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June 2018

Workshop: (Post)Colonial images

21 June, 2018 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, 2018 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, 2018 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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Voice and Vote: Women and Parliament

27 June, 2018 at 9:00 am - 6 October, 2018 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, 2018 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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Social Media Technologies in Immersive Performance

28 June, 2018 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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Seminar: Winckelmann – Ideals and Nations

29 June, 2018 at 9:30 am
Sir Michael Dummett Lecture theatre, Christ Church, Oxford
£5 - £20

To commemorate the Winckelmann anniversaries 2017/2018, Christ Church Library is preparing a series of events in collaboration with the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford.and the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, University of Reading. The events will start with a symposium on Ideals and Nations: New perspectives on the European reception of Winckelmann’s aesthetics. Keynote speakers: Professor Elisabeth Décultot (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg) and Professor Alex Potts (University of Michigan). The event is generously sponsored by the A.G. Leventis Foundation,…

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July 2018

Democratising Heritage workshop

4 July, 2018 at 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Meadow Suite, Park House, Meadow Suite, Park House RG6 6UR United Kingdom + Google Map

An upcoming workshop co-hosted by Historic England and the University of Reading, on the subject of Diverse Participation and Representation in the Heritage Sector, will take place on 4 July 2018.  The day will bring together museum and heritage professionals with researchers to discuss:  - developing dynamic relationships between heritage and users - using co-production methods to diversify the framing of heritage and place - and exploring co-curation with diverse volunteers.  The workshop takes place on 4 July from 10am-4.30pm, at the University of…

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Bi/Multilingualism and the History of Language Learning and Teaching

6 July, 2018 - 7 July, 2018
University of Reading RG6 6UR + Google Map

HoLLTnet international meeting: 'Bi/Multilingualism and the History of Language Learning and Teaching' University of Reading, United Kingdom, 6-7 July 2018 HoLLTnet (www.hollt.net) is a Research Network of AILA (L'Association Internationale de Linguistique Appliquée). The Research Network was founded in 2015 to stimulate research into the history of language learning and teaching within applied linguistics internationally. Building on several successful previous colloquia (www.hollt.net/events.html), this international conference aims to situate the history of language learning and teaching in the wider context of…

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September 2018

Loddon Observatory Showcase

25 September, 2018 at 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The Loddon Observatory is organising a Loddon Showcase on 25th September 2018, 12:30-4:00pm in Meadow Suite, Park House, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6UA. This will be an opportunity to present and learn about work undertaken within the Loddon catchment on Water, Environment, Climate, Governance and Heritage and to meet other people from the University and our External Partners. Please register online here by 14th September at the latest. We are inviting abstracts, in particular for posters, and short 3-5 minute talks…

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