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December 2018

Careers & Cocktails

December 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eagle and Ball Pub, Gospal Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD United Kingdom
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Following the success of last year's event, we are delighted to invite you to … Careers & Cocktails (the festive edition)! Want to shake-up your career outlook or stir your imagination to think beyond the PhD? Join us for an evening of discussion, networking and short talks … over our aptly-named cocktails!* . Recognising the growing challenges of postdoc life, Careers & Cocktails will help you rethink the possibilities of routes-out from the PhD. How can you use your research practice to develop roles both…

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Conservatoire PGR Study day

December 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

You are invited to the Conservatoire Study Day. Support your fellow researchers and find out more about the exciting PhD research taking place in Music and the Performing Arts! See a schedule overview below and full abstracts here.   Schedule Session One (The LAB): 9.15-10.45 Melinda Maxwell | Lost in Translation: How and Why Notate Improvisation? Khyam Allami | Écho-monde: Towards a Hybrid Repertoire of Contemporary Acoustic, Electroacoustic and Electronic Arabic Music Ben Torrens | Birmingham Reggae Yuanwei Ping | The…

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January 2019

Material Encounters research seminar

January 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
School of Art lecture theatre, Margaret St
Birmingham, B3 3BX United Kingdom
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You are warmly invited you to the next Material Encounters research seminar, part of the School of Art research programme. Using the School of Art’s recent representation at IMPACT10 in Santander, Spain as a starting point, the second session from the Material Encounters Research Cluster will focus on the development of shared international outputs between research staff and doctoral researchers as a key strategy for the development of ambitious collegiate, future projects. 4pm | Catherine Baker ~ Catherine will introduce the…

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BCMCR Research Seminar: Pedagogy Seminar

January 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

BCMCR Research Seminar – Pedagogy Seminar 1600-1730 Wednesday 30 January 2019 C284 Curzon B, Birmingham City University   Judith Rifeser (University of Roehampton) -  Who are you?: Teaching thinking, working and making with and through creative film practice research In this paper, I shall give a brief insight into what I have learned from doing and teaching creative practice film research, in this case about touch, philosophy and global women’s cinema. I start from an idea by Luce Irigaray (1999) who…

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Talking Practice: John Grayson

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
School of Jewellery Lecture Theatre, Vittoria Street
Birmingham, B3 3PA United Kingdom
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Talking Practice and Vittoria Street Gallery are delighted to host Enamel | Substrate, a solo exhibition by John Grayson, crafts maker, academic and researcher. Enamel | Substrate is the culmination of John’s practice-based PhD investigating the craftsmanship employed in the 18th South Staffordshire enamel trade. The trade made objects for the person and the home such animal-shaped snuff boxes, Rococo and Neo-Classical styled candlesticks and Medieval armour shaped mustard pots, from paper thin copper foil coated with enamel. John’s past…

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