College of Art, Architecture, Design and Humanities Research Conference

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The aim of this annual conference is to celebrate research within the College of Art, Architecture, Design and Humanities. The two-day conference will include presentations by PhD students and academic staff and promises to be a valuable event, with opportunities for informal discussions and breakout sessions.

  • From: Thursday 20 June 2019, 8.30 am
  • To: Friday 21 June 2019, 5 pm
  • Location: Teaching and Learning building, Clifton Campus, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, College Drive, Nottingham, NG11 8NS
  • Booking deadline: Wednesday 19 June 2019, 8.00 pm

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Event details

Day One: Thursday 20 June 2019

Location: Teaching and Learning building, Clifton Campus

08:30 – 09:20Registration and refreshmentsTeaching and Learning building, Clifton Campus
Lecture Theatre 004
09:20 – 9:30Welcome
Barbara Matthews
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of College
Lecture Theatre 003
09:30 – 10:00Keynote lecture
Gamal Abdelmonem
Architectures of Memory: Urban Heritage and the Reproduction of Spatial Conflict in Northern Ireland
10:00 – 10:30Break
10:30 – 11:45Parallel Session One
Room: PO5 and P06
 
Contested Histories (15 minutes each)
Chair: Chris Reynolds

Chris Reynolds; Natalie Braber; Graham Black; David Amos

Room: PO9  and PO10

Sustainability
Chair: Daizhong Su

A Circular Economy Approach for Sustainable Product Development –proposal for a panel session of ADMEC

11:45 – 12:00Refreshment breakLecture Theatre 004
12:00 – 13:00Associate Professor Inaugural
Introduced by Angela Brown Dean, School of Arts & Humanities

Sarah Jackson
 Calling without Calling: 'The International Day of Telephones'
Lecture Theatre 003
13:00 – 14:00LunchLecture Theatre 002
14:00 – 15:15Parallel Session Two

Room: PO9 and PO10

No Telos

Emma Cocker; Danica Maier; Andy Pepper;
Andrew Brown; Katja Hock

Room: PO5 and PO6 

Sustainability (20 minutes each)
Chair: Amy Twigger Holroyd

Amy Twigger Holroyd
From fiction to sustainable fashion: designing alternative worlds

Tonya Outtram
Amanda Briggs-Goode; Tom Fisher Textile Tales

Rose Marroncelli
The sustainable T shirt paradox

15:15 – 15:30Refreshment breakLecture Theatre 004
15:30 – 16:45Parallel Session Three

Room: PO5 and PO6

Place and Space (15 minutes each)
Chair: Luke Alerton-Hilton

Luke Alerton-Hilton
The Desert & the Town: Changing Spaces of Neoliberalism in the Work of Don DeLillo

Elle Reynolds
Alternative to What? The Alternative Art School as Form, the Boundaries, Borders and Edges. Nida Doctoral School, Lithuania, and the experience of testing out artistic practice as research methodologies

Tuesday Goacher
Reimagining Urbanity: Place Attachment and the Urban Imaginary in Helen Mort’s Division Street

Room: PO9 and PO10

Postcolonial Ecologies (20 minutes each)
Chair: Sophie Fuggle

Sophie Fuggle
Locating the Postcolonial Ecology: Notes Towards a Definition

Thi Kim Phung Dang
Commodification of Dark Tourism in Vietnam: Tourists’ selective perceptions of post-colonial heritage in Con Dao Island

Katharina Massing
Negotiating the past—the present use of ecomuseum guidelines at dark heritage sites

Day Two: Friday 21 June 2019

Location: Teaching and Learning building, Clifton Campus

08:30 – 09:20Registration and refreshmentsPavilion, Clifton Campus
Lecture Theatre 004
09:20 – 9:30Welcome
Nigel Wright
Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Research and Innovation
Lecture Theatre 003
09:30 – 10:00Keynote lecture
Ming Sun
Challenges for transforming construction
10:00 – 10:30Break
10:30 – 11:45Parallel Session One

Room: PO5 and P06

Interdisciplinary Responses to Women’s Forced Migration (20 minutes each)
Chair: Gill Allwood

Olga Bailey
Women’s Empowerment and the Influence of the UK’s “Hostile Environment” Policies

Anna Ball
Listening Through Walls: Towards an Aural Feminist Poetics of Asylum

Margaret Ravenscroft
Doorframes as Frameworks: Constructing Liminal Identities in Exit, West and At Five in the Afternoon

Room: PO9  and PO10

Transforming Construction (15 minutes each)
Chair: Fouad A Mohammad


Nadir Alkurdi 

Direct and indirect tensile testing of foamed concrete 

Emmanuel Aboagye-Nimo 
Bridging the gap between employers and graduates: the role of employment teams 

