Asian Century: Historical Perspectives on US-Canadian Relations in the Asia-Pacific Region”. Leading scholars and postgraduate students will be presenting papers on a variety of topics aimed at historicising and generating debate about North America’s relationship with Asia.  To book your place please visit: https://www.…
This special guest lecture, in English, will explore Caribbean cinema across a range of languages (English, French, Spanish and Dutch). All students with an interest in Cinema and/or the Caribbean are invited to join us for this unique opportunity to hear a leading Caribbean specialist. Venue: Lecture Room 5, Arts Building The event organised by Dr Louise Hardwick http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/french/hardwick-louise.aspx, Senior Lecturer in French,…
Call for Papers Deadline: 20 April 2017 Date: 9 June 2017 Keynote Speaker: Katie Barclay, University of Adelaide coming of age | marriage | childhood development | education | gender | chronology of the concept of childhood | discipline and codes of conduct |familial and societal definitions of childhood |childbirth | wardship | childhood leisure | literature Bangor University’s School of English Literature welcomes proposals for presentations of 20 minutes on a wide variety of topics including,…
Exploring arts, heritage and digital - for and with children and teenagers. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lets-get-real-young-audiences-conference-2017-tickets-28863300910 Digital content, channels and tools offer a multitude of experiences and environments that young audiences use and enjoy every day. If arts and heritage organisations are to be relevant to the next generation they need to understand and make the most of this massive opportunity.…
Our M3C partner Nottingham Contemporary have an exciting programme of film screenings titled The Time is Now? It’s a series of screenings of Black and Asian films from 1980s-today curated by June Givanni, director of the Pan African Cinema Archive in London. See flyer attached and for more info click here: http://www.nottinghamcontemporary.org/event/time-now-june-givanni http://www.nottinghamcontemporary.org/event/time-now-june-givanni  The Time is Now Flyer.jpg
Past Futures: Temporality and Space in the Middle Ages Call for Papers - Deadline: 31st January This is a call for papers for the University of Bristol's Centre for Medieval Studies 23rd annual postgraduate conference on the theme: ‘Past Futures: Temporality and Space in the Middle Ages’. This is an interdisciplinary event taking place at the Woodland Road precinct on the 3rd-4th March 2017. Prospective speakers are invited to submit abstracts of up to 300 words for 20-minute presentations,…
Transculturation: Encounters in the Modern Period, 1830 - Present  Tuesday 30 May 2017 University of York Deadline for abstracts: 12 March 2017 This interdisciplinary one-day symposium aims to give postgraduate researchers at any level or point in their studies an opportunity to come together to develop debates around transculturation - the idea of works and people responding to production, reproduction and reception at different times and in different places,…
The Brilliant Club is an award-winning charity that recruits, trains and pays doctoral and post-doctoral researchers to deliver programmes of university-style teaching to small tutorial groups of high-performing pupils in schools that serve disadvantaged communities. Over the course of the 2015-16 academic year, The Brilliant Club placed over 400 researchers in schools across the UK, where they worked with over 8000 pupils.…
Please remember to complete your M3C Research Festival student participation survey by the 23 January: https://nottingham.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/midlands3cities-research-festival-survey https://nottingham.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/midlands3cities-research-festival-survey This is a fantastic opportunity for M3C DTP students to showcase the excellent research that is taking place within our DTP.  M3C DTP Research Festival 2017  

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