CHASE Research & Training
CHASE Training programmes currently open for registration
Arabic Poetry Translation Workshops
Various dates in May and June | Birkbeck, University of London and SOAS, University of London
Participants will attend all four workshops at which the visiting speaker and translator will address a text or group of texts; a general discussion about them will follow, leading to a choice of subject to develop work on over the summer and a reunion in the autumn to review the fruits of the workshop.
Bound, Unbound, Archived, Exhibited: Researching Illustrations and Books in the British Museum
Tuesday 9 May | British Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Birkbeck School of Arts
This workshop will explore the alternative orders of illustration within and outside the bindings of books and the engravers’ albums, focusing on two collections in the Prints and Drawings department of the British Museum: The Dalziel Archive, and the Robin de Beaumont collection
Critical Excursion The City Walk: Space, Place and the Walking Tour
Friday 28 April | City of London
On this critical excursion, we aim to explore the role of the self-guided walking tour in space/place creation. 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.
Careers and professional development training.
A series of workshops offering practical advice and guidance for your career development as an arts and humanities scholar.
Workshops currently open for registration
We are currently planning the next workshops, information to follow
How to become a "public" academic
24 May, 7 & 12-13 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, the second day explores how to communicate ideas through television and radio and the third and final session is a two-day hands-on workshop about the essentials of how to present on camera.
Scientific Approaches to the Past: Summer School
Monday 5 - Tuesday 6 June
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.
Digital Film for Research and Public Engagement
Monday 5 - Tuesday 6 June
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.This hands-on workshop will address both practical and theoretical issues surrounding the use of digital media as a tool for doctoral projects across all disciplines.
Seminar Series: Rhythmanalysis: Everything You Always Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask.
Space, Place, and Time” Reading Groups
Interdisciplinary Critical Excursions: Continued Navigation Through Space, Place, and Time”
Ongoing but not open for applications
Arts and Humanities in the Digital Age programme will engage you with the concepts and practices that form the field of Digital Humanities, preparing you for the challenges of doing research in an increasingly digital world.
Network: The Matter of the Archive before 1700
Continuing Professional Development Workshop: Heraldry
Friday 5 May
College of Arms, 130 Queen Victoria Street
The session is intended for scholars working on the medieval and early modern periods, who encounter heraldry and heraldic emblems and seek to develop their understanding of the practice, and how use it for research into the past.
Past training programmes and resources, where available, are below.
Funding for Student-led training
The CHASE Training and Development Group is happy to consider proposals for a range of activities from single day events to multiple day, multi-site programmes. Budget can be made available to cover costs for external speakers, catering, external venue hire (where appropriate).