Culture, Costume and Dress
10-12 May 2017
Through presentations, posters, panel discussions and performance, the conference will consider the many aspects of costume and dress, exploring their and reflecting on their significance. It will include an exhibition of costume and other artefacts that articulate the conference themes.
Reimagining Further Education Conference
21 June 2017, Curzon Building, 9am-4.30pm
The Centre for the Study of Practice and Culture in Education () will host its second one-day Reimagining Further Education Conference this June. The conference will bring together practitioners, researchers and key figures in the field of further education (FE) and will cover a range of themes from adult and offender learning to Literacy, Teacher Learning and alternative education in FE.
In keeping with the event’s title, the conference format is designed to provide opportunities for collaboration and interaction amongst all those present. Instead of the conventional ‘stand and deliver’ format of many conferences, the event built around group conversations framed and facilitated by a discussant and chair for each of the 6 thematic strands included. By exploring positive, imaginative and creative ways forward that enhance agency in FE practitioners and learner, this event aims to put the ‘confer’ back into conference.
CCVA 10th annual conference
Thursday 12 and Friday 13 October 2017, School of Art, Birmingham City University
Chinese art outside the art space The Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA) at Birmingham City University aims to foster new understandings and perspectives of Chinese contemporary arts, design and visual culture through interdisciplinary practices and theoretical studies. During its first decade, CCVA has established a unique position in the UK to pioneer the research in the field. We are now convening this two-day Annual Conference to invite researchers, curators, art historians, critics and artists at all stages of their careers worldwide to contribute to the topic, marking the 10th anniversary of the Centre.
CEBE research seminars
The faculty of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment (CEBE) hold research seminars every week. A new addition for this year new staff seminars.
Conservatoire research seminars
Birmingham Conservatoire research seminars are public and held every month, featuring a variety of esteemed speakers from the University and beyond.
Speech and Language Therapy research seminars
The monthly research seminars in Speech and Language Therapy, in the School of Allied and Public Health Professions, take place every month.
They are free and open to anyone with an interest in the field, such as (internal and external) academics, students, clinicians and other professionals. These monthly seminars take place on Wednesday afternoons from 3-4 and are followed by tea, coffee and biscuits. There is no need to book and seats cannot be reserved. All seminars take place at our City South Campus.
BCMCR research seminars
The Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research host their research seminars every Wednesday with guest speakers and papers from academic staff and students.
Events for PhD students
The PGR Studio, run by the faculty of Art, Design and Media, have a useful list of upcoming research events in the University.
School of English research seminars
The School of English run monthly research seminars with a range of internal and external speakers. They usually take place Wednesday afternoons in the Curzon Building.
Typographic hub events
The Typographic Hub have an exciting line up of talks and events for 2016/7.