Events in Arts and Social Sciences

Lancaster University Ghana and the Richardson Institute of Lancaster University (UK) Joint Conference - CALL FOR PAPERS

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2017, 09:00

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Sustainable Consumption Institute Seminar

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2017, 15:30

From triple P to triple J: Evaluating eco-cohousing through an intersectional justice lens

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Excluding from inside: the role of secondary schools in producing educational failure and success

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2017, 16:00

The objective of the presentation is to analyse contemporary processes of educational failure and success, including dropping out and early school leaving, from the perspective of ‘educational exclusion’ and ‘educational justice’.

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Trans-Forming Medicine: Perspectives on Transgender Health

Date: Thursday 25 May 2017, 10:00

The programe will cover a diverse range of presentations providing perspectives on transgender health.

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LIP & LTRG: Enhancing security, preventing mobility? An analysis of the UK Secure English Language Testing policy

Date: Thursday 25 May 2017, 15:00

This weeks Language, Ideology and Power (LIP) talk will a joint talk with LTRG. Delivered by Luke Harding, Tineke Brunfaut, Johnny Unger (Lancaster University), talking about 'Enhancing security, preventing mobility? An analysis of the UK Secure English Language Testing policy'.

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Ruskin, Athena and the Athenaeum

Date: Thursday 25 May 2017, 16:00

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Stories at the Storey (May)

Date: Thursday 25 May 2017, 19:00

Join us as 5-7 storytellers share their true stories about the theme of legacy

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Geospatial innovation seminar

Date: Tuesday 30 May 2017, 17:00

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CILHR Seminar Series - 'BREXIT and Agriculture: Untangling a Gordian Knot?'

Date: Wednesday 31 May 2017, 12:00

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Campus Tour Extra 31st May 2017

Date: Wednesday 31 May 2017, 14:00

Our Campus Tour Extra, the newly-branded Campus Tour & Departmental Drop-in, follows an exciting itinerary designed to acquaint you with our friendly campus.

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Career Options in Higher Education for FASS PhD students – Webinar

Date: Wednesday 31 May 2017, 18:00

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UCREL CRS: What do British newspapers mean when they talk about droughts? Examining 25 years of discourse, 1990-2014

Date: Thursday 01 June 2017, 15:00

This week's corpus research seminar comes from Carmen Dayrell: What do British newspapers mean when they talk about droughts? Examining 25 years of discourse, 1990-2014

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Lancaster Philosophy of Psychiatry Work in Progress Day

Date: Friday 02 June 2017, 10:30

Lancaster Philosophy of Psychiatry Work in Progress Day

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LRDG: Relationship with writing: a francophone notion?

Date: Tuesday 06 June 2017, 13:00

This weeks LRDG talk will be by Rachel Bélisle Université de Sherbrooke, who will talk about: Relationship with writing: a francophone notion?

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Visiting Writer Series - Luke Brown

Date: Tuesday 06 June 2017, 18:00

We are pleased to welcome Luke Brown as a speaker for our visiting writer series.

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Seminar series - Affordances of Augmented Reality (AR) Applications in Medical Education and as Mobile Smart Learning Environments

Date: Wednesday 07 June 2017, 12:30

The Seminar on Wednesday 7th June 2017 will be presented by Dr Arkendu Sen, Visiting Academic to the Department of Educational Research, from Monash University Malaysia.

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LIP: Using Nvivo for Identifying and Coding Intertextuality in CDA

Date: Wednesday 07 June 2017, 14:00

This weeks Language, Ideology and Power (LIP) talk will be delivered by Michael Farrelly (University of Hull), who is speaking about 'Using Nvivo for Identifying and Coding Intertextuality in CDA’

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UCREL CRS: Starting with verbs: complementary methods for the corpus-assisted discourse analysis of HEAR

Date: Thursday 08 June 2017, 15:00

This week's corpus research seminar comes from Alison Sealey and Emma Franklin will be co-presenting a talk titled 'Starting with verbs: complementary methods for the corpus-assisted discourse analysis of HEAR'.

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International Visitors' Week 2017

Date: Monday 12 June 2017, 09:00

Our International Visitors' Week is taking place between 12th and 16th June 2017. Each of the Research Centres has invited one or two International academics to spend the week with us here in Educational Research. Activities will include a one-day conference, seminars, and a Q&A session where you can ask questions face to face or via Moodle.

