In addition to the CHASE Training and Development Programmes, the CHASE events calendar includes events that are run by CHASE Members, CHASE Non-HEI Partners and others that could be of interest as a PhD student. Entry requirements vary, please check the event details.
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Friday 28 April
Following the “Finance at your Feet” City Walk map provided by City of London, we will conduct a group tour through part of the financial district. Throughout, we will critically examine the re-imagining of these spaces by City of London, and think through the significance and impact of tourism discourses on experiences of place.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 11:00 17:00
Textile interpretations: materialising history, visual culture, design and anthropology will help students unlock the potential of textiles, and textile products, as intensely intimate research sources through which to trace and reflect upon stories of colonization, nationalism, fashion, belonging, identity and culture.
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 14:00 16:00
The first in a series of professional development workshops on skills and methods related to archival research in the medieval and early modern periods will take place on Friday 5 May 2017. In the library of the College of Arms we will have a workshop on the practices and tools used in analysing heraldry.
Participants will examine objects in the museum, and discuss the processes of arrangement, dispersal, and recollection enabled by the forms of the bound book and the album. We will discuss the logic of collecting followed by both Robin de Beaumont and the Dalziel family. Following this we will consider strategies of research and interpretation, discussing forms such as the virtual exhibition.
May 11, May 25, June 6, June 26 and Sept/Oct date TBC
The workshops will adapt methods used for bringing Greek tragedy to an Anglophone reader and apply them to Arabic literature and also set out to investigate collaborative exploration and discussion for translation/literary recreation in itself.
Material Witness this year is taking the form of a residential course at the University of Kent where we will work intensively to explore theoretical concepts about materiality in respect of the ideas of ‘taste’, ‘contact’ and ‘memory’. Featuring practical sessions, through which you will work in detail with various types of material things as critical prompts, alongside reading and discussion groups around key theory in the field.
Wednesday 7 June
Three sessions exploring the means to reach out to a broader, non-academic audience, whether in print, radio/TV, or via new media. The first day focuses on writing
Monday 5 - Tuesday 6 June 2017
The CHASE Scientific Approaches to the Past programme will bring together historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, palaeo-scientists (palaeo-climatologists, palaeo-pathologists, palaeo-geneticists, etc), and engage them in a scientific dialogue about various topics related to the study of the human past.
A one and a half day workshop for PhD candidates with Professor Paul Allain and Stacie Lee Bennett exploring digital film for presenting research and enabling public engagement.
Wednesday 7 June - 11:30 - 16:30
Three sessions exploring the means to reach out to a broader, non-academic audience, whether in print, radio/TV, or via new media. The second day explores how to communicate ideas through television and radio.