• Endurance and Change: Exploring the Effects of Boundaries, Borders and Frontiers in Northern Britain

    Endurance and Change will be a two-day conference exploring the changing landscapes, spaces, and identities in northern England/southern Scotland from the Roman period to the present day. Borders, boundaries and frontiers operating at numerous scales and complexities, from local to national, were (and are) particularly significant in this region. Despite acknowledgement of these unique characteristics,…

  • Radio and the Sound of Modernism

    17-18 July 2020 This conference seeks to use the radio as a novel point of entry for re-thinking the history and aesthetics of musical modernism, drawing musicological research into conversation with other disciplines, such as Radio Studies and Sound Studies. Having once been considered a ‘forgotten medium’, as Edward Pease and Everette Dennis put it…

  • 4th Annual White Rose South Asia Conference: Space, Place and Temporalities

    Now in its 4th year, this annual White Rose South Asia conference has built a substantial following amongst PGR students focused on the study of the subcontinent. Interest has spread across discipline and region (beyond solely the UK) and produced demand for the continuation of an event which offers rewarding potential for forging collaborations and…

  • Valuing Sculpture: Art, Craft and Industry 1660-1851

    Sculpture holds an indeterminate position within art historical dialogues. Categorisations such as art, craft, or industry contrive barriers between sculptural production, which separate works from each other and serve to remove scholars from sculpture’s commonalities. The conference ‘Valuing Sculpture: Art, Craft and Industry 1660-1851’ aims to bring together researchers investigating sculpture across these definitions in…

  • Process, Practice, and Environmental Crisis

    The purpose of this symposium and exhibition, which is titled ‘Process, Practice, and Environmental Crisis’, is to confront societal failures in resolving the climate crisis and investigate the synthesis of artistic and political responses to crisis. It will gather creative professionals, activists, and academics working at the intersection of artistic and political practices responding to environmental crisis.