Student Led Events

WRoCAH doctoral researchers can apply for funds to support events they want to run for other postgraduate students under the Student-Led Forums fund.  Most recent awards are at the top.

SLF0093 - Historical and Contemporary Knowledgebase in Sociolinguistics (HaCKS)

We have planned three workshops that are based around the theme of indexicality. This is a major topic in sociolinguistic research and has been a focal topic of the SLF on Language Variation and Change. By contrast, researchers in other sub-disciplines, despite exploring language variation extensively, do not always invoke this term. Yet, insights from…

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Awarded

£ 575

Lead Student

Nat Dziura - University of Sheffield

Other student organisers

  • Thomas Rollings, University of Sheffield
  • Joshua Bengough-Smith, University of Sheffield
  • Keith Tse, University of York
  • Salina Cuddy, University of York

External link

https://hacksocioling.wordpress.com/

SLF0092 - Buffy and the Bible

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003) is one of the most widely studied popular culture texts with many of its own academic monographs, essay collections, and the biannual peer-reviewed journal Slayage. Important for its subversion of the horror genre through its strong female protagonist, it inaugurated the teen vampire phenomenon, increased representation of LGBTQ characters on mainstream television, and…

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Awarded

£ 1608

Lead Student

Emma Nagouse (University of Sheffield)

Other student organisers

  • Mary Going (University of Sheffield)
  • Naomi Hetherington (University of Sheffield)
  • Holly Dann (University of Sheffield)
  • Kelly Richards D'Arcy-Reed (University of York)
  • Dana Alex (Kingston University London)

SLF0091 - Eighteenth Century Study Day at Vale and Downland Museum, Wantage

The long eighteenth century is barely covered in schools, but it was a period of great importance in world history. The major events such as the industrial revolution, the French Revolution, and the American Wars of Independence are part of most people’s general knowledge, but fewer people know about developments in print culture, medicine, and…

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Awarded

£ 1141

Lead Student

Frances Long - University of York

Other student organisers

Lilian Tabois - University of York

SLF0090 - Decolonizing The Mind – a third narrative of liberation

15-16 November 2018, University of Sheffield The one-day course Decolonizing The Mind (DTM) explores concepts and tools from the theoretical framework Decolonizing The Mind and is taught by Sandew Hira, independent scholar, activist and organiser of the international decolonial network. Two narratives of liberation had dominated knowledge, culture and activism the past 150 years: Liberalism…

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Awarded

£ 1780

Lead Student

Nadia Mehdi, University of Sheffield

Other student organisers

  • Maryam Jameela, University of Sheffield
  • Britt Harrison,University of York
  • Alice Murphy, University of Leeds
  • Adina Covaci, University of Leeds

SLF0089 - Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) Workshop

Professional philosophy systematically and seriously under-represents women, people of colour, and other marginalised groups. This is tied up in implicit biases against these groups’ abilities to do philosophy, and they often face stereotype threat in the workplace. Many philosophers are still unaware of these issues, and hence do not take steps to combat this. Further,…

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Awarded

£ 630

Lead Student

Andrea Blomqvist, University of Sheffield

Other student organisers

  • William Hornett (University of Sheffield)
  • Nadia Mehdi (University of Sheffield)
  • Alison Toop (University of Leeds)
  • Celia Coll (University of York)

SLF0088 - New Voices in Postcolonial Studies

Twitter @NVPoco ‘New Voices in Postcolonial Studies’ is a postgraduate researcher-led network for M3C and WRoCAH institutions. The network aims to provide a supportive forum for PhDs across all disciplinary backgrounds to connect with each other, share their work, and most importantly, share their passion for postcolonial research! We hope to create a meaningful cross-disciplinary…

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Awarded

£ 1442

Lead Student

Emily Timms, University of Sheffield

Other student organisers

  • Nadia Medhi (University of Sheffield)
  • Lotta Schneidemesser (University of York)
  • Emma Parker (University of Leeds)
  • Sofia Aatkar (Nottingham Trent University)
  • Kelsi Delaney and Tim Hannigan (University of Leicester)
  • Stacey Kennedy and Alex Thom (University of Birmingham)

SLF0087 - The Opportunities & Challenges of Studying 20th Century history of science, technology and medicine

This one-day conference for postgraduates from WRoCAH and beyond considers the opportunities and challenges of researching the 20th-century history of science, technology and medicine. The sources used to research recent history are increasingly varied and extensive. Researchers deal with a combination of materials, including paper, born-digital, audio and audio-visual. Access may be restricted through copyright…

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Awarded

£ 560.50

Lead Student

Helen Piel, University of Leeds

Other student organisers

  • Emmeline Ledgerwood, University of Leicester
  • Linda Ross, University of the Highlands and Islands

External link

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-opportunities-challenges-of-studying-20c-hstm-tickets-48755795898

SLF0086 - A Hostile Climate?: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Climate Change

This event will bring together postgraduate researchers and early-career researchers/scientists, artists and activists from a wide range of backgrounds and disciplines to explore the issues surrounding anthropogenic climate change (and other environmental problems), and the communication of those issues. The conference will give attendees a rare opportunity to view their research from a perspective beyond their…

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Awarded

£ 1344

Lead Student

Isabel Cook

Other student organisers

  • Lucy Rowland, University of Leeds
  • Claire Cooper, University of Leeds
  • Rosamund Portus, University of York

SLF0085 - Temporal Experience: Perspectives from Philosophy and Psychology

Temporal Experience: Perspectives from Philosophy and Psychology

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Awarded

£ 746

Lead Student

Henry Pollock, School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, University of Leeds

Other student organisers

Andrea Blomqvist, University of Sheffield

SLF0084 - Approaching Emotion

The conference aims to bring together different methodological approaches for the studying of emotions in the medieval and early modern periods. It is centred on the work of Professor Rosenwein (Loyola, Chicago), whose lecture on the first evening will be an open event. This should attract a lot of interest as she is one of…

