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CHASE Encounters

  • Courtauld Institute of Art 151 Strand London, WC2R 1HL United Kingdom (map)

Encounters is the inaugural one day conference for the 2014 CHASE doctoral students, supervisors and partners and will facilitate the networking and potential collaboration opportunities within the cohort.

The evening reception will be launched by key note address by Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the RSA, leading on to networking opportunities with participating organisations.

Registration begins at 10:00 at the Courtauld Institute of Art reception.


10:30 - Welcome by CHASE Director, Professor Vicky Lebeau

10:45 - Panel and roundtable discussion
Dr Alixe Bovey (University of Kent) - 'Crossing Borders: Disciplines, Interdisciplinary, and CHASE'
Dr Maria Lauret (University of Sussex) - 'Venturing out: pleasures and pitfalls of interdisciplinary research'
Professor Jan Plamper (Goldsmiths, University of London) - 'History of emotions across disciplinary boundaries' 

11:30  - Action Learning Set groups

13:00 - Lunch & supervisor registration

14:00 - Introduction to the CHASE PhD

15:00 - Panel & roundtable discussion - working with Non-HEIs
Dr Kristian Jensen - British Library
Kate De Rycker - Recent TEEME PhD student on working with the Globe and BCLT
Professor David Solkin (Courtauld Institute of Art) - Working with the Tate galleries.

16:00 - Re-introduction to Action Learning Set groups

16:10 - Break and move to Action Learning Sets for 16:30 start (students)

16:30 - Supervisor Session (whilst students are in ALS groups)

17:45 - Keynote address by Matthew Taylor, Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) 'Beyond policy - new ways of influencing change'

18:30 - 20.00 - Evening reception in the Courtauld Gallery