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Slade Interdisciplinary Printmaking Workshop

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This one-day printmaking workshop on 9 July 2014 was organised by Dr Eleanor Morgan, Slade honorary research associate, with the support of printmaking technicians Dave Christopher and James Keith.

Student Publishers' Prize 2014

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The UCL Publishers’ Prize for Student Writing is a new award for aspiring writers at UCL, supported by UCL Press.

LAHP Studentship Applications Now Open

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The London Arts and Humanities Partnership is pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for AHRC/LAHP Doctoral Training Awards for 2014-15 entry. Up to 80 studentships are available for postgraduate research students studying Arts & Humanities at King's College London, School of Advanced Study (University of London) or University College London from London Arts & Humanities Partnership (AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership) 2014.

New AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership announced for arts & humanities postgraduates

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Quad in Autumn

UCL (University College London), King’s College London, and the School of Advanced Study, University of London (SAS) have today announced that they have been awarded over £18 million by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to form the London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP); a joint venture between the three institutions. 

FIGS MA Dissertation Prize in Comparative Cultural Enquiry 2011/12

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The following submissions were received this year, nominated by the following MA Boards of Examiners:  Centre for European Studies, Comparative Literature, Film Studies, Gender Society and Representation, Language Culture and History, Issues in Modern Culture, Translation Studies.

MA Publishing Masterclass 2013

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The following Masterclasses have been arranged for Spring Term 2013.

All MA Publishing students are expected to attend and students on other Arts and Humanities programmes will be welcome, subject to notifying Professor Iain Stevenson (i.stevenson@ucl.ac.uk) in advance, except where indicated.

Dr Stephanie Bird represents UCL in Beijing

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Dr Stephanie Bird (German Department) is currently in Beijing as a visiting lecturer at Peking University. On 25 October she also lectured at The Bookworm Beijing on ‘Representing Trauma and the Possibility of Comedy’ which provided a unique opportunity to consider the relationship between trauma and comedy in literature and film.

Discussion Seminar for Humanities Students

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Discussions

A group of students have discussed setting up a seminar for graduate students with an interest in literature, culture, translation or gender studies, art, language, or any related subject, regardless of department.

Between the lines

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A new podcast series has been established at UCL’s School of European Languages, Culture and Society, organised by Professor Timothy Mathews and Dr Simon Cooke, Post Doctoral Fellow in English at Edinburgh University.

CICS and CES launch new Creative Critical Writing PhD

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The Centre for Intercultural Studies and the Centre for European Studies have launched a new PhD devoted to the study of literary procedures in developing arguments and ideas.

Creative Thesis: Exploring the Parameters of the PhD Thesis

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The Slade School of Fine Art is running a programme of bi-weekly workshops and seminars to investigate the parameters of the doctoral thesis as a Creative Thesis, in order to explain issues of research practises and methodology. The Creative Thesis series will run from October 2012 to June 2013, as a series of bi-weekly workshops.

(Dis)Comforts of Home: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Domestic Energy Use

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13-14 September 2012

The (Dis)Comforts of Home: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Domestic Energy Use is a two-day symposium at UCL exploring how comparative cultural perspectives on the concepts of ‘home’ and ‘comfort’ can help us understand, learn from, and influence the behaviour that drives domestic energy consumption.

Funds awarded for Yale exchange

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We are pleased to announce that five research students within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities have been awarded funds to assist with their exchange to Yale next term. These students came from the following departments:

London Intercollegiate Network for Comparative Literature (LINKS)

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3rd Graduate Student Conference in Comparative Literature

Comparative Literature in a Fast-Changing Global World
New Academic Building, LG02
Goldsmiths, University of London

Friday 8 June 2012
9.00 am – 6.30 pm


LINKS conferences foster a space to discuss and re-think intercultural ‘links’, and to approach literary and non-literary texts from a comparative perspective.

Winners: Graduate School Review Competition 2011/12

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We are pleased to announce the winners of the Graduate School Review Competition.

  • First Prize (£400) - James Rann, SSEES"Building the Revolution"
  • Second Prize (£200) - Geraldine Brodie, Centre for Intercultural Studies"Bringing the Translator into Focus"
  • Joint Third Prize (£50 each) - Alicia Rix, Dept of English Language & Literature"The Artist"  Manuela Melandri, Dept of Laws"Humanitarian Occupation"

Call for Papers - HERMES seminar 2012

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Impact and Intervention: The Relevance of Literature in a Changing World

Amsterdam, June 10-16, 2012

FIGS MA Dissertation Prize in Comparative Cultural Enquiry 2010/11

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For this year’s inaugural prize, a dissertation was nominated by each of the examiners’ boards for 2010-11 of the following MAs: Centre for European Studies, Comparative Literature, Film Studies, Gender Society and Representation, Language Culture and History, Issues in Modern Culture, Translation Studies.

Film Studies Space: The Centre for the Cultural History of the Moving Image

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The UCL “Film Studies Space: The Centre for the Cultural History of the Moving Image” sponsored a international conference on 29-30 September/1 October 2011.

Film Studies Research Seminar: Uncompassed, or the Rarity of Theory 

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Research seminar talk by Professor D.N. Rodowick (Harvard University)

Tuesday 17 January, 4-6pm

Creative Thesis: Exploring the Parameters of the PhD Thesis

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Spring Term 2012

The aim of this programme is to investigate the parameters of the thesis as a Creative Thesis, and in particular the thesis involving a practice element.

Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities

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Applications are invited for three 3-year research studentships in the humanities, funded by the Wolfson Foundation. The studentships will normally cover fees (at the UK/EU level) and include a maintenance stipend of £19,370 p.a. and an element for research and training costs.

First Faculty Graduate Open Day

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A&H Graduate Open Day

The first Faculty-wide Graduate Open Day was held on Wednesday 23 November 2011 in the UCL South Cloisters and Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre.

New Documentary-track PhD

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Garcia Espinosa on set in Cuba

A new Documentary-track PhD has recently been created, which allows suitably qualified candidates to submit an original filmed documentary along with their thesis.

English Graduate Conference 2012 - Intersections

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Call for Papers

Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London WC1E 7HU

Graduate Open Day - 23 November 2011

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Graduate Open Day

UCL South Cloisters and Garden Room 

12.30 - 5.00pm

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is proud to announce that the first annual Graduate Open Day will be held on Wednesday 23 November, 2011.

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