Diane Rodgers Researcher Blog: Reflections on the Centre for Folklore, Myth and Magic in Todmorden, Sat 1st October 2022

About the Author Diane A. Rodgers is a Senior Lecturer in Media, Arts and Communications at Sheffield Hallam University and a CCRI PhD candidate conducting doctoral research relating to folklore and folk horror in ‘wyrd’ 1970s British Film and Television. As a co-founder of the Centre for Contemporary Legend (CCL) and part of the CCMS Cultural Heritage Research Group, I was honoured to be invited to speak […]

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‘a sukkah for our times’: City centre installation by PhD researcher Max Munday and local Jewish community

2022-10 'a sukkah for our times' Drawing - Image credit Max Munday

a sukkah for our times Wednesday 12 – Friday 14 October 2022 Sheffield Winter Garden You can hear audio of this text being read out here: a sukkah for our times audio. a sukkah for our times is an art installation and event-space created for the festival of Sukkot by PhD researcher Max Munday and members of the local Jewish community, including Ken […]

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METHOD 2022 – Programme now available

The METHOD conference programme is now available – find the itinerary and abstracts online here. Key dates: Conference: 21 and 22 September 2022 , remotely via Zoom. Pre-conference METHOD abstract training: 08 June 10am-12pm, remotely via Zoom: https://shu.zoom.us/j/4900996114 (passcode 8022) Abstract submission deadline: 04 July 2022 send here.  Below you will find three sections: Introduction to the conference theme. Submission and […]

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When The Space Becomes the Screen: A Research Laboratory and Public Outcome

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This summer the CCRI doctoral cohort have been given access to the SHU managed project space at S1 Artspace at Park Hill. We have collectively curated a series of experiments and projects individually and collaboratively under the title ‘Whispering, shouting, touching, passing’. Within this programme a smaller group of researchers (Helen Blejerman, Roland van Dierendonck, Marika Grasso, Jackie Leaver, Tim […]

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Dr Becky Shaw Researcher Blog – Becky Shaw and Emma Bolland (PhD candidate and Fine Art Associate Lecturer) report on participation in the National Association of Fine Art Education (NAFAE) annual conference, and their paper on oHPo Radio

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NAFAE explores and champions the changing terrain of fine art education in the UK. The focus of this years’ conference (May 29th) was Making Communities and Making with Communities, looking at the significance of community both within fine art education and in the communities that fine art education interacts with and builds. The day was intense and packed with really […]

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Graduate Teaching Assistant Studentships in CCRI

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The Culture & Creativity Research Institute (CCRI) at Sheffield Hallam University are now advertising for applications for Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) studentships, commencing 1st October 2022. For further information and guidance please visit the FindAPhD.com links below: PhD Opportunities in Art, Media Arts and Design – https://www.findaphd.com/phds/programme/phd-opportunities-in-art-media-arts-and-design/?p4989 PhD Opportunities in Communication, Media and Film Studies – https://www.findaphd.com/phds/programme/phd-opportunities-in-communication-media-and-film-studies/?p4987 PhD Opportunities in […]

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CCRI Doctoral Conference IMPACT 2021 – 15th & 16th September 2021

The IMPACT 2021 Conference programme can be found online here. Sheffield Hallam University students and staff are invited to attend IMPACT 2021, a conference led by the University’s Culture & Creativity Research Institute. The event will take place online across two days and will weave together presentations from Postgraduate Research Students (PGR) and Early Career Researchers (ECR), with discussions and presentations by staff […]

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PhD Studentship Opportunities in CCRI

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CCRI are now advertising Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) studentships for postgraduate research students in the Art, Design & Media Research Centre, Centre for Culture, Media and Society and the Humanities Research Centre, with a proposed study start date of October 2021. The deadline for applications is 1st June 2021, and applications should be submitted to the ! RIS Culture & […]

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Three new Lab4Living PhD Studentship opportunities

Lab4Living PhD Studentships

Lab4Living is now advertising for three new PhD Studentships, to join its existing cohort of eight students. The studentships will support art and design led research projects that explore a range of socially urgent topics under the broader themes of the 100-Year Life and the Future Home. The studentships will focus on one of three research areas: Future-Proofing Life: Exploring Extreme […]

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