Monday 17 December 2018 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Fabio Ciravegna (Professor of Language and Knowledge Technology, The University of Sheffield)

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Title: From A to B? Understanding Mobility in Large Metropolitan Areas via Large Scale Data Collection and Analysis Speaker: Professor Fabio Ciravegna (Professor of Language and Knowledge Technology, The University of Sheffield) Date and time: Monday 17 December 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi (Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: Around 50% of the global population live in metropolitan areas, and […]

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Thursday 13 December 2018 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Pietro Ducange (Associate Professor at the eCampus University)

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Title: Social Sensing and Sentiment Analysis – How to exploit On Line Social Network as information sources Speaker: Professor Pietro Ducange (Associate Professor at the eCampus University) Date and time: Thursday 13 December 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Alessandro Di Nuovo (Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: Social network sites, also called micro-blogging services (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Google+), have spread in recent years, becoming […]

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Transmission: Michelle Atherton and Jamie Sutcliffe – Tuesday 04 December 2018

Transmission banner - featuring Michelle Atherton's 'As Much About Forgetting' exhibition work

Michelle Atherton will be in conversation with Jamie Sutcliffe at tomorrow’s Transmission, discussing, amongst other matters, fake rocks, irrational gestures, and occult motion. Michelle Atherton is an artist working with images, temporal states, and contingency. The starting point for the works is often lens-based, exploring the rhetoric and subsequent potency of the image and our encounter with it. Here the […]

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Transmission: Sharon Kivland and Paul Clinton – Tuesday 20 November 2018

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Paul Clinton and Sharon Kivland met earlier this year and have not stopped talking since. They talk about the erotics of revolution, transgression and prohibition, the événements and legacy of May 1968, the films of Eric Rohmer and the writing of Pierre Klossowski, jewellery and death, political alliances and psychoanalysis, gender, class, sexuality, soft furnishings, and the cut of the […]

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Wednesday 28 November 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Colm McAuliffe (Critical Theory and Popular Culture at Birkbeck)

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Speakers: Colm McAuliffe, PhD in Critical Theory and Popular Culture at Birkbeck, University of London Title: RADICAL BROADCASTS – Theory On Television Hosted by: Professor Esther Johnson Imagine the following: radical psychiatrist R.D. Laing amiably explaining his theories on schizophrenia on a daytime television chat show in 1977; cultural theorist Stuart Hall discussing why Karl Marx mattered in 1983; David Lodge grappling with post-structuralist theory […]

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Transmission: David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera – Tuesday 13 November 2018

Transmission lecture - David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera - Brighton Pilot 1 Gallery

On Tuesday 13 November, David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera will be presenting a public talk in Sheffield, exploring their recent collaborative work for the 2018 Transmission Lecture series. In recent years, David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera have embarked on an eclectic series of field trips, producing a series of experimental artworks to clarify their experience and understanding of fear, […]

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Centre for Contemporary Legend Folklore Symposium at Sheffield Hallam University on 15th November 2018

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The Centre for Contemporary Legend is a new proposed research centre headed by Dr David Clarke (Reader in Journalism, Sheffield Hallam University), Diane A. Rodgers (Senior Lecturer in Media, Sheffield Hallam University) and Andrew Robinson (Senior Lecturer in Photography, Sheffield Hallam University). An inaugural symposium on folklore studies in the UK is being held at Sheffield Hallam University’s Collegiate Campus […]

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Wednesday 7 November 2018 – C3RI Seminar with Dr Marc Smith (Chief Social Scientist, Connected Action Consulting Group)

Title: Charting Collections of Connections in Social Media: Creating Maps and Measures with NodeXL Speaker: Dr Marc Smith (Chief Social Scientist, Connected Action Consulting Group) Date and time: Wednesday 7th November 2018, 4.30pm-5.30pm Hosted by: Sue Beckingham (Principal Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: Networks are a data structure commonly found in any social media service that allows populations to […]

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Wednesday 14 November 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Ron Wright and Neil Webb (Senior lecturers in Sound Recording and Sound Design for Film & Media Production)

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Title: Burning Pool: An exploration of hauntology as a notion of “lost futures” Speakers: Ron Wright and Neil Webb, Senior Lecturers in Sound Recording and Sound Design for Film & Media Production Date and time: Wednesday 14 November, 1PM – 2PM In this seminar Ron and Neil will discuss the conceptual and practical considerations that informed the development of this project. They will also […]

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