Tag: Coventry University

Dance Hackathon, from Prague to London

by Hetty Blades, Coventry University The EuropeanaSpace Dance Hackathon took place in Prague on the 21st and 22nd November.  Organised by CIANT, in collaboration with Coventry University and the Dance Pilot team, the event brought together dancers, choreographers, hackers, coders, … Continue reading


Researchers needed at Coventry University

C-DaRE is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a number of fully funded full-time PhD Studentships available for highly motivated postgraduates wanting to undertake research from January 2016. We welcome applications that propose topics that align with one … Continue reading


Emerge Networking on Tour: Coventry MakerSpace

This month Emerge Networking is at “Coventry MakerSpace – Make, Build, Learn, Hack, Create, Socialise”. Based at the Koco Community Resource Centre, the Makerspace is a membership-run organisation that provides people in Coventry with the tools (and space) needed to complete projects. Richard Knowles, founding Director of Makerspace, will talk about the space, its membership model and philosophy and there will be opportunities to tour the space and try out tools and resources. Continue reading


RICHES at International Conference on Communities and Technologies in Limerick

On 28 June 2015 Amalia Sabiescu from Coventry University will present the paper Online Maker Communities: Craft and Engagement with Cultural Heritage during the workshop Cultural Heritage Communities: Technologies and Challenges, at the 7th International Conference on Communities and Technologies, held in … Continue reading


Vacancies at C-DaRE: apply within 30 June 2015!

C-DaRE (Centre for Dance Research at Coventry University) is seeking highly motivated individuals, able to contribute to one or more of its research strands at the following levels: Professor, Senior Research Fellow, Research Assistant, Operations Manager. Closing dates for all posts: 30th June 2015 Continue reading


The Roma in Coventry: Digital practices and identity expression

In the Romani Week (April 27 – May 1, 2015), Amalia Sabiescu of Coventry University shares insights from the RICHES European project research: how a Romani community is finding ways to preserve and express its unique identity at a time of cultural change and how the arts, culture and technology can be used as bridges towards intercultural communication and dialogue. Coventry University seeks so to promote a better awareness and understanding of the lives and culture of the Romani/Gypsy/Traveller people. Continue reading


Memory ^ sentiment ^ body ^ space ^ object

“Memory ^ sentiment ^ body ^ space ^object – Dialogues across and between dance and art” is an interdisciplinary symposium that emerged from Body Space Object Roundtables at the School of Art and Design at Coventry University. It aims to consider how performative and material practices have articulated the embodied nature of memory and sentiment in relation to objects and space. Contributions are invited, registration is open! Continue reading


Photomediations: An Open Book

A collaboration between academics from Goldsmiths, University of London, and Coventry University, Photomediations: An Open Book is the outcome of the Open and Hybrid Publishing pilot – which is one of six Europeana Space pilots. Through a comprehensive introduction and four specially commissioned chapters on light, movement, hybridity and networks that include over 200 images, it tells a unique story about the relationship between photography and other media. Continue reading


E-Space technical workshop

Europeana Space is establishing a Technical Space as a framework for storing, accessing and processing cultural heritage content and metadata. Based upon IPR licensing, curators, scholars, professional users and developers will be able to search for and manage resources within … Continue reading