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IHCA seminar: ‘For Brothers Everywhere: Exploring Sibling Relationships on Screen’

Katie Barnett (Lecturer in Film Studies, University of Worcester) is giving the first IHCA staff research seminar of this semester on Weds 5 April at 5:15pm in Room CC009 (Hereford Room). ‘For Brothers Everywhere: Exploring Sibling Relationships on Screen’. This paper explores representations of brothers and sisters in contemporary film, suggesting that it is a […]

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Poetry reading with Melissa Lee-Houghton

Melissa Lee-Houghton will give a poetry reading from her prize winning nominated poetry book, Sunshine, at The Hive, Studio on 6 April at 7.30pm. Organised by the Creative Writing Department. Please see the attached flyer for further details: Flyer _Poetry Reading with Melissa Lee Houghton

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IHCA Research Seminars: Semester 2

We are pleased to announce a series of IHCA Research seminars for semester 2. All are welcome! Wednesday 5 April 5.15pm-6.30pm CC009 (Hereford Room) Katie Barnett. ‘For Brothers Everywhere: Exploring Sibling Relationships on Screen’. Wednesday 26 April, 5.15pm-7pm CC004 (Worcester Room) Cross-Institute Sport, Arts & Culture Event. Rich Allen, Geoff Kohe, Gyozo Molnar, John Parham, Verity […]

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Performance of No Woman’s Land – Monday 27 February 8pm

There will be a performance of No Woman’s Land, created by Drama lecturer Ildikó Rippel (Zoo Indigo), at the Drama Studio, St. John’s Campus, on Monday 27 February, 8 pm. Lucia Rippel is expelled from her place of birth. She walks 220 miles across the fractured landscape of Europe, her two children and all her belongings dragged […]

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Student journos in seagull swoop scoop

SIR ELTON’S FLOCK BLOCK SHOCKER EXCLUSIVE by Poppy Carson and Eleanor Prince Intrepid first year journalism students Poppy Carson and Eleanor Prince swooped in on a celebrity story with a difference at the University of Worcester yesterday. The hawk-eyed pair were taking part in a broadcast news gathering exercise on the St John’s campus when […]

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Festival of Humanities: Food Fest

Food Fest is a series of talks, exhibitions and activities exploring the hopes and fears of the past through food. In times of conflict, fear and anxiety, saw a frequent focus on shortages and costs of food, whilst hopes for the future are articulated in feasts celebrating family, community, peace and of course Christmas. The […]

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Festival of Humanities: Food Fest

Food Fest is a series of talks, exhibitions and activities exploring the hopes and fears of the past through food. In times of conflict, fear and anxiety, saw a frequent focus on shortages and costs of food, whilst hopes for the future are articulated in feasts celebrating family, community, peace and of course Christmas. The […]

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Women’s History Network Midlands Region Conference, ‘Volunteers and Voters: The First World War and its Legacy’

Women’s History Network Midlands Region Conference, ‘Volunteers and Voters: The First World War and its Legacy’, 12 November 2016, 10.30am-4.00pm This year’s Women’s History Network Midlands Region Conference entitled ‘Volunteers and Voters: The First World War and its Legacy’ will take place at the University of Worcester (St John’s Campus) on Saturday, 12 November 2016, […]

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Book launch and conversation with 7 recent IHCA authors

Wednesday 11 May @ 5.15pm The Cotswold Suite A (EE 1106) You are warmly invited to a book launch and ‘conversation’ with the authors, celebrating 8 recent book publications from staff in the Institute of Humanities & Creative Arts. Each of the authors will briefly discuss their books and, thereafter, engage us and each other […]

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“Pathologies of War: The Medical Model of the German and Japanese Enemy in World War II”

The next IHCA Research Seminar is on Wednesday 4 May in the Conference Centre Hereford Room (CC 009) @ 5.15pm. Dr. Wendy Toon will deliver a seminar on “Pathologies of War: The Medical Model of the German and Japanese Enemy in World War II.” Everyone is welcome.

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“Framing the Picture and Picturing the Frame: Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice’ Stories and William Blake Richmond’s ‘The Sisters’, 1862-65” – Stuart Currie.

IHCA Research Seminar_20 April (Stuart Currie) IHCA Research Seminar “Framing the Picture and Picturing the Frame: Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice’ Stories and William Blake Richmond’s ‘The Sisters’, 1862-65” – Stuart Currie. Weds 20 April 2016 at 5.15pm, Conference Centre CC 009 (Hereford Room), St. John’s Campus (see attached). The event is open to all.

