James Fenwick’s ‘Closeup with Fahmi Reza’ at The Void – Wednesday 25th May, 12:00 – 14:30

We’d like to invite you to join us for a fascinating in-person screening, discussion, and Q&A with documentary filmmaker, graphic artist, and political activist Fahmi Reza on Wednesday 25 May in The Void, 12noon to 2.30pm.  Fahmi Reza is a Malaysian documentary filmmaker, political graphic designer, and street artist. His work focuses on issues of colonialism, free speech, and media freedom. […]

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Professor Esther Johnson’s ‘a ROLE to PLAY’ to screen at VIVID Projects in Birmingham, 19th – 21st May

A powerful short film by Professor Esther Johnson titled a ROLE to PLAY will screen at VIVID projects in Birmingham for the PUT PEOPLE FIRST programme that shares stories of contemporary workers struggles. a ROLE to PLAY (2019) was co-commissioned by Animate Projects and Junction Arts as part of the WORK project. The film tells stories of the impact of economic changes in post-industrial Bolsover, a Derbyshire constituency where coal was once king, and features Bolsover Freedom Community […]

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Professor Esther Johnson to present SHIPS in the SKY at ‘Changing Places’ Space & Place seminar – Wednesday 27th April 2022

Ships in the Sky

Professor Esther Johnson will present research from her ongoing social history arts project SHIPS in the SKY at the next ‘Changing Places‘ Space & Place group seminar convened by Dr Luke Bennett. This will take place on Wednesday 27 April between 2-4pm. You can sign up for this on Eventbrite.   SHIPS in the SKY is a social history arts project recording the many lives of the majestic Hull & East Riding Co-operative Society store […]

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Professor Matthew Stibbe’s talk at National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, 5 May 2022

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Professor Matthew Stibbe to host online talk on Michael E. DeBakey lecture in the History of Medicine: A Laboratory of Humanitarianism: Military and Civilian Captivity during the First World War at the National Library of Medicine, Maryland, on 5 May, 14:00 EST / 19:00 GMT.   Scholarship on captivity in modern conflicts has mostly focused on its violent aspects and […]

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Changing Places #2: change and the material fate of place, Wednesday, 27 April 2022

The Sheffield Hallam University Space & Place Group’s second interdisciplinary seminar on the theme of ‘changing places’, Changing Places #2: change and the material fate of place will be running 2-4pm on Wednesday, 27 April 2022. This online session will look at how (and why) people change places. Change of place, whether as regeneration, ruination, redevelopment or altered forms of use is […]

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Royal Photographic Society Historical Group / SHU Photography Research Symposium – Saturday 02 April 2022

The 4th joint Royal Photographic Society Historical Group / SHU Photography Research Day Saturday 02 April 2022, 1015-1630. Held online on Zoom. The event organised by Janine Freeston (Royal Photographic Society) and Andrew Robinson (Sheffield Hallam University) is free to all SHU staff and students and includes presentations and papers by Royal Photographic Society members alongside Sheffield Hallam staff, alumni […]

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society – ‘Exploiting around the Clock: Sam Katzman and the Genesis of the Rock ’n’ Roll Film’ with Yannis Tzioumakis (University of Liverpool)

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society Exploiting around the Clock: Sam Katzman and the Genesis of the Rock ’n’ Roll Film Featuring Yannis Tzioumakis (University of Liverpool). This paper revisits the production history of the film Rock around the Clock (1956), with a view to shedding light on certain aspects of that history that have received little attention, but […]

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CCRI Seminar Series – ‘Design Futures Packaging: Support work for research projects’ with John Kirkby (Design Futures)

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Please join us on Wednesday 16 March 2022 for our next CCRI-wide seminar as part of the Culture & Creativity Research Institute Seminar Series, where we will be hearing from Design Futures‘ John Kirkby. Design Futures Packaging: Support work for research projects Creative Director John Kirkby would like to take this  opportunity to present some recent examples of how the award […]

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society – ‘Data Theory: Interpretive Sociology and Computational Methods’ with Professor Simon Lindgren (Umeå University)

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society Data Theory: Interpretive Sociology and Computational Methods Featuring Professor Simon Lindgren (Umeå University). The ongoing and intensifying datafication of our societies poses huge challenges as well as opportunities for social science to rethink core elements of its research enterprise. Prominently, there is a pressing need to move beyond the long-standing qualitative/quantitative divide. This […]

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‘Apocalypse I’ – Sheffield Hallam University hosting the first of two symposia on Apocalypse Poetry on 19 March 2022 – Full brochure now available

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We are pleased to announce the full brochure, featuring itinerary, abstracts and speaker bios for Apocalypse I – the first half of the Apocalypse Symposium, taking place in Sheffield on Saturday 19 March 2022. You can find the brochure online by following this link: Apocalypse 1 (Sheffield Hallam): symposium brochure with programme, abstracts and contributor details. Tickets for both dates […]

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