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Awarded

£ 628

Lead Student

Jamie Graves, Department of History, University of Sheffield

Other student organisers

Laura Alston, University of Sheffield, Robert Grout, University of York, Jack Litchfield, University of York

SLF0083 - White Rose International History and International Relations Research Seminar

The White Rose International History and International Relations seminar series will provide a forum for discussion amongst PGRs and ECRs working in the fields of post-1900 international history and empirical international relations through regular work-in-progress research seminars. It will foster an inter-disciplinary network between visiting speakers, the organisers and attendees that goes beyond the White…

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Awarded

£ 2,340

Lead Student

Alex Shaw, School of History, University of Leeds

Other student organisers

Scott Ramsay (Univerity of Leeds), Chukwu Lucian Obinna (University of York), Stephen Rainbird (University of Leeds), Francesca Morphakis (University of Leeds)

SLF0078 - Women’s Paths Research Group

Women of the Global South and its Diasporas: Rights, Representation, Activism Symposium. Women’s Paths is a research group based at University of Leeds. It was established in 2015 by feminist researchers from a variety of disciplines to bridge the gap between women’s issues in the community and feminist scholarship. Women’s Paths’s impact across White Rose…

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Awarded

£ 1800

Lead Student

Ope Adegbulu, University of Leeds

Other student organisers

Marlo De Lara, University of Leeds, Amber-Louise Lascelles, University of Leeds, Arththi Sathananthar, University of Leeds, Maryam Jameela, University of Sheffield, Sam Buchan-Watts, University of York

SLF0077 - Understanding Value VII

Understanding Value VII is the 7th annual instalment of the graduate conference at the University of Sheffield, which aims at exploring philosophical themes related to the nature and application of value. Value pertains to most areas in philosophy, and the conference thus has a broad theme and accepts submissions from every area in philosophy including, but not…

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Awarded

£ 2,500

Lead Student

Andrea Blomqvist, University of Sheffield

Other student organisers

  • Nadia Mehdi, University of Sheffield
  • Matthew Cull, University of Sheffield
  • Celia Coll, University of York
  • Olaf Leffler, University of Leeds

External link

https://understandingvalue.weebly.com/

SLF0076 - Quilting Points Presents: Sara Ahmed

Quilting Points is an ongoing, fortnightly interdisciplinary reading group and seminar series interested in critical and cultural theory which is run collaboratively by a different team of PGRs within the Leeds Humanities Research Institute each year. In 2017-18, discussions focus on the work of Sara Ahmed, a prolific thinker whose work crosses the diverse fields…

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Awarded

£ 585

Lead Student

Bethan Hughes, University of Leeds

Other student organisers

 

Emma Parker, University of Leeds Hayley Toth, University of Leeds Jake Downs, University of Sheffield Kyveli Lignou-Tsamantani, University of York

External link

http://quiltingpoints.blogspot.co.uk/

SLF0075 - ‘Philosophy of Film Without Theory’ Conference

This is an international, interdisciplinary, formal, two-day conference. We have selected 8 ‘Invited Speakers’ all of whom are already working Without Theory and/or are eagerly embracing the new opportunities such research methods offer. By identifying a deliberately diverse of interdisciplinary academics the aim is to offer up a bespoke but simultaneously wide-ranging set of new intellectual…

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Awarded

£ 3,452.00

Lead Student

Britt Harrison, University of York

Other student organisers

  • Rachel Johnson, University of Leeds
  • Nadia Medhi, University of Sheffield

External link

https://philosophyoffilmwithouttheory.com/

SLF0074 - Intersections & Academia

This event aims to allow a space for understanding and re-conceptualising recent political shifts which have seen moves to the right wing across Europe and America. We are aiming to allow a platform for PGR and early career researchers who belong to the identity categories they are presenting on. This is an effort to contribute to…

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Awarded

£ 870

Lead Student

Maryam Jameela, University of Sheffield

Other student organisers

  • Alex Marsh, University of Sheffield
  • Alex Mason, University of Sheffield
  • Amber Lascelles, University of Leeds

External link

https://twitter.com/Intersections18

SLF0073 - New Approaches to Silent Film Historiography: Technology, Spectatorship and the Archive

The purpose of this conference is to bring together UK silent film academics and restorers to discuss the vitally important issues surrounding silent cinema preservation and restoration. Silent film academics and restorers rarely co-operate, despite the fact that the two disciplines can directly benefit each other. We plan to use this event to create a…

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Awarded

£ 2604

Lead Student

Laurence Carr, University of Leeds

Other student organisers

Agata Frymus, University of York and Dr Luca Antoniazzi, University of Leeds

External link

https://silentfilmhist2018.wordpress.com/

SLF0072 - Gaming the Gothic

Gaming the Gothic is a one-day conference focusing on the interdisciplinary connections between the Gothic and Game Studies. Open to researchers from all levels including undergraduates, but with a primary focus on PGRs, we will provide a space for all academics to share their knowledge with each other and explore new avenues of research.   …

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Awarded

£ 1962.50

Lead Student

Emily Marlow, University of Sheffield

Other student organisers

Lauren Nixon (University of Sheffield) Tom Lubek (University of York) Esther Wright (Warwick University) Ash Darrow (Manchester Metropolitan University) Mary Going (University of Sheffield) Matthew Crofts (University of Hull) Thyrn Henderson (University of York) Kate Gadsby-Mace (University of Sheffield)

SLF0071 - South Asian Studies: Voices through History

This conference aims to build upon the WRoCAH funded PGR event of 2017, ‘Futures Past: South Asia Then and Now’, which provided an exciting opportunity for students of South Asia to converge. This two-day event is focused on aspects of South Asian history such as marginalised historical agents, voices or hidden stories which have thus…

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Awarded

£ 2203

Lead Student

Benjamin Holt, University of Leeds

Other student organisers

Apurba Chatterjee, University of Sheffield. Purba Hossain, University of Leeds. Samuel Ellis, University of Leeds.

