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Call for papers & participation: DESIGN 2018 – The 15th INTERNATIONAL DESIGN CONFERENCE

This conference call may be of interest to colleagues in design (and Dubrovnik is beautiful). Professor Martyn Evans Head of Manchester School of Art Research Centre Call for papers & participation DESIGN 2018 – The 15th INTERNATIONAL DESIGN CONFERENCE May 21 – 24, 2018 Hotel Dubrovnik Palace, DUBROVNIK, Croatia ============================================================= Please, feel free to forward this message to interested people. ============================================================= The forthcoming DESIGN 2018 Conference will continue to be a great event founded on tradition and excellence. Although we live in a networked world communicating and exchanging ideas by emails, virtual meetings and social networks DESIGN 2018 conference will ...

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Call for Creative Extracts: Feminisms In Public & Bad Language

Dear Colleagues, Please see attached call. If you are interested in performing, please email a short prose or poetry extract of no more than 200 words as a Word document attachment to feminismsinpublic@gmail.com by 5pm on Tuesday 23 May. The work must ultimately correspond to a piece that you can present within a six-minute time-slot at the event which takes place on Tuesday 13th June at 6:30pm Please respond to feminismsinpublic@gmail.com. Many thanks for circulating, Cat McDermott PhD Student, Department of English

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On Screen Talent Market at Sheffield Documentary Festival

The On Screen Talent Market at Sheffield Documentary Festival is now open for applications. This is an opportunity for experts who wish to present their subject on radio and TV. It takes place in Sheffield on Wednesday the 14th June. It consists of a morning of training led by TV presenters and executives, and an afternoon of curated meetings with producers, development producers and commissioners. It is designed to launch and further the careers of experts as new on screen talent. For more information and details on how to apply see: https://sheffdocfest.com/articles/459-apply-for-on-screen-talent-market-2017   Helen Darby Faculty of Arts and Humanities Project ...

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Generating Policy Impact – Short Course for MMU Staff

Metropolis are offering the following short course of three sessions: GENIMP (May 2017) Sessions take place on the following dates. Only sign-up if you are able to attend on all three dates: Session 1: Thursday 4th May 10 – 1, GM 334 Session 2: Thursday 11th May 10 – 1, GM 334 Session 3: Thursday 18th May 10 – 1, GM334 Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/generating-policy-impact-genimp-tickets-29514334168 Questions to: Emily Goodier e.goodier@mmu.ac.uk | +44 (0)161 247 2848 | https://mcrmetropolis.uk/ | @mcrmetropolis This short course consists of 3 two hour sessions that are designed to help academics undertaking policy-relevant research to develop a clear ...

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Nordic Summer University

See below a link to the call for proposals to the Nordic Summer University in Latvia. If you would like to discuss a possible contribution, or just want to know more, get in touch with me. The NSU is divided into study circles. About ten research students and staff have attended the one about Artistic Research since 2014. There are others which people across the Faculty might be interested in: http://nordic.university/ Note that the fee, accommodation and food for a week starts from 80 euros and travel to Latvia is not expensive. The deadline for proposals is 1 May Dr ...

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Corridor8 Writer’s Residency At Castlefield Gallery

Corridor8 recently announced a new writer’s residency working in conjunction with Castlefield Gallery and The International 3.  The paid residency will be based at Castlefield Gallery during their upcoming Andrew McDonald exhibition (28 April – 11 June) and is open to anyone based in the North of England. We are looking for applicants who wish to develop their writing or who use writing as a practice medium, who will work alongside an established writer mentor, develop a public programme event for Castlefield Gallery’s programme, and produce a text to be included in a limited edition publication. The deadline for application ...

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Call for Participants: Student-led Group Residency

Practice and Research in Action At the Sidney Nolan Trust Arts Centre (www.sidneynolandtrust.org), Presteigne, Powys 26 – 30 June 2017 Closing date for applications is Monday 10 April. You are invited to apply for a place in a group residency of PhD students. The purpose is to work together in a shared space, to exchange processes, skills and knowledge and to develop your research methodologies. Dr Myna Trustram Research Degrees Associate M.Trustram@mmu.ac.uk

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A&H Graduate School – Pre-Launch Events

I’d like to draw your attention to the opportunity for staging events, talks, prestigious external speakers, exhibitions for PGRs. Perhaps, student-led and with PGT. I’d like to package them up as pre-launch festival for the GS in May/June/July with a view to giving the GS a higher profile both inside and outside the university with the added aim of generating an increase in recruitment. There will be an Event Generator on 22nd at 12.30 in Righton, which interested PGRs and staff should attend. If anyone with a proposal or a projected event could also come along they can act as ...

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