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IHCA Research Seminar

The next IHCA Research Seminar is on Thursday 17 March in the Hereford Room (CC 009) @ 5.15pm: John Bradburn will deliver a seminar on “The heavy decaying body in the digital sea”. This seminar will discuss how we can represent and express decay in a medium that is not affected by entropy or rot. […]

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IHCA Research Seminar Series

The next seminar in the IHCA Research Seminar Series will take place on Weds 9 March 2016 at 5.15pm in the Hereford Room (CC 009) in the Conference Centre on St. John’s Campus. Professor Jean Webb will deliver a seminar on “ Health and Sickness in Children’s Literature” This paper will discuss the relationships between […]

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Home, Food and Family in WWI conference

Conference programme Saturday 5 March A conference organized by the Women’s History Network, Midlands Region and the Voices of War and Peace WWI Engagement Centre Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove, Midlands B60 4JR. For location and travel directions see http://www.avoncroft.org.uk This conference explores how housewives, children and the home played a part […]

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IHCA Film Screening of ‘the Hunting Ground’

The Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts will be screening the film ‘the Hunting Ground’ next Tuesday (26th January) in BY1150, starting at 10:00. The documentary film exposes rape culture and sexual assault on university campuses. The screening will be followed with a discussion led by members from the West Mercia Rape and Sexual Abuse […]

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Yearning for a Golden Age: The English Civil War and Restoration Nostalgia

The Early Modern Research Group is hosting a research seminar on Wednesday, 13 January, in the Studio at the Hive. The start time is 5.15pm and the title of the event is ‘Yearning for a Golden Age: The English Civil War and Restoration Nostalgia’. We will hear papers by Dr Edward Legon (King’s College London […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 Time: 13.00 – 16.15 The History Department, in collaboration with the Holocaust Educational Trust, would like to invite you to this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day which will take place at the University of Worcester (St. John’s Campus) on Wednesday 27 January 2016, 13.00 – 16.15 in EE 1061. We are delighted […]

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Worcester’s Great WWI Bake Off

WWI not all jam and jerusalem- – A series of events marking the centenary of the first English WI meeting in November 1915 bake-off poster Wednesday 18th November For those mourning the end of The Great British Bake-Off – here is your chance to take part in Worcester’s very own Great WW1 Bake-Off. Try your hand […]

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IHCA Research Seminar 21st Oct 2015 17:15 – Darren Oldridge: Fairies and the Devil in Tudor and Stuart England

The next seminar in the IHCA Research Seminar Series will take place on Weds 21 October 2015 at 5.15pm in the Malvern Room (CC 007) in the Conference Centre on St. John’s Campus. Dr Darren Oldridge will deliver a seminar on “Fairies and the Devil in Tudor and Stuart England” Fairies are elusive creatures in […]

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International Guest Speaker on the Slave Trade

UNIVERSITY OF WORCESTER HISTORY GUEST LECTURE SERIES/INTERNATIONAL STUDIES RESEARCH GROUP AMERICAN MERCHANTS AND THE ORGANIZATION OF THE TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE Dr. Sean Kelley, University of Essex FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER 2015, 2.30 p.m. The Studio, The Hive, Sawmill Walk, The Butts, Worcester. WR1 3PB Dr. Kelley received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas. He taught […]

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Help with academic writing

HELP WITH ACADEMIC WRITING WRITERS IN RESIDENCE   rlfwriterinresidence@worc.ac.uk     c.sanderson@worc.ac.uk  or d.forbes@worc.ac.uk We are writing to remind students and staff that we are here to help with academic writing, whatever the discipline or level. Our brief is to advise on a confidential, one-to-one basis and we can comment on work or work in progress in a […]

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New Illustration show at The Hive

http://www.thehiveworcester.org/arts-exhibitions.html IBBY honour list for Illustration 2014/15 The IBBY Honour List is a biennial selection of outstanding, recently published books, honouring writers, illustrators and translators from IBBY member countries. It is one of the most widespread and effective ways of furthering IBBY’s objective of encouraging international understanding through children’s literature. The titles are selected by […]

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“Fair Trade”: Slavery, Abolition and Ethical Trade in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

“Fair Trade”: Slavery, Abolition and Ethical Trade in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries The Third in the Series of LiberTea Talks Worcester Cathedral Wednesday 23 September, 2.30pm to 4pm  A LiberTea talk on Slavery by Professor Suzanne Schwarz (University of Worcester) Advance booking essential Tickets £10.00 to include a cup of  tea or coffee and a […]

