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Call for papers – Texts and contexts: the cultural legacies of Ada Lovelace

Ada LovelaceThe mathematician, Ada Lovelace (1815-1852), daughter of poet Lord Byron, is celebrated as a pioneer of computer science. As part of the University of Oxford’s celebrations to mark the 200th anniversary of Lovelace’s birth, a one-day workshop on Tuesday 8th December will bring together research students and early career researchers to discuss the varied cultural legacies associated with Ada Lovelace.

Researchers from all disciplines are invited to submit proposals for papers on the influences of Lovelace’s work, on topics including, but not limited to, literature, history, mathematics, music, visual art, and computer science. Proposals, not exceeding 250 words, for 15-minute papers should be submitted to adalovelaceworkshop@ell.ox.ac.uk by 5pm, Friday 28 August 2015. Those who are accepted to speak at this graduate workshop will also be offered free registration for the Ada Lovelace 200 Symposium taking place on the following two days. For more information please see the Conference WordPress page.

 

‘Stories’ education conference: Call for papers and posters

Stories (Students’ Ongoing Research in Education Studies) is the annual conference for graduate students held at the Department of Education, University of Oxford. This year’s conference will take place on 18 March 2014.

The theme for Stories 2014 is ‘Lessons Learned: Challenges in Education and Implications for Research’. Graduate students at any stage of their research are invited to present and discuss their work in the field of education & related social sciences. There is also a special session during the conference for poster presentations.

The conference is open to research students from all universities. Students interested in presenting should email a 200 word (max) abstract by 21st February 2014. Please include the abstract in the body of your email. For more information see the University of Oxford Stories webpages.

School of the Arts Lecturers Promote Research in London

This term researchers in the School of the Arts have been reaching out and actively promoting their work in London.

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