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Call for Proposals – Winter Symposium and Artist Residency

Nordic Summer University 9-12 March 2017 Please see (attached and below) the call for proposals for the winter symposium and artist residency organised by the Artistic Research study circle of the Nordic Summer University. This winter it is being held in Sàpmi which is the preferred name for Lapland. It’s in the Swedish part of Sàpmi. If you are thinking of applying do get in touch with Myna Trustram (m.trustram@mmu.ac.uk) if you have any questions. Dear friends of NSU Circle 7 We are excited to announce we will be meeting for our Winter Symposium 2017 in Saxnäs, Sàpmi on March 9th ...

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Ivan Juritz Prize

Celebrating Creative Experiment Postgraduate students from throughout Europe are invited to submit works in any artistic medium that play with form to make us think, feel and question. The winner will receive £1000 and two weeks artist’s residency and a showcase at Cove Park, Scotland’s International Artist Residency Centre. The prize is hosted by the Centre for Modern Literature and Culture at King’s College London and Cove Park. It is judged by Lisa Appignanesi, Michael Berkeley, Rachel Cusk, Dexter Dalwood, Julian Forrester, Jeremy Harding, Deborah Levy, Stephen Romer, Fiona Shaw. For more details see www.ivanjuritzprize.co.uk

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Job Opportunity: External Relations & Research Impact Officer

A job which might be relevant for post-docs/colleagues: External Relations & Research Impact Officer – Understanding Everyday Participation project Please see http://www.everydayparticipation.org/announcement-new-external-relations-and-impact-officer-role-with-understanding-everyday-participation/ for further details. Closing date for applications 26 September 2016 (interviews in October)

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Show & Tell: a new way to have lunch in the Arts and Humanities

Dear Colleagues, To launch a new era of cross-disciplinary Research and Knowledge Exchange in the Arts and Humanities at Manchester Met, we will be running a ‘Show & Tell’ programme of inter-Faculty networking events throughout 2016/17. All research centres and specialist research teams (or collaborative groups of individual researchers) are invited to introduce themselves to the Faculty in short 20-30 minute lunch-time sessions, which will run throughout terms 1 and 2 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The sessions will be advertised across the whole university. The aim is to discover synergies across the new Faculty (and beyond) and encourage colleagues to ...

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Wuhan Artist Residency

Artist Residency opportunity in K11 art village, Wuhan, supported by Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) and Manchester City Council. Manchester City Council and CFCCA are pleased to announce an open call opportunity for local, Manchester based contemporary artists to apply for a 10-14 day funded artist residency at the K11 art village in Wuhan, China. Please see attached brief.

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New Generation Thinkers 2017

The AHRC and BBC Radio 3 are looking for applications for the New Generation Thinkers of 2017. This scheme aims to develop a new generation of academics who can bring the best of university research and scholarly ideas to a broad audience – through BBC broadcasting. It’s a chance for early career researchers to cultivate the skills to communicate their research findings to those outside the academic community. Each year, up to sixty successful applicants have a chance to develop their programme-making ideas with experienced BBC producers at a series of dedicated workshops and, of these up to ten will ...

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AHRC Writing Retreat – 7-8 July 2016

Gladstone’s Library, North wales Please see the attachment (open link in browser or right-click and “Download Linked File” or equivalent) for details of this great opportunity and the application form. Applications for the retreat next week are invited from postgraduate researchers (staff doing doctoral research are eligible). It is mainly for students in year 2, 3 or submission pending. Deadline is 4pm Friday (1st July). Places are still available so do apply immediately if you are interested. The retreat will take place over two days (7th-8th July 2016) in the unique surroundings of Gladstone’s Library in Flintshire, North Wales and is intended to support ...

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Call for Proposals – AHRC Care for the Future ECR Conference

Past Matters, Research Futures: Care for the Future Early Career Researcher Conference Call for Proposals Deadline for proposals: 31 July 2016 Further information and call document can also be found on our website: http://careforthefuture.exeter.ac.uk/events/ Past Matters, Research Futures will take place at the Royal Society, London, 12-13 December 2016 and will showcase the exciting research conducted by Early Career Researchers (ECRs) related to Care for the Future: Thinking Forward through the Past, one of four strategic research themes supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). ECRs are represented in the theme in a variety of ways, and are recognised ...

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Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 – Call for Entries

Student and Graduate Opportunity: Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Call for Entries The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 is currently open for entries, presenting a fantastic opportunity for students at Manchester Metropolitan University to showcase their work and further their involvement in the art world in preparation for their future career. There is a Student Category, and prizes include £1,000 courtesy of Hiscox, a group exhibition and editorial coverage in Aesthetica Magazine (global readership in print and digital of 311,000). They can also enter the Main Category if they wish. We would really like students and staff at Manchester Metropolitan University to know about this opportunity. If you could share this ...

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Call for Contributions – MIRIAD Newsletter

Dear PGRs, We would like to invite you to contribute to the upcoming issue of the MRIAID newsletter. The newsletter is a vital and successful way of broadcasting the exciting work that you have been up to. From events, activities, exhibitions, projects, talks, conference papers and workshops to art works, photography and anything else of interest, we would like to see what you have been up to. Are you part of the MIRIAD writing group and have something you would like to share? Do you have imagery from a recent event that you would like others to see?… Get in ...

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