Archive Research Community (ARC) Conference – Heritage, Community, Archives: Methods, Case Studies, Collaboration

Banner - Heritage, Community, Archives: Methods, Case Studies, Collaboration Sheffield Hallam University Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th June 2023 Image: Wiki Commons – Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license

Heritage, Community, Archives: Methods, Case Studies, Collaboration Sheffield Hallam University – Cantor Building Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th June 2023 Find the programme available on the Archive Research Community website here. You can also read the conference overview here and the full conference programme online here. Keynote speaker: Dr Hannah Ishmael, University College London / Black Cultural Archives Keynote panel: Cinema and […]

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‘She Sings Of Murder and Love’: Professor Virginia Heath’s new documentary feature research project selected for International DOK.fest Munich Masters Pitch

Professor Virginia Heath has been selected for the prestigious International DOK.fest Munich Masters Pitch on 6th May with her new documentary feature research project, ‘She Sings of Murder and Love’. She is also presenting the project with Composer David McAulay in the competitive Composer’s Pitch on 7th May. The research project has been developed with funding from Screen Scotland; the […]

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Fear 2000: Horror Uncaged – July 2023

Fear 2000

Fear 2000 is a conference series dedicated to twenty-first century horror media convened by Craig Ian Mann, Oli Hicks, Mars Nicoli and Kirstie Rutter at Sheffield Hallam University, hosted by the Centre for Culture, Media and Society and the Department of Media Arts and Communication at Sheffield Hallam University. The 2023 edition of Fear 2000, Horror Uncaged will be hosted both online […]

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CCRI Seminar Series – ‘Liberation Radio’ and the war in Vietnam with Professor Esther Johnson (ADMRC)

CCRI Seminar Series - Banner with Esther Johnson, ADMRC Logo and 'Liberation Radio' image

Please join us on Wednesday 26 April for our next CCRI-wide seminar as part of the Culture & Creativity Research Institute Seminar Series, where we will be hearing from the ADMRC‘s Professor Esther Johnson. ‘Liberation Radio’ and the war in Vietnam In this session Professor Esther Johnson will discuss the research ‘Liberation Radio’, an immersive audio-visual installation offering a perspective of […]

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Updates from Professor Esther Johnson for March & April 2023

Professor Esther Johnson will screen and discuss her research ‘Dust & Metal’ during the inaugural REAL Documentary Festival, at the Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Leicester, screening on 21 April at 5:30. She will also present a paper on ‘Dust & Metal’ at 11th Annual BAFTSS Conference: Sustainable Futures: Ethics, Responsibility and Care in Film, Television, Screen Studies and Practices at the University of Lincoln, 4—5 April. Esther will present […]

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Cigar Box Blues: The Makers Of A Revolution’ is screening again on BBC4 at 12.30 pm on Friday 24th June

Still from the documentary Cigar Box Blues

The ‘Cigar Box Blues: The Makers Of A Revolution’ documentary, directed by Professor Virginia Heath and written by Professor Paul Atkinson is screening on BBC4 at 12.30 pm on Friday 24th June (technically 00.30 am on 25th), this will be the 5th screening of the film on BBC. The documentary will then be on BBC iPlayer for a month. _____________________________________________________________________ Directed by Virginia […]

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Dr James Fenwick on the troubling legacy of the Lolita story

Dr James Fenwick

Dr James Fenwick has commented in a BBC Culture article on the problematic history of Lolita, the novel and the Stanley Kubrick film. Dr Fenwick comments on how the experience of Sue Lyon, who played Dolores in the film, is often left out of the cultural conversation: “what is missing from these studies is the voice of Lyon and of the […]

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Professor Esther Johnson’s ‘a ROLE to PLAY’ to screen at VIVID Projects in Birmingham, 19th – 21st May

A powerful short film by Professor Esther Johnson titled a ROLE to PLAY will screen at VIVID projects in Birmingham for the PUT PEOPLE FIRST programme that shares stories of contemporary workers struggles. a ROLE to PLAY (2019) was co-commissioned by Animate Projects and Junction Arts as part of the WORK project. The film tells stories of the impact of economic changes in post-industrial Bolsover, a Derbyshire constituency where coal was once king, and features Bolsover Freedom Community […]

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Professor Esther Johnson presents ‘Echoes of Protest’ at MMU’s ‘Bunker Talks’

Echoes of Protest

Professor Esther Johnson was recently invited by Manchester Metropolitan University to discuss her collaborative research with Debbie Ballin ‘Echoes of Protest‘, a body of work that bears witness to the untold stories of children of the 1984-85 UK Miners’ Strike. The discussion is part of MMU’s BUNKER TALKS, a recording of which can be found here. Further information on work by Esther […]

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