Apus – Carolyn Waudby

Apus cover, by Carolyn Waudby

A collection of 20 poems written by Carolyn Waudby and inspired by the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has been published as a chapbook by The Red Ceilings Press. The poetry arose from a multi-arts project for Mexican Day of the Dead, organised by the author and SHU colleague Dr. Elizabeth Uruchurtu. A week-long series of public events in […]

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CANCELLED: Wednesday 01 April 2020 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Danilo Giglitto (Postdoctoral researcher in C3RI)

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED   Title: CultureLabs: Recipes for Social innovation Speaker: Dr Danilo Giglitto (Postdoctoral Researcher) Abstract The H2020 project CultureLabs focuses on the role that culture and heritage can play to facilitate social inclusion, particularly via the participation of migrant and refugees communities. CultureLabs is developing an ICT-empowered infrastructure for systematizing and facilitating the organisation and wider […]

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CANCELLED: Thursday 19 March 2020 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Justin Schlosberg (Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media at Birkbeck, University of London)

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED   Title: Making Sense of Disinformation Speaker: Dr Justin Schlosberg (Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media at Birkbeck, University of London) Hosted by: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy Date and time: Thursday 19 March 2020, 12.00pm-13.30pm Abstract Democratic societies have never been immune to disinformation. But in recent years scholars, politicians and journalists have become increasingly preoccupied […]

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CANCELLED: Wednesday 18th March 2020 – Lunchtime Seminar with Márjory Da Costa-Abreu (Senior Lecturer in Computer Science)

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED   Title: Magic/Mystic (Machine) Learning – “Every little thing she does is magic” Speaker: Márjory Da Costa-Abreu (Senior Lecturer in Computer Science) Date and time: Wednesday 18th March 2020, 1pm-2pm Abstract ‘Machine learning’ (ML) is a name we hear everywhere these days. It is basically related to the use of mathematical and/or statistical techniques that […]

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Diane Rodgers Researcher Blog: Adventures in Folklore with the BBC!

About the Author Diane A. Rodgers is a Senior Lecturer in Media, Arts and Communications at Sheffield Hallam University and a C3RI PhD candidate conducting doctoral research relating to folklore and folk horror in ‘wyrd’ 1970s British Film and Television. On either side of the festive period, I was lucky to have a number of direct collaborations with the BBC in relation to […]

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Wednesday 5th February 2020 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Eleanor Lockley (Research Fellow)

Title: Me and my big data: developing citizens data literacy Speaker: Dr Eleanor Lockley (Research Fellow) Date and time: Wednesday 5th February 2020, 1pm-2pm Abstract This seminar will provide an overview of the Me and My Big Data project which seeks to understand the levels of and variations in UK citizens data literacy. The “Cambridge Analytica” scandal made clear the […]

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CINEMA, BORDERS AND THE APARTHEID WALL

A special issue on Borders and Migrations of BFI’s Viewfinder in Autumn 2019 featured an article about Palestinian Cinema and the Creative Interruptions Project by Dr Anandi Ramamurthy (Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures, Sheffield Hallam University) ‘Separation and displacement so central to contemporary Palestinian experience have found expression in both drama and documentary within contemporary Palestinian Cinema, a medium that has […]

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‘Images and Dust’ – The Royal Photographic Society / SHU Photography Research Day 2019

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Images and Dust – The SHU/RPS Research Day 2019 Saturday 16 November 2019 saw the third joint Sheffield Hallam University and Royal Photographic Society Research Day with more than 30 delegates treated to a series of papers exploring different aspects of photographic history and practice in the Cantor Building in Sheffield. The event is a collaboration between the SHU BA […]

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Wednesday 18 December 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Carlos Eduardo da Silva (Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering)

Title: Employing Self-adaptation for dealing with Insider Threats Speaker: Carlos Eduardo da Silva (Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering with the Department of Computing, Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract Access control mechanisms have been used in information systems to restrict access to sensitive information. Such mechanisms are very effective in dealing with external agent threats. However, access control policies are often static […]

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