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The Internationalisation of Education:Issues, debates and initiatives

Date: Tuesday 13 June 2017, 09:30

Our International Visitors' Week is taking place between 12th and 16th June 2017. Each of the Research Centres has invited one or two International academics to spend the week with us here in Educational Research. Activities will include a one-day conference, seminars, and a Q&A session where you can ask questions face to face or via Moodle.

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Addressing equity in palliative care research: the New Zealand experience

Date: Tuesday 13 June 2017, 16:00

The need to address equity in the provision of palliative care is now well accepted, although the evidence base remains limited. Gathering the views and experiences of marginalised people requires us to develop new ways both of conceptualising, and of doing, palliative care research. In this presentation, Merryn will provide an overview of the ways in which we are addressing this challenge in the Te Arai Palliative Care and End of Life Research Group, the only bi-cultural palliative care research group we are aware of internationally.

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Seminar series - 14.6.17 Awaiting title

Date: Wednesday 14 June 2017, 12:30

The Seminar on Wednesday 14th June 2017 will be presented by - awaiting presenter.

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Fifty Three More Things to do in Zero Gravity

Date: Tuesday 20 June 2017, 18:30

Lancaster University fine art degree show 2017

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Seminar Series - Hedge Knights and Pedlars - the Professional Development of Early Career Further Education Lecturers

Date: Wednesday 21 June 2017, 12:30

The Seminar on Wednesday 21st June 2017 will be presented by - Georgia McCrone, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

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Campus Tour Extra 21st June 2017

Date: Wednesday 21 June 2017, 14:00

Our Campus Tour Extra, the newly-branded Campus Tour & Departmental Drop-in, follows an exciting itinerary designed to acquaint you with our friendly campus.

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‘Playing with Winnicott’: A symposium

Date: Friday 23 June 2017, 09:30

Co-organised by Sociology and the Department of Health Research

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LAEL Postgraduate Conference 2017

Date: Monday 26 June 2017, 09:00

We are pleased to announce the 12th Lancaster University International Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching which will take place at Lancaster University on Monday 26 June 2017.

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FASS Intellectual Party/Summer conference invitiation 2017

Date: Monday 26 June 2017, 15:10

This two day event runs from the 26th to 27th of June 2017 and is a fantastic opportunity to meet with research students from around the world, discuss your work in a friendly and encouraging environment and engage with some of Lancaster’s renowned academic staff. The Intellectual Party is more than just another conference – it combines academic challenge with a lot of fun as well!

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Geospatial Innovation Seminar

Date: Wednesday 28 June 2017, 17:00

Imogen Wegman (University of Tasmania) 'Pretended to the theory of farming' how a group of incompetents didn't make Little England in Van Diemen's Land

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The Space in Between: Thinking Translation in Creation

Date: Thursday 29 June 2017, 10:00

Symposium and Workshop

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Survival - Day Conference

Date: Monday 03 July 2017, 00:00

Plenary: Professor Ivan Callus (University of Malta) 'Surviving Criticism’.

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Conference on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Conflict Transformation

Date: Wednesday 05 July 2017, 12:00

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Lancaster Words

Date: Thursday 06 July 2017, 00:00

A three-day celebration of the written and spoken word. All events are now listed below with the prefix L_W. Headlining the festival will be PJ Harvey who will be in conversation with Poet Paul Muldoon. For more information please see the events below or our web page.

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L_W Telling in Full exhibition

Date: Thursday 06 July 2017, 09:00

An exhibition from a range of North West artists exploring the notion of creative translation; particularly the relationship between literature and the visual arts. As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration. Opening night is Thurs 6th July 7-8pm. Tickets must be booked via email.

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L_W Sleep and Sleeplessness in Jane Austen

Date: Thursday 06 July 2017, 13:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Dr Michael Greaney is giving a free talk on sleep in Jane Austen. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link).

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L_W Creating Characters for the 21st Century Young Adult Novel

Date: Thursday 06 July 2017, 18:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Danielle Jawando, Pete Kalu and Tariq Mehmood will discuss how to invent characters and plots that are truly diverse. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link).

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L_W Religion and literature: Run Away Tales: Reading the Parable of the Prodigal

Date: Thursday 06 July 2017, 18:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Dr Mark Knight leads a discussion on religion and literature. The event will feature speakers: Jenn Ashworth, Karl Moller and Andrew Tate. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W PJ Harvey and Paul Muldoon – A Conversation

Date: Thursday 06 July 2017, 20:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration PJ Harvey and Paul Muldoon will be in conversation. The two will read from their poetry and explore its relationship to song lyrics. Tickets to be ordered via Lancaster Arts (click into event for link)

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2017 Law School Iredell PG Conference

Date: Friday 07 July 2017, 08:30

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L_W Women in White: a Cultural History of the White Dress in Gothic Literature and Film

Date: Friday 07 July 2017, 13:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Dr Catherine Spooner gives a free talk on the white dress in gothic literature and film. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link).

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L_W Short Film Competition Screening

Date: Friday 07 July 2017, 18:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Winners of the Short Film Competition will be screened. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W In Conversation with Ian Martin

Date: Friday 07 July 2017, 19:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, Ian Martin, talks about his career writing for series such as Veep and The Thick of It. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W New Writers’ Showcase

Date: Friday 07 July 2017, 20:30

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration up and coming writers from Lancaster University’s Creative Writing programme will be performing their work. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Open Mic Night: Live night of spoken word poetry and prose

Date: Friday 07 July 2017, 21:30

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a lively night of spoken word poetry and prose featuring writers and poets from around the globe. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Underwater Beasts: Sarah Hymas book making event

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 11:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration we are running a creative writing and book-making workshop for 7-10 year olds (and their adult) with Sarah Hymas. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Stories 2 Connect - Supported by Melvin Burgess

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 12:00

Stories of resilience and transformation created collaboratively with disadvantaged young people in Lancashire, as part of the Lancaster_Words celebration. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Zen Cho

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 13:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration British Fantasy Award and Crawford Award winner, Zen Cho will be reading from her historical fantasy novel, Sorcerer to the Crown. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Breaking the language: shameless multilingual authors

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 13:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a group of authors will discuss the (ab)use they inflect upon language, share their experience of living surrounded by different languages and how this has affected their creative process. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Graphic Novels Panel

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 14:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a panel with three local comic book creators discussing the medium. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W The Good Immigrant

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 15:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration journalist Coco Khan reads her work and discusses the anthology, The Good Immigrant. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 18:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a performance and reading from the famous Arthurian romance in both the original Middle English and contemporary English – and all in the atmospheric tower of Lancaster Castle. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Three Writers in Conversation: Jenn Ashworth, Jo Baker & Carol Birch

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 18:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration three Lancaster-based writers – Jenn Ashworth, Jo Baker and Jo Baker – will be talking about their work within the context of the North West. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W Cake Launch

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 20:00

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration there will be a Special Edition of the journal CAKE. The launch night will feature 2-3 engaging readings and wine and soft drinks. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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L_W The Paul Muldoon interview

Date: Saturday 08 July 2017, 20:30

As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration will conclude with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Paul Muldoon, in conversation with fellow poet, Eoghan Walls. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)

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Making Money From Your Research for FASS PhD Students

Date: Wednesday 12 July 2017, 13:00

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Undergraduate Open Day: Friday 14 July 2017

Date: Friday 14 July 2017, 09:00

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Undergraduate Open Day: Saturday 15 July 2017

Date: Saturday 15 July 2017, 09:00

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Children's Mental Health Workshop

Date: Monday 24 July 2017, 12:00

Despite a recent commitment to invest heavily in child and adolescent mental health services in the coming fiscal year, the UK government has not undertaken a survey of children’s mental health since 2004. Extant literature focuses narrowly on specific mental health conditions or risk factors; a broader picture of children’s mental health in the UK is needed.

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Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017, 00:00

If sensibility is the ability to grasp and to respond, how might we articulate the (in)sensibilities of contemporary technoscience?

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Undergraduate Open Day: Saturday 2 September 2017

Date: Saturday 02 September 2017, 09:00

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AMLaP (Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing)

Date: Thursday 07 September 2017, 09:00

We are pleased to announce that the 23rd edition of AMLaP will be hosted at Lancaster University, September 7-9, 2017. AMLaP (Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing) is the leading European conference in psycholinguistics.

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Department of Educational Research: 50th Anniversary Celebration

Date: Friday 22 September 2017, 10:30

The Department of Educational Research is 50 years old this year and we would like you to join us in a celebration of this event.

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Mobile Utopia: Pasts, Presents, Futures

Date: Thursday 02 November 2017, 00:00

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