Monday 7th August 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Michael Twidale (University of Illinois)

Professor Michael Twidale, School of Infomation Sciences, University of Illinois

Speaker: Professor Michael Twidale, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA) Title: Museum Informatics: GLAMouros Design Thinking Michael Twidale is a professor of the School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include computer-supported cooperative work, computer-supported collaborative learning, human-computer interaction, information visualization, and museum informatics. Current projects include studies of informal social learning of technology, technological appropriation, metrics […]

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*CANCELLATION* Wednesday 14 June 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Anjana Raghavan (Sociology, SHU)

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** This seminar has been cancelled. A rescheduled date will be announced in due course  ** Speaker: Dr Anjana Raghavan Title: Intersections of Performance, Violence and Resistance: Trans- Solidarities in Southern India Anjana is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics, Sheffield Hallam University. Her research is broadly in the areas of Decolonial Feminism, and Cultural Theory, […]

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Wednesday 31 May 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Anja Louis (Sheffield Business School, SHU)

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Speaker: Dr Anja Louis Title: ‘Spanish police dramas: action, emotion and politics’ Anja is a Senior Lecturer in Spanish and Intercultural Studies. Her research is firmly grounded in Spanish Cultural Studies in its openness to interdisciplinarity and its celebration of popular culture. Previous projects have examined the representation of gender issues in popular culture through the prism of various law-and-culture debates. […]

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Wednesday 17 May 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Prof Stephen Brewster (University of Glasgow)

Professor Stephen Brewster, University of Glasgow

Speaker: Professor Stephen Brewster, University of Glasgow Title: Multimodal interaction: Making the most of human capabilities in HCI Stephen Brewster is a Professor of Human-Computer Interaction in the School of Computing Science at the University of Glasgow, UK. He runs the internationally leading Multimodal Interaction Group. His research focuses on multimodal HCI, or using multiple sensory modalities and control mechanisms (particularly […]

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Wednesday 03 May 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Rinella Cere (Media, SHU)

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Speaker: Dr Rinella Cere Title: ‘Little England beats Great Britain’: Italian Media Coverage of Brexit Rinella Cere is Reader in Media and Cultural Studies at Sheffield Hallam University. She has researched and taught extensively in the Media and Cultural Studies field and her publications include books, chapters and articles on news media and popular culture in Italy and Britain. Her most recent […]

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Wednesday 05 April 2017 – lunchtime seminar with Alessandro Di Nuovo (Computing, SHU)

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Speaker: Alessandro Di Nuovo (Computing, SHU) Title: Robots as Social Assistants Dr Alessandro Di Nuovo received the Laurea (cum laude) and Ph.D. degrees in Informatics Engineering from the University of Catania, Italy, in 2005 and 2009. Currently he is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Computing of Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) and member of the executive group of Sheffield Robotics. Previously, […]

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Tuesday 28 March 2017 – lunchtime seminar with Julie Westerman (Fine Art, SHU)

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Speaker: Julie Westerman (Fine Art, SHU) Title: Trigger Point – Lisbon Julie’s practice embraces both individual research concerns and interdisciplinary curatorial practice. She works across sculpture, drawing, film, animation, and CAD processes. Ongoing research brings together a body of work that considers our pervading anxiety over global warming and our reactions to catastrophic events of natural forces. Recent curatorial projects have been concerned […]

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Thursday 30 March 2017 – lunchtime seminar with Liliana Rodriguez (Doctoral Researcher, Loughborough University)

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Speaker:  Liliana Rodriguez (Doctoral Researcher, Loughborough University) Title: Technology appropriation awareness & diagnostic Liliana is a Product Designer with a post degree in Arts and Design Education and a Master in Interaction Design. She is currently a PhD candidate at Loughborough University (UK) and a visiting researcher at Aalto University (Finland). Her research examines technology appropriation that contributes to the […]

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Thursday 23 March 2017 – lunchtime seminar with Dr Lily Canter (Journalism, SHU)

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Speaker: Dr Lily Canter (Journalism, SHU) Title:  Understanding “what is news?” on digital born platforms Dr Lily Canter is a hybrid academic-practitioner who teaches on the BA and MA Journalism courses at SHU. Her research interests include digital journalism, social media, journalism education and local media. Lily is also Subject Group Leader for Journalism and a freelance family and consumer […]

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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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