Call for papers: intangible heritage/post-industrial waterfront zones

What does Heritage Change? Critical Heritage Studies 3rd Biennial Conference, Montreal, 6-10, June 2016 Call for papers Paper session: Representing intangible heritage of post-industrial waterfront zones: Politics of seeing, ways of noticing Chairs Prof Katarzyna Kosmala UWS and Graham Jeffery UWS While intangible cultural heritage is an important factor in maintaining cultural diversity in the … Continue reading

AHRC Grant Success for Jo-Collinson Scott

Congratulations to Dr Jo Collinson-Scott, Lecturer in Music in the School of Media, Culture and Society, who has been awarded two grants from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), following a call for collaborative proposals from Early Career Researchers within the Connected Communities programme. Details of each project are below, and the total value … Continue reading

Creative Futures Institute: 2014 Newsletter

The latest newsletter from the Creative Futures Institute can be viewed here.

Curating Europe’s Futures

Curating Europes’ Futures is a collaboratively-organised discussion series which explores contemporary curatorial and artistic practices that have critically addressed themselves to the processes of socio-economic restructuring, identity politics, gender dynamics and cultural policies within ‘post-bloc’ Europe. The series will look to curatorial practices as they have evolved within the shifting and uneven economic and socio-political … Continue reading

We Are Northern Lights: First London Screening

The Centre of Experimental and Documentary Film/ DocWest/ CREAM at the University of Westminster, the Creative Media Academy of the University of the West of Scotland and Lansdowne Productions in conjunction with Birkbeck Cinema would like to invite you to our special screening and discussion of the mass participation documentary We Are Northern Lights. When: … Continue reading

Flip Side

June 2014 Exploring the big ideas behind the independence debate. How do we choose? In the run up to the referendum on Scottish independence we want to take a closer look at what informs our democratic choice. Flip Side is a warm and welcoming space for philosophical discussion. It’s a party to celebrate doubt and … Continue reading

Leave Your Shoes at the Door

In October 2011 a group of international artists met for a week’s theatre residency in Glasgow to develop a performance: Pritam Kapoor originally from Singapore, now living in London; Lucy Fitzpatrick originally from Scotland, now living in Sydney; Monika Nawrat from Poland, currently lives in Scotland; Gordon O’Neill from Northern Ireland, currently lives in Scotland … Continue reading

Cultural Hijack conference: CONTRAvention

The main CONTRAvention event – Cultural Hijack: Rethinking Intervention, takes place at RIBA (the Royal Institute of British Architects), London, Saturday 25th May 9am – 6pm. This is the closing conference of the Cultural Hijack exhibition at the Architectural Association School, curated by PhD candidate Ben Parry and artist Peter McCaughey, supported by the Creative … Continue reading

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