No Bounds Festival – Hallam’s collaboration set to spark conversation

An exciting, barrier-breaking cultural festival is coming to Sheffield this October – and we’re thrilled to announce that staff and academics from the Culture & Creativity Research Institute have been involved in key exhibitions. What to expect from the festival? If you come to the festival, you’ll have an opportunity to see the city from new and different perspectives and a rare […]

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Diane Rodgers to give talk at the Centre for Folklore, Myth and Magic in Todmorden, 1st October 2022

Diane A. Rodgers, a member of the Centre for Contemporary Legend and also the CCMS Cultural Heritage Research Group has been invited to speak about her research at the Centre for Folklore, Myth and Magic in Todmorden, on Sat 1st October.   The talk, titled ‘Generation Hexed‘, will examine television in the 1970s, bursting at the seams with weirdness, eeriness, supernatural folklore […]

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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: (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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German History Society: Walter Sauer on Habsburg’s Colonial Empire and Austrian Identity


This year’s German History Society Conference will be held in Charles St Building at Sheffield Hallam University on Thursday 8th September – Saturday 10th September. The public, German History enthusiasts in particular, are invited to join the key note lecture on the first day of the conference with Walter Sauer (University of Vienna) presenting on Habsburg’s Colonial Empire and Austrian […]

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‘Visual Activism in the 21st Century: Art, Protest and Resistance in an Uncertain World’ – Thursday 1st September 2022, 09.00-17.30

Only 2 weeks to the ‘Visual Activism in the 21st Century: Art, Protest and Resistance in an Uncertain World’ event. This event marks the publication of our anthology: ‘Visual Activism in the 21st Century: Art Protest and Resistance in an Uncertain World’ (Stephanie Hartle and Darcy White (Eds), Bloomsbury Academic. Pub. 25 August 2022). The event offers a wonderful opportunity to meet […]

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Hester Reeve presenting at Show and Tell on How to Dwell in the House of Art – Wednesday 27th July 11:00AM

FTI-Io Flat Time House & /origin\forward/slash\ Free event  Wednesday  July 27th  11 am  BST  2022 on Zoom.   How can art be a location or place of ‘dwelling’ in our contemporary situation and why should it matter to us? What does it mean to be ‘at-home-in-the-world’ and if, as Heidegger maintained, we are suffering from the ‘plight of homelessness,’ does […]

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

Image by Aron Spall

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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Professor Esther Johnson’s new feature film DUST & METAL will receive its world premiere at this year’s Sheffield DocFest (2022)

Dust & Metal film poster

Professor Esther Johnson‘s new feature film DUST & METAL will receive its world premiere at this year’s Sheffield DocFest with a live soundtrack performance on Monday 27 June from 8pm at the magnificent Memorial Hall in Sheffield City Hall. The film will screen in the form of a  “cine-concert” with the film’s new electronic score performed live by Vietnamese artist Xo Xinh.   Tickets and passes are available here.   DUST & METAL (CAT […]

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Film Screening & Research Seminar: ‘Rock around the Clock (1956)’ with guest speaker Yanniz Tzioumakis – The Void, 2 – 5:30pm, Wednesday 8th June

This special event, presented by the Centre for Culture, Media and Society at Sheffield Hallam University, will explore and celebrate the 1956 rock ’n’ roll exploitation movie Rock around the Clock. Hosted in SHU’s purpose-built cinema, The Void (Owen Building, Room 123), the event will begin with a brief introduction before a rare screening of Rock around the Clock on […]

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Nursing Narratives ‘Exposed: Racism and the Pandemic’ showing at the Heart of the Campus, Wednesday 22 June 2022

Nursing Narratives

Nursing and Midwifery Minoritised, Allied Health Minoritised and the Nursing Narratives team are hosting an event where Exposed is showcased for the first time at Sheffield Hallam University. This event will also support the relaunch of both minoritised groups. Event is open to all SHU staff and students on Wednesday 22 June at the Heart of the Campus. The documentary […]

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