Fouad A Mohammad Optimum Design of Simply Supported Cold-formed steel beams according to Eurocode 3

Rolands Kromanis
Super-resolution images for measurement collection and damage detection

11:45 – 13:00LunchLecture Theatre 002
13:00 – 14:15Parallel Session Two

Room: PO9 and PO10

The Material and the Digital: Research Beyond the Academy
Chair: Michelle Green

Jo Dixon; Michelle Green; Sarah Newport; Ryan Nutting

Room: PO5 and PO6 

Sustainability (20 minutes each)
Chair: Ming Sun 

Bahareh Kaveh
Reducing energy consumption in ‘hard to treat’ pre-1919 owner-occupied UK housing stock by using innovative methods of retrofitting

Arijit Sen
Evaluation of the Thermal Performance of Deep-Retrofitted Buildings Using an Integrated Approach of Artificial Neural Networks and Infrared Thermography

Yangang Xing
Nature-based solutions for the built environment

14:15 – 14:30Refreshment breakLecture Theatre 004
14:30 – 15:45                       Parallel Session Three

Room: PO5 and PO6

Global Cultures (20 minutes each)
Chair: Jean-Pierre Boulé

Nicole Thiara
Dalit Literature and the Concept of Hegemony

Jean-Pierre Boulé
Sartre: Eroticism, Desire and Sadism

Max Kandola
Visualizing the sensory experience ‘Amrit’ Sikh Ceremony of Baptism

Max kandhola
Visualizing the sensory experience ‘Amrit’ Sikh Ceremony of Baptism

Room: PO9 and PO10

Histories (20 minutes each)
Chair: Natasha Hodgson

Natasha Hodgson
Contextualising the Canterbury Roll with the 'Noah' Tradition of 15th-Century Royal Genealogies

Amy Fuller
It’s the end of the world as we know it: apocalyptic imagery in Franciscan conversion narratives

Sergio Lussana
‘Furnisht with Such Members as Are After a Sort Burthensome unto Them’: White Perceptions of Black Male Bodies and the Gendered Origins of Racism, 1450-1730

Room: PO11

Design Production (20 minutes each)
Chair: Dorothy Hardy

Carol Adlam
"It’s Murder at the Drawing Board: Graphic Novel Adaptations of Museum and Archive Texts "

Anja Bendix and Douglas Gittens
Does authenticity matter? Exploring the discourse between hand drawn and CGI image making in communicating the idealised interior.

Dorothy Hardy
Light my elbows: a cycling jacket incorporating electronic yarn

16:00 – 17:00Academic publishing celebration / drinks reception
Close of conference
Lecture Theatre 004

Reserve your place

This event is open to NTU staff and students and is free to attend. To reserve your please please select 'reserve your place' at the top of the page, and complete a brief online booking form.

Enquiries

For enquiries please contact Sharon Scott, School Management Coordinator for the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment via email sharon.scott@ntu.ac.uk or call +44 (0)115 848 6835.

Location details

Room/Building:

Teaching and Learning building, Clifton Campus

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
Clifton Campus
College Drive
Nottingham
NG11 8NS

Travel Info:

For complete road directions from anywhere in the UK, get directions to NTU. The Clifton Campus postcode NG11 8NS.

Due to road works on the A453 (J24 from the M1) we suggest you allow extra time for your journey.

  • From the South: Exit the M1 at Junction 24 and follow the A453 towards the city. Clifton Campus is on the left-hand side approximately seven miles from the motorway.
  • From the A60 North: Leave the A60 at A6514 and follow the Ring Road for approximately eight miles. Keep in the right-hand lane as the road splits in two and follow the road under the overpass, signposted M1 South. Go straight ahead at the roundabout and Clifton Campus is on your right-hand side.
  • From the A60 South: Join the A52 and exit at A453, signposted M1 South. Go straight ahead at the roundabout and Clifton Campus is on your right-hand side.
  • From the A52: Leave the A52 at A453, signposted M1 South. Go straight ahead at the roundabout and Clifton Campus is on your right-hand side.

Travelling by bus? (outside of termtime)

Please use bus service no. 1. More details and a timetable are available from the Nottingham City Transport website.

Travelling by bus? (in termtime)

Please use bus service Go 2 Uni 4 to the Clifton Campus, or no.1 to Clifton Lane. More details and timetables are available from the Nottingham City Transport website.

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Still need help?

Sharon Scott, School Management Coordinator
+44 (0)115 848 6835