Workshops and Events

IAS workshops are typically one day in length and aimed at bringing together the relevant disciplinary interests to generate a coherent theme and the potential for the key academic questions that a theme will address, likely outcomes.

Below are details of our planned workshops which aim to explore cutting-edge issues in research through cross-departmental collaboration. For further details regarding each workshop, click on the title of the workshop. You will also be able to find contact details for the leader of each workshop should you wish to register your interest.

Vulnerability and Resilience: An Emerging Paradigm

Vulnerability and Resilience: An Emerging Paradigm

Date
Monday 14th September 2015
Location:
law, Lecture Theatre 2
Description
Martha Fineman is an internationally renowned scholar of the highest standing, whose work addresses complex and boundary-transcending themes of human vulnerability and resilience.
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In Collaboration: Arts and Science

In Collaboration: Arts and Science

Date
Wednesday 16th September 2015
Location:
TBC
Description
This workshop will explore collaborations between artists and scientists, with an emphasis on how collaborations can influence actual practice in each of the respective disciplines.
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Lectures Talks and Workshops
Loss, Recovery, Reclamation: Re-thinking the Modern World

Loss, Recovery, Reclamation: Re-thinking the Modern World

Date
Friday 18th September 2015
Location:
Hornton Grange, Worcester Room
Description
Modernity is often characterized by concepts of progress and acquisition. This workshop seeks to shine a different light on the 'modern' by interrogating themes of loss and destruction.
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Lectures Talks and Workshops

 

 

CONTACT

For details of how to submit a workshop proposal please contact Sue Gilligan: s.gilligan@bham.ac.uk.