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Research seminars

We run a regular programme of seminars within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, sharing our latest research and inviting guest speakers to do the same. Take a closer look at upcoming events, and check back regularly to see the updated list of seminars taking place. 

Spring 2018 schedule

  • Communications, Media and Culture
    When Where Speaker(s) Subject
    24 January 2018, 1 - 3:00pm Pathfoot Room D1 Suzy Angus and Janieann McCracken (Stirling) "Pathfoot Sounds...":  Revealing Pathfoot Building through sound
    31 January 2018, 1 - 3:00pm Pathfoot Room D1 Professor Christopher Anderson (Leeds) 

    Apostles of Certainty:  The History of Data Journalism and the Politics of Doubt

    Plus Short Presentation by Eddy Borges Rey (Stirling) on data journalism in Vietnam

    14 February 2018, 3 - 5:00pm Pathfoot Room D1 Professor Michele Aaron (Warwick) in conversation with Steve Chinn (Stirling). Chaired by Alenka Jelen-Sanchez Cancer and terminal illness in film and culture
    28 February 2018, 1 - 3:00pm Pathfoot Room D1 Dr Anat Pick and Dr Lucy Bolton (Queen Mary, University of London) "Attention" in Simone Weil and Iris Murdoch:  the concept, the overlap, and the potential for a new ethics of looking at film
    7 March 2018, 1 - 3:00pm Pathfoot Room D1 Dr Juana Suárez (NYU Tisch School of the Arts) Colombian cinema in the diaspora
    21 March 2018, 1 - 3:00pm Pathfoot Room D1 Katherine Champion (Stirling) and Lisa Kelly (Glasgow) Nurturing Scottish Screen Industries Talent:  The Case of Outlander
        John Williamson (Glasgow) Music on Scottish television since the 1950s 

    All welcome. For further information, please contact Maria Velez-Serna on maria.velezserna@stir.ac.uk.

  • History and Politics
    When Where Speaker(s) Subject
    24 January 2018, 4 - 5:30pm Pathfoot Room C1/2 Dr John Thompson (Center for Security Studies, Switzerland) ‘Superpower in Retreat? Why Support in the U.S. for the Liberal World Order is Under Threat and What to Do about It’
    28 February 2018, 4 - 5:30pm Pathfoot Room C1/2 Dr Alessandro Isoni (University of Salento, Italy) ‘From a forest of policies to a Forest Strategy: the EU Action Plan for Forests’
    14 March 2018, 4 - 5:30pm Pathfoot Room C1/2 Dr Gareth Atkins (Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, UK) ‘Who is Your Favourite Character from History?” Charles Kingsley's Bible’
    4 April 2018, 4 - 5.30pm Pathfoot Room C1/2 Dr Ruth Colton (University of Manchester, UK) ‘Childhood, empire and public parks in late Victorian and Edwardian Britain’

    All members of staff and postgraduates in other Faculties are most welcome to attend.

  • Law and Philosophy
    When Where Speaker(s) Subject
    19 January 2018, 12:30pm Pathfoot Room C1 Alan Millar Perceptual Knowledge and Strange Environments
    26 January 2018, 12:30pm Pathfoot Room C1 Adrian Haddock TBC
    2 February 2018, 12:30pm Pathfoot Room C1 Simon Hope TBC
    9 February 2018, 12:30pm Pathfoot Room C1 Gabriela Besler TBC
    16 February 2018, 12:30pm Pathfoot Room C1 Peter Sullivan Ramsey and Frege
  • Literature and Languages
    When Where Speaker(s) Subject
    24 January 2018, 1- 2:00pm Pathfoot Room C25 Anne Coldiron (St Andrews) Beyond 'Proto-Feminism:  Myths, Morals and Military History in the Englished Works of Christine de Pizan
    7 February 2018, 1 - 2:00pm Pathfoot Room C23 Inés Ordiz (Stirling) The Feminine (Un)Real: Contemporary Gothic Written by Women in Latin American and Spain and Peter Baker (Stirling), Transcultural Cinema and Indigenous Media in Latin America
    7 March 2018, 1 - 2:00pm Pathfoot Room C23 Claire Squires (Stirling) Serious Fun: Gaming the Book Festival and Will Smith
    21 March 2018, 1 - 2:00pm Pathfoot Room C23 Alison Wiggins (Glasgow) Archives and Writing Lives
    4 April 2018, 1 - 2:00pm Pathfoot Room C23 Fanny Lacôte, Kate Moffatt, Aleix Tura Vecino

    Fanny Lacôte - The Doctoral Session: French Translations of Gothic Novels During the French Revolution

    Kate Moffatt - Screening the Precariat: Approaching Racial Politics in Contemporary Nordic Cinema

    Aleix Tura Vecino - TBC

    For more information contact Kelsey Jackson Williams at k.j.williams@stir.ac.uk

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