Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society – ‘Exploiting around the Clock: Sam Katzman and the Genesis of the Rock ’n’ Roll Film’ with Yannis Tzioumakis (University of Liverpool)

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society Exploiting around the Clock: Sam Katzman and the Genesis of the Rock ’n’ Roll Film Featuring Yannis Tzioumakis (University of Liverpool). This paper revisits the production history of the film Rock around the Clock (1956), with a view to shedding light on certain aspects of that history that have received little attention, but […]

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CCRI Seminar Series – ‘Design Futures Packaging: Support work for research projects’ with John Kirkby (Design Futures)

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Please join us on Wednesday 16 March 2022 for our next CCRI-wide seminar as part of the Culture & Creativity Research Institute Seminar Series, where we will be hearing from Design Futures‘ John Kirkby. Design Futures Packaging: Support work for research projects Creative Director John Kirkby would like to take this  opportunity to present some recent examples of how the award […]

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society – ‘Data Theory: Interpretive Sociology and Computational Methods’ with Professor Simon Lindgren (Umeå University)

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society Data Theory: Interpretive Sociology and Computational Methods Featuring Professor Simon Lindgren (Umeå University). The ongoing and intensifying datafication of our societies poses huge challenges as well as opportunities for social science to rethink core elements of its research enterprise. Prominently, there is a pressing need to move beyond the long-standing qualitative/quantitative divide. This […]

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CCRI Seminar Series – ‘insights > ideas > concepts > products – Harnessing design to drive product innovation’ with Mark Phillips (Design Futures)

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Please join us on Wednesday 23 February for our next CCRI-wide seminar as part of the Culture & Creativity Research Institute Seminar Series, where we will be hearing from Design Futures‘ Mark Phillips. insights > ideas > concepts > products Harnessing design to drive product innovation Turning good ideas into successful products is the lifeblood of manufacturing companies. Design can help […]

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society – ‘The Devil Rides In: The Development of Satanic Narratives in the Swinging Sixties and Beyond’ with Dr Tom Clark (University of Sheffield)

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society The Devil Rides In: The Development of Satanic Narratives in the Swinging Sixties and Beyond Featuring Dr Tom Clark (University of Sheffield). There is now growing scholarly attention directed toward folklore and cinema, particularly in respect to ‘folk horror’ (Hutchings, 1993; Sherman and Koven, 2007; FHR, 2017). Elsewhere, there has been much interest in […]

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society – ‘Anti-Racist Scholar-Activism’ with Remi Joseph-Salisbury (University of Manchester) and Laura Connelly (University of Sheffield)

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Update: This seminar was recorded – you can find it online on Vimeo. Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society Anti-Racist Scholar-Activism Featuring Remi Joseph-Salisbury (University of Manchester) & Laura Connelly (University of Sheffield). This presentation focuses on our recent research exploring Anti-Racist Scholar-Activism in British universities. Based upon data from interviews with anti-racist ‘scholar-activists’, we will highlight a number […]

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CCRI Seminar Series – ‘Just My Cup of Tea: Understanding How Cup Design Affects Drinking Ease for Older Adults’ with Professor Alaster Yoxall (ADMRC)

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Please join us on Wednesday 13 October for our next CCRI-wide seminar as part of the Culture & Creativity Research Institute Seminar Series, where we will be hearing from the Art, Design & Media Research Centre’s Professor Alaster Yoxall on his research in design and ergonomics with respect to an ageing population. Just My Cup of Tea: Understanding How Cup Design […]

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CCRI Seminar Series – ‘Making things better – Snapshots of applied design research projects, methods, and intent’ with Heath Reed (Lab4Living)

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Please join us on Wednesday 06 October for our next CCRI-wide seminar as part of the Culture & Creativity Research Institute Seminar Series, where we will be hearing from Lab4Living Principal Research Fellow Heath Reed on his research, exploring several recent and emerging strands of design research in Lab4Living, contributing to and supported by the Expanding Excellence in England and Global Challenge […]

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