#SEDdigest – Events and Opportunities Digest – Wednesday 29 November 2017

Welcome back for your weekly events and opportunities digest #9 for the autumn semester.

Please do get in touch if you have any listings for our next edition coming out on Wednesday 6 December 2017.



#QMSexCult presents Lisa Downing on Female Narcissism | Thursday 30 November 2017 | 5.30pm | QMUL Mile End

The Sexual Cultures Research Group is pleased to announce a public lecture by Prof. Lisa Downing titled “How Do I Love Me? Let Me Count the Ways…. On Female Narcissism, a Problem in the Psy Sciences.”

Thursday 30 November 2017, 5.30-7pm.
ArtsTwo Film and Drama Studio, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road E1 4NS

All welcome. No bookings taken. FREE. Refreshments served.


English PGR Seminar Series: Ruth Livesey | Thursday 30 November 2017 | 5.15pm

You are warmly invited to the English Postgraduate Research Seminar with Professor Ruth Livesey. The event takes place Thursday 30th November at 5.15 pm in the Lock Keeper’s Cottage, Mile End campus. All are welcome.

‘On Writing from the Middle: Middlemarch, the Midlands, and Forms of Realism’


For more SED events see our calendar here


Jobs, Careers & Paid Internships


Careers in Parliament, Think Tanks & Communications Event on 5 December

(For current students and recent alumni) – book now!


Theatre Bar Staff – Five Guys Named Moe / Underbelly LTD | Deadline: 15 December

Underbelly is a UK-based live entertainment company that runs several festivals and events across the country. Five guys named Moe in Marble Arch is a Major new revival of the Olivier award-winning, smash hit West End and Broadway Musical. The theatre has been designed specifically for the show complete with a wonderful authentic cocktail bar for pre and post show drinks. The band is playing, the bourbon is flowing, so come and join the party!

Bar staff:

-Must have an interest in theatre and be willing to get involved with the theme of the New Orleans themed bar.
-All staff should be friendly, bubbly and enjoy working as part of a team.
-Part time or Full time work is available.

Ultimately we are looking for those who are extremely hands on, guest focused, working at a fast pace to ensure the service and delivery at the bars is always at an exceptional standard.


Events & Bookings Assistant at Cafe 1001 | Deadline: 8 December

We are looking for an ambitious, creative and proactive individual to join our Events Team at Café 1001 in East London

The role will incorporate booking and promoting Live, club and bar events, whilst also helping to develop new ideas and assisting the team.

There’s also lots of other opportunities in this week’s ArtsAdmin E-digest here including roles at Almeida Theatre, Complicité and Battersea Arts Centre


Opportunities & Volunteering

RISE UP with Phakama | Deadline: 14 December

Phakama (based at QMUL) are looking for five Young Creatives (aged 16-25) with previous experience of arts and/or drama to develop their skills and lead a week of workshops to a group of young people.

Rise Up is a paid opportunity for Young Creatives to work with professional artists and producers to learn the skills needed to lead a group of young people to plan and produce a public show.

The Young Creatives will get the chance to attend six skills based training workshops that will be led by a team of Phakama Artists.

The training will be followed by a 1-week hands on opportunity to put these skills into practice, delivering to and working with young people to develop a performance.

2018 will mark 100 years since women were able to vote. Phakama would like Rise Up 18 to broadly focus on either this theme or something similar, e.g. Rights, Voting, Women, Activism, Voice etc. The Young Creatives will choose the final theme in January.

The final event is shaped by whoever is taking part. Rise Up is your chance to share, explore and create something new.

The deadline is 9am on Monday 11th December, all successful applicants will be notified by Thursday 14th December.


Calls for Papers

No listings this week.


We try and keep these listings as accurate as possible but errors can occur. Please check with the relevant party before going to an event or submitting any personal information.

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