16th Jan 2019 5:30pm-7:00pm
Grand Parade, G4
CMNH work-in-progress workshop: Research Support Fund recipients.
Wednesday 16th January 2019, 5pm for drinks, starts at 5:30 and ends at 7pm.
Grand Parade, Room G4, University of Brighton.
This workshop is an opportunity to hear a little about the work-in-progress research of the recipients of the CMNH Research Support Fund from the last academic year 2017/18. This is a new initiative that the Centre is piloting, like the RSF itself, for the first time. Each speaker will have 10-15 minutes to talk about their research project and how the funding has contributed. This will be a relaxed event, designed to provide a space for Centre members to inform each other of their research, to discuss some of the practicalities of research activity, and to reflect on the kinds of ‘small research expenses’ that the RSF aims to support.
Dr Leila Dawney, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography:
This funding enabled me to do the reading and thinking that were the basis for the paper I submitted to Transactions, and for my current writing on infrastructural remains and on endurance and exhaustion in late capitalism.
Dr Zeina Maasri, Lecturer in Critical History and Politics:
I will talk about Lebanese newspaper archives I consulted thanks to this grant and how these sources are useful for my forthcoming book Cosmopolitan Promises: Visual Culture and Politics in 1960s Beirut (with Cambridge University Press).
Dr Rebecca Searle, Senior Lecturer in Humanities:
I will be discussing my forthcoming book ‘Art, propaganda and aerial warfare in Britain during the Second World War.’
Dr Aakanksha Virkar Yates, Senior Lecturer in Literature:
I am exploring The Listener historical archive at the British Library, as part of a project on Beethoven, modernism and war. In the first instance this involves the completion of a podcast on 'Beethoven, Brexit and T. S. Eliot' (with Christopher Ricks, John Xiros Cooper and Frances Dickey).
All welcome from inside and outside the university, no need to book