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No Woman’s Land

Ildiko Rippel, lecturer of Drama and Performance at the University of Worcester and artistic co-director of Zoo Indigo theatre company, has received an Arts Council grant to develop an exciting new project: No Woman’s Land. In 1945 Ildiko’s grandmother was expelled from Silesia and forced to leave her home and to walk 350km to Pulspforde, […]

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Guest National Trust Blog

Pippa Marland, who is currently completing a PhD on ‘islandness’ at the University of Worcester, was recently invited to write a guest blog for the National Trust. ‘In search of “showerheads the size of plates”‘ tells the story of her research visit to Orford Ness, on the trail of the author W.G. Sebald’s account of […]

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Students Enjoy Success at Regional Journalism Awards

University of Worcester Journalism students enjoyed a night of success at the inaugural Midlands Media Student Awards earlier this month. A total of eleven Worcester students were shortlisted across the eleven separate award categories as the Birmingham Press Club marked its 150th anniversary by recognising the region’s most talented young journalists and broadcasters. Worcester student […]

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History Guest Lecture Series/Transnational Studies Research Group

TUESDAY 28TH APRIL, 2015 5 P.M. ROOM EE2010 Dr. Mary Wills, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Hull ‘Suppressing the “detestable traffic”: The Royal Navy’s action against the slave trade on the West African Coast’. Dr Mary Wills completed her thesis on naval officers’ experiences of suppression of the transatlantic slave trade in 2012. Her research […]

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Successful Day School with The Worcestershire Historical Society and The Hive

On Saturday 18 April a Day School was held in The Studio at The Hive to celebrate the life and works of Thomas Habington (1560-1647), Worcestershire’s first historian. The Day School was the initial idea of The Worcestershire Historical Society, the County’s record publishing society, and was developed and delivered in partnership with the History […]

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The Royal Navy, Legal Pluralism, and Authority in Early Colonial Sierra Leone: 1670-1810

HISTORY GUEST LECTURE SERIES/TRANSNATIONAL STUDIES RESEARCH GROUP Tim Soriano, Ph.D student, University of Illinois at Chicago The Royal Navy, Legal Pluralism, and Authority in Early Colonial Sierra Leone: 1670-1810 Tuesday 24th March 2015. St. John’s Campus, Room CC009, 5.00 p.m. From the beginnings of British contact with Sierra Leone in the late 1600s through to […]

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In Conversation with… Steven Knight: Wednesday 4th March

In Conversation With… Screenwriter and Director Steven Knight Wednesday 4th March at 5.30pm in Urwin (EEG087) Lecture Theatre, St John’s Campus Limited places! If you wish to book a place please email ihca@worc.ac.uk The Department of Film and Theatre at the University of Worcester is delighted to invite you to an evening In Conversation With…  Screenwriter […]

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History Guest Lecture Series

HISTORY GUEST LECTURE SERIES/TRANSNATIONAL STUDIES RESEARCH GROUP Professor James Walvin SLAVERY IN SMALL THINGS. LOOKING FOR SLAVERY IN WESTERN CULTURE Tuesday 3 March 2015, 5pm University of Worcester, Room EEG162, St John’s Campus Slavery was pivotal to the way Western Europe emerged over a period of three centuries. The eleven million Africans landed in the […]

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IHCA Research Seminar Series presents Caligari

Institute of Humanities & Creative Arts Film Studies Presents: Remastered with an original live score by Chris Mapp and Mark Saunders For one night only Film Studies is proud to present the remastered high definition print of Robert Wiene’s classic 1920 German Expressionist film, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. Wiene’s film will be accompanied by […]

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Invitation to Holocaust Survivor Testimony

The History Department, in collaboration with the Holocaust Educational Trust, would like to invite you to hear the testimony of HANNAH LEWIS, Holocaust survivor Hannah Lewis was born on 1st June 1937 in Włodawa, Poland. Włodawa is a small market town on the river Bug, positioned on the border with Ukraine. Hannah was an only […]

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Caspar Henderson and Richard Kerridge at the Chapter House, Worcester Cathedral

You are warmly invited to a book reading and conversation featuring two highly celebrated British nature writers, Caspar Henderson and Richard Kerridge. Tuesday 3rd June, 6.30pm at the Chapter House, Worcester Cathedral (Doors open 6.15pm) The event is hosted by the University of Worcester’s Green Voices Research Group and is the inaugural Annual Event of […]