Community Policing – A European Perspective – Professor Babak Akhgar (Eds)

Front cover of book - Community Policing - A European Perspective: Strategies, Best Practices and Guidelines - Babak Akhgar et al (Eds)

Title: Community Policing – A European Perspective: Strategies, Best Practices and Guidelines Editors: P. Saskia Bayerl, Rusa Karlovic, Babak Akhgar and Garik Markarian Publisher: Springer International Publishing Publication date: 12 Jun 2017 Number of pages: 271 ISBN-13: 978-3319533957 Series Title: Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications This is the first edited collection from the Unity project. The book presents […]

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Reading Nana – An experimental novel – Dr Sharon Kivland

Front cover of 'Reading Nana' by Dr Sharon Kivland (Fine Art, SHU), image courtest of Dr Sharon Kivland

Zola’s novel, his ‘true story of the demi-monde’, was published in instalments, first appearing in October 1879 in Le Voltaire. The definitive version in book form was published on 15 February by Charpentier. 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, smell, and […]

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Justice Denied: Friends, Foes and the Miners’ Strike

Front cover of Justice Denied by Merlin Press, featuring police on horseback and protesters

TV portraits of the miners’ strike of 1984/5 stressed the violence of the pickets and responsible policing. This book challenges those images, looks at the impact of the strike on participants, and reflects on ongoing controversies and community pride. The book is organised into three parts. In the early chapters, participants look back: Peter Smith speaks of his honest determination […]

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Application of Social Media in Crisis Management – Professors Babak Akhgar and David Waddington (Eds)

Front cover of book - Application of Social Media in Crisis Management - Akhgar, Staniforth and Waddington (Eds)

Title: Application of Social Media in Crisis Management Editors: Babak Akhgar, Andrew Staniforth, David Waddington Publisher: Springer International Publishing Publication date: 10 Apr 2017 Number of pages: 254 ISBN-13: 978-3319524184 Series Title: Transactions on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence: Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications One of the key outputs of the Athena project. The book explores how socio-technical […]

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Journal Editorship: International Journal of Conceptual Structures and Smart Applications

Front cover IJSSA, IGI Publishing

Title: International Journal of Conceptual Structures and Smart Applications Publisher: IGI Global Editors:  Dr Simon Polovina, Sheffield Hallam University and Professor Simon Andrews, Sheffield Hallam University Established 2013 Published: Semi-Annually ISSN: 2166-7292   CCRC’s Dr Simon Polovina and Professor Simon Andrews are joint editors-in-chief of the International Journal of Conceptual Structures and Smart Applications (IJCSSA).   The journal is now being indexed […]

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Autopsy: The Head Post Office Sheffield

An image of the front cover of Autopsy by Roger Bateman / Sheffield Institute of Arts, featuring a drawing of the building and a post mark

Autopsy was a 2016 Catalyst Festival of Creativity project led by Sheffield Hallam University Principal Lecturer Roger Bateman and included both an exhibition and publication. The images in the Autopsy publication are just a few from the thousands that photographer India Hobson took before and during the refurbishment of Sheffield’s abandoned Head Post Office into the Sheffield Institute of Arts. […]

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Designing for Service – Key Issues and New Directions – Features chapter by Professor Ian Gwilt

Image by Bloomsbury - Designing for Service book

Service design is the activity of planning and organising people, infrastructure, communication and material components of a service in order to improve its quality and the interaction between service provider and customers. It is now a growing field of both practice and academic research. Designing for Service brings together a wide range of international contributors to map the field of […]

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The Dreamers – Features chapter by Dr Sharon Kivland

An image of the front cover and internal page of The Dreamers book

Contributors: Ameena Anjum, Ameera Al-Aji, Andrea Berry, Emma Bolland, Luke Chapman, Helen Clarke, Louise Finney, Rebecca Jagoe, Sharon Kivland, John McDowall, Debbie Michaels, Rachel Smith, Rachel Taylor, Lunzhao Wu Writing, Walking, Dreaming… Walking (literally and figuratively, one might say sleepwalking) is explored herein. Walking and dreaming provide ways of knowing a place. They lead to encounters with strangers and with […]

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Dream Images and Processes of Creativity – Images de rêve et Processus de création – Features chapter by Dr Sharon Kivland

Cover of Images de rêve et Processus de création (In Press Paris, 2017)

Contributors: Jivan Astfalck, Julia Borossa, Anouck Cape, Angélique Christaki, Catherine Desprats-Péquignot, Vincent Estellon, Suzanne Ferrières-Pestureau, Angélique Gozlan, Yannis Grammatopoulos, Xavier Gassmann, Sharon Kivland, Simone Korff Sausse, Silvia Lippi, Céline Masson, Yulia Popova, Caroline Rooney, Silke Schauder, Dimitri Weyl, Monique Zerbib How are images formed in contemporary creation? How do artists capture their dream images to compose their works? What are […]

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