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5th Annual School of Arts and Humanities Research Conference- Day One

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The fifth Annual Research Conference from the School of Arts and Humanities featuring presentations from the postgraduate community, staff researchers and keynote speakers.

  • From: Thursday 18 June 2015, 12 am
  • To: Thursday 18 June 2015, 12 am
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 7, Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
  • Booking deadline: Saturday 17 June 2017, 12.00 am
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Event details

The fifth Annual School of Arts and Humanities Research Conference will include:

  • postgraduate research posters showcasing the School's outstanding research
  • staff and student presentations
  • keynote lectures
  • networking opportunities
  • lunch and refreshments.


Thursday 18 June, lecture theatre 7, Newton building

9 am - 9.30 am: Registration and refreshments

9.30 am: Flooding the AIR with Freedom: the Past, Power and Promulgation, chaired by Dr Stuart Burch

  • Dr Rob Dale- A Great Augean Stable Washed Clean. Bolshevik Power, Public Opinion and the Aftermath of the September 1924 Flood
  • Dr Jenny Woodley - The Meaning of Emancipation: African American Commemorations, Memory and The Birth of a Nation
  • Dr Colin Alexander - The Martyr's Return: Lionel Fielden, the British Government of India, and the Development of the All India Radio (AIR) During the 1930s

11 am: Refreshment break

11.15 am: Postgraduate Researchers' Panel, chaired by Professor Martyn Bennett

  • Emily St Denny - Explaining Change and Stability in Contemporary French Prostitution Policy From 1946 to 2015
  • Daniel Long- A Forgotten Past? RAF Actions in the Cap Arcona Disaster, 3 May 1945
  • Chantal Cointot - The Killing Joke: Cultural Anxieties and Satirical Cartooning in Contemporary France
  • Zayneb Allak- A Kind of Bright Portal: the Uncanny Voice of October by Louise Glück

12.45 pm: Lunch break and poster viewing (lunch served in the central court)

2 pm: Keynote Speaker: Dr Michele Aaron (University of Birmingham) Towards an Ethical Praxis: Social Justice Film and the Pornography of Death, chaired by Professor Martin O'Shaughnessy

3 pm: Refreshment break

3.15 pm: From Violence to the Gift and Cooperative Learning, chaired by Emily St Denny

  • Professor Martin O'Shaughnessy- Violence, Exchange and the Gift in the Work of the Dardenne Brothers
  • Professor Gill Allwood- Gender and Violence in Contemporary France
  • Dr Patrick O'Connor- Learning Together: There is No End to Learning

4.45 pm: Refreshment break

5 pm -
Keynote Speaker: Professor Max Silverman (University of Leeds) Memory, Ethics and Performance, chaired by Martin O'Shaughnessy

Please note the Conference continues on Friday 19 June.

Booking information

This event is free and open to staff and students.

We require you to book your place in advance using the booking form, this enables us to accurately forecast catering and room requirements for the event.

Location details


Lecture Theatre 7, Newton building, Main Entrance


Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street


Please use the Trinity Square Car Park or public transport.

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