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Chinese Thought and Culture Programme

Chinese Thought and Culture Programme

The International Academy for Chinese Thought and Culture is a collaboration between staff at Beijing Foreign Studies University, Peking University and Bath Spa University through the Global Academy of Liberal Arts network (GALA). Students from different disciplines and in any year of study, including postgraduates, took part with no background knowledge about China required to participate. Above:...

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Student presentations at GALA 2018

Student presentations at GALA 2018

GALA summer school students from across the network presented summaries of their experiences at the 2018 annual conference hosted by Concordia University. Chaired by Dean of Arts and Sciences at Concordia University, Professor Andre Roy, the students were given five minutes to present. Sabrina Bramwell (SUNY Geneseo), whose background is in the sciences, said ‘the GALA summer school taught me how ...

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GALA Conference 2018

GALA Conference 2018

Concordia University hosted the 2018 GALA conference on the theme of practice-as-research/research creation, the creative and cultural industries, multimedia practice, public engagement, social change, and the liberal arts. Dean of Arts and Sciences at Concordia University, Professor Andre Roy, introduced the conference with a First Nations territory acknowledgment and fascinating history of Montr...

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Funding opportunities and collaborations

Funding opportunities and collaborations

Funding opportunities for GALA GALA provides us with a close community to collaborate with partners internationally to converge across disciplines and to respond quickly to funding calls as they arise. Below you will find a spreadsheet containing details of specific funding opportunities with timelines. This document mostly details funding opportunities within the UK landscape. Please add funding ...

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GALA Summer School

GALA Summer School

GALA Summer School (July 23–30, 2018) The GALA graduate summer school will bring together graduate students to learn more about practice-as-research/research creation, the creative and cultural industries, multimedia practice, public engagement, social change, and the liberal arts through a series of  classes, workshops, and collaborative sandpits. It will be taught by faculty and technicians at C...

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GALA Conference 2018

GALA Conference 2018

GALA Conference 2018 Hosted by Concordia University 25-27 July Concordia University will host the 2018 GALA conference on the theme of practice-as-research/research creation, the creative and cultural industries, multimedia practice, public engagement, social change, and the liberal arts. July 25 – Day 1 Time Room Description 14:00 – 17:00 GM Governance and Strategy meeting (invitation...

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Exploring the ‘Forest’ and outdoor experience in different cultural contexts: towards a shared understanding

Exploring the ‘Forest’ and outdoor experience in different cultural contexts: towards a shared understanding

Exploring the ‘Forest’ and outdoor experience in different cultural contexts: towards a shared understanding Collaborative research: Bath Spa University with SUNY Geneseo This is an IfE funded research project exploring practitioner perspectives, benefits of outdoor experiences and the ways in which children use outdoor spaces. The project takes a multiple case study approach, drawing on observati...

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Exhibition: drawing through clay: cross-cultural identity

Exhibition: drawing through clay: cross-cultural identity

Exhibition: drawing through clay: cross-cultural identity 20th June -30th June 2018. Sion Hill gallery.Bath.UK Wen-Hsi Harman PhD student in ceramics was awarded £500 from the GALA (Global Academy of Liberal Arts) funding in 2017 to do a project with the National Taiwan University of Arts with 41 students from the department of crafts and design in Taiwan. This exhibition was the result of the cul...

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JMCCCP winter school

JMCCCP winter school

The J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice at the University of Adelaide is running an interdisciplinary creative winter school on the theme of creating out of Country. The school is five nights and four full days and is set in the historic Oratunga sheep station on the traditional lands of the Adnyamathanha people. Led by eminent ficto-critical writer and anthropologist Jury Professor Stephen ...

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GALA conference: registration

GALA conference: registration

Creative Research in the Liberal Arts GALA 2018 conference Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Concordia University, Montreal 25–27 July 2018 Conference registration for this July’s GALA conference in Concordia, Montreal, Canada, is now open: https://goo.gl/forms/2P6KGd7oz7wk08RD3 I can also confirm that the opening keynote lecture will be delivered by Professor Caitlin Fisher who holds a Canada R...

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