External link

https://networks.h-net.org/node/22055/discussions/1373350/cfp-white-rose-south-asia-network-pgr-symposium-south-asian

SLF0070 - Northern Animals: Extinction in the Anthropocene

Northern Animals brings together animal studies and environmental humanities scholars at various stages of their academic careers across the North of England, and beyond, to share ideas and research, and stimulate new ways of thinking about animals and the natural world. We particularly welcome PGRs and past events have had majority attendance from PGRs. It…

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Awarded

£ 433

Lead Student

Rozzy Portus, University of York

Other student organisers

  • Sophia Nicolov, University of Leeds
  • Cecilia Tricker-Walsh, University of Sheffield

External link

https://northernanimalsblog.wordpress.com/

SLF0069 - Imagination Workshop

The idea of the workshop is to bring together postgraduates across the White Rose network working on issues to do with the nature of imagination and learning via the imagination. Although the main focus of the event will be on philosophical approaches, we aim to make it an interdisciplinary event by also highlighting the role…

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Awarded

£ 252

Lead Student

Andrea Blomqvist, University of Sheffield

Other student organisers

  • Alice Murphy, University of Leeds
  • Amaia Fraga González, University of Leeds
  • Celia Coll, University of York

SLF0068 - The Role and the Self Image of the Satirist in the 21st Century

This will be an opportunity for the PhD students from the WRoCAH White Rose Beyond Charlie Network to present the conclusions of their research on freedom of expression in the press through graphic art to an audience of journalists, graphic artists and historians of French politics. We hope to trigger a debate between the academics…

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Awarded

£ 2,346.00

Lead Student

Imen Neffati, University of Sheffield

Other student organisers

  • Stephanie Williams, University of York
  • Allis Moss, University of Leeds

External link

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/symposium-the-role-and-the-self-image-of-the-satirist-in-the-21st-century-tickets-43090747586

SLF0067 - History of Ibero-America Postgraduate Symposium

The purpose of this event is to provide an opportunity for postgraduate students working on the Hispanic World to present their research to fellow researchers who are at a similar stage in their academic careers, so that they can gain experience of presenting their work in a supportive and constructive environment. It is highly important…

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Awarded

£ 745

Lead Student

Nathaniel Andrews, University of Leeds

Other student organisers

  • Joel Baker, University of Sheffield
  • Scott Ramsey, University of Leeds

External link

http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/info/125250/centre_for_the_history_of_ibero-america/3112/events

SLF0066 - The Bible and Rape Culture

Every day, global news feeds and social media engagements testify to the many complex relationships that exist between religion and sexual violence. They also highlight the significant part religions can play in confronting and perpetuating the myths and misperceptions that lie at the heart of rape cultures, which conceptualise gender violence as an ‘inevitable’ or…

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Awarded

£ 2,425

Lead Student

Emma Nagouse, University of Sheffield

Other student organisers

  • Erin Shannon, The University of York
  • Sofia Rehman, The University of Leeds
  • Mary Going, The University of Sheffield

External link

http://shiloh-project.group.shef.ac.uk/?p=2022

SLF0065 - Just Theorising

Many of us working in applied philosophy deal with areas that are politically sensitive and socially important, what we need is the skills to theorise in those areas, in a way that is in line with our commitments to responsible research, and fair treatment of those we theorise about. This workshop aims to fill the…

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Awarded

£ 765

Lead Student

Nadia Mehdi, University of Sheffield

Other student organisers

  • Rosa Vince, University of Sheffield
  • Charlie Crerar, University of Sheffield
  • Sarah Murphy-Young, University of Leeds
  • Celia Coll, University of York

External link

https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/philosophy/research/conferences/just-theorising

SLF0064 - White Rose Postgraduate Philosophy Forum

The White Rose Postgraduate Philosophy Forum aims to bring together postgraduate students and researchers in philosophy and related disciplines from across the White Rose universities York, Leeds, Sheffield for three conferences a year at each of which one representative from each institution presents a paper on their current research. In addition, we also seek to…

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Awarded

£ 1180

Lead Student

David Strohmaier (Sheffield)

Other student organisers

  • Jack Warman, University of York
  • Olof Leffler, University of Leeds
  • James Lewis, University of Sheffield

External link

https://whiterosephilosophy.com/

SLF0063 - Queer Theory Reading Group

This reading group aims to bring together a diverse range of researchers at York, Sheffield, and Leeds whose work has stakes in queer theory and its numerous and overlapping sister fields. It is crucial to the broad remit of this group that queer theory is here understood at its most capacious, especially regarding its essential…

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Awarded

£ £315

Lead Student

Georgia Walton, University of Leeds

Other student organisers

  • Brendan Whitmarsh, University of York
  • Adrienne Mortimer, University of Leeds
  • Cecilia Tricker-Walsh, University of Sheffield

External link

https://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/events/event/4188/queer_theory_reading_group

SLF0062 - Gendered Emotions in History – 29 June 2018

Gendered Emotions in History on Twitter This one-day conference will  provide an opportunity for postgraduates and early career researchers in particular to present their work, and to meet and share ideas. The theme of the conference is broad. It will not be confined to any particular time period or location and will go beyond simply…

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Awarded

£ 2126

Lead Student

Rebecca Mytton

Other student organisers

  • Hannah Jeans, University of York
  • Hannah Parker, University of Sheffield
  • Joshua Doble, University of Leeds

External link

https://genderedemotions.wordpress.com/

SLF0061 - Together in Music: Expression, Performance and Communication in Ensembles – 12-14th April 2018

This project will be a chance to share some of the outputs of the WRoCAH Expressive Ensemble Performance network with academic peers, students, performers and educators with an interest in ensemble performance. To achieve this we plan to run a 2.5 day conference,’Together in Music’, which we will organise and host at the National Centre…

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Awarded

£ 3633

Lead Student

Nicola Pennill

Other student organisers

WRoCAH White Rose Network: Expressive nonverbal communication in ensemble performance Sara D'Amario, York Ryan Kirkbride, Leeds

