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Call for papers: Platform Ukraine

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We invite proposals for individual papers or panels. Panels must be highly interdisciplinary based on the strict criteria adhered to by the project (see previous events for examples). Individual papers should be as multidisciplinary as possible or should use novel methodology that can be applied in other disciplines.

Call for papers: Political Discourse- Multidisciplinary Approaches

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  • Abstract deadline: 6 March 2015
  • 250-300 words (excluding bibliography)
  • Papers will be 20 minutes in length, with 10 minutes after each paper for questions and discussion.
  • Papers encouraged from researchers working in all disciplines concerning political discourse analysis (linguistics, political science, history, translation studies).
  • Comparative papers on a variety of European and international political cultures especially welcomed.
  • Queries: to conference organisers Geraldine Horan and Michael Kranert,  politicaldiscourse2015@gmail.com.

Stephen Hart (UCL SELCS) awarded Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship

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Stephen M. Hart, Professor of Latin American Film, Literature and Culture in the School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS), has been awarded £97,155 from the Leverhulme Trust to support a two-year Major Research Fellowship (1 October 2015 until 30 September 2017).  He will conduct research on the life and work of the inaugural saint of the Americas, Santa Rosa de Lima (1586-1617). The project will involve creating a new edition of previously unpublished material of the Apostolic Processus based on a collation of manuscripts held at the Archivo Arzobispal in Lima and the Archivio Segreto Vaticano in Rome. The aim of the edition is to reveal new knowledge about Santa Rosa's life, while providing information about the history of textual editions and new insights into cultural history of the early New World relating to religion, politics, science, gender, slavery and translation. Professor Hart was awarded the Order of Merit by the National University of Trujillo in Peru on 24 October 2014.

New Generation Thinkers 2015: Now Open

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AHRC Doctoral Research Studentships in Russian, Slavonic and East European Languages and Culture

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  • Application deadline: 2nd March 2015

Call for papers: Anomalous Embodiment in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

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Call for papers: The 5th Biennial Postgraduate Contemporary Women‘s Writing Network Conference

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  • Submit a 250 word abstract for 20 minute papers along with a brief biographical note to illusions@pgcwwn.org
  • Deadline for submissions: 15th December 2014
  • Date of conference: 9-10 April 2015
  • Location: DeMontfort University, Leicester

Second Call for Proposals 2014-2015

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The UCL-Institut Français du Royaume-Uni Partnership in the Humanities

In July 2013, UCL and the Institut Français signed an agreement to collaborate on a series of workshops over a period of three years, specifically focusing on research in the humanities, broadly conceived.

Call for participants: investigating user centric data quality

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Vijay Rajkiran Ramraj (Geographic Information Science, MSc) invites participants with experience of working with geospatial data to take part in short interviews. The focus of the research is to understand the expectations of the users regarding the spatial data quality.

Call for Papers: London Postgraduate French Conference

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  • Abstracts of up to 250 words should be sent to Mouvement2014@outlook.com before 1st September 2014.
  • The papers can be given in French or English but must not last longer than 20 minutes.

UCL Publishers' Prize inaugural winners announced

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Students from UCL's Publishing MA programme have this week announced the winners of the inaugural UCL Publishers' Prize, an award launched earlier this year with the aim of discovering a new generation of literary talent among the current student body.

UCL's Digital Festival: Digifest

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Centre for Editing Lives & Letters (CELL) secure a $0.5million Mellon Grant in Collaboration with Johns Hopkins and Princeton University

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The Johns Hopkins University’s Sheridan Libraries, in partnership with University College London’s Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL), and the Princeton University Library, have been awarded a $488,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to implement “The Archaeology of Reading in Early Modern Europe.” This new digital humanities research initiative will explore historical reading practices through the lens of manuscript annotations preserved in early printed books.

Call for Participants: Collaborative Learning in the Arts, Society & the Humanities (CLASH)

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  • Are you an Arts and Humanities PhD, post doctoral or early career researcher?
  • Are you based at UCL, King’s College London or the School of Advanced Study?
  • Interested in museums, heritage and the cultural sector?
  • Would you like practical training to develop your public engagement and communication skills?
  • Would you like the chance to develop your public engagement skills working with a cultural partner?

Registration Open: UCL Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

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Registration for this summer's Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference 2014: Distance & Proximity (June 26-27) is now open.

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