New research videos in media and art

We have two new research videos for your viewing enjoyment:

Kirsten Forkert of the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research talks about an ESRC-funded project in collaboration with researchers from around the country, examining the impacts of the Home Office’s controversial ‘Go Home’ campaign.

Joshua Jiang of the Centre for Chinese Visual Arts talks about his research in contemporary art curation.

We have more videos in the pipeline too, watch this space.

BIAD Professional Development Network: High Five!

Last week the BIAD Professional Development Network held an interdisciplinary event called High Fives: Spaces for Doctorateness Symposium. It featured PechaKucha presentations from staff and students across faculties on research across the University and research student mentoring.

Find out more about the day, and the BIAD Professional Development Network on the BIADPdn blog.

Video: Prof Mark Reed’s Inaugural Lecture

Professor Mark Reed of Birmingham School of the Built Environment held his Professorial Inaugural Lecture on 29th May 2014. Titled ‘Unearthing Britain’s Hidden Landscape’ Mark challenged us to look differently at Britain’s most overlooked landscape. He uses science, poetry, music and photography to explain why all of our lives depend on a place that we tend to actively avoid ever visiting.

Watch the lecture below.