CANCELLED: Wednesday 07 March 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Professor David Machin (Media & Communication at Örebro University, Sweden)

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Unfortunately the lunchtime seminar with Professor David Machin has been cancelled due to illness. This seminar will hopefully be rescheduled for a future date. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.   Speaker: David Machin, Professor of Media & Communication, Örebro University, Sweden Title: How teachers and researchers lose control of their own work in marketized education: A multimodal […]

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Saturday 25 November 2017 – Film screenings & discussion – Cinema Palestino 2017: Reels of Memory

Cinema Palestino 2017 - Reels of Memory film screening

On the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, Cinema Palestino presents Reels of memory, a reflection on history and memory in Palestinian cinema: an afternoon of films, talks and discussions. The event is a collaboration between Showroom Cinema, Sheffield Palestine Cultural Exchange and Sheffield Hallam University. The event is part of the AHRC funded Creative interruptions project.  For further information contact Dr […]

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Tuesday 21 November 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Liz Austen (Student Engagement, Evaluation and Research)

Dr Liz Austen - the use of digital storytelling for capturing student voices

Speaker: Dr Liz Austen (Student Engagement, Evaluation and Research, SHU) Title: The Use of Digital Storytelling for Capturing Student Voices Dr Liz Austen is a Senior Lecturer in Research, Evaluation and Student Engagement with an interest in the student experience and the diversity of youth lifestyles. Her current research focuses on experiences within higher education. This includes literature reviewing the complexity of ‘teaching […]

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Dr Anandi Ramamurthy hosts screening and director Q&A of ‘Off Frame Aka Revolution Until Victory’ with director Mohanad Yaqubi 11/12 July 2017

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As part of her research for the AHRC funded Creative Interruptions project, Dr Anandi Ramamurthy (Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures) will conduct Q&As with director Mohanand Yaqubi following the screenings of ‘Off Frame Aka Revolution Until Victory’. Off Frame Aka Revolution Until Victory explores the Palestinian people’s struggle to represent themselves.  By using archival material from the Palestine Film Unit, founded in the 1960s to document the […]

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Wednesday 8 March 2017 – lunchtime seminar with Dr Joan Ramon Rodriguez-Amat (Media & Communications, SHU)

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Speaker: Dr Joan Ramon Rodriguez-Amat (Media & Communications, SHU) Title: Tramlines and the governance of communicative spaces Dr Joan Ramon Rodriguez-Amat researches on Governance of communicative times and spaces and teaches History of the Media and Media Technologies at Sheffield Hallam University. The relational space of interaction composed by the communication flows during urban cultural events is unevenly established. The […]

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Thursday 14 April 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Martin Porcheron (Mixed Reality Laboratory, University of Nottingham)

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Title: Using mobile phones in pub talk Speaker: Martin Porcheron (Mixed Reality Laboratory, University of Nottingham) Hosted by: Dr Luigina Ciolfi (Communication, SHU) Martin Porcheron is a PhD student in the Mixed Reality Laboratory at the University of Nottingham, funded through the RCUK Digital Economy programme. His work focuses on the use of mobile devices within collocated groups and includes […]

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Wednesday 10 February 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Keith Cheverst (Computing & Communications, Lancaster University)

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Title: Exploring the role of Locative Media relating to local history in a rural village community Speaker: Dr Keith Cheverst (School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University) Hosted by: Dr Luigina Ciolfi (Communication, SHU) Dr Keith Cheverst is a Reader in Human-Computer Interactions at Lancaster University where he obtained his PhD in 1999. Keith has also held the position of […]

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Wednesday 25 November 2015 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Ruth Deller (Communication, SHU)

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Title: Soap opera anniversaries as media events Speaker: Dr Ruth Deller 2015 has seen three soap operas celebrate major anniversaries: EastEnders’ 30th, Neighbours’ 30th and Hollyoaks’ 20th. Recent years have also seen milestone anniversaries for Coronation Street and Emmerdale, whilst soap-like drama Casualty is currently gearing up for its 30th anniversary in 2016. In this presentation, I analyse the way […]

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Wednesday 10 November 2015 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Luigina Ciolfi (Communication, SHU)

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Title: Making Place for Work and Life Speaker: Dr Luigina Ciolfi This talk outlines some open issues and questions surrounding the study of place-making to support work and life activities. Much literature has explored how physical places are reconfigured by people to support work activities, and also how impromptu workplaces are often “made” by workers on the move out of […]

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