Past Events

Events organised by Birkbeck Interdisciplinary Research in Media and Culture (formerly,  the Centre for Media, Culture and Creative Practice) at Birkbeck, University of London include:


Hou Chi-jan 485, 240 186 56Friday 16 June 2017Green Island Serenade: Queer stories from Hou Chi-jan
Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square WC1H OPD | 19: 00-21: 00


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2015 : 

  • Saturday 28 November 2015 Off Track? Alternative Media and Radical Failure Today | This event brings together people to speak to both the legacy of Comedia’s publication What a Way to Run a Railroad: An analysis of radical failure as well as the challenges facing contemporary alternative media

2014 : 

  • 19 May 2014 | Composing Performance, a practical workshop for Arts Week; blog by Jeremy Mortimer, a student on Birkbeck’s MA Shakespeare and Contemporary Performance.
  • 19 May 2014 | The Body in Performance | blog by Lewis Wheeler, who completed a Foundation Degree Contemporary Dance Performance at Birkbeck in April 2014.
  • 15 May 2014 | Shoulder to Shoulder: Female Suffrage, Second-Wave Feminism and Feminist TV Drama in the 1970s | blog by Charlotte Knowles, an intern at the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities.
  • February and March 2014 | BBKtalks – Working in the Arts | This three-part series of talks was organised by two MA students of Arts Policy and Management and winner of the 2013-14 Student Competition | blog by Éimear Doherty

2013 : 

  • 27 November 2013 | ‘The Body and Bad Management’ with researcher/philosopher Josefine Wikström and performing arts researcher Claire Warden at HSBC Canary Wharf, part of the Manual Labours research project
  • 6 November 2013 | ‘The Body and Working Environment’ with artist/researcher Claudia Firth and psychologist Amy Harrison in the UCH Macmillan Cancer Centre, part of the Manual Labours research project
  • 16 October 2013 |‘The Body and Clocking-Off’ with artist/researcher Broderick Chow in an artists’ studio at Cubitt – part of the Manual Labours research project
  • 9 September 2013 | Japanese Body Culture and the Human Condition. Participants included, Prof. Tetsuo Nishiyama (Kansai University), Prof. Naho Tanimoto (Kansai University), Prof. Yoshihiro Seki (Kwanseigakuin University) and Prof. Kuniharu Tokiyasu (Gakushuin Women’s College)

You can browse details of past events for previous academic years below:

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