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ENGAGING WITH DISSONANCE  IN PERFORMANCE RESEARCH TaPRA 2019 PG Symposium - In collaboration with SCUDD Wednesday 13th March, Faculty of English, University of Oxford Dissonance implies conflict or discord, whether that be cognitive, or cultural, or perhaps, musical. According to Leon Festinger’s theory of cognitive dissonance (1957), people are psychologically motivated to engage in behaviour orientated towards reduction of disharmony, in preference of an internal consistency. In practice,…
University of Durham | University of Newcastle 11-13 April 2019 We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers and Call for Posters for the 13th Annual Early Medieval Archaeology Student Symposium (EMASS). EMASS welcomes proposals for papers and posters by postgraduates and early career researchers on any aspect of the early medieval period (broadly defined as the 4th to 12th centuries AD), across all geographical regions. Proposals from international researchers are especially welcome,…
Call for Papers  The editorial team of Creative Industries Cluster Journal (CICJ) invite creative practitioners, PhD, MA students and BCMCR staff to submit 300 word abstracts for the second issue of the journal.  The theme for this issue is ‘“Borders and Hinterlands”. We would like to explore creative and cultural practice that exists beyond the margins of cultural policy and commercial markets. This issue will platform original perspectives on the functioning,…
A symposium on constructing character and identity in real and fictional worlds 10th May 2019 Language allows us to engage with others and provides a means through which we can project and reveal our character and identity to the world. It also provides a means through which we can attribute the characteristics of other people, both real and fictional.…
British Library Doctoral Open Days – registration now open! Our Doctoral Open Days http://bit.ly/2pMttRy are a chance for PhD students who are new to the Library to learn how to make the most of our research materials, get to grips with the practicalities of using the Library and its services, and find out how to navigate our physical and online collections. They are also a great opportunity to meet our expert and friendly staff and other researchers from all disciplines.…
Registration for Philosophy in Progress 2019 Postgraduate conference is now open. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors it is free. Please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/philosophy-in-progress-2019-tickets-53340797762 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/philosophy-in-progress-2019-tickets-53340797762 to register. Date and time: Wed 9 January 2019 10:30 – 18:00 Thurs 10 January 2019 09:00 – 16:00 Location: University of Nottingham, Humanities Building, Nottingham,…
Employability Placement Opportunity with The AfterShakespeare Collaboration https://www.aftershakespeare.co.uk/ The AfterShakespeare Collaboration is dedicated to the ongoing research of how and why Shakespeare was able to do what he did, and how this work can be best kept alive. This is an opportunity for someone who is motivated to push knowledge boundaries through a questioning, testing, and analytical approach.…
"Corroding the Now: Poetry + Science | SF" is a forthcoming academic conference set to take place on April 12-13, 2019. Featuring papers, panels, poetry readings, performances and other responses from scholars and practitioners, "Corroding the Now" sets out to explore the tensions and affinities between poetry, science and science fiction.  We are interested in academic papers and panels, creative responses, poetry readings and performances. We welcome scholars, poets, critics, scientists,…
This year will provide the largest number of opportunities to date, with the inclusion of a 8th Host there are now 71 placements available across the eight world-leading, international institutions. The annual scheme, now in its 15th year, provides funded research fellowships at world-leading international research institutions for early career researchers, doctoral-level research assistants and AHRC/ESRC*funded doctoral students. For the first time,…
Places still available at our Lifting the Lid Workshops. These events are designed to 'lift the lid' on the reality of working in and with the creative industries and cultural sector. These workshops will help you develop skills and networks for creative jobs and research collaborations. Pitching your PhD Skills for Creative Jobs- Wed 5 December 2018 Creative Industries & Cultural Sector Deep Dive - Wed 6 February 2019 Coaching & Active Listening Training- Tue 22 January 2019 Workshop 2.…
The Royal Institution (Ri) are looking for an intern to start in mid to late January to assist the Ri team with preparation for the Big Bang Fair in March. This placement will involve working with the Ri during the peak period for science engagement with schools in the UK, the period around National Science Week. Due to the focus of the internship, the dates are not flexible.…
We are excited to confirm that we are collaborating again with the wonderful team at the Royal Literary Fund to deliver a range of bespoke academic writing workshops. Further information and application forms can be found at M3C & Royal Literary Fund Writing Retreats 2019. The deadline to apply for these opportunities is 7 December 2018.   
An international symposium on ‘Multilingual Practices in Early Modern Literary Culture’ will be held at the University of Birmingham on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 January 2019. For more information, see:https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/edacs/departments/english/events/2019/multilingual-practices-in-early-modern-literary-culture.aspx https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/edacs/departments/english/events/2019/multilingual-practices-in-early-modern-literary-culture.aspx .…
A group of University of Nottingham PhD students are designing a CDF bid to host a workshop that gives fellow postgraduates an opportunity to develop their understanding of blended learning pedagogy. Blended learning is learning that supports students’ face-to-face education through digital mediums and takes advantage of the pedagogical opportunities offered by Virtual Learning Environments such as Moodle.…
Are some approaches and pathways favoured more than others? How does research that deviates from traditional practice enact its criticality? Do institutional or other boundaries affect/effect your research? Can questioning the familiar elicit the unfamiliar? Is provocation necessary to re/define your research territory? Does defining your research confine your research? How can addressing these sorts of questions provide possibilities for the Arts and Humanities more broadly?…

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