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Oliver Johnson
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Welcome to Visiting Researcher Dr Pilar Irala Hortal
During my stay at Sheffield
University between May 1 st and August 31st 2016, I will be working on
a research project entitled “Visual Culture and Rhetorical Communication”. The
aim of the project is to examine the relationship between photography and visua...

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Visual methods: Comics - Day Workshop 4 November 2015, ICOSS, University of Sheffield Participants are introduced to various approaches to
researching comics. We look at how comics can be used to carry out research,
and then how they are used to communicate...

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CVS Members' Success Stories from 2014-5
There have been a number of high profile success stories involving projects by Centre for Visual Studies members over the year. Some of the highlights include: Clare Griffiths (Department of History) was awarded a research support grant from the Paul
Mello...

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Values of Art Conference - 20-21 June, University of Sheffield
The Department of Philosophy, in collaboration with the Department of Music , and the Crick Centre ,
Department of Politics are hosting a two day event on the values of
art. We will discuss issues such as the relationship between intrinsic
and instrument...

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Visual Studies - Visual Methods workshop
A selection of photos from the Visual Studies - Visual Methods workshop held on Monday 8 July at the University of Sheffield. Thanks to all the presenters and attendees for making the day a great success!

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New Publications from Centre Members
The Centre for Visual Studies is pleased to announce two new publications: New monograph Julia Banwell , Teresa Margolles and the Aesthetics of Death (2015, University of Wales Press): The book explores aspects of the work of the Mexican contemporary
neo-c...

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Visual Studies - Visual Methods: A Half-Day Workshop: Monday, 8th June 2015 (12:00 am - 4:30 pm)
Monday, 8th June 2015 (12:00 am - 4:30 pm) Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS), University of Sheffield Organisers: Dr Lorna Warren (Department of Sociological Studies) Professor Susie Reid (School of Russian and Slavonic Studies) This W...

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Data Power Conference
On 22nd & 23rd June,
the University of Sheffield will host an international conference
entitled Data Power, which focuses on a range of critical issues
relating to data's ever more ubiquitous power, such as who gets
access to data and whose privacy is in...

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Centre for Visual Studies - Reading Group
All members are invited to take part in establishing the reading group as part of our 2014-15 activities. The aim is for members to recommend and circulate reading materials in advance of an arranged session where we can discuss the text in an informal mann...

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Centre for Visual Studies successful in securing funding for new WRoCAH network
The centre is pleased to announce the successful funding,
through the AHRC, of the Design Matters Network . This network was established
as part of WRCoAH ( White Rose College of Arts and Humanities - a collaboration
between the University of Sheffield, the...
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