Wednesday 16 January 2019 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Max Munday (freelance community broadcaster and artist)

Title:  Exploring unresolved histories through international community radio Speaker:  Max Munday (freelance community broadcaster and artist) Date and time:  Wednesday 16 January 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by:  Dr Rinella Cere (Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: The concept of ‘social haunting’ deals with the troubling ways in which the past makes itself felt in the present within communities affected by a social violence […]

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Wednesday 23 January 2019 – Lunchtime seminar with Professor David Swann (Professor in Design)

Seminar banner for David Swann - Work in Progress. Image by David Swann.

Speaker: Professor David Swann (Professor in Design, Subject Leader for Product, Furniture and Interior) Title: Work in Progress Funded by the Art and Design Research Centre (ADRC) and the Department of Art & Design this lunchtime seminar will share research activities related to three of David’s on-going projects: Kos: Material Witnesses Warchild: Digital Tablet Desks UNICEF: U-Think Biography: David is […]

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Wednesday 06 February 2019 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Sharon Kivland (Reader in Fine Art)

Seminar banner for Sharon Kivlands 'Arise, wretched of the earth' seminar. Featuring image of exhibition Die Holzdiebe at ZAK

Speaker: Dr Sharon Kivland (Reader in Fine Art) Title: Arise, wretched of the earth At a research seminar on Wednesday 06 February Sharon Kivland will talk about a recent exhibition Die Holzdiebe (ZAK, Zitadelle, Berlin 2018-9). Collectively, the animals of the forest rise up with an instinctive sense of right, gathering the alms of nature, their roots positive and legitimate. They […]

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Monday 17 December 2018 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Fabio Ciravegna (Professor of Language and Knowledge Technology, The University of Sheffield)

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Title: From A to B? Understanding Mobility in Large Metropolitan Areas via Large Scale Data Collection and Analysis Speaker: Professor Fabio Ciravegna (Professor of Language and Knowledge Technology, The University of Sheffield) Date and time: Monday 17 December 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi (Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: Around 50% of the global population live in metropolitan areas, and […]

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Thursday 13 December 2018 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Pietro Ducange (Associate Professor at the eCampus University)

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Title: Social Sensing and Sentiment Analysis – How to exploit On Line Social Network as information sources Speaker: Professor Pietro Ducange (Associate Professor at the eCampus University) Date and time: Thursday 13 December 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Alessandro Di Nuovo (Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: Social network sites, also called micro-blogging services (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Google+), have spread in recent years, becoming […]

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Wednesday 28 November 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Colm McAuliffe (Critical Theory and Popular Culture at Birkbeck)

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Speakers: Colm McAuliffe, PhD in Critical Theory and Popular Culture at Birkbeck, University of London Title: RADICAL BROADCASTS – Theory On Television Hosted by: Professor Esther Johnson Imagine the following: radical psychiatrist R.D. Laing amiably explaining his theories on schizophrenia on a daytime television chat show in 1977; cultural theorist Stuart Hall discussing why Karl Marx mattered in 1983; David Lodge grappling with post-structuralist theory […]

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Wednesday 7 November 2018 – C3RI Seminar with Dr Marc Smith (Chief Social Scientist, Connected Action Consulting Group)

Title: Charting Collections of Connections in Social Media: Creating Maps and Measures with NodeXL Speaker: Dr Marc Smith (Chief Social Scientist, Connected Action Consulting Group) Date and time: Wednesday 7th November 2018, 4.30pm-5.30pm Hosted by: Sue Beckingham (Principal Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: Networks are a data structure commonly found in any social media service that allows populations to […]

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Wednesday 14 November 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Ron Wright and Neil Webb (Senior lecturers in Sound Recording and Sound Design for Film & Media Production)

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Title: Burning Pool: An exploration of hauntology as a notion of “lost futures” Speakers: Ron Wright and Neil Webb, Senior Lecturers in Sound Recording and Sound Design for Film & Media Production Date and time: Wednesday 14 November, 1PM – 2PM In this seminar Ron and Neil will discuss the conceptual and practical considerations that informed the development of this project. They will also […]

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Tuesday 20 November 2018 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Amon Rapp, University of Turin (Italy)

Title: Making sense of personal data Speaker: Dr Amon Rapp, University of Turin (Italy) Date and time: Tuesday 20th November 2018, 1.00pm-2.00pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi Abstract: The so-called Quantified Self movement, which is also known as Personal Informatics, has the aim to collect and use personal data through technological means for self-reflection and self-knowledge. Over recent years, a […]

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Wednesday 24 October 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Silvia Rossi (University of Naples Federico II, Italy)

Title: User Profiling and Behaviour Adaptation for Socially Assistive Robotics: the case of the UPA4SAR project Speaker: Dr Silvia Rossi – Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e Tecnologie dell’Informazione (DIETI), University of Naples Federico II, Italy Date and time: Wednesday 24th October 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Dr Alessandro Di Nuovo, Sheffield Hallam University Abstract: The goal of the UPA4SAR project is […]

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