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November 2017

Conservatoire Public Research Seminar: A Leipzig fin-de-siècle:

November 7
Birmingham Conservatoire – Workshop 1, 200 Jennens Road
Birmingham, B4 7XR
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A Leipzig fin-de-siècle: Perspectives upon Joseph Joachim’s Performing Practices in the ‘Romances’ of Clara Schumann, and Joseph Joachim with Jonathan Gooing (piano by Wilhelm Wieck) It is tempting, as many have done, to see the cultural, compositional and performance outputs of the so-called ‘Leipzig School’ – those adherents and pupils of Felix Mendelssohn – as embodying a certain earnest and respectable dullness – a bookish remoteness out of step with the more flamboyant performing practices and compositional ideals of more consciously…

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School of Art PhD seminar: Fiction, fabulation and ‘as-if’ strategies in art and theory

November 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
School of Art lecture theatre, Margaret St
Birmingham, B3 3BX United Kingdom
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Please join us for the School of Art PhD seminar programme … . Theo Reeves-Evison | Fiction, fabulation and 'as-if' strategies in art and theory. The concept of fabulation can be seen as a subterranean passage through many works of 20th century philosophy, from Bergson to Deleuze – a passage that surfaces in numerous works of contemporary art that play with fictional objects, institutions, and events. This session will invite reflection on the potential of fiction as an artistic and…

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BCMCR Seminar: Emerging Collaborations

November 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Parkside – P424, Cardigan Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7BD
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BCMCR Research Seminar – Journalism, Activism, Community – New Projects: Emerging collaborations 1600-1730 Wednesday 8 November 2017 P424, Parkside, Birmingham City University Free registration at this link    Dr. Rachel-Ann Charles (BCU) The ‘after party’: Musings of a Post-Doc My presentation will focus on my transition from PhD to post-doc research. I will discuss some of the main outcomes of my Doctoral thesis and the way in which these outcomes are currently being converted into research outputs through the Faculty Research Investment Scheme (FRIS).…

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Thinking of doing a PhD?

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
School of Art – G.07, Margaret Street
Birmingham, B3 3BX
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You are invited to ... Thinking of Doing a PhD? An event and conversation about undertaking a PhD at the Faculty of Arts, Design & Media, BCU. Whether you are simply thinking about doing a PhD or in the process of applying, this opportunity will enable you to understand what embarking on a PhD entails, details of the application process and points of contact, information about the wider PhD community and experience and is a chance to ask any questions you may have. Hear from…

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Queering Archives from the East, South and West of Europe

November 10 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Unit 4, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street
Birmingham, B55RT United Kingdom
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In response to Karol Radziszewski's exhibition 'QAI/CEE' Centrala present international seminar discussing queer art and archives. It is noticeable that the very term “queer” and references to queer theory have become popular in both academic language and the popular discourse. The very concept of queer undoubtedly challenges categorization related to sexuality, sex, and gender, and many paradigms applied to these concepts. What is the story of the term itself? How is it applied in the contemporary archival work attempting to…

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