Norwich University of the Arts announces its 2014-15 Research Seminar programme

Norwich University the Arts Research Seminars offer academic colleagues and research students from across the University and beyond a chance to present and discuss ongoing research and practice. Seminars take place throughout the academic year, and are held on Thursdays from 17.00 to 18.15 in St Georges Building 21. Refreshments are provided. The full programme is listed below; information about individual seminars is available on the CREST ‘Events‘ pages.

23rd October 2014
Seminar 1: Dr Alisa Miller, Research Fellow, Norwich University of the Arts
Promoting – and subverting – the “heroic”, 1914-1919*

13th November 2014
Seminar 2: Prof Jake Kaner, Professor of Furniture, Bucks New University
Reading furniture as artefact

4th December 2014
Seminar 3: Prof Lynda Morris, Professor of Curation and Art History
Norwich University of the Arts
Vanley Burke and South Africa; Picasso and Modern Africa, 1945-73

8th January 2015
Seminar 4: Neil Powell, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Norwich University of the Arts Dry Salvage: Art as language/word as image

29th January 2015
Seminar 5: Prof Anthony Harrild, Emeritus Professor of Art, Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University
Animation, filmmaking and research

26th February 2015
Seminar 6: Sam Epps, PhD Student, Norwich University of the Arts
Documenting the Sixties: Politics, techniques and archives

19th March 2015
Seminar 7: Prof Julian Malins, Research Director, Norwich University of the Arts
Title TBC

16th April 2015
Seminar 8: Dr Wendy Pullan, Head of Department of Architecture,
University of Cambridge
Ethno-national and religious conflicts and physical environments

7th May 2015
Seminar 9: Rob Hillier, Senior Lecturer in Graphics, Norwich University of the Arts
Design practice as palimpsest

4th June 2015
Seminar 10: Prof Carole Gray, Director of Research Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University
Title TBC

2nd July 2015
Seminar 11: Dr Joy Sleeman, Reader in Art History and Theory Slade School of Fine Art, UCL Conceptual Art

*Note that some topics and titles are indicative, and are subject to change; final titles will be confirmed vis-à-vis Research Seminar fliers.

Please contact the Research Fellow ( for further information, or if you have any questions about this year’s or former Research Seminar programmes and speakers; click here to learn more about current research and practice at NUA.

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