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Sheffield Doc/Fest have just announced the BBC Northern Docs Pitch and are looking for talented filmmakers based in the North of England to pitch new documentary ideas to a panel in front of a live audience at Doc/Fest. The director of the winning pitch will be offered a commission to make a 60 minute film for the BBC. For more details and to apply: http://bit.ly/DF17BBCNorthernPitch http://bit.ly/DF17BBCNorthernPitch    https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/sheffdocfest.…
The Paul Mellon Centre https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__yale.us8.list-2Dmanage2.…
17 May 2017 9.30am-2pm Event information/details: The well-known U.S. academic career 'Guru' Dr Karen Kelsky is coming to DMU as part of a series of visits to UK universities. The event will comprise a career development seminar for early career researchers and late-stage PhD students. There will be a lecture on preparing for an academic career; a workshop on career development and a networking buffet lunch. Dr Kellee Weinhold will also be available for CV,…
Society for Francophone Postcolonial Studies In association with Liverpool University Press  Regional, National and Global Identities in the Francophone World  Friday 17–Saturday 18 November 2017  Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Confirmed keynote speakers: Ayo Coly (Dartmouth College) and Xavier Garnier (Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3)    In recent years,…
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 –,…
This exciting international training opportunity organized by the British Institute in Eastern Africa www.biea.ac.uk http://www.biea.ac.uk  will take place in July 2017 in Nairobi and at the Kenyan Coast as research field study location. The British Institute in Eastern Africa is accepting applications to its three-week 2017 Summer School in Kenya. The cost for this is GBP 2000 which includes tuition, accommodation and meals and transport while in Kenya OR GBP 1035 which covers tuition, lunch,…
The Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies - Call for Papers - Deadline 1 July September 21, 2017 University of Nottingham Keynote speaker: Andrew Whitehead, Honorary Professor Institute for Asia and Pacific Studies, Senior Research Fellow King’s India Institute, and former Editor of BBC World Service News. The Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies and the School of Cultures,…
Approaches and pathways in Arts, Design and Media research- 7th July 2017 Call for proposals: Research in Arts, Design and Media is highly diverse, often redefining parameters and pushing boundaries. Whether dealing with more established approaches, theoretical ideas or explicitly experimenting with new methods it inevitably involves a degree of mess. Beyond Borders? is a one-day colloquium that traverses disciplinary boundaries to explore the spaces,…
New Directions in American Philanthropy Sheffield Hallam University 14-15 September 2017 - Call for papers The purpose of this workshop is to engage in this debate concerning the positive and negative aspects of American philanthropy. It is hoped that the research presented will both challenge and further our understanding of the role of charity and philanthropy in American history. From small Church groups and missionary efforts to secular organisations and multi-million dollar foundations,…
A one-day seminar hosted by the Centre for Travel Writing Studies, Nottingham Trent University, in collaboration with the Network for American Periodical Studies. Tuesday 6th June 2017, Nottingham Trent University,…
Saturday, 6 May 2017 (Room 243, Senate House) Before, During and After the PhD 11.00     Overcoming the fear of writing (Jane Everson, RHUL) 12.00     The PhD viva (Benedict Schofield, KCL) 13.00     Applying for academic jobs, writing a CV and the job interview (Benedict Schofield, KCL) 14.00     Lunch break 15.00     Publishing in Modern Languages and careers in publishing (Emily Morrell, SAS Publications) 16.00     Careers for Modern Language graduates in NGOs,…
How memory travels: Movements of the Odyssey in 19th and 20th century memory cultures - Wednesday 3 May 2017, 5-7 pm Nottingham Trent University Clifton Campus Dates in Contemp.JPG
The Translator Made Corporeal: Translation History and the Archive British Library Knowledge Centre (Euston Road, London) Monday 8th May 2017, 08:45 - 18:00 This conference will explore the current progress in studying the human translator in an historical and cultural context - See more at: http://www.bl.uk/events/the-translator-made-corporeal-translation-history-and-the-archive/#sthash.18QfGvqV.dpuf http://www.bl.…
CLAS Symposium- 3-4 May 2017 at the University of Nottingham   •Keynote Speaker: Dr Pupavac on the importance of languages and area studies •Presentations by postgraduates on the latest research •Dissertation Posters by undergraduates •A choice of interactive workshops •Launch event of the journal ‘Languages, Texts, and Society’ •Complementary lunch and refreshments Visit: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/clas-symposium-2017-tickets-33389006417 http://www.eventbrite.co.…
This event explores the effects of austerity and cuts in Nottingham and what is being done locally to help to ease the situations of those affected. It is a one-off event that forms part of a Nottingham-specific exhibition of a nationwide tour exploring social justice and the human rights movement entitled Journey to Justice.  There will be an introduction by Abi Rhodes, an M3C/AHRC funded PhD researcher at The University of Nottingham, on the meaning of 'austerity',…

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