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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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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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SUNY Geneseo visit to Bath Spa University

SUNY Geneseo visit to Bath Spa University

Stacey Robertson, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of History at SUNY Geneseo, Robert A. Bonfiglio, vice president for Student and Campus Life at SUNY Geneseo, Joe Cope, Professor of History and Director of Geneseo’s Center for Inquiry, Discovery, and Development, Sam Cardamone, Associate Director of the SUNY Geneseo Study Abroad Office, Beth McCoy, SUNY Distinguished ...

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Featured GALA partner: Concordia University

Featured GALA partner: Concordia University

CONCORDIA’S FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCE – ENVISONING TOGETHER The Faculty of Arts and Sciences (also known as FAS) is the largest of the four faculties that constitute Concordia University. With 27 academic units, FAS is a powerhouse of interdicisplinarity that embraces bold thinking in research, teaching and learning. Bridging knowledge between the humanities, the social sciences, and the science...

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Welcome to the National Institute of Design

Welcome to the National Institute of Design

The establishment of NID was a result of several forces, both global and local. The late 1950s saw a confluence of these forces, and this time would be a significant one for Indian culture and education. This was a time of reappraisal and reconstruction in a newly independent India. A young nation was confronted with the mammoth task of nation building, of balancing age old traditions with modern ...

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