Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:17:00 GMT
Philip Schlesinger gave a plenary lecture on ‘Institutions and cultural policy in the UK: reflections on two case studies’, at the international seminar on ‘Crisis and change in the finance of culture’ held at the Sala Berlanga in Madrid on 13 December 2013.
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:13:00 GMT
The British Council-sponsored South Asia Season event held in the University's Senate Room on 9 December centred on the screening of Farjad Nabi's new documentary Faustin Elmer Chaudhry's Pakistan, a story of change since before the ending of the Raj, seen through the lens of the astounding centenarian photographer.
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:00:00 GMT
Dee Heddon's AHRC Connected Communities project - Walking Interconnections - has sought to create/discover knowledge on the hoof by bringing together disabled people and sustainability practitioners to see what can be shared and learnt from each other. A public event exploring the experiences of our walkers was held in Bristol on 25 November.
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:05:00 GMT
Dr Lisa Kelly and Dr Katherine Champion have been awarded an RSE Arts & Humanities Research Workshop grant of £8,722 for a project entitled 'Shaping Scotland's Talent: Change, Flexibility and New Pathways in the Screen Industries'.
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:47:00 BST
The future of the Scottish press will be discussed on 14 October at the Centre for Cultural Policy Research. Academic experts from The Basque Country, Catalonia, Denmark, Norway and Quebec will discuss the challenges posed to small-nation press systems by the digital revolution.
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 09:16:00 BST
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:49:00 BST
Raymond Boyle has a chapter, No Longer the Crown Jewels of Sport? Television, Sport and National Events in the UK, in a new collection called Sport, Public Broadcasting and Cultural Citizenship edited by Jay Scherer and David Rowe and published by Routledge.
Fri, 20 Sep 2013 15:18:00 BST
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 17:19:00 BST
The "Pantomime in Scotland" exhibition has just opened in the St Andrew's Building. It has been put together by Adrienne Scullion and Paul Maloney and traces the history of Scottish pantomime. It's interactive, free and suitable for all ages.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 17:21:00 BST
Centre for Open Studies is offering classes on "Scottish Music Hall, Variety and Pantomime" to be held on three consecutive Saturdays from 16 November 2013 in the St Andrew's Building. The courses are offered in conjunction with the Centre for Open Studies at the University of Glasgow. To enrol please phone 330 1860, the fee is £33.
Fri, 07 Jun 2013 11:53:00 BST
This workshop, which was supported by the Royal Society of Edinburgh, explored the current economic and cultural state of the Scottish national newspaper press in relation to the digitization of the media
Tue, 08 Jan 2013 11:10:00 GMT
CCPR's Philip Schlesinger gave the closing talk at the international one-day workshop on 'Devolution and independence: future of Scottish media' held at Edinburgh University on 7 January as part of the EU-funded Mediadem programme.
Tue, 08 Jan 2013 10:25:00 GMT
To mark the publication of Dr David Archibald's monograph, The war that won't die: the Spanish Civil War in cinema, the GFT will be screening one of Spain's most celebrated films, the rarely-seen El Espíritu de la Colmena/The Spirit of the Beehive (Erice, Spain, 1973).
Thu, 16 May 2013 14:43:00 BST
The University was very pleased to host the triennial conference of the Institute of Conservation (Icon), Positive Futures, in April. Over 400 delegates attended the conference which was based in the historic surroundings of Bute Hall, the perfect venue for those concerned with preserving our heritage.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 16:07:00 GMT
Thu, 07 Mar 2013 12:15:00 GMT
From 8 March staff and students will be able to access a website detailing the Janey Buchan Political Song Collection. This major collection of materials relating to political song has particular relevance to Music and Theatre, Film & Television Studies.