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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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Parallel programmes on Transnational Writing launched by Stockholm University and Bath Spa University

Parallel programmes on Transnational Writing launched by Stockholm University and Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University and Stockholm University are delighted to announce that they are sharing teaching resources and launching parallel programmes in Creative Writing on Transnational Writing. Together we can tell powerful new stories about the world. Join us and our partners: #culturematters This pioneering programme is hosted by ‘the leading creative writing course in the country.’ Our goal is to...

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‘The Genesee Would Rebel’: the story of our attempts to tame a river and how it was saved.

‘The Genesee Would Rebel’: the story of our attempts to tame a river and how it was saved.

Dr Trevor Turpin ‘The Genesee would rebel’ was the prediction of Lyman P. Langworthy, the Rochester City Health Officer, in a note he placed in the cornerstone of the new Monroe County Court house in 1850.[1] Rochester lies at the mouth of the Genesee River as it enters Lake Ontario and had suffered serious floods since the 1780s. Finally, or so the citizens of the city thought, their improvements...

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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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