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Postcard from… Parma

Postcard from… Parma

By Amy Mowers, 3d year Heritage and Publishing student at Bath Spa University The University of Parma is a partner of a museum on the outskirts of town called CSAC (Centro Studi e Archiviodella Comunicazione) which translates as: Study Center and Communication Archive. It was founded in 1968 by a gentleman called Professor Artuo Carlo Quintavalle. Since its founding, it has concentrated on assembl...

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GALA funding opportunity

We are delighted to confirm that Bath Spa will be providing extra funds over the next six months for Bath Spa staff and students to engage with GALA partners. This can support visits by Bath Spa staff and students to other GALA partners, but it can also be used to bring individuals at other GALA partners to Bath Spa for specific research or teaching activities. If you wish to learn more, please co...

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GALA conference 2017: Call for papers

GALA conference 2017: Call for papers

GALA 2017 Meeting: “Curating the Future”   5–7 July 2017   Centro Studi e Archivio della Comunicazione (CSAC), University of Parma The 2017 GALA conference at the University of Parma aims to open up spaces of discussion about the concept of ‘curating’ in theory and practice, whether it is ‘curating’ human knowledge, the natural environment, or the digital world. ‘Curating’ can be understood both a...

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Featured GALA partner: Udine University

Featured GALA partner: Udine University

Department of Languages and Literatures, Communication, Education and Society The Department of Languages and Literatures, Communication, Education and Society (DILL) is based on a strategic alliance among three core macro-areas of the University of Udine, namely, i) languages and literatures; ii) communication; and iii) education. Born from the synergetic interrelations among the degree courses i...

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GALA partners gather to celebrate installation of Jeremy Irons as Chancellor of Bath Spa University

GALA partners gather to celebrate installation of Jeremy Irons as Chancellor of Bath Spa University

GALA partners from Australia, Sweden and the UK gathered to celebrate the installation of Jeremy Irons as Chancellor of Bath Spa University. He will take an active role in promoting the creative industries internationally, challenging the perceptions that arts education and career paths are secondary to STEM subject areas. Speaking of his appointment, Jeremy said: “I am delighted and honoured to b...

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Confucian Studies Summer Institute

Confucian Studies Summer Institute

Confucian Studies Summer Institute          Elena Syvokaite   The one-month study programme in China was truly one of a kind experience. Every single day I learnt a ton of new things, from Chinese philosophy to politics, culture, language, food, customs, and lots more. The people participating were all of incredible skill and were keen to learn and share thoughts on Chinese culture, which mad...

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Columbia College Chicago’s Patricia Ann McNair: reading and conversation at Bath Spa University

Columbia College Chicago’s Patricia Ann McNair: reading and conversation at Bath Spa University

Associate Professor Patricia Ann McNair from Columbia College Chicago read a short story, ‘Just like that’ from her collection ‘The Temple of Air’ to students at Bath Spa University. This book received the Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Award, Southern Illinois University’s Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award, and the Society of Midland Authors (US) Finalist Award. ...

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Columbia College Chicago’s Patricia Ann McNair reading and conversation at Bath Spa University

Columbia College Chicago’s Patricia Ann McNair reading and conversation at Bath Spa University

Associate Professor Patricia Ann McNair from Columbia College Chicago read a short story, ‘Just like that’ from her collection ‘The Temple of Air’ to students at Bath Spa University. This book received the Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Award, Southern Illinois University’s Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award, and the Society of Midland Authors (US) Finalist Award. ...

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QUT’s Greg Hearn visits BSU to discuss Creative Industries

QUT’s Greg Hearn visits BSU to discuss Creative Industries

Greg Hearn, Director of Commercial Research and Development at GALA partner, Queensland University of Technology visited Bath Spa University to discuss collaborative opportunities in the creative industries. His work focuses on policy development and R and D for new technologies and services in the creative industries.  He has authored or co-authored over 20 major research reports  and books, incl...

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Luca Cossettini from Udine visits Bath Spa University

Luca Cossettini from Udine visits Bath Spa University

Luca Cossettini, a musical researcher from the University of Udine, visited Bath Spa to share his work with the MIRAGE research laboratory: “Its mission is the preservation and promotion of audiovisual heritage. Research and development activities focus on re-recording, digitization, restoration and publishing of audio document. The research team have both musicological and technical knowled...

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