Bulletin 2013

  • News

    New Member of TrAIN Research Centre

    We are pleased to announce a new member to TrAIN, Dr. Lucy Steeds.

    Welcome Lucy!

    Click here to find out more about Lucy and our other members.

    Tuesday 17 December, 2013

  • News

    Pratap Rughani Wins National Teaching Fellowship

    Congratulations to Pratap Rughani for winning this prestigious fellowship.

    For his individual excellence Pratap Rughani was awarded a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy, the professional organisation for higher education teachers. Pratap is an award-winning documentary film maker who has presented and written widely about the relationship between film, philosophy and the evolution of post-colonial thought. He is currently Course Director of the MA Documentary Film at the London College of Communication.

    Visit the Click here for more details.

    Tuesday 16 July, 2013

  • News

    New Research project by Deborah Cherry | Maud Sulter Research | Arts Council England

    Deborah Cherry has won a Grants for Arts award from Arts Council England for the research and development of an exhibition of the work of Maud Sulter.

    Maud Sulter (1960–2008) was an award-winning artist and writer, curator and gallerist of Ghanaian and Scottish heritage who lived and worked in Britain. In the 1990s she exhibited widely and internationally in solo shows and group exhibitions, representing Britain at the Johannesburg Biennale of 1995. Today, her work is to be found in numerous private and public collections, including the Scottish Parliament, the Arts Council Collection, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the British Council Collection, the Scottish National Galleries, several regional UK galleries, and the National Portrait Gallery by whom she was commissioned in 2001 to photograph leading children’s writers.

    Deborah Cherry’s Profile

    Autograph Website

    Thursday 13 June, 2013

  • News

    Syd Shelton | Rock Against Racism

    Autograph’s Mark Seally and Carol Tulloch(TrAIN) are working with Syd Shelton on the production of a book of his photographs and graphics documenting the movement Rock Against Racism to be published by Autograph ABP in 2014.

    Syd Shelton’s Website

    Thursday 13 June, 2013

  • Announcement

    Facebook Page

    TrAIN has a new Facebook Page! Make sure you give us ‘like’ to keep up to date with news and events!

    Click here to LIKE our page.

    Thursday 16 May, 2013

  • News

    TrAIN Ph.D. Student Anne Luther - Research Fellowship at The Parsons Institute for Information Mapping (PIIM) May/June 2013

    My research investigates differing collecting networks, questions the notion of a structured group concept of contemporary art collectors, and explores the varied roles that collectors perform in contemporary art production since 2000.
    During the research fellowship at PIIM I will explore possible impact and limitation of data visualisation as part of the evaluation of qualitative data. Why and how to use visualisation tools in the context of qualitative data evaluation? What are the limitations and advantages of this research method?
    ‘The Parsons Institute for Information Mapping (PIIM) is a Research, Development and Professional Services facility within The New School, whose mission is to advance the field of Knowledge Visualization through academic and commercial pursuits.’ (http://piim.newschool.edu/) The research fellowship is supported by the UAL Research Degree Student Support Fund.

    Monday 22 April, 2013

  • Announcement

    Congratulations Professor Carol Tulloch

    CONGRATULATIONS to TrAIN Member Carol Tulloch on becoming a Professor at CCW (UAL).

    To find out more about Prof. Carol Tulloch vist her profile.

    Professor Carol Tulloch Profile

    Thursday 18 April, 2013

  • News

    Open Lecture Archive on our YouTube

    Tuesday 26 March, 2013

  • News

    Re-Contested Sites/Sights Research Conference

    TrAIN & CCW Graduate School | Re-Contested Sites/Sights Research Conference

    Multidisciplinary Research Conference at Chelsea College of Art & Design

    Supported by the Transnational Art, Identity, & Nation Research Centre (TrAIN), CCW Graduate School, University of the Arts London

    Conference Date: May 8th 2013, 10:00am- 5:30pm
    Venue: Banqueting Hall and Red Room,
    Chelsea College of Art and Design

    Submission Deadline: March 8th 2013
    Send to: o.lori2@chelsea.arts.ac.uk

    Following on from a highly successful symposium in 2012, doctoral candidates affiliated to the TrAIN research centre at CCW Graduate School are issuing an ‘open call’ for papers on the theme of spaces of re-contestation to encourage dialogue between PhD researchers beyond the University of The Arts London.
    Our keynote speaker last year, Eyal Sivan, urged us to ‘re-vision’ these spaces, through acts of appropriation and re-appropriation.

    Submitted papers (which could include practice based research material) will hopefully raise questions around and build on either or both themes, in their various interpretations. Interdisciplinary contributions will be encouraged. Though this list is not exhaustive, research topics relevant to this year’s conference might explore multiple imaginings and articulations of ‘re’-contested sites/sights in relation to the following:

    ·Revisiting : Histories and memories of place making
    ·Belonging and ownership: Constructions of private vs. public spheres
    ·“Safe” spaces of consensus versus spaces of conflict
    ·“Transgendered”/“queered” spaces
    ·The Body

    The purpose of this conference is to meet with other University researchers and exchange knowledge on themes and issues, which are relevant to our own, shared practices. We are hoping for a response from a diverse range of Doctoral researchers.

    Monday 21 January, 2013


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