Entretiens – Perspectives contemporaines sur les publications d’artistes – Featuring Dr Sharon Kivland

Cover image of Entretiens, featuring interview with Sharon Kivland

This book brings together twenty-three interviews with twenty-five artists who make publishing an artistic practice. In a context where artists’ publications arouse the interest of many actors in the field of art, it is a question of offering contemporary perspectives on this phenomenon, marked by a tension between the alternative positions and the research of institutional recognition. The words of […]

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Experiencing Public Relations: International Voices – Liz Bridgen (Eds)

Experiencing Public Relations: International Voices, co-edited by Liz Bridgen, examines the everyday experiences of public relations practitioners to interrogate how public relations is perceived by those outside and within the field. The book aims to public provoke debate around the nature of public relations by looking at how it is defined at a theoretical level, compared to how it is lived […]

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Inclusive Bathroom Design – as we age: a new publication by VitrA & Lab4Living

VitrA Nest Bathroom

Researchers from C3RI’s Lab4Living have collaborated with Turkish bathroom specialists, VitrA to publish a guide on inclusive bathroom design. An ageing population demands innovative solutions to support independence at home for people living with long-term health conditions or disabilities. This publication, based on research carried out by Lab4Living at Sheffield Hallam University, considers a range of physical factors and cognitive changes […]

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Guest editorship: Journal of Information Security and Applications: Special Issue – Prof Deepayan Bhowmik (guest eds)

Journal of Information security and applications

Special issue on Advances in Multimedia Signal Processing for Cybersecurity. This special issue (a follow up from a special session on the same topic at IEEE DSP 2017, London) is aimed at bringing together recent advances in the multimedia signal processing techniques for cybersecurity, forensics, privacy and trust. Application areas include 1) signal decomposition and analysis of media content to […]

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Freud on Holiday Appendix V: ‘Freud’s Views’ – Dr Sharon Kivland

Front cover of 'Freud's Views' by Dr Sharon Kivland

Almost every year Sigmund Freud went on holiday, often accompanied by his brother Alexander, an expert on railway transport, timetables, and travel tariffs. Freud made a distinction between the holidays he spent with his family during the month of August, usually in the Alps, and those voyages he took later, most often in September, with complicated itineraries. Freud prepared carefully […]

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Book Launch – Tuesday 19 September: ‘UFO Drawings From the National Archives’ by Dr David Clarke

UFO Drawings From the National Archives book cover

Update – 14 November 2017: Dr Clarke was interviewed for the Daily Star and spoke about his work and the book today. Find out more here. Dr David Clarke, Principal Research Fellow in Journalism in the Communications and Computing Research Centre, was recently invited by art book publisher, Four Corners Books to produce a book of UFO drawings. An expert in […]

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Journal Article: A comfort assessment of existing cervical orthoses – Dr Joe Langley – 50 free copies available

Ergonomics Journal front cover

The Ergonomics Journal has recently published an article by the HeadUp team entitled ‘A comfort assessment of existing cervical orthoses’.  This article is available online through most university libraries here. If you do not have institutional access to this journal please use this link to access a free copy of the article:  http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/3JeRABvjMay8RaVQfgSB/full     Abstract: Purpose: Identify location and intensity of […]

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The Lost Diagrams of Walter Benjamin – Edited by Dr Sharon Kivland and Helen Clarke

Front cover of 'The Lost Diagrams of Walter Benjamin' edited by Sharon Kivland

In A Berlin Chronicle Walter Benjamin describes his autobiography as a space to be walked (indeed, it is a labyrinth, with entrances he calls primal acquaintances). The contributors to The Lost Diagrams respond to the invitation to accompany Benjamin in reproducing the web of connections of his diagram, which, once lost (he was inconsolable), was never fully redrawn. They translate […]

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Emptiness & Silence. A Supplement to Reading Nana – Dr Sharon Kivland

Photograph of Dr Sharon Kivland's 'Emptiness &Silence. A Supplement to Reading Nana' courtesy of the author.

Sharon Kivland’s Emptiness & Silence. A Supplement to Reading Nana, follows READING NANA. An experimental novel, in which Emile Zola’s novel Nana is re-read and re-written, ghost-written, condensed according to soft furnishings, lighting effects (including metaphor), other women, death and dying, cats, anti-semitism, money, odour, and many other categories. In Emptiness & Silence she abstracts references to disappearance, deafness, desertion, […]

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Multiple Modernities: Carmen de Burgos, Author and Activist – Dr Anja Louis (Eds)

Book cover - Multiple Modernities: Carmen de Burgos, author and activist

This collection of essays confirms Carmen de Burgos’s pivotal place in Spanish feminist history by bringing together eminent international scholars who offer new readings of Burgos’s work. It includes the analyses of a number of lesser-known texts, both fictional and non-fictional, which give us a more comprehensive examination of Burgos’s multipronge feminist approach. Burgos’s works, especially her essays, are essential […]

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