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June 2018

Workshop: (Post)Colonial images

21 June at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Minghella Building, University of Reading, Building 195, Shinfield Rd
Reading, Berkshire RG6 6BT United Kingdom
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(Post)Colonial images: An Intermedial Approach Sponsored by the AHRC-FAPESP funded IntermIdia Project and CFAC, the Centre for Film Aesthetics and Cultures, University of Reading 21st June 2018 Keynote speech by Vicente Sánchez-Biosca (University of Valencia), and a stellar line-up of speakers and artists Screening of The Song of Ossobó (Silas Tiny, 2017) Organised by Maria do Carmo Piçarra (University of Reading/University of Minho) Admission is free, but booking is highly recommended-  email carmoramos@gmail.com Programme 11h-13h00 Cinema, Minghella Building G4 Opening by…

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Internal event: Government use of academic research

21 June at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
1L06, Agriculture building, Earley
Reading, Berkshire RG6 6BZ
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Policy engagement and Government use of academic research Thursday 21st June, 1.00-2.30pm,  Agriculture Ag 1L06 You are invited to a policy engagement seminar with invited speaker Dr Catherine Haddon from Institute for Government, a leading think tank working to make government processes more effective, in helping senior politicians and civil servants to think differently and bring about change in terms of policy decision making. Catherine is keen to pass on lessons from the work they are instigating in connecting researchers…

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A Celebration of TAEDS

23 June at 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Minghella Building, University of Reading, Building 195, Shinfield Rd
Reading, Berkshire RG6 6BT United Kingdom
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The unique Theatre Arts, Education & Deaf Studies (TAEDS) BA for deaf-hearing integrated student cohorts completes a 32 year history with a swansong to celebrate its unique history, and mark the legacy, of the programme. The world premiere of Moonbird, an adaptation of the children's story by the deaf author Joyce Dunbar, will be performed by Handprint Theatre Company, a deaf-hearing integrated company formed by programme alumni. We intend to further mark the legacy of deaf-hearing integrated theatre with performances…

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Meteorology Lunchtime Seminar

26 June at 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Lunchtime Seminars take place during term time on Tuesdays from 13:00 to 13:50 (unless otherwise stated) in the Sutcliffe Lecture Theatre, Meteorology Building GU01, University of Reading, Earley Gate. The Meteorology and Agriculture Buildings can be located using the “find us” link at the bottom of this page. Seminars are given by students and staff in the Department and cover a broad range of topics related to weather and climate. Everyone is welcome to attend.  Speaker: Chris Scott  'The Ionospheric response over the…

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Early Career Fellowship Schemes: Event for potential supervisors

26 June at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A joint session for Heritage & Creativity and Prosperity & Resilience on the topic of Early Career (Independent Post-doctoral) Fellowship Schemes.  This session will introduce the range of schemes and the support provided by the University to develop applications.  You will hear from current post-doctoral fellows and their mentors on what makes a successful application. Tuesday 26th June 13.00 – 14.30  Agenda Introduction and welcome Overview of fellowship schemes Experience of a mentor Experience of a fellow Q&A If you would…

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Voice and Vote: Women and Parliament

27 June at 9:00 am - 6 October at 5:30 pm

Voice and Vote: Women's place in Parliament Wednesday 27th June - Saturday 6th October 09:00 - 17.30 Westminster Hall, London 100 years since women gained the partial vote, an interactive exhibition will be hosted in Westminster Hall telling the story of women in Parliament - the campaigning, the protests and the achievements. Dr Jacqui Turner, University of Reading History lecturer and Vote 100 adviser, and the University of Reading Special Collections are recreating Nancy Astor's mailbag for the exhibition. Nancy…

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Internal event: Industrial Strategy Forum

27 June at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
G27, Edith Morley Building, Whiteknights campus
Reading, Berkshire RG6 6UR
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Staff are invited to attend a forum on the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) on Whiteknights Campus on Weds 27 June. The ISCF offers significant funding opportunities to academia with relevance to all themes. Speakers include representatives from BBSRC, ESRC and Innovate UK and staff will have the opportunity to talk and question funders directly. Demand is expected to be high and places will be given out on a first-come-first-served basis, so please do register your interest by simply emailing researchdeansoffice@reading.ac.uk as soon as…

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LOB Research Seminar

28 June at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
G10 Henley Business School, Greenlands, Henley-on-Thames RG9 3AU + Google Map

Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour Research Seminar Guest speaker Tim Morris

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Social Media Technologies in Immersive Performance

28 June at 1:30 pm
Minghella Studios, Minghella Building
Whiteknights Campus, RG6 6UR United Kingdom
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You are warmly invited to join us in Reading this June for: USER NOT FOUND: Social Media Technologies in Immersive Performance A one-day performance symposium Thursday 28th June from 1.30pm at Minghella Studios, University of Reading   The research project User Not Found: Social Media Technologies in Immersive Performance, based at the University of Reading, is investigating social media in immersive participatory performance. The project is a collaboration between Dante or Die (theatre company), Marmelo Digital (technology company) and the…

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July 2018

‘The American Moment’ Conference

4 July at 12:00 am
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