Thursday, 4 December 2014

Roundtable Discussion: Research and Practice Surrounding Post-conflict Societies

We are pleased to announce that the second Postgraduate Roundtable session of 2014/2015 will take place on:

Wednesday 10th December 2014 at 5-7pm in the McMordie Hall


We are delighted to have presentations from Neil Galway, Andrew Harrison, Elayne McCabe and Jamie McRoberts on our theme Research and Practice Surrounding Post-conflict Societies (please read abstracts below)


We look forward to welcoming you again and facilitating an interesting discussion!

Best wishes,

Alex, Andy, Chris and Helen
The Postgraduate Roundtable Committee


Abstracts:

Neil Galway Heritage and Post-conflict Nation Narration (School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering)



Andrew Harrison Other Belfasts Are Available (SARC)



Elayne McCabe Kasheer: Reflections on a Media Practice in India-controlled Kashmir (Politics and Film Studies)



Jamie McRoberts Using Interactive Documentary to Represent Conflicting Narratives in a Contested Present (Film Studies)


Monday, 10 November 2014

The Postgraduate Roundtable is back...

... and with a slight name change! This academic year we want to encourage presentations and attendance from both PhD and Masters students from the School of Creative Arts.

The first Postgraduate Roundtable for 2014-2015 will take place on:

Wednesday 12th November 2014 at 5-7pm in the McMordie Hall
(the all important refreshments will be provided!)

We are delighted to have presentations from Diogo Alvim, Conor McCafferty, Tullis Rennie and Koichi Samuels on our theme Ethical Considerations in Research and Practice (please read abstracts below)

Chair: Alex Kapka


We look forward to welcoming you and facilitating an interesting discussion!

Best wishes,

Alex, Andy, Chris and Helen
The Postgraduate Roundtable Committee


Abstracts:

Diogo Alvim (SARC)


Conor McCafferty (SARC) The Acoustic Mapping of Cities: Ethical Considerations in an Interdisciplinary Research Project


Tullis Rennie (SARC) Sonic Art and The Political: The Explicit and Implicit Politics of Composing with the Sounds of Protest


Koichi Samuels (SARC) Towards an Ethics of Engagement in Inclusive Music


Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Roundtable 12th May 2014

The programme for the next PhD Roundtable is out!

The PhD Roundtable is a cross-school initiative to present postgraduate research in a roundtable setting to colleagues and staff from across Queen's University Belfast.

Monday 12th May

5pm at the Old McMordie Hall (Music Building)
 
Chair: Koichi Samuels
 
Themes: Spatial and Social Context, Melody, Cartography, Performance

Daniel Barkley (Music): Deriving harmonic structure and continuity from melody



Isobel Anderson (SARC): Oral Landscapes: An exploration of narrative cartography through voice and sound



Sarah-Jane Gibson (Music): The Community Choir in Northern Ireland: Reflecting social structures or redefining them?
 

Chris McCann (SARC): Instruments, Live Electronics, and The Spatialisation of Performers: exploring the paradigms and logistics of spatially directed performers within the medium of instrumental music and live electronics.
 
 


We suggest you to read the abstracts of each presentation prior to the session.

We look forward to some stimulating discussion.

Best wishes
Laura, Tullis, Koichi and Caitriona


Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Roundtable 10th March 2014


The PhD Roundtable is back!

Below is the programme for the first session of the year. 

We hope to see you there.


Monday 10th March

5pm at the Old McMordie Hall (Music Building)

Chair: Laura Aguiar and Caitriona Reilly

Themes: Mediation and representation; Aesthetics of analogue and digital media; Immersed experience; Sociopolitical narratives

Helen Haswell (Film): To Infinity and Back Again: Hand-drawn Aesthetics and Affection for the Past in Pixar’s Pioneering Animation.


Jamie McRoberts (Film): Interactive Documentary: Applying the Conversational Mode to the Prisons Memory Archive


 Kevin McCluskey (Drama): Representations of Ireland in Film Adaptations of Dion Boucicault’s Irish Plays 



Tom Saunders: Seeking Shelter in Sarajevo;Ownership and orphaned Irish identity in Susan Sontag's staging of Waiting for Godot.

  

Friday, 22 November 2013

Roundtable 2nd December 2013


Below is the programme for the second session of the Autumn term. We hope to see you there!

Monday 2nd December

5pm at the Old McMordie Hall (Music Building)

Chair: Robert Bentall

Jen Goddard (Drama): Facilitating drama and theatre with learning disabled young people














John Clinch (Film): Cinematic ‘Outsiders’ in Representations of the North of England














Juan Manuel Loaiza Restrepo (SARC): Ecological and embodied-based approach in Music-Sound art composition. Initial Observations












Steven Hadley (SARC): How do we value arts and culture in the digital age?


Tuesday, 12 November 2013

A snapshot of yesterday's roundtable

Thank you all for coming and contributing to an interesting discussion.

The programme and abstracts for the next roundtable, on the 2nd December,
will be available here soon.


Monday, 21 October 2013

Roundtable 11th November 2013

New term, new PhD roundtable!

Below is the programme for the first session:

Monday 11th November 

Chair: Jen Goddard  

Aidan Deery (SARC): Practical and Aesthetic Problems in Soundscape Composition














Elaine Dawson (FILM): Embodying Resistance on Screen: Contested Gender Representations in Films about the 1980/81 Hunger Strikes in Northern Ireland  














Alexandra Kapka (FILM): Digital Piracy: Contemporary European Horror, the Proliferation of File Sharing and the Changing Role of the BBFC














Tullis Rennie (SARC): Socio-sonic: outlining a way forward for an anthropologically-inclined electroacoustic music.