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Newsletter, week 12.04.16

Sorry the newsletter is late this week (IT fault…).  If you would like to promote an event, please get in touch
(m.ahlers1@ncl.ac.uk).

Research Seminars

Archaeology:
Tuesday 12th April, 6-8 pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.06
Stephanie Moat (Newcastle University): ‘New Perspectives on Provincial Religious Statuary: A Case Study from Roman Britain and North Africa’

Classics and Ancient History:
Wednesday 13th April, 5-7 pm, Armstrong Building, Room 2.50
Eric Csapo (Sydney): ‘Choregic dedications and what they tell us about comic performance in the fourth century BC’

 

Further School Events

The Extraordinary Gertrude Bell Exhibition
30th January 2016 – 3rd May 2016, Great North Museum

Newcastle University Public Lectures

14th April, 5:30-6:45pm, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Sian Reynolds (Professor of French, University of Sterling): ‘Children of the revolutionaries’

Live Music

14th April, 1:10-2pm, Brunswick Methodist Church, Newcastle
Sarah Beth Briggs (piano):
Beethoven: Bagatelles, Op. 199, Nos. 1-4
Hayden: Sonata in C, Hob XVI/50
Debussy: Reflets dans l’eau (from first book of Images)
Chopin: F Minor Fantasy, Op. 49
Free admission

14th April, 4:30-5:30pm, Spaces 4 and 5, Culture Lab, King’s Walk
Student Performances including Alex Guthrie (piano), Nishant Verma (drums), Mark Johnson (drums), Joe Harmsworth (guitar), Grace Alexander (keys)
Free admission, limited capacity

Newsletter, week 22.02.16

Once again, the newsletter.  If you would like to promote an event, please get in touch
(m.ahlers1@ncl.ac.uk).

Research Seminars

Archaeology:
Monday 22nd February, 5-7 pm, Armstrong Building, Room 2.28
Dr Eugene Costello (NUI Galway)’ Booley houses and herders: an historical archaeology of transhumance in the west of Ireland’

History:
Wednesday 24th February, 5-7 pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.04
Aditya Sarkar (University of Warwick): ‘Arrears Due: Wage-Payment and the Labour Question in Late-Colonial Bombay’

MedLAB:
Thursday 25th February, 5-6.30 pm, Armstrong Building, Room 2.16
Philip Garrett (Newcastle University): Title TBC

Further School Events

The Extraordinary Gertrude Bell Exhibition
30th January 2016 – 3rd May 2016, Great North Museum

Newcastle University Public Lectures

Tuesday 23rd February, 5:30-6:45pm, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Helen Berry, Professor of British History, Newcastle University: Gertrude Bell and the ‘Woman Question’
Free admission

Thursday 25th February, 5:30-6:45pm, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Clive Morton OBE, Professor of Corporate Governance and Business Development, Middlesex University Business School: Tackling uncertainty in organisations –the future: opportunity or threat?

Live Music

Thursday 25th February, 4:30-5:30pm, Spaces 4 and 5, Culture Lab, King’s Walk
Student Performances
Including Desmond Lau (clarinet), Masoud Hardan (guitar), Joe Reeve (saxophone), Abigail Brierley (trumpet), Liam Mulpetre (guitar)
Free admission, limited capacity

 

Newsletter, week 15.02.16

The return of the weekly newsletter!  If you would like to promote an event, please get in touch
(m.ahlers1@ncl.ac.uk).

Research Seminars

Archaeology:
Archaeology Seminar Series
Thursday 18th February, 4-5 pm, Armstrong Building, Room 2.16
Andy Jones (Cornwall Archaeological Unit): ‘The Whitehorse cist

Classics and Ancient History:
Wednesday 17th February, 5pm, Armstrong Building, Room 2.50 Ruth Morello (Manchester): ‘Making Fabricius take the cash: traditional exempla andhte problem of modernity’.