External link

http://wrocahensemble.sites.sheffield.ac.uk/tim

SLF0060 - Language variation and change reading group

The purpose of the Language Variation and Change (LVC) reading group is to bring together postgraduates and academics from all three White Rose institutions to discuss current sociolinguistic research related to language variation and change. The aim of the group is to encourage cross-institutional collaboration in sociolinguistic research and to provide a space for linguists…

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Awarded

£ 797

Lead Student

Sarah Tasker, York

Other student organisers

Kate Moore, Leeds Holly Dann, Sheffield

SLF0059 - Feminism and Education: Looking Back to Think Forward

This is a symposium/workshop focussed on the relationship between feminism, education and research within our three institutions. The aim is to bring together feminist researchers and teachers from the three institutions and beyond to reflect on practices of feminist research, teaching and publishing in the UK in the past fifty years as a way to…

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Awarded

£ 1464

Lead Student

Caroline McCaffrey

Other student organisers

Rosa Vince (University of Sheffield) Jessica Schouela (University of York) Elspeth Mitchell (University of Leeds)

External link

http://www.fine-art.leeds.ac.uk/news/call-for-papers-a-feminist-space-at-leeds-looking-back-to-think-forward/

SLF0058 - Contested Inheritances, 1700-1830

We will run a one-day conference at the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies at York. ‘Contested Inheritances,’ refers to the conference’s theme of ‘multiple versions of history.’ The conference will be tied in with the Sheffield University Gothic Reading Group who will run a session based on the themes of the conference. The main objective of…

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Awarded

£ 1406

Lead Student

David Barrow

Other student organisers

Elizabeth Bobbitt (University of York) Lauren Nixon (University of Sheffield) Rachel Sulich (University of Leeds)

External link

https://contestedinheritances.wordpress.com/

SLF0057 - Portraying the Past: Genre, Identity, and Artistic Engagement with history

In The Political Unconscious: Narrative as Socially Symbolic Act, Fredric Jameson likens genre to that of a contractual arrangement between producer (writer, filmmaker, historian), text, and consumer (reader or audience). Jameson’s commentary considers texts – whether literary or historical – to be transactional structures, defined within the parameters of capital and consumption. Using such current…

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Awarded

£ 1360

Lead Student

Daniel Clarke, Sheffield

Other student organisers

WRoCAH White Rose Network: European Film and European Heritage Michael Samuel, Leeds Martina Lovascio, York

SLF0056 - ELLiPs Symposium 2017

The ELLiPs (Extended Language Learning in Postgraduate Research) Symposium is a 1-day workshop in which the PGRs taking part in this training program in either the Autumn or Spring semesters can present either their thesis research or new research projects arising from their work in the course. There are both talks and a poster session…

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Awarded

£ 531

Lead Student

Patrick Connolly

Other student organisers

Jacqueline Ingham, University of Sheffield Wei-Min Wu, University of York Maria-Margarita Makri, University of York Ghada Alkuwaihes , University of York Haylin Zhao, University of York Yuxi Gong, University of York Ekali Kostopoulos, University of York Fei Gao, University of Leeds

External link

http://wrocah.ac.uk/training/wrocah-open-training/ellips/

SLF0055 - Feminist Thought in Practice

Both the organisers attended (and indeed met) at an event in Skaholt, Iceland, called Feminist Utopias. Although an academic conference on feminist philosophy, the event foregrounded ways of practicing feminist thought and theory, not just discussing it. The event gave time and space to non traditional ways of working through feminist thought and our research….

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Awarded

£ 385

Lead Student

Elspeth Mitchell, Leeds

Other student organisers

Rosa Vince, Sheffield

SLF0053 - Centre for Medieval Studies Graduate Conference

The conference is now in its second year. Our aims for this year’s conference are three-fold. First, we aim to support the establishment of an annual interdisciplinary medievalist postgraduate conference, based at the Centre for Medieval Studies in York. It is our goal to ensure that this becomes an intellectually productive annual event. The second…

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Awarded

£ 568

Lead Student

Tom Powles

Other student organisers

Carla Jardim, University of York; Harriet Evans, University of York; Catherine-Rose Hailstone, University of York; Jack Litchfield, University of Leeds; Tim Wingard, University of York; Ross McIntire, University of York Emily Reed, University of Sheffield

External link

https://cmsgradconf.wordpress.com/

SLF0052 - Freedom After Neoliberalism

Recently, there has been a surge in critical activity around neoliberalism, which has led to the emergence of an increasingly settled understanding of its political, economic and cultural mechanics. Most critiques, however – whether undertaken from a Marxist, Foucauldian, or sociological-historical perspective – have proven reluctant to engage neoliberalism on the territory that it has…

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Awarded

£ 2361

Lead Student

Harriett Neal, York

Other student organisers

Joseph Rollins, University of York Adam Bristol Smith, University of York Sam Perks, Leeds University

External link

https://freedomafterneoliberalism.wordpress.com/2017-conference/

SLF0051 - CLINIC PRESENTS: Two New Poets

The event is to showcase two award-winning London-based poets (Tamás winner of the Manchester Writing Prize; Doegar a Fellow of the Complete Works Program) with these events in the North – and to bring their work into conversation with York- and Sheffield-based poets and researchers. The events also serve to mark the publication of Tamás…

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Awarded

£ 231

Lead Student

Sam Buchan-Watts

Other student organisers

Alex Marsh, University of Sheffield

External link

https://www.picastudios.org/events/2017/4/25/5w60jhh027kapnyofaadr09c06ee0m

SLF0050 - The Shelley Conference

A continuing scholarly fascination with all things ‘Shelley’ is due in part to the unprecedented access we now have to PBS’s and MWS’s texts (in annotated scholarly editions) and manuscripts (presented in facsimile and transcript). The Shelleys’ works are more readily available than ever before. The lack of an annual or even frequent conference dedicated…

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Awarded

£ 1728

Lead Student

Harriett Neal, York

Other student organisers

Anna Mercer, University of York Carly Stevenson, University of Sheffield Carl McKeating, Leeds University

