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Interdisciplinary creative 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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A postcard from… Taiwan

A postcard from… Taiwan

By Wen-Hsi Harman, PhD student in ceramics at the School of Art &Design, Bath Spa University   I recently visited the National Taiwan University of Arts Department of Crafts and Design. This project allowed me to share my enthusiasm about ceramic research and practice in relation to Taiwanese cultural identity. This was my first time that I have had the opportunity to share my research wi...

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GALA outreach fund

GALA outreach fund

  The Bath Spa University GALA outreach fund launched in December has facilitated academic and professional staff with GALA partners by providing funds for international travel or other activities related to teaching, research, or public engagement. Within the field of Culture and Environment, Dr Samantha Walton (English) visited Udine University in April to present a paper related to her AHR...

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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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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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GALA conference 2016 hosted by Tec de Monterrey

GALA conference 2016 hosted by Tec de Monterrey

GALA partners from Queensland University of Technology (Australia), Parma University (Italy), Claremont Graduate University (USA), Tec de Monterrey (Mexico), Bath Spa University (UK), State University New York Geneseo (USA) and RANEPA (Russia) gathered in Mexico for the 2016 conference hosted by Alejandra María Vilalta Perdomo at Tec de Monterrey. The GALA opening event was held on 25 May on the t...

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Liberal Arts Roundtable at Bath Spa University

Liberal Arts Roundtable at Bath Spa University

A Liberal Arts roundtable discussion was hosted by Bath Spa University and moderated by Professor John Strachan to discuss the role of liberal arts in the modern university with distinguished guests from four perspectives relating the liberal arts to university education in the broadest sense (Professor Grayling), a specific liberal arts programme (Professor Zorin), interdisciplinarity between the...

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Liberal Arts Roundtable with Professor AC Grayling, Dr Jennifer Rohn, Dr Shirley Thompson and Professor Andrei Zorin

Liberal Arts Roundtable with Professor AC Grayling, Dr Jennifer Rohn, Dr Shirley Thompson and Professor Andrei Zorin

The Liberal Arts and the Modern University: The ‘liberal arts’ may not yet be a term as familiar in Britain as it is in the USA with its many liberal arts colleges but an increasing number of British universities are now offering liberal arts degrees. There is also growing interest in the liberal arts among universities and colleges elsewhere in the world especially in Europe and Asia. A liberal a...

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In the news: Concordia’s Kelly Thompson’s media wall display at BSU

In the news: Concordia’s Kelly Thompson’s media wall display at BSU

Concordia’s Associate Professor, Kelly Thompson launched her work, Fluid Data, on Bath Spa University’s Media Wall in December. This work is part of an on-going project, Material Codes: Ephemeral Traces, with research assistant Sophia Borowska. For more background on the project and the display, read this news story: https://www.concordia.ca/finearts/finearts/studio-arts/cunews/main/st...

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Claremont & Bath-Spa Exchange Course goes to youtube!

Further to Rebecca McGuire-Snieckus June 30, 2015 posting on the Claremont Graduate University and University of Bath Spa exchange course, here is a taste of what it was like: https://youtu.be/k5i7tX-0vBs Patricia Easton Claremont Graduate University

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