Further School Events

The Extraordinary Gertrude Bell Exhibition
30th January 2016 – 3rd May 2016, Great North Museum

Newcastle University Public Lectures

16th February, 5:30-7pm, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
The British Academy Debates: ‘does religion do more harm than good? ‘ If you would like to attend please register at www.britishacademy.ac.uk/faith

Live Music

18th February, 1:10-2pm, Brunswick Methodist Church, Newcastle
Rose Consort of Viols (Ibi Aziz, John Bryan, Alison Curm, Andrew Kerr, Roy Marks)
‘Flights of Fancy: fantasias, In nomines and dance music from Tudor and Stuart part-books, including music by Tallis, Byrd, Ferrabosco, and Holborne’
Free admission

18th February, 4:30-5:30pm, Spaces 4 and 5, Culture Lab, King’s Walk
Student Performances
Including Dan Lewis (drums), Sarah Berry (violin), Dario Lozana-Thortnon (guitar), Rosie Brownhill (piano accordion)
Free admission, limited capacity

Newsletter, week 14.12.2015

It is the last week of term before Christmas, just a couple of things are happening this week, then we are all free! Happy holidays everyone!

PGF

Lunchtime Seminar
Thursday 17th December, 1-2pm, Armstrong Building, Room 3.41
Amber Roy and Andrew Marriott (both archaeology)

Research Seminars

Archaeology:
Roman Archaeology Seminar Series

Tuesday 15th December, 6-7:30 pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.06
Tatiana Ivleva (Newcastle University): ‘Global adornments: glass banlges in Late Iron Age Roman period Europe and Britain’

History:

Wednesday, 16th December, 5-7pm Armstrong Building, Room 1.04
Mark Knights (Warkwick University): ‘Corruption and anti-corruption in seventeenth and eighteenth century Britain’

 

Newsletter, week 7.12.15

There is a lot going on this week, so here is this week’s events newsletter.  If you would like to promote an event, please get in touch
(m.ahlers1@ncl.ac.uk).

PGF

The Importance of being ‘Visible’
Tuesday 8th December, 6:30pm, Armstrong Building, Room 3.38 Question and answer session on academic life and career perspectives
Ask your own questions beforehand on twitter and facebook #AskThePGF

PGF Christmas party
Friday 11th December, 5.30pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.09 Everyone is welcome

Research Seminars

Archaeology:
Roman Archaeology Seminar Series
Tuesday 8th December, 6-7:30 pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.06 David Mason (Durham County Council): ‘Research excavation at Binchester Roman fort and extra-mural settlement’

Classics and Ancient History:
Monday, 7th December, 5-7pm Armstrong Building, Room 2.50 Hector Williams (UBC): ‘Goddesses, Whores, Vampyres and Archaeologists: Excavating Ancient Mytilene’

 

Further School Events

Archaeology Careers Fair
Wednesday 9th December, 4pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.06
Archaeology drinks
Wednesday 9th December, 5:30pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.06

Newcastle University Public Lectures

9th December, 5:30-6:45pm, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Baroness Altmann (Minister of State for Pensions) ‘Pensions and ageing society’

 

Events Newsletter, week 16.11.15

Here is this week’s newsletter.  If you would like to promote an event, please get in touch
(m.ahlers1@ncl.ac.uk).

Research Seminars

Archaeology:
Roman Archaeology Research Seminar
Tuesday 17th November, 6-7:30pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.06
Nick Hodgson (Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums): ‘WallQuest Community Archaeology and the discovery of the fort baths at Wallsend (Segedunum)’

Classics and Ancient History:
Wednesday 18th November, 5-7pm, Armstrong Building, Room 2.50
Edward Harris (Durham University): ‘Trials in Thucydides and Xenophon’

History:
Wednesday 18th November, 5-7pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.04
Katrina Navickas (University of Hertfordshire): ‘Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848’

Further School Events

Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Research Student Symposium
20th and 21st November
Keynote lecture by Dr Chris Fowler 20th November, 5:30-7pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.06 ‘The powers that be’ and powerful events: ontologies in Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Britain and Ireland
Student Symposium on 21st November, 9am – 4:30pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.06
If you would like to attend either the keynote lecture or the actual symposium please get in touch the with the organisers Lucy Cummings and Mareike Ahlers at nebarss2015@gmail.com
Please find futher information at https://nebarss.wordpress.com/

Newcastle Early Modern Forum Symposium
Wednesday 18th November, 6pm, Percy Building
Italian Exchanges: Venice and Rome in Renaissance English writing and its perception
with
Caitlin Phillips (Durham University): ‘Protest, Magic and the Reformation’
Amy Shields (Newcastle University): ‘Why Venice? Plato Redivivus and the Role of the Noble Venetian’
Megan Holman (Northumbria University): ‘Men may construct things after their fashion: Reading Graphic Novel Shakespeare’

Newcastle University Public Lectures

Wednesday 18th November, 5:30 – 7pm, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Celebrating Student Research Scholarships and Expeditions 2015

Thursday 19th November, 5:30-6:45pm, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Amanda Vickery (Professor in Early Modern History, Queen Mary University): Mutton dressed as lamb (British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Patron’s Lecture)

Events Newsletter, week 25.10.15

This week’s newsletter is up, folks – to see it in .pdf form, ! If you would like to promote an event, please get in touch
(m.ahlers1@ncl.ac.uk).

Research Seminars

Archaeology:
Roman Archaeology Research Seminar
Tuesday 27th October, 6-7pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.05
Jane Webster (Newcastle): ‘A dirty window on the Iron Age’? Recent developments in the archaeology of Celtic (and Romano-Celtic) religion.

Classics and Ancient History:
Classics and Ancient History Research Seminar
Wednesday 21st October, 5-7pm, Armstrong Building, Room 2.50
Edith Foster (CWRU): ‘The Paradoxical Battle Narratives of Xenophon’s Hellenica

 

Further School Events

Archaeology Nights Out (For all archaeology Staff and PG)
Thursday 29th October, from 5pm onwards at Bar Loco on Leazes Park Road; for more Information please contact Maria Duggan

 

Newcastle University Public Lectures

27th October, 5:30-6:45, Herschel Building, Curtis Auditorium
Paul Finkelman, (F Sallows Professor of Human Rights Law, University of Saskatchewan):  Fighting slavery and human trafficking: what we can learn from the American abolitionists.

29th October, 5:30-6:45, Herschel Building, Curtis Auditorium
Dr Alexandra Harris, (Senior Lecturer in English Literature, University of Liverpool): ‘Journeys in weatherland.’

 

Events Newsletter, week 19.10.15

Here is the first of our weekly events-newsletters. If you would like to promote an event through our newsletter please get in touch with me (m.ahlers1@ncl.ac.uk).

 

PGF Lunchtime Seminar

Wednesday 21st October, 1-2pm, Armstrong Building, Room 2.50
Xu Hong (UCD): ‘Did Philip intend to invade Italy: A case study of the application of the Realist theories to the Hellenistic international relations’

 

Research Seminars

Archaeology:
Archaeology Research Seminar:
Thursday 22nd October, 4-5pm, Armstrong Building, Room 2.16
Matthew Haysom (Newcastle University): ‘Reconstructing life on Late Bronze Age Crete’

Classics and Ancient History:
Classics and Ancient History Research Seminar
Wednesday 21st October, 5-7pm, Armstrong Building, Room 2.50
Edith Foster (CWRU): ‘The Paradoxical Battle Narratives of Xenophon’s Hellenica’

History:
Wednesday 21st October, 5-7pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.04
Tim Strangleman (University of Kent): ‘Visualising Work in the Twentieth Century: Guinness and the Life and Death of an English Brewery’

 

Further School Events

Field trip organised by Dr Susanna Phillippo (please get in touch with her if you are interested)
Sunday 25th October: Corbridge/Corstopitum: Roman site and village (afternoon)
•       Corstopitum fort: important ‘crossroads’ settlement in Roman times, predating Hadrian’s Wall: extensive remains and a good museum including the famous ‘Corbridge Lion’; also the chance to walk along a Roman road! (the Stanegate);
•       Corbridge village: one of the Tyne valley’s most attractive, including partly Saxon church creatively reusing Roman stonework (also excellent tea shops and at least one historic pub!)

 

Newcastle University

Public Lecture:
20th October, 17:30-18:45, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
All changed, changed utterly
Clare Marx, President of the Royal College of Surgeons
(free admission, no pre-booking required)

22nd October, 17:30-18:45, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Culture in question: ‘everyday participation’ and the contest over cultural value
Dr Andrew Miles, ESRC Centre for Socio-Cultural Change, University of Manchester