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November 2019

Jazz Practice Research Seminar Series: Tom Challenger

November 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jazz Club, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Birmingham,
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Tom Challenger  (Trinity Laban)  Saxophonist Tom Challenger delves into his recent practice, which centres upon composed and improvised materials for soloist, in both preparation and performance. In seeking to expand creative possibility, he will highlight areas of his research that investigate various ways improvisation and composition can co-habit and interact in a shared space. Focussing upon his recent work ‘Labtayt Sulci’ (2018-19), he will explore the emergent, entangled properties that have arisen during the cycle of realisation. In particular, he introduces the idea that…

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December 2019

Coffee + Chat

December 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Parkside Starbucks Ground Floor, Parkside Building
Birmingham,
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“There is no way I could take an hour out of my busy schedule to do something nice, for a free coffee, to have a space to chat with people from different departments at different points in their studies. I have absolutely no time to maybe learn something or maybe share my knowledge and no way could I eat my lunch away from my desk. I’m unbelievably busy!” . If this is you then don’t read on. . If its…

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Shut up + write!

December 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
C319, C319 Curzon
Birmingham,
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Ever want to have just a few hours in amidst all the PhD chaos to just focus on writing? These regular Shut Up & Write sessions offer a space for like-minded PhD students to meet and get on with, well errr … writing! Tea, coffee and festive snacks will be available. Feel free to bring lunch!

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PGR Studio PubHD

December 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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 cocktails!* Recognising the growing challenges of postdoc life, the PGR Studio PubHD will help you rethink the possibilities of routes-out from the PhD. How can you use your research practice to develop roles both within and beyond the academe? How are academic roles themselves changing to reflect pressures in the Higher…

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January 2020

Inside//Out PhD Festival

January 22 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

After the success of our two PhDfest, we are thrilled to announce our third Inside//Out PhD festival on the 22nd of January 2020. Inside//Out invites PhD researchers at all stages from across the Arts, Design and Media faculty to join the festival line-up to present / discuss / exhibit / perform their research. It offers a space for researchers to socialise, have fun and disseminate internal ideas and ‘work-in-progress’ to get them out there to a supportive mixed audience. We are…

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