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Practice as Research Corkscrew Conversations: Keith Jarrett (Birkbeck/SOAS) and Malika Booker (Leeds)

Venue: Birkbeck 43 Gordon Square, Keynes Library

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Over the course of 4 evenings in June current practice-based PhD students at Birkbeck will be in conversation with invited guests from a range of disciplinary perspectives including art, graphic design, medical humanities and creative writing. Join us in discussing the relationship between theory and practice in their research, explore how practice can be made visible and find out more about current issues practitioners face during and post-PhD.

These events are co-convened by Bruno Roubicek and Sophie Hope.

27 June - Keith Jarrett (Birkbeck/SOAS) and Malika Booker (Leeds)

Keith is a winner and finalist of Poetry Slam competitions in the UK and internationally. His publications include the poetry pamphlet, I Speak Home, and his first full collection, Selah. He has performed in London, Spain and Poland. He researched Creative Education for his MA at Goldsmiths and is writing his first novel for his Doctoral research at Birkbeck and SOAS.

Malika is an international writer and storyteller whose work is steeped in anthropological research methodology. Her writing spans poetry, theatre, monologue, installation and education. She has worked with Arts Council England, BBC, British Council, Wellcome Trust, National Theatre, and Royal Shakespeare Company. She is the Douglas Caster Cultural Fellow at University of Leeds.

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