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Library trial to Bridgeman Online Images – feedback needed

We are reaching the time of year when we review our online and print subscriptions.  As part of this process, it is an opportunity to try out new resources, which we could suggest to add to the library’s collections, based on the feedback we receive. Therefore, we have arranged a trial to Bridgeman Education.  This visual resource gives access to over 1.2 million digital images of art, history and culture from global museums, galleries, private collections and contemporary artists.  Images are copyright cleared for use within education. You can access the database at https://www.bridgemaneducation.com/ On campus you should be able ...

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Invitation for the 2nd International Workshop on Visual Methods

International Workshop on Visual Methods 29th March 2017, 9-4:30 pm University Of Central Lancashire (UCLan) FREE ATTENDANCE Registration required http://visualworkshop.info The Photography Research Group are pleased to announce that Uclan will host the 2nd International Workshop on Visual Methods. The event aims to further promote and foster the research capacity of those working with a rage of visually orientated practice, locally and nationally while also seeking to engage with the wider academic community across a number of disciplines.  The workshop is aimed at staff, as well as MA and PhD students keen on developing and engaging in visual methods as a research tool, contextualised through a ...

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History and Politics Seminar on Wednesday: Housing the Citizen-Consumer in Post-war Britain

Please join us this coming Wednesday (22 February) for the latest paper in the History and Politics Seminar Series. Dr Alistair Kefford (Lecturer in Modern British History, University of Manchester) will present on ‘Housing the Citizen-Consumer in Post-war Britain’. We meet in GM 303; there is tea and coffee from 4pm and the paper starts at 4.15. Alistair’s research bridges the divide between ‘the political’ and ‘the cultural’ in modern British history, and through his focus on the geographies, economies and governance of cities his work speaks not only to the historical discipline but also to those working in urban studies, geography, political economy and to those interested in present-day urban ...

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New Modes of Art Writing – Event One

Registration is now open for Event One! Event one is free to attend, please register a place through Eventbrite. If you are an NWCDTP funded student or a presenter/workshop leader, please specify when registering. The full programme for Event One will be added at a later date. New Modes of Art Writing – Event One Art Writing and New Media Outlets in the North 18th May 2017, 9am – 6pm Although the academic thesis or journal is seen as the main output of writing for PhD students, there is a wealth of opportunity in arts journalism to explore different modes ...

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