External link

https://theshelleyconference2017.wordpress.com/

SLF0049 - Northern Animals

The aim of the Northern Animals one day event is to promote cross-institutional links between PGRs working in the area of environmental humanities in any academic discipline at universities in the north of England. The event also aims to offer advice to postgraduate students (both MA and PhD) on how they can best prepare for…

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Awarded

£ 614

Lead Student

Adam Farrow, Sheffield

Other student organisers

Caitlin Stobie, University of Leeds Martha Cattell, University of York Alice Higgs, University of Sheffield Rebecca Simon, University of Sheffield Joe Mansfield, University of Sheffield

SLF0048 - Pragmatism and the Analytic-Continental Split

The conference aims to explore the connections between the pragmatist tradition, and the divide between ‘continental’ and ‘analytic’ philosophy. Like the analytic and continental traditions, pragmatism developed around the turn of the 20th century. The early pragmatists influenced (and were influenced by) the founding thinkers on both sides of the divide, and their work contains…

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Awarded

£ 750

Lead Student

James Lewis, Sheffield

Other student organisers

External link

https://pacsconf.weebly.com/

SLF0047 - Speak, body: Art, the Reproduction of Capital and the Reproduction of Life

“Speak, body” is a three-day conference taking place at Leeds, April 21-3 2017. This conference, which has a central PGR component, aims to explore the juncture of the “body” in recent Art History in relation to feminism(s) and the discourses of capitalism. We want to track the relationship between both the figuring of the body…

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Awarded

£ 2640

Lead Student

Tom Hastings

Other student organisers

Melissa Gustin, University of York

External link

https://speakbody2017.tumblr.com/

SLF0046 - Habitual Behaviour in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1750

This two-day interdisciplinary conference will take place at the HRI – University of Sheffield on 1-2 June 2017. It aims to draw together graduate scholars as well as early career researchers (PhD students and postdoctoral fellows) working on material culture, digital humanities, medicine, consumption, daily routine, practice and more in the early modern period, and…

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Awarded

£ 2995

Lead Student

Annamaria Valent, York

Other student organisers

WRoCAH White Rose Network: Cultures of Consumption in Early Modern Europe Jose Cree (Sheffield) Giovanni Pozzetti (Leeds).

SLF0045 - Bringing Conflict Home

This conference will bring together scholars from a wide range of disciplines to examine how conflict permeates the domestic sphere. Whereas the term ‘home’ is commonly associated with familiarity and safety, ‘conflict’ evokes the opposite sense. War often enters the home as quotidian lived experience; critics such as Mary A. Favret address the concept of…

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Awarded

£ 1000

Lead Student

Harriet Beadnell, York

Other student organisers

Stephanie Wright, University of Sheffield (WRoCAH) Lotta Schneidemesser, University of York

External link

https://bringingconflicthome.wordpress.com/

SLF0044 - Understanding Value VI

The concept of value has been one of the most discussed concepts in the history of philosophy, and this conference has, for the last five years, aimed to bring together a diverse group of postgraduate philosophers to discuss the wide-ranging issues relating to it. We have had speakers talk about the nature of art, morality,…

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Awarded

£ 2000

Lead Student

Rosa Vince, Sheffield

Other student organisers

James Lewis, University of Sheffield Olof Leffler, University of Leeds George Stamets, University of Leeds William Hornett, University of Sheffield Ahmad Fattah, University of Sheffield Jamie Cawthra, University of York

External link

https://understandingvalue.weebly.com/

SLF0041 - Borders, boundaries and beyond in the long eighteenth century

This one-day interdisciplinary conference is aimed at postgraduate and early career researchers working on any aspect of this period. It arises from the Sheffield University Eighteenth Century Reading Group; there is a taste and need for events which offer more time to explore this complex and fascinating era, and there is currently a lively, active…

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Awarded

£ 1700

Lead Student

Alison Horgan, Leeds

Other student organisers

Samuel Longhurst, University of Sheffield Hannah Jeans, University of York

External link

https://bordersandboundaries18thc.wordpress.com/

SLF0040 - Performance as Research Postgraduate Colloquium

This series of one-day events brings together postgraduate students across White Rose researching through creative practice. Each event includes practical workshops and guest speakers. We aim to provide a collaborative, supportive forum in which students can discuss their research successes and concerns.

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Awarded

£ 1313.45

Lead Student

Kirsty Surgey (Sheffield)

Other student organisers

Omar Shahryar, University of York Jade French, University of Leeds Rommi Smith, University of Leeds Matthew Elliott, University of Leeds Alaena Turner, University of Leeds

External link

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/parnet-pg-colloquium-tickets-27127434888

SLF0039 - Re-evaluating the religious: recent approaches to monastic archaeology in later Medieval Britain

The aims of this conference are to open up channels of discussion about recent work in monastic archaeology and studies. There are a number of WRoCAH students studying aspects of monasticism, as well as other students at White Rose Universities, so this will be an excellent opportunity to present post-graduate research within the White Rose…

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Awarded

£ 1500

Lead Student

Francesca Breeden, Sheffield

Other student organisers

Victoria Yuskaitis, Leeds Emma Woolfrey, York (WRoCAH) Katie Harrison, York (WRoCAH) Martin Huggon, Sheffield Pete Townend, Sheffield.

SLF0038 - Consuming Animals

This two-day interdisciplinary conference is designed to bring together those in the humanities whose work explores human-animal relations during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In particular, it seeks to investigate the various, and often ambiguous, ways in which animals were consumed by humans symbolically and materially. Through various methods of consumption, typically characterised by exploitation…

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Awarded

£ 2000

Lead Student

Harriett Neal, York

Other student organisers

Sky Duthie, University of York Martha Cattell, University of York Lauren MaCarthy , University of Leeds

External link

https://consuminganimalsconference2017.wordpress.com/

SLF0037 - Past Time: Art, Anachronism, Anachronisticism

This conference will be taking place on the 18th-20th November, as a follow-on from the PGR day ‘Time:Immaterial’. Building on Nagel and Wood’s Anachronic Renaissance and Nagel’s Medieval Modern: Art Out of Time this conference brings together new research on a range of sculptural and related visual material across periods; addressing ideas of periods, periodization…

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Awarded

£ 1050

Lead Student

Carla Suthren, York

Other student organisers

Melissa Gustin, University of York Tom Hastings, University of Leeds

External link

https://anachronicyork.wordpress.com/2016/06/10/timeimmaterial-pgr-symposium-programme/

SLF0036 - Migration and Transcultural Memory in the 21st Century

This event is a one-day postgraduate conference that is intended to tie in with an existing event in Leeds’ LCS: the visit of Memory Studies scholar, Astrid Erll, who is giving a keynote speech the evening before the conference. Erll is widely known as Professor of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at Goethe-University in Frankfurt, and…

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Awarded

£ 1377

Lead Student

Jade Douglas, Leeds

Other student organisers

Hanna Abakunova, University of Sheffield Harriet Beadnell, University of York Jessica Ortner, University of Copenhagen

External link

https://memorymigrationconf17.wordpress.com/

SLF0035 - Private Collecting and Public Display: Art Markets and Museums

This is a two-day international postgraduate-organised conference exploring the inter-dependencies and dynamics of ‘private’ art collections and their display in ‘public’ institutions, to be held on 30th-31st March 2017. The conference will take place under the auspices of the Centre for the Study of the Art and Antiques Market, a research hub for interdisciplinary study…

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Awarded

£ 5104

Lead Student

Anna Reeve, Leeds

Other student organisers

Caroline McCaffrey-Howarth, University of Leeds (WRoCAH) Heather Findling, University of Leeds Shir Kochavi, University of Leeds Victoria White, University of York (WRoCAH) Kirsty Surgey, University of Sheffield (WRoCAH)

External link

http://www.fine-art.leeds.ac.uk/events/private-collecting-and-public-display-art-markets-and-museums/

SLF0034 - Futures Past: South Asia Now and Then

This event is a one day workshop for postgraduate students from the arts, humanities and social sciences across the White Rose Consortium and beyond whose work is focused upon South Asia or its diaspora. Twelve students will present papers in an innovative and unconventional format (see below) with discussion from faculty members. It will bring…

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Awarded

£ 1891

Lead Student

Sarah Gandee, Leeds

Other student organisers

Sam Ellis, University of Leeds Apurba Chatterjee, University of Sheffield

External link

https://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/events/event/3485/futures_past_south_asia_now_and_then

SLF0033 - PILAS Annual Conference 2017

The University of Leeds has been selected to host the PILAS Annual Conference on June 26 and 27, 2017. It is free to attend and will include keynote speakers, workshops and social engaging activities. PILAS is the postgraduate affiliate of the Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS). As an organisation run by and for postgraduate…

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Awarded

£ 950

Lead Student

Jesús Sanjurjo, Leeds

Other student organisers

Lourdes Parra, University of Leeds Valentina Caruso, University of Sheffield Peter Watson, University of Sheffield

External link

http://pilas.slas.org.uk/

SLF0032 - “First Impressions”: Faces, clothes, and bodies, 1600-1800

In the early modern world, ‘first impressions’ played a central role in the establishment and maintenance of individual and group identities. However, anxiety over the potential for outward appearances to confuse, disguise, or deceive also gained increasing momentum in this. This one-day interdisciplinary symposium will take ‘first impressions’ as a starting point in order to…

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Awarded

£ 1321

Lead Student

Elizabeth Spencer, York

Other student organisers

Hannah Wallace, Sheffield (WRoCAH CDA)

External link

https://www.york.ac.uk/eighteenth-century-studies/events/firstimpressionsconfnov2016/

SLF0031 - Consuming Heritage

The event, Consuming Heritage, is a one-day PhD workshop event, aimed at giving a platform for PhD students belonging to the WROCAH cohort (from 2014 -2016 starters) to showcase aspects of their research, with a specific focus on heritage and culture. The day also includes several keynotes from key academics working in the field of…

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Awarded

£ 471

Lead Student

Michael Samuel, Leeds

Other student organisers

WRoCAH White Rose Network: European Cinema, European Identity, European Culture Daniel Clarke, University of Sheffield Martina Lovascio, University of York

External link

http://www.alphavillejournal.com/Issue13/13_1Report_Clarke.pdf

SLF0030 - Time:Immaterial

The Time:Immaterial postgraduate research symposium will take the first chapter to Alexander Nagel and Christopher Wood’s Anachronic Renaissance as its foundation. While this seminal work offered a profound reconsideration of the problem of time in the Renaissance, Time:Immaterial will look beyond that period to find the anachronic in new times and places, with papers presenting…

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Awarded

£ 1262

Lead Student

Carla Suthren, York

Other student organisers

Melissa Gustin, University of York Tom Hastings, University of Leeds

External link

https://anachronicyork.wordpress.com/

SLF0027 - Understanding Value V

Almost every area of philosophy deals with value, and many of these areas fundamentally aim to study value: questions such as ‘Which actions are right and wrong?’, ‘Which things do we have good reasons to believe?’, ‘What is the nature of aesthetic value?’, as well as the countless questions which derive from them, are, at…

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Awarded

£ 2000

Lead Student

Stephen Bolton, Sheffield

Other student organisers

Isela Gonzalez Vazquez, University of Sheffield Trystan Goetze, University of Sheffield Jamie Cawthra, University of York

External link

https://understandingvalue.weebly.com/previous-editions.html

SLF0024 - Northern Renaissance Seminar: Communication, Correspondence and Transmission in the Early Modern World

The conference “Communication, Correspondence and Transmission in the Early Modern World”, part of the established “Northern Renaissance Seminar” (NRS) series, will take place on 12-13 May 2016. The event seeks to complicate and move beyond the “printing revolution” narrative to consider the messy and multiplicitous facets of early modern communication. It features 32 papers, plus…

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Awarded

£ 1038

Lead Student

Giovanni Pozzetti, Leedes

Other student organisers

Hannah Coates Stephen Foster Kit Heyam Claire Rennie Claudia Rogers, all Leeds Anna Valent , York Jose Cree, Sheffield We are holding this event in conjunction with the Early Modern Lines WRoCAH Student-Led Forum

External link

http://www.rensoc.org.uk/news/northern-renaissance-seminar-communication-correspondence-and-transmission-early-modern-world

SLF0023 - Mastering Ensemble Singing: The Science and the Art

The event is planned as a combination of public engagement, performance and scientific discovery. The event will take place on April, 16th 2016 in the Sir Jack Lyons concert at York University. The format will be as follows: – A short introductory talk will introduce some of the principles and equipment needed to measure vocal…

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Awarded

£ 1281

Lead Student

Sara D'Amario, York

Other student organisers

WRoCAH White Rose Network: Expressive nonverbal communication in ensemble performance Ryan Kirkbride, Leeds Nicola Pennill, Sheffield

External link

http://wrocahensemble.sites.sheffield.ac.uk/

SLF0022 - World against Globe: Reconceptualising World Literatures Today

The purpose of this event is to bring scholars from Leeds, York and Sheffield together for a two-hour seminar in which we will discuss the theme of world literature as based upon Pheng Cheah’s recent monograph, What is a world? (2016); a recent and novel intervention in this field. The seminar will be based on…

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Awarded

£ 101

Lead Student

Jade Douglas, Leeds

Other student organisers

Dominic O'Key, University of Leeds Ian Ellison, University of Leeds Rebecca Macklin, University of Leeds Joe Rollins, University of York (WRoCAH) Daniel South, University of York (WRoCAH) Maryam Jameela, University of Sheffield (WRoCAH)

External link

http://www.getvamos.com/events/world-against-globe-reconceptualising-world-literatures-today/11171325

SLF0021 - Humanities and Beyond: Exploring the Frontiers of Interdisciplinarity

The day will take the form of a symposium with 15-minute conference-style papers, workshops with practitioners, a round-table discussion with established academics, and a keynote presentation from Robin MacKay, philosopher and director of UK arts organization Urbanomic, addressing the relationships between philosophy, science and art practice.

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Awarded

£ £2,8589

Lead Student

Madelaine Schurch, (York)

Other student organisers

Catherine Evans, (Sheffield) Fiona Hobbs-Milne, (York) Ryan Kirkbride, (Leeds) Nicola Pennhill, (Sheffield)

SLF0020 - Thinking critically about society: perspectives from the arts and humanities.

The event will explore a range of approaches, from across a variety of disciplines within the arts and humanities, to thinking critically about contemporary as well as historical societies. The event will focus on the ways that we in the arts and humanities can offer a challenge to a range of societal issues, the methods…

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Awarded

£ 298

Lead Student

James Hickson, York

Other student organisers

Emily Nunn, University of Sheffield

External link

https://thinkingcritically2016.wordpress.com/

SLF0019 - Historical and Contemporary Knowledge base in Sociolinguistics (HaCKS)

The aim of HaCKS is twofold: to provide a network for collaborating and sharing knowledge in contemporary and historical sociolinguistic topics, and to provide the opportunity for postgraduates to engage with the wider research community and the public. These aims will be addressed via two platforms: a website and a seminar series, to be launched…

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Awarded

£ 1811

Lead Student

Joshua Bengough-Smith, Sheffield

Other student organisers

Grace Wood, University of York Andrew Bradley, University of Sheffield Kate Moore, University of Leeds

External link

https://hacksocioling.wordpress.com

SLF0018 - Orange is the New Bible Symposium (OITNBible)

OITNBible offers students and researchers from UG to ECR level opportunities to present and observe short research-led presentations to peers and academic staff on interdisciplinary topics allied to the Netflix show Orange is the New Black and the Bible. The symposium will create and nurture a research community drawing speakers and delegates from across WRoCAH…

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Awarded

£ 2001

Lead Student

Jo Henderson-Merrygold, Sheffield

Other student organisers

Charity Hamilton - University of Leeds Lucy Skerratt - King's College London (MA Student)

SLF0016 - Realism in Ethics

There are many ways to be a moral realist, but realism in ethics was considered dead and buried for much of the twentieth century. In the last twenty five years, however, various forms of moral realism have been exhumed and revivified. The purpose of our two-part event is to renew and advance the debate about…

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Awarded

£ 4200

Lead Student

Stephen Bolton, Sheffield

Other student organisers

Stephen Ingram, University of Sheffield Joe Saunders, University of Leeds Mark Wilcox, University of Leeds

SLF0015 - Wider World History Network

The Wider World History Network aims to bring together postgraduate students researching topics that have an international dimension, whether that be connecting European history to the rest of the world or centred on a different continent altogether. Inviting discussion on topics ranging from the medieval period to the present day – transcending restrictive historical periodisation…

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Awarded

£ 540

Lead Student

Claudia Rogers, Leeds

Other student organisers

Sarah Gandee (WRoCAH, Leeds) Lucy Taylor (ESRC, Leeds). Stephanie Wright (Sheffield) Thomas Jackson (Sheffield) Annamaria Valent (York) Jesús Sanjurjo Ramos (Leeds) Lauren McCarthy (Leeds) Giovanni Pozzetti (Leeds)

SLF0013 - New Directions for Expressivism

How should we understand the claim that torturing innocent people is morally wrong? According to expressivists, this is not a statement of fact but an expression of one’s disapproval of torturing innocent people. In recent years there has been an upsurge of interest in expressivist theories of moral discourse, with a range of new and…

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Awarded

£ 4440

Lead Student

Graham Bex-Priestley, Sheffield

Other student organisers

Stephen Ingram, University of Shefffield Marc Wilcox, University of Leeds

SLF0012 - The Language of ‘Authoritarian’ Regimes

This event will consist of an informal day of papers based at the University of Sheffield’s Department of History, exploring the creation, dissemination and reception of discourse in regimes commonly referred to as ‘authoritarian’. The aim of the event is to bring together people working on the language of ‘authoritarian’ states, and to discuss how…

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Awarded

£ 1162

Lead Student

Stephanie Wright, Sheffield

Other student organisers

Hannah Parker, University of Sheffield Sabine Grimshaw, University of Leeds

SLF0011 - Feminist Readings 2: Theory, practice and politics of reading today

The two-day international post-graduate conference titled ‘Feminist Readings 2’ which will take place in April 2016 is a continuation of an international symposium held by the Women’s & Gender Studies Centre at the University Paris 8 in 2015. By bringing together postgraduates from Paris 8, University of Helsinki, University of Leeds, University of Sheffield &…

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Awarded

£ 1642

Lead Student

Elspeth Mitchell, Leeds

Other student organisers

Louisa Lee, York

SLF0010 - Poetic Measures

This conference is the outcome, first, of ‘lyric turn’ in literary studies that has resulted in a reconsideration in in literary as well as in ethical and psychological studies of the significance of lyric as opposed to narrative genres in articulating a variety of interdisciplinary questions. The aim of this conference is to bring together…

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Awarded

£ 5011

Lead Student

Laura Blomvall, York

Other student organisers

Alex Alonso, University of York Stephen Grace, University of York David Troupes, University of Sheffield Jack Quin, University of York

SLF0009 - Society for Medieval Archaeology Student Colloquium

The colloquium provides a forum for graduates and doctoral researchers to present and discuss their work within and involving topics around Medieval Archaeology

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Awarded

£ 613

Lead Student

Emma Green, University of Sheffield

Other student organisers

Robert Grout (York) Holly Hunt-Watts (Leeds)

SLF0008 - Understanding Value IV

Understanding Value IV continues a series of graduate conferences at the University of Sheffield exploring the nature and function of value. Due to its common importance, the topic of value is well suited to encouraging discussion and debate between graduates working in a wide array of philosophical sub-disciplines. These conferences create a supportive and engaging…

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Awarded

£ 1932

Lead Student

Charlie Crerar, Sheffield

Other student organisers

Neil W. Williams, University of Sheffield Joshua Black, University of Sheffield Ashley Pennington, University of Sheffield Marc Wilcox, University of Leeds

External link

http://understandingvalue.weebly.com/uploads/2/4/3/6/24368826/uv_4.pdf

SLF0007 - Moving Pictures and Photoplays: New Perspectives in Silent Cinema. Postgraduate Conference

‘Moving Pictures and Photoplays: New Perspectives in Silent Cinema’ is a 2 day conference designed to bring together postgraduate researchers working on any aspect relating to silent cinema and film industry of the silent period. It will take place on the 18th and 19th of June 2015. As organisers, we welcome papers on all the…

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Awarded

£ 5718

Lead Student

Agata Frymus, York

Other student organisers

Fiona Keenan, York

SLF0006 - Researching European Film and TV

Three panels of work-in-progress presentations by PhD students from different academic institutions working on related issues, a series of research training and career development sessions led by experts in the field and related very specifically to research in film and television. The event has been shaped with the idea of giving PhD students researching in this field the opportunity to share ideas, research methodologies and knowledge within an informal but still academic environment. The idea behind it is bringing together PhD students at different stages in their work in order to give them the possibility to confront each other and potentially contributing to each other’s research. Doing this event under the auspices of our WRoCAH PhD Network, will give visibility to the network itself and our website

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Awarded

£ 3083

Lead Student

Martina Lovascio (York)

Other student organisers

WRoCAH White Rose Network: European Film, European Heritage, European Identity Daniel Clarke, Sheffield Michael Samuel, Leeds

SLF0005 - Early Modern Lines Research Network

This interdisciplinary research group will explore the concept of ‘lines’ in any aspect of early modern thought or culture, from metaphor to architectural theory or scientific conceptions of the material world. It will consider how lines were used to organize, make and disrupt knowledge during 1450-1700. We aim to foster dialogue on this engaging topic…

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Awarded

£ 1527

Lead Student

Sarah Cawthorne, York

Other student organisers

Francesca Dornan - University of Sheffield (WRoCAH cohort) Claudia Rogers - University of Leeds (WRoCAH cohort) Claire Canavan - University of York Frances Maguire - University of York

SLF0003 - 4th Annual Postgraduate Monasticism Conference. Monastic Sciences: Medicina, Mechanica, Philosophia.

The Annual Postgraduate Monasticism Conference aims to bring together researchers from many different institutions and disciplines to discuss monasticism in its broadest sense. This year the topic is Monastic Sciences and two keynote speakers have already been secured, Prof. Peregrine Horden (RHUL), and Dr. Sophie Page (UCL). The event allows delegates to network and create…

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Awarded

£ 260

Lead Student

Francesca Breeden, Sheffield

Other student organisers

Amy Devenney - University of Leeds Richard Thomason - University of Leeds Esther Kim - University of Leeds

SLF0002 - The Arts & Social Change Network

Arts and Social Change’ aims to describe a broad field of work in which the arts intersect with social or political intentions. In this context, art is a political act and produced in a conscious effort to facilitate and/or participate in social change. The interdisciplinary nature of this field, with blurred boundaries between arts, geography,…

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Awarded

£ 1822

Lead Student

Jade French, Leeds

Other student organisers

Pippa Gardner, The University of Sheffield

SLF0001 - White Rose Philosophy Postgraduate Forum (WRPPF)

Nahuel Sznajderhaus, Leeds
Elizabeth Thorsson, York

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Awarded

£ 2010

Lead Student

Jared Stoughton (York)

Other student organisers

The White Rose Philosophy Postgraduate Forum (WRPPF) is a research network between postgraduate students of Philosophy at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield, York, and Hull. The WRPPF organises tri-annual workshops, held in rotation between the four universities, at which a student from each university presents their research to an audience of peers. The WRPPF reaches out to a large philosophy postgraduate community and our meetings has provided the ideal opportunity for postgraduates to both present their research and hear about others’ research in an environment that is at the same time less formal than an academic conference and more challenging than an intra-departmental meeting. Our Forum meetings have therefore given the postgraduates, at York and beyond, an exciting experience and are invaluable in preparing us for a future career in academia.

External link

https://whiterosephilosophy.com/