Talks

Bodies, Discourses and Representations – An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Colloquium

On the 24th January 2019, the Visual Culture Research Group hosted a Postgraduate Colloquium at Arnolfini on the theme ‘Bodies, Discourses and Representations’. The Colloquium was organised by Dr Michela Prevedello (Programme Support Assistant for postgraduate students and member of the VCRG). MA and PhD UWE students across Art & Design and Film & Journalism programmes were invited to present their work at the event. The day ran from 10-4pm and thirteen students took part in the Colloquium, presenting work across a range of disciplines. Presentations were split into three panels and these were chaired by UWE students who introduced the speakers and ran a Q&A session. Following the Colloquium, students will be encouraged to publish their papers in a postgraduate peer-reviewed journal.

 

[In]EXclusion – Postgraduate Colloquium 2020

On Wednesday 5th February 2020, a group of UWE students hosted a postgraduate colloquium on the theme ‘[In] EXclusion’. Holly Bennett, Lisa Cole, Linda Devo and Rob Martin received funding for a ‘Student-Led Learning & Teaching Project’ and delivered the colloquium as part of an interdisciplinary postgraduate events programme.

The colloquium was held at Bower Ashton campus and featured presentations from MA and PhD UWE students across Art & Design and Film & Journalism programmes. These were chaired by students who introduced the speakers and ran a Q&A session.

Being sustainable on a budget-Sustainable(ish) Online Festival 2020- Festival of Sustainable Living

There’s a common assumption that ‘being green’ is more expensive. And indeed, organic food, and many plastic-free options are pricier than their ‘normal’ counterparts. So is it possible to be sustainable on a budget? Join us for this panel discussion to find out! Panellists: – Lisa Cole (https://www.less-stuff.co.uk/) – Zoe Morrison (https://ecothriftyliving.com/) – Claire Lyons (https://www.thefrugalfamily.co.uk/) The Sustainable(ish) Online Festival 2020 was an online celebration of all things Sustainable(ish) held during May 2020. The festival was host to 40 talks providing a source of inspiration for anyone wanting to try and live a more sustainable life and reduce their impact on the planet.

 

Learning to live with less – Sustainable(ish) Online Festival 2020 – Festival of Sustainable Living

A panel discussion around how we can reduce the clutter and ‘stuff’ in our homes in an eco-friendly way, as well as tips for how to prevent ‘re-cluttering’.