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Catholic University of Eastern Africa

GALA Conference postponed!

Following discussions with Samuel Nyanchoga and his colleagues at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, we have decided to postpone the GALA conference to 2021 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Even if international travel restrictions were to ease by September, it would simply be too complicated to prepare effectively for the conference in good time. We are planning the following: CUEA will host...

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Catholic University of Eastern Africa

2020 GALA conference: Call for proposals

Liberal Arts for Tomorrow 14-16 September 2020 Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya The Catholic University of Eastern Africa will host the 7th Annual GALA conference dedicated to the theme of preparing university students, faculty, and professionals for a changing and uncertain global future. It will explore how the values of the liberal arts—intellectual freedom, critical thinki...

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Announcing Bath Spa’s 2019-20 GALA Outreach fund

Announcing Bath Spa’s 2019-20 GALA Outreach fund

The GALA Outreach Fund is intended to support Bath Spa University staff and student engagement with GALA partners by providing support for international travel or other activities related to research or teaching collaboration, staff or student mobility, public engagement, or projects relating to the liberal arts. It can also be used to support visits by representatives from GALA partners to Bath S...

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GALA overview: A student’s perspective

GALA overview: A student’s perspective

GALA overview: by William Davis, Bath Spa University When my time at Bath Spa University began in 2017 I believed that I would be predominantly specialising in Film and TV and although this is still a big part of my degree, the skills that I have developed over the last two years stretch far wider than this. As a student, I have taken on board every creative opportunity offered to me, both interna...

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The Global Academy of Liberal Arts Sixth Annual Conference

The Global Academy of Liberal Arts Sixth Annual Conference

The Global Academy of Liberal Arts Sixth Annual Conference Claremont Graduate University (CGU) Los Angeles, USA Day 1 Partners met to discuss strategy in going forward at the Governance and Strategy Meeting. The group reviewed the strategy document to come to an agreement about our strategy, one that we can share with colleagues and partners, and to put into practice the decisions made to build a ...

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2019 GALA conference: draft programme and registration details

Networks across Time and Space September 12–14, 2019 Claremont Graduate University, Claremont California, USA Claremont Graduate University will host the 6th Annual GALA conference dedicated to the theme of networks. At its core, GALA represents the partnering of universities, faculty, and students together in a number of different networks of communication, research, idea exploration and teaching...

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Gala partners converge to explore early childhood education

Gala partners converge to explore early childhood education

SUNY Geneseo’s Professor Leigh O’Brien delivered a workshop at the Firm Foundation 2019 conference hosted by Bath Spa University. Leigh explored access to outdoor early education in the US and Canada, presenting with Bath Spa University’s Lone Hattingh, who examined perspectives from forest kindergartens in Denmark and England. Leigh later delivered a talk to staff and students o...

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Gala Partners at Global Citizenship forum

Gala Partners at Global Citizenship forum

Nick Jose, Professor of English and Creative Writing at Adelaide University joined Joseba Achotegui, professor of psychotherapy techniques at the University of Barcelona in a conversation on forced migration for Bath Spa University’s Global Citizenship programme. While Professor Achotegui explored forced migration from a clinical perspective, including his work on the Ulysses Syndrome, Profe...

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Welcome to the University of Witwatersrand (Wits)

Founded in 1896, the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), is the third oldest South African university in continuous operation. The university has an enrolment of 39,000 students of which 65 percent are undergraduate and 35 percent are postgraduate. Home to 28 prestigious South African Research Initiative (SARChI) Chairs and six DST-NRF Centres of Excellence, there are over 400 NRF rated resear...

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