In an effort to help students focus by not sending too many emails we’ve stored up all the great opportunities into one short digest.
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Book Launch 11 Feb: The Network Turn: Changing Perspectives in the Humanities co-edited by our very own Ruth Ahnert. Book Here
New Student Writing Group – Join here. Details below…
Hi all we’re three SED students who love to write! But we want to know who else loves to write, we’re starting a small group that will be here to work on all things writing. Whether fiction or fact, beginner or expert we’re here to see what you’ve done. So if you want to share poems, plays, novels, or even a DnD campaign we’d love it if we could hear them. So if you want to share your work, or help others with theirs, or even just listen to some stories, please email any of us we’ll be happy to tell you more! firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Seminar: Religion, Populism and the Crisis of Secularism Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences Wednesday 10 February 14:00 [Details]
Online Seminar: Fred Cooper on Family Carers, Loneliness, and Covid-19: Preliminary Findings from ‘Caring Through Coronavirus’ Pathologies of Solitude Tuesday 16 February 17:00 [Details]
Online Seminar: Happy Together? The Intimate Publics of Gay Liberation in 1970s West Germany Centre for the History of the Emotions Wednesday 24 February 13:00 [Details]
Online Seminar: Race as a Sentencing Factor School of Law Wednesday 24 February 16:00 [Details]
BFI Future Film Festival The BFI Future Film Festival is the UK’s largest festival for young, emerging filmmakers. Join us for 4 days of free virtual events and screenings, all focused on helping filmmakers aged 16 to 25 break into the screen industry.
Online event Ethical Matters: This Is Why I Resist Monday 22nd February • 6.30pm – 8pm (Online) Activist and political commentator Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu explores the deep roots of racism and anti-blackness in the West, showing that (in her words) “there is no freedom without rights and no rights without the freedom to exercise those rights.”
Diaspora Speaks x QM ProBono Soc present Anti-Racism and Decolonisation in the workplace on 10 Feb Panelists include Dr Sadhvi Dar, Saywah Mahmoud and Nic Patmore. More details in tweet below…
Free Event 19 Feb: Poems, plays and politics: queer lives in the ancient world Join the Museum of London online for an evening extravaganza exploring queer identities in the ancient Classical worlds of Greece and Rome. We will discover how the politics of passion and power were played out in the realms of literature and performance, and how scholarship and interpretation have influenced how we understand these relationships today.
GLITS-e Submissions Open GLITS-e is an annual online journal of literary and cultural criticism published within the English and Creative Writing department at Goldsmiths. It is run and peer-reviewed by postgraduate students and it welcomes submissions of research articles and creative writing.
Our Call for Papers is now extended to the 22nd of February 2021. We welcome all postgraduate students and staff members who would like to write on the theme of ‘tension’ to submit your work to email@example.com.
History Acts 27: LGBTIQ+ resilience ACTIVISM & MUTUAL AID IN THE PANDEMIC Thursday 11 February 6:30-8:30pm To register visit www.historyacts.org
Job Vacancy: Faith Engagement Officer – FaithAction
FaithAction are working with East London Mosque on a London Borough of Tower Hamlets project that aims to supply Covid-19 infection prevention items to faith settings in the borough. Are you interested in the joining the project as a part time Faith Engagement Officer?
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to apply – please be aware that the closing date for applications is Tuesday 9 February and the successful applicant must be available to start immediately. More details about the project can be found here.
Online Literature Event featuring Palestinian writers The Book of Ramallah 6pm (UK), | 8pm (Palestine) Thursday 25 February 2021 Watch via LAAF Facebook Page / Comma Press Facebook Page Thanks for this excellent event recommendation from Hannah Fox:
“Join Liverpool Arab Arts Festival and Comma Press for a journey to Ramallah, as we reflect on the latest title in Comma’s series on ‘Reading the City’. Edited by Beirut-born, Palestinian novelist, who lives in Jerusalem and works in Ramallah, this anthology explores the city in all its countless contradictions. The Book of Ramallah features stories from ten established and emerging Palestinian writers, including Anas Abu Rahma, Liana Badr, Khaled Hourani and Ahmad Jaber.”
Movement Workshops from Clod Ensemble:
- Embodying Space with Aurelian Koch Thursday 11, 18 and 25 February, 10:30am – 12pm
- Documenting Performance and Visual Art with Hugo Glendinning Wednesday 3, 10 and 17 March, 4pm – 5:30pm
- Moving with Music with Suzy Willson (free) Monday mornings, 9am – 9:30am, 8 February – 1 March
- Pilates with Ellen Yilma (free) Tuesday mornings, 9am – 9:30am – 26 January – 16 February
- Yoga and Meditation with Angelika Grohmann (free) Wednesday mornings, 9am – 9:30am 13 January – 24 February
- Awareness Through Movement with Maggy Burrowes (free) Friday mornings, 9am – 9:45am – 22 January – 5 Febuary
PEACH Workshop: See details in Instagram post below…
The 2021 Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize is now open for submissions.
SKY ARTS ARTISTIC ASSOCIATES Theatre Royal Stratford East is looking to appoint two Artistic Associates to join the Stratford East team for 12 months. The roles are designed for early-mid career creative individuals, from any creative discipline, with links for East London, as an opportunity to advance a career in theatre. At least one of these roles is for an Associate who self-identifies as D/deaf or disabled. Apply here by 22 Feb