Arts and culture news

Search News

  • New book traces the public memory and legacy of the civil war in Spain

    13/09/2013

    A fascinating new book - After the civil War: Making Memory and Re-making Spain Since 1936

    by Associate Professor Michael Richards from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) reassesses the war and the dictatorship, the post-Franco transition to democracy, and the 'history wars' in Spain since the late 1990s.

  • Slavery and the British Country House: new book launched by UWE historian

    12/09/2013

    The link between British country houses and the transatlantic slave trade is examined in a book just published by English Heritage. Co-edited by historian Dr Madge Dresser from UWE Bristol and Andrew Hann of English Heritage, the ground-breaking book is the first work to consider what one contributor calls 'slavery's heritage footprint'.

  • UWE Bristol celebrates Iftar

    02/08/2013

    UWE Bristol will be holding an Iftar event on Tuesday 6 August at 19:30 in the Octagon, Frenchay Campus.

  • Boring boron, Jack the Ripper and Elvis back from the grave

    25/07/2013

    The periodic table, Jack the Ripper and Elvis back from the grave are providing inspirational starting points for some of the winning entries of the third Arts and Humanities Research Council funded REACT Sandbox.

    New forms of documentary storytelling will be explored by innovative collaborations between academics and creative industries practitioners. Three of the six projects announced for the Future Documentaries Sandbox involve UWE Bristol researchers.

  • UWE Bristol awards Honorary Degree to Katie Alcott

    18/07/2013

    UWE Bristol is awarding the Honorary Degree of Master of Business Administration to Katie Alcott in recognition of her pioneering work in setting up a social enterprise and registered charity to fund life-saving clean drinking water projects.

  • UWE Bristol awards Honorary Degree to Tom Morris

    18/07/2013

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts to Tom Morris in recognition of his significant contribution to the arts, arts heritage and creative design.

    The Honorary Degree will be conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education on Tuesday 23 July at Bristol Cathedral.

  • Tom Archer inaugural lecture at the Watershed

    07/06/2013

    13 June 2013 at the Watershed, Bristol Harbourside 19:00

    Commissioners in British television have never been more powerful or more numerous; but has this led to better programmes, increased audience satisfaction or budding creativity? This question will be posed and discussed at the inaugural lecture by Tom Archer, former controller of Factual Production for the BBC and visiting professor at the University of the West of England.

  • Video Nation pioneer is new director of UWE's digital culture hub

    06/06/2013

    Mandy Rose, the producer of award-winning digital media initiatives including the BBC's ground-breaking Video Nation project is the new Director of UWE Bristol's Digital Cultures Research Centre (DCRC).

  • Project Zulu brings South African Township children's choir to the West

    07/05/2013

    The vibrant sounds of a primary school choir from Kwazulu-Natal will bring Bristol to life when it tours the West in May and June.

    Project Zulu are an extraordinary ensemble of singing, drumming and dancing children from Sithobelumthetho Primary School in the Madadeni Township, KwaZulu-Natal.

  • What do you mean? UWE conference asks how language reveals who we are

    11/04/2013

    A major international conference at UWE Bristol is set to explore the relationship between language and identity.

    Topics to be covered include the use of language in the current financial crisis and age-related language issues such as the way children construct an identity in early childhood and older workers' use of language. There will also be locality-based topics ranging from bilingualism in Wales and accent and identity in Stoke-on-Trent, to the colloquial use of the word 'like' by Poles in Ireland.

  • City Strata App poster wins prize at international conference

    21/02/2013

    The City Strata 'Cinemapping' app, a collaboration between UWE Bristol's Digital Cultures Research Centre, Bristol City Council and creative technology company Calvium has recently won a poster prize at the Media | Communications and Cultural Studies Annual Conference in Derry.

  • UWE Bristol Graphic Design students enjoy award success

    10/01/2013

    UWE Bristol's Sophie Balch, Fanny Wacklin-Nilsson and Kathryn Evans-Prosser are the latest Graphic Design students to have their work recognised by London's top industry professionals.

    At the world famous St Bride Library, in London, it was Sophie and Fanny's design industry-themed zine, Fond that beat off stiff industry competition to receive the accolade of 'Best in Show'.

  • Locative storytelling and interactive library projects win REACT funding

    09/01/2013

    Two lecturers from UWE Bristol will each work with media industry partners on projects that will create exciting new ways of authoring and consuming literature through location based storytelling and transforming a library space into a beautiful interactive experience.

  • Project Zulu take on charity swim to bring South African Choir to Bristol in 2013

    10/12/2012

    Saturday 15 December, 09:00, Clevedon beach

    Project Zulu, a group of 10 student teachers and two tutors from UWE Bristol will bravely take on the chilly waters of the Bristol Channel for a charity swim to raise funds to bring a South African primary school to Bristol next June.

  • UWE launches Music Appeal with screen music spectacular

    05/12/2012

    Date: 8 December 2012, 19:30 Venue: Colston Hall

    Magnificent music that will be instantly recognisable from the screen will be performed by the UWE Orchestra and Singers at the Colston Hall in Bristol on Saturday.

Page: < Back  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  Next >

Back to top