Wednesday 08 February 2017 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Kalpana Wilson (Birkbeck, University of London)

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Speaker: Dr Kalpana Wilson (Birkbeck, University of London) Title: Mediating ‘Diaspora Girls’ in Development: Race/Gender and ‘the Core of Smart Power’ Dr Kalpana Wilson teaches in the Department of Geography, Birkbeck, University of London. Her research explores questions of race/gender, labour, neoliberalism, and movements for social justice and transformation, particularly in the context of South Asia. She is the author […]

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Wednesday 25 January 2017 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Helen Graham (University of Leeds)

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Speaker: Dr Helen Graham (University of Leeds) Title: Governance of heritage and heritage practices in governance: Co-production and futures Helen Graham is Associate Professor in In/tangible Heritage and Director for the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage at the University of Leeds. Helen’s research and teaching interests directly flow from working in learning and access teams in […]

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Wednesday 11 January 2017 – Lunchtime seminar with Prof Antonella De Angeli (Computer Science, University of Lincoln & University of Trento)

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Speaker: Professor Antonella De Angeli (University of Lincoln, School of Computer Science & University of Trento (Italy), Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science) Title: Public Design in interAction Spaces – A Case Study on Dyslexia Awareness Antonella De Angeli is Professor of Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Lincoln and Associate Professor at the University of Trento (Italy). Antonella […]

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Wednesday 7 December 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Elisa Oreglia (Centre for Media Studies, SOAS, University of London)

Title: The World (Wide Web) through an App: Internet Use in Myanmar Speaker: Dr Elisa Oreglia (Centre for Media Studies, SOAS, University of London) Elisa Oreglia (PhD, UC Berkeley) is a lecturer in Global Digital Media at the Centre for Media Studies, SOAS, University of London. She studies the appropriation of digital media among marginal users in China and Myanmar, […]

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Wednesday 23 November 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Omar Al-Ghazzi (Journalism, University of Sheffield)

Speaker: Dr Omar Al-Ghazzi (Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield) Title: Revolution, war, journalism: How Syrian media practitioners tell their stories Dr Omar Al-Ghazzi is lecturer in journalism, politics and public communication at the Department of Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield. A former Fulbright scholar, his work examines journalism, media, and popular culture in the Middle East. Omar’s work has appeared […]

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Tuesday 22 November 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Professor Galina Paramei (Psychology, Liverpool Hope University)

Speaker: Professor Galina Paramei (Department of Psychology, Liverpool Hope University) Title: Art expertise in construing meaning of representational and abstract artworks Professor Galina Paramei’s research focuses primarily on colour vision: modelling colour perception in variant forms of colour vision; chromatic discrimination across the lifespan; changes in colour appearance caused by luminance variation; cross-cultural and bilingual studies of colour naming and […]

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Monday 31 October 2016 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Jeremy Davenport (The Creative Exchange, Lancaster University)

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Speaker: Jeremy Davenport PhD, The Creative Exchange (Lancaster University) Title: Exploring how to improve the presentation of blood test results for renal patients (patients as partners in the design of health care) Jeremy Davenports’s research interests are focused upon inter disciplinary and cross sector collaboration across professional cultures and boundaries. Specifically, exploring the impact of emergent digital technologies on the […]

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Monday 24 October 2016 – Research Seminar – Professor Yvonne Dittrich (IT University Copenhagen)

Speaker: Professor Yvonne Dittrich (IT University Copenhagen) Title: Software Product Eco-Systems – what it is and how it effects Use-Centered Design. Software is increasingly developed, adopted and deployed in the form of customizable and configurable products. This has repercussions for the design, development and implementation of a configured or customized piece of software in the end-user organization. The design decisions […]

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Tuesday 18 October 2016 – Research seminar with Dr Waqas Tufail (Leeds Beckett University)

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Title: From ‘Grooming Gangs’ to Racist Murder: Racialisation and Criminalisation of Muslims in Neoliberal Britain Speaker: Dr Waqas Tufail (Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Leeds Beckett University) Dr Tufail’s research covers the areas of Policing, racism, Islamaphobia and criminalisation. His recent publications include ‘Rotherham, Rochdale and the racialized threat of the ‘Muslim grooming gang’, International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social […]

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