Tackling Online Hate in Football – TOHIF project website goes live

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Providing an innovative combination of state-of-the-art quantitative data analysis, nuanced qualitative critical analysis and grassroots activism, the ‘Tackling Online Hate in Football’ (TOHIF) project aims to trace as well combat online hate in football. This week saw its online website go live at tohif.com. Led by Dr Jack Black, alongside colleagues from the University of Brighton, Leeds Beckett University, Dublin […]

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New book co-authored by Dr David Clarke shows Sheffield is true home of Robin Hood

New book shows Sheffield is true home of Robin Hood

A new book co-authored by Sheffield Hallam’s Dr David Clarke exploring the region’s Robin Hood folklore has been published. Dr Clarke, from the University’s Culture and Creativity Research Institute, is one of the authors of Reclaiming Robin Hood: Folklore & South Yorkshire’s Infamous Outlaw. It has been launched with Sensoria Festival and Loxley Primary School as part of a campaign to reclaim […]

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Call for Papers – Gender and TV in Iberia and Latin America

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Call for Papers Gender and TV in Iberia and Latin America Anja Louis (Sheffield Hallam) and Abigail Loxham (Liverpool), UK We invite original papers to be published as part of an edited collection. Our aim is to forge interdisciplinary links between those working in Television and Media Studies, Gender Studies, Iberian and Latin American Studies. We consider television as a […]

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‘The Co-op Connection’ – Professor Esther Johnson produces book celebrating the connection between ‘SHIPS in the SKY’ and the Co-op Society

In celebration of the co-operative movement and the direct connection that Professor Esther Johnson‘s social history arts research SHIPS in the SKY has to the Co-op Society; Esther has produced a 44-page full-colour book published by The Modernist Society. The book brings together a selection of project donations associated with the former Hull Co-operative Society Central Premises, alongside an assortment […]

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Call for Papers: Apocalypse Poetry Symposia – 19 March 2022 and 12 November 2022 – Tickets now available

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Update: Tickets for the Apocalypse Poetry Symposia are now available for booking via the University of Huddersfield event page. If you encounter any issues or have queries please do contact Dr Steve Ely (01484 472783). SYMPOSIA: APOCALYPSE POETRY CALL FOR PAPERS We are pleased to announce a call for papers for a two-part symposium: Apocalypse Poetry. The first symposium will be held […]

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Patti Smith and King Creosote perform ‘Pauper’s Dough’ from Professor Virginia Heath’s film ‘From Scotland With Love’ at COP 26 Climate Action Concert

Pathway-to-Paris-Cop-26-Concert-Glasgow-2021 Banner Patti Smith and King Creosote perform 'Paupers Dough' from Professor Virginia Heath’s film 'From Scotland With Love' at COP 26 Climate Action Concert

Patti Smith and King Creosote perform Pauper’s Dough from Professor Virginia Heath’s film From Scotland With Love at COP 26 Climate Action Concert Pathway to Paris in Glasgow 2021 On 31 October 2021, to mark the beginning of the COP 26 Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Patti Smith invited King Creosote to perform with her and they sang Pauper’s Dough, […]

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Peter Spence is invited speaker at The 12th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia2021) in Kyoto, Japan

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  Peter Spence will deliver his paper ‘Re-considering History and Narrative Through the Short Factual Film The Archive (UK 2018)’ via live stream at the The 12th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia2021) in Kyoto, Japan in November. The paper reflects on tensions and dialogues between historical enquiry and narrative story-telling, using the case study of the short […]

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Liberation Radio at the Leeds International Film Festival

Professor Esther Johnson is a jury member for the Leeds International Film Festival running from 3-18 November 2021. Esther will also present her research Liberation Radio at the festival on both the evening of the 13th and 16th of November. The film will be available to view on Leeds Player during the festival. The work focuses on the little-known history of the North Vietnam ‘Liberation Radio’ […]

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Ashely Barnes speaks with BBC Radio Sheffield about short story dispensers at Off the Shelf Festival

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Short stories to go at Off the Shelf Festival of Words Ashley Barnes, deputy head of the Department of Humanities has been speaking to BBC Radio Sheffield (1:41:20) about Short Story Dispenser machines which were positioned at Sheffield Central Library and the Millennium Gallery during Off the Shelf this year. The Dispensers offer short stories and poems on different themes […]

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‘Live from the Rowan Tree and the International Space Station: A Celebratory Gathering’ – Michelle Atherton in conversation at the Borrowed Time symposium

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Michelle Atherton is in conversation about her participatory event: Live from the Rowan Tree and the International Space Station: A Celebratory Gathering at the Borrowed Time: on death, dying and change symposium on Monday 01 November. As a prequel Zoom event for the symposium, Live from the Rowan Tree… took the form of a Celebratory Gathering on the evening of […]

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