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GALA cultural exchange event

GALA cultural exchange event

Staff and students from Claremont Graduate University (CGU) and Bath Spa University (BSU) gathered at the Museum of Bath Architecture for a wine reception to celebrate the 2016 GALA CGU/BSU Cultural Heritage and Arts Management Postgraduate Student Exchange. Students from Bath Spa University on the exchange returned recently from Los Angeles, where they visited heritage sites in California with st...

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Professor Ian Gadd at University of Adelaide

Professor Ian Gadd at University of Adelaide

    In April, Professor Ian Gadd was invited to participate in two public Shakespeare talks at the National Library of Australia and the University of Adelaide. He was asked to respond to a lecture by Emeritus Professor Ian Donaldson (his former undergraduate tutor) on ‘The Death of Shakespeare’. Professor Gadd also delivered a lecture on ‘Shakespeare and copyright’ at the University of ...

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Partners from CGU and QUT meet at BSU

GALA partners from Queensland University of Technology and Claremont Graduate University met with colleagues at Bath Spa University on the Vice Chancellor’s Terrace to discuss collaborations in teaching and research and the 2017 conference at The University of Parma. Above from left to right: Vice Chancellor of Bath Spa University, Christina Slade, Ian Gadd (BSU), Sue Carson (Queensland University...

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GALA partners from QUT and CGU meet at BSU

GALA partners from Queensland University of Technology and Claremont Graduate University met with colleagues at Bath Spa University on the Vice Chancellor’s Terrace to discuss collaborations in teaching and research and the 2017 conference at The University of Parma. Above from left to right: Vice Chancellor of Bath Spa University, Christina Slade, Ian Gadd (BSU), Sue Carson (Queensland University...

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Student-led transnational app launched

Student-led transnational app launched

A collaborative student-led magazine app was launched by students Sarah McCann, Louise Bray and Joana Garcias Aguia at the GALA conference at Tec de Monterrey, Mexico. Titled Not Lost Yet,  the app showcases student international experiences (from Morocco to China) and tips (from navigating the application process to surviving a 24-hour coach trip) provided by students, for students, and can be do...

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University of Parma and Bath Spa University collaborate on Digital Book Publishing Project

University of Parma and Bath Spa University collaborate on Digital Book Publishing Project

Bath Spa University and the University of Parma have teamed up to develop a new series of illustrated art and design books celebrating the fantastic collection in the CSAS archive, publishing these in a digital format (Italian and English language) and possibly print (Italian language). Students are also investigating the potential for promotional social media content development, examining Italia...

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Liberal Arts Goes Global

As part of the Santander scheme for staff and student mobility, Dr. Sarah Flavel, Senior Lecturer in Religions, Philosophies and Ethics, and two Bath Spa students (from RPE and English Literature) were awarded funding to the Nishan Confucian Studies Summer School, organised by our GALA partner, Beijing Foreign Studies University. The summer school began in Beijing and participants travelled to Quf...

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USA Research Funding Opportunity From William T. Grant Foundation

The William T. Grant Foundation invests in high-quality research focused on reducing inequality and improving the use of research evidence in decisions that affect young people in the United States. The British Council USA is looking to partner with UK based academics to amplify and fund their research outside of the UK through an application to the foundation. Funding priorities and focus areas a...

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GALA conference 5-7 July 2017: Curating the Future

GALA conference 5-7 July 2017: Curating the Future

“Curating the Future” 5-7 July 2017   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 as a metaphor and as a methodology, and the organisers invite participants to reflect on ...

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Global Citizenship chapter in UCR book: Going Glocal

Global Citizenship chapter in UCR book: Going Glocal

A book edited by academics(Drs John Friedman, Vicki Haverkate, Barbara Oomen, Eri Park and Marcin Sklad) at University College Roosevelt, Going Glocal in Higher Education: The Theory, Teaching and Measurement of Global Citizenship was launched at a Human Rights in Education Conference. A pdf of the chapter titled Towards a unified vision and assessment of the multifaceted construct of global gitiz...

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