CHASE Encounters conference, University of Kent

#encounterskent

11th and 12th July, Sibson Building

Please note: timings and sessions subject to change

Programme

Thursday 11th July

10.00-10.30: Registration and refreshments — Sibson foyer

10.30-11.00: Welcome and announcements — Lecture theatre 1, Sibson building

Prof. Paul Allain (Dean of the Graduate School, University of Kent)

Dr Denise deCaires Narain (CHASE Director)

Dr Emily Bartlett (University of Kent / CHASE alumna)

11.00-12.30: Student presentations – Lecture theatre 1, Sibson building

  • Olivia Arigho-Stiles (University of Essex): Towards a Politics of Landscape in the Bolivian Andes

  • Giacomo Damiani (University of Kent): The philosophical-mathematical paradigm of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries Italy, focusing on three works by Luca Pacioli’

  • Jacob Rollinson (University of East Anglia): Herbert A. Giles and Xu Yuanchong

Chair: Dr Denise deCaires Narain (CHASE Director)

Followed by student announcements

12.30-13.30: Networking lunch — Sibson foyer

13.30-17.15: Cohort building activities. Choose from:

  • Visit to Canterbury Cathedral — Offsite

  • Visit to Eastbridge Hospital — Offsite

  • Visit to the Beaney Museum — Offsite

  • Visit to British Cartoon Archive — Templeman library, University of Kent

  • A sense of place — Drawing workshop with Frances Stanfield - University of Kent campus

  • Guided tour of Canterbury — Offsite

  • Punting on River Stour — Offsite

  • Open access escape room with the Office for Scholarly Communications at University of Kent — Seminar room 6, Sibson building

17.15-18.30: Free time/travel back to campus/check into accommodation

18.30 onwards: BBQ and drinks reception – Keynes college (K-Bar and K-Bar courtyard), University of Kent

Friday 12th July

09.00-09.30: Registration and refreshments — Sibson foyer

09.30-11.00: Student presentations — Lecture theatre 1, Sibson building

  • Jack Manzi (University of East Anglia): Thinking At One's Own Pace: Socrates and the Importance of Leisure in Academic Research

  • Effie Makepeace (University of Sussex): Designing a Collaborative Research Process: Considerations and Possibilities

  • Emily Walker (University of East Anglia): Final Draft and the TV Archive

Chair: Prof. Paul Allain (Dean of the Graduate School, University of Kent)

Followed by student announcements

11.00-11.30: Break and refreshments — Sibson foyer

11.30-13.00: Professional development workshops. Choose from:

  • Researching distressing topics — Seminar room 2, Sibson building

  • Reading for speed and retention — Seminar room 6, Sibson building

  • Turbo charge your writing with Scrivener with Catherine Pope — Computer room 1, Sibson building

  • Creative networking with Scriptor Cube — Lecture theatre 2, Sibson building

  • An introduction to The Brilliant Club and presenting your research to non-expert audiences — Lecture theatre 1, Sibson building

  • The funding landscape and the essentials of a good application with Phil Ward (University of Kent) — Lecture theatre 3, Sibson building

  • Decolonising the curriculum: Action within and action without the institution — Seminar room 4, Sibson building

  • CHASE Feminist Network meeting — Seminar room 3, Sibson building

  • Quiet room — Seminar room 5, Sibson building

13.00-14.00: Networking lunch — Sibson foyer

14.00-15.30: Professional development workshops. Choose from:

  • Chi Kung with Prof. Paul Allain (Dean of the University of Kent Graduate School) — outdoors/Jarman studio 1, University of Kent

  • Diversity in body and mind — Seminar room 4, Sibson building

  • Emotional wellbeing with Self Space — Seminar room 6, Sibson building

  • How to shut up and write with Catherine Pope — Seminar room 2, Sibson building

  • How to tame your supervisor with Dr Julie Anderson and Dr Emily Bartlett — Lecture theatre 1, Sibson building

  • The art of mindfulness with Frances Stanfield — outside, University of Kent grounds

  • Brief Encounters — Seminar room 3, Sibson building

  • Mindfulness walk with Mind It — outside, University of Kent grounds

  • Pets as Therapy — tbc

  • Quiet room — Seminar room 5, Sibson building

  • Computer room available as a workspace — Computer room 1, Sibson building

15.30-16.30: Keynote ‘Decolonise! The life and times of an idea’ – Dr Priyamvada Gopal (University of Cambridge) — Lecture theatre 1, Sibson building

Dr Priyamvada Gopal is author of Literary Radicalism in India (2005), The Indian English Novel: Nation, History and Narration (2009) and Insurgent Empire (2019) and Reader in Anglophone and Related Literatures, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge and Fellow, Churchill College.

16.30-16.45: Closing remarks

Dr Denise deCaires Narain (CHASE Director)

Prof. Gordana Fontana Giusti (CHASE Academic Lead for University of Kent)

Please note: timings and sessions subject to change.


Conference leads Dr Emily Bartlett and Dr Steven Colburn, on behalf of the CHASE Management Board and Training and Development Group.