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Call for papers for the Callaloo Postgraduate/Early Career Workshop: “Britain, Europe and the African Diaspora”.

Submitted by Professor Janet Wilson.

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On 27-30 November 2013, Callaloo will be hosting its annual conference in Europe for the first time, at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH). To mark the occasion, Oxford’s newly established Race and Resistance Network will be hosting a postgraduate/early career workshop on the 27 November.  Read the rest of this entry

Engaging with the digital world: An event for arts and humanities research students

C21imageThe University of Oxford and the Arts and Humanities Research Council have collaborated to offer a one-day interactive training session for postgraduate students across the arts and humanities, focusing on public engagement and digital media. “Transforming Postgraduate Research: Engaging with the Digital World” will be held on Monday 17 June at the University of Oxford, and aims to provide introductory training in using digital media to disseminate academic research. Participants will explore the value of digital engagement and learn how a range of digital platforms can be used to enhance academic profile. The event features practical workshop sessions, keynote lectures, student-led Q&A and discussion sessions between participants and a panel of experts. Topics covered include:

  • Social media(s) and academia
  • Blogs and academic websites
  • Creative technologies and impact
  • Showcasing and developing educational resources

The event is open to students across all disciplines in the arts and humanities and costs just £12. To book or for more information see www.thec21scholar.com/oxford. The deadline for registration is 15 April 2013.