• New Directions in Nineteenth-Century Periodical Studies

    New Directions in Nineteenth-Century Periodical Studies is a conference to promote discussion of novel research amongst those working in the field, at all levels. The recent passing of one of the founders of periodical studies, Michael Wolff, makes this an opportune moment to take stock of the field, look forward to future changes, and foster…

  • Across the Live / Mediatised Divide

    Audience research is a growing area in many diverse areas of study, including film and television, theatre, music and gaming. Given its situation as an emerging field of academic study, the methodological requirements of audience research  are in a constant state of development, with new innovations constantly being devised. This form of research is notoriously…

  • White Rose Aesthetics Forum summer workshop 2019

    The White Rose Aesthetics Forum (WRAF) is a long-standing collaboration between local academics to share research on aesthetics and maintain community ties. Yorkshire has the greatest concentration of high-profile aesthetics scholars in the UK, and is perhaps second in the world only to New York (in a recent Leiter Report on aesthetics and Philosophy of…

  • Learning from Imagination

    Imagination is a topic which pertains to many areas in philosophy, such as philosophy of fiction, philosophy of science, epistemology and cognitive science. We aim for this to be a broad conference which can cover all those areas, but with a crucial focus which unites them: learning from imagination. Philosophy of fiction has long been…

  • Space Networking Meeting One – Symposium

    This Student Led Forum will explore methods, approaches and practices to concepts of ‘space’