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Forthcoming events

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This event brings together academics and practitioners researching and working in the field of coercive control. It will provide the opportunity to share current research being conducted in this area and encourage networking and collaboration.
Event Time
11am-3.45pm
Venue
Bowland Hall Conference Centre
This is the third one day seminar in the Series Key Debates in Higher Education
Event Time
9.30 - 10.00 Registration and coffee 1600 Close
Venue
County South PDRs, County South College, Lancaster University
Speaker
Speakers will include: Chris Hale, Director of Policy at Universities UK; Shakira Martin, President, National Union of Students; Monica McLean, University of Nottingham; Neil Morris, University of Leeds; Jon Nixon, The Education University of Hong Kong, China (Honorary Professor) and Middlesex University, UK (Visiting Professor); Michael Tomlinson, Southampton University
The best way to get a feel for life on campus is to come along to one of our open days. Come and spend a day with us this summer!
Event Time
13 July 2019, 7 September 2019, 14 September 2019
Venue
Lancaster University
Every year the Department of Educational Research invites international speakers to visit the department and to work with students and colleagues.
Meet and Discuss with the Author.
Event Time
13.00 - 14.30
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Lynn Fendler. Professor in the Department of Teaching Education at Michigan State University, USA.
Professor Anna Kosmützky will introduce the additional methodological layer of international comparative research which basically consists of different aspects of adequacy and equivalence that need to be considered in all the steps of the empirical research process.
Event Time
15:30 to 17:00. (Refreshments will be available from 15:00)
Venue
B89, County South, Lancaster University and live-streamed
Speaker
Professor Anna Kosmützky, Leibniz Center of Science and Society (LCSS) at the Leibniz Universität Hannover
Professor Alejandra Boni Aristizabal will talk about university quality and its measurement.
Event Time
16:00 to 17:30. (Refreshments will be available from 15:30)
Venue
Lancaster University, Room tbc and live-streamed
Speaker
Professor Alejandra Boni Aristizabal,Universitat Politécnica de València, Spain and Deputy Director ofthe INGENIO Research Institute (CSIC-UPV)
One Day Symposium
Event Time
09.00 - 17.00
Venue
Green Lane Conference Centre, Lancaster University
The 2019 Annual Conference of the British Chinese Language Teaching Society (BCLTS) Hosted by the Confucius Institute, Lancaster University, UK "New Theories, New Approaches and Methodologies, New Issues and New Strategies in the Pedagogy of Teaching Chinese as an International Language"
Venue
Confucius Institute
The 2019 Annual Conference of the British Chinese Language Teaching Society (BCLTS) Hosted by the Confucius Institute, Lancaster University, UK "New Theories, New Approaches and Methodologies, New Issues and New Strategies in the Pedagogy of Teaching Chinese as an International Language"
Venue
Confucius Institute
Dr Siobhan Weare will share the findings from her British Academy funded research project on the experiences of men who are forced-to-penetrate women in the UK. This study is the first in the UK to interview male survivors of this form of sexual violence.
Event Time
10.30am - 3pm
Venue
Training Room 2, Lancaster Conference Centre (next to Lancaster House Hotel)
Speaker
Dr Siobhan Weare, Dr Joanne Hulley, Duncan Craig (CEO Survivors Manchester), Male Survivor
Terry Eagleton explores politics and religion in the 21st century Drinks reception and bookstall Free - all welcome Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Storey
Speaker
Professor Terry Eagleton
Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
13:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Professor Terry Eagleton and Professor Mark Knight
Yvonne Battle-Felton reads and discusses, with Andy Tate, her novel Remembered The Storey Drinks reception and bookstall Free - all welcome Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Storey
Speaker
Yvonne Battle-Felton
Andrew McMillan's debut collection physical was the first ever poetry collection to win The Guardian First Book Award. The collection also won the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize, a Somerset Maugham Award (2016), an Eric Gregory Award (2016) and a Northern Writers' award (2014). It was shortlisted the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Costa Poetry Award, The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year 2016, the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, the Roehampton Poetry Prize and the Polari First Book Prize. It was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation for Autumn 2015. Most recently physical has been translated into Norwegian (Aschehoug, 2017), a bi-lingual French edition, Le Corps Des Hommes (Grasset, 2018) and Galician (A Chan da Polvora, 2019). His second collection, playtime, was published by Jonathan Cape in 2018; it was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation for Autumn 2018, a Poetry Book of the Month in both The Observer and The Telegraph and a Poetry Book of the Year in The Sunday Times. He is senior lecturer at the Manchester Writing School at MMU and lives in Manchester.
Event Time
18.00
Venue
To be confirmed
Speaker
Andrew MacMillan
Sundhya Walther (Manchester) and Aroosa Kanwal (Islamabad) Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
14:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Sundhya Walther (Manchester) and Aroosa Kanwal (Islamabad)
Open Seminar Andrew Lacey and Antonia Spencer Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
14:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Andrew Lacey and Antonia Spencer
Lania Knight lives in Cheltenham, England. She's a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at University of Gloucestershire. She has a PhD in Creative Writing/Fiction from University of Missouri. Her first book, Three Cubic Feet, was a 2012 Lambda Literary Award Finalist in Debut Fiction. Buy the book here. Her second book, Remnant, was published by Burlesque Press in late March 2018.
Event Time
18.00
Venue
To be confirmed
Speaker
Lania Knight
Paul Muldoon reads and discusses, with Tony Sharpe, his landmark poem ‘American Standard' The Storey Free - all welcome Drinks reception and bookstall Tickets from Eventbrite
Event Time
19:30
Venue
The Storey
Speaker
Paul Muldoon and Tony Sharpe
Terry Eagleton and Keith Hanley Venue tbc Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
13:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Terry Eagleton and Keith Hanley
Zoe Gilbert is the author of Folk (Bloomsbury, 2018), which was shortlisted for the 2019 International Dylan Thomas Prize. Her short stories have won prizes including the Costa Short Story Award, and have appeared in many journals and anthologies, as well as on BBC Radio 4. She has travelled to China and South Korea on writing projects for the British Council, and is completing a PhD exploring folk tales new short fiction. She is the co-director of London Lit Lab, and also teaches creative writing at Arvon Foundation and the British Library. She lives near the sea in Kent.
Event Time
18.00
Venue
To be confirmed
Speaker
Zoe Gilbert
Benoit Peeters and Brian Baker on visualising science fiction Venue tbc Free - all welcome No registration required
Event Time
14:00
Venue
TBC
Speaker
Benoit Peeters and Brian Baker
Tade Thompson lives and works in the South of England. He is the author of ROSEWATER books, the MOLLY SOUTHBOURNE books, and MAKING WOLF, as well as the short stories THE APOLOGISTS, YARD DOG, and other works. He is a multiple winner of the Nommo Award, winner of the Golden Tentacle award at the Kitsches, a John W. Campbell Award finalist, a Shirley Jackson Award finalist, a Theodore Sturgeon Award finalist, and a nominee for both the British Fantasy Award and the British Science Fiction Association Award. His background is in medicine, psychiatry and social anthropology. His hobbies include jazz, visual arts, martial arts, comics and pretending he will ever finish his TBR stack. He has been shortlisted for the Arthur C Clarke Award 2019.
Event Time
18.00
Venue
To be confirmed
Speaker
Tade Thompson
Down there: thinking the subsurface of a warming planet with Karen Pinkus, Cornell University All welcome
Event Time
16.00
Venue
LUMS LT4
Speaker
Karen Pinkus, Cornell University
Subsurface Futures: an interdisciplinary workshop Numbers limited please contact bron@lancaster.ac.uk
Event Time
10.00
Venue
Charles Carter A19
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