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HiP: It’s Alright: A Celebration of Manchester’s Rave Heritage 1985-1995

‘The Lapsed Clubber’ and MDMA present: It’s Alright: A Celebration of Manchester’s Rave Heritage 1985-1995 A one-off collaborative event exploring what it means to grow up and grow old with rave culture in Greater Manchester. Date: Saturday 10th June 2017 Time: 2pm – 6pm Location: Number 70 Oxford St, Manchester, M1 5NH Tickets: Free entry, all welcome, booking at: manchester-rave-heritage.eventbrite.com ‘It’s Alright’ will be an immersive experience with curated spaces dedicated to celebrating different aspects of the rave scene. You are invited to join a panel discussion, take part in a quiz, and listen to tunes by some of Manchester’s ...

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ESRI Seminar Series – Summer 2017

The Education and Social Research Institute is one of the leading UK centres for applied educational research and evaluation, and a thriving research community. Anthropology and/as education Professor Tim Ingold, University of Aberdeen, UK Wednesday 26th April 2017: 16:00 – 17:30, Brooks Building, Room 2.19
 Anthropology is a generous, open-ended, comparative and yet critical inquiry into the conditions and possibilities of life in the one world we all inhabit. But these principles – of generosity, open-endedness, comparison and criticality – are also cornerstones of education. Thus I go beyond an exploration of the interface between the disciplines of anthropology and ...

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MMU Professoriate Lecture by Prof. Herman Potgieter

On behalf of Prof. Herman Potgieter, I would like to extend to you, and to your associates, an invitation to the following event: Waste2Value: A Paradigm Shift in Sustainable Resource Recovery – Prof. Herman Potgieter Thursday 4th May at 18:00 (Refreshments available from 17:30) E0.32, John Dalton building Attendance to this event is free of charge, however we do ask that you book tickets in advance at http://waste2value.eventbrite.co.uk/ Refreshments will be available from 17:30 in MMU’s John Dalton building, with the talk beginning in Lecture Theatre E0.32 at 18:00. This will last around one hour and will include time for audience questions. The ...

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Brexit: Politics and British Constitutional Law: Prof. R. Brazier (UoM)

You are cordially invited to the Manchester JMCE Annual lecture 2017: Brexit: Politics and British Constitutional Law – Prof. Rodney Brazier, MVO, LLD, FRHistS (University of Manchester) 9 May, 15:00-16:30 Crawford House, Theatre 1 The event is free and open to all, but registration is essential: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/brexit-politics-and-british-constitutional-law-tickets-33875032133 Prof. Brazier is one of the country’s most respected constitutional lawyers. He was the Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Public Administration Committee for its inquiry into ministerial powers (2003 – 2004), and to the Joint Select Committee on the Draft Constitutional Reform Bill (2007 – 2008). In 2013 he was made a Member of the ...

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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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Visualising Identity seminar: Dr Beccy Kennedy

Arts and Humanities Faculty Researcher Development Programme Visualising Identity: a seminar Dr Beccy Kennedy, Senior Lecturer in Art 26 April 15.30 – 16.30, Open space on Righton first floor. ​Identity has become something of a dirty word in both political and scholarly spheres, for its benignity or for its potential diversion away from class-based politics in an increasingly plutocratic world. This seminar will explore Identity more positively as both a cultural and an intersectionally political concept, looking at how and why it is still relevant to visual practices today. Within this overview, I will touch upon:  the mid to late 20thC Identity Politics movement, sociological and psychological notions ...

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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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Sam Colling: The Aesthetic Pleasures of Girl Teen Film

Congratulations to Dr. Sam Colling – Lecturer in Film and Media at Manchester School of Art and Research Degrees Development Tutor in the Arts and Humanities Graduate School – whose new book, ‘The Aesthetic Pleasures of Girl Teen Film’, is due for release this July published by Bloomsbury. Sam is a recently conferred MIRIAD Ph.D. and this book, seven years in the making, is next stage development of her PhD research project. About ‘The Aesthetic Pleasures of Girl Teen Film’ What is ‘fun’ about the Hollywood version of girlhood? Through re-evaluating notions of pleasure and fun, The Aesthetic Pleasures of Girl Teen Film forms a study ...

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Jenny Baines: Muscle Memory at Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin

If any of you happen to be in Berlin the next couple of months do pop along to the exhibition Muscle Memory at Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien in which I’m showing a couple of works.  Please see below for info. Dr Jenny Baines Lecturer (0.5), BA(Hons) Filmmaking  j.baines@mmu.ac.uk   INVITATION/// MUSCLE MEMORY Artists: Adel Abidin, Jenny Baines, Maja Bajevic, Marcio Carvalho, Cevdet Erek, Ingo Gerken, Gözde İlkin, Marisa Maza, Ahmet Öğüt, Sophia Pompery, Svenja Schüffler and Vahit Tuna. Curator: Ece Pazarbaşı Opening Fri 31 March at 7 pm 1 April – 11 June 2017, 11 am – 8 pm Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Mariennen Platz 2, 10997 Berlin www.kunstraumkreuzberg